Relationships and partnerships:

Last updated: 24/10/2020

The Network has been created with extensive support from across Dorset’s LGB&T communities and groups and organisations, and beyond at national level (three key Dorset and national organisation partners logos are included below):

Responding to the needs and issues our communities (and LGB&T Allies) have and represent to us to voice effectively, we work with an ever growing number of public, private, and voluntary sector organisations to implement solutions to the needs our communities have. As such we also very Proud to be in the Pan-Dorset area the lead local partner with the national Ask for Clive LGBT+ safe and inclusive venues / places initiative.

Below are some of the organisations we partner and have different forms of collaborative relationships with:

  • Just a Ball Game?
  • Ask for Clive LGBT+ safe & inclusive venues & places national initiative
  • Dorset LGBT NHS LGBT Staff Network
  • Bournemouth & Poole College (BPC)
  • Parliamentant Select Committees — Joint Committee on Human Rights (JCHR) and the Women & Equalittees Select Committee (Womeq)
  • Bourne Free LGBT Pride Festival organisation
  • Lush
  • Dorset FA (IAG: Inclusion Advisory Group)
  • Bourne Free (annual Pride Festival)
  • Proud Cherries (AFC Bournemouth LGBT supports group)
  • Weymouth Gay GroupĀ  —
  • BCP Council and Dorset Council Library services
  • Poole/Bournemouth/Dorset [Dorchester, Bridport, Weymouth] Citizens Advice Bureaux
  • Coastal BID, and Weymouth BID
  • Dorset Mind
  • IEC (International Education Council — formerly IEF)
  • Office of the Dorset Police & Crime Commissioner (DPCC)
  • Dorset Humanists
  • CAN (Community Advice Network — formerly Bournemouth & Poole CVS)
  • Crown Prosecution Service (Wessex CPS Hate Crime Panel)
  • Immigration Advice Service UK (IAS UK)
  • Healthwatch