At each event we hold a raffle to raise money for a charity or non-profit organisation that promotes gender and sexual equality.
Organisations we have supported so far include:
Albert Kennedy Trust, which supports lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans homeless young people in crisis.
Broken Rainbow, a charity dedicated to confronting and eliminating domestic violence within and against the LGBT communities.
PACE, a charity promoting the mental health and emotional well-being of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.
Oxford International Women’s Festival, who celebrate women’s achievements and highlight women’s local, national and international issues.
centred, a community organisation whose work focuses on diverse LGBTQ experiences, especially where these issues intersect with experiences concerning race, gender, disability, deafness, age and minority faith. Their activities include publishing, community events, networking, volunteering, LGBTQ history and heritage activities, and community infrastructure.
Mermaids, a support group for families of gender variant children.
Oxford Friend, a voluntary organisation that provides free and completely confidential information, support and counselling services for the LGBT community in Oxford.
Asylum Welcome, a charity that supports refugees, asylum seekers and immigration detainees in Oxford and Oxfordshire.
Gendered Intelligence is a community interest company that looks to engage people in debates about gender. “We work predominantly within young people’s settings and have educative aims. We believe the arts are an amazing tool for sharing our stories, platforming our voices and building awareness around the ways in which heteronormativity regulates and restricts everyone.”
Freedom and Roam Uganda (FARUG), a Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LBTI) organization who work towards freedom and equality for LBTI people in Uganda. Their work includes advocacy, information sharing, training, research and service provision.
No Going Back, a charity working to ensure liberty, equality and justice for LGBT asylum seekers in the UK.
Organisations we are considering supporting in future include:
The Kaleidoscope Trust, a UK based charity working to uphold the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people internationally.
Pink Therapy, an organisation that aims to promote high quality therapy and training services for people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender and others who identify as being gender or sexual diversities.
UK Intersex Association, an education, advocacy, campaigning and support organisation which works on behalf of Intersex people.
If you have any feedback, or would like to suggest a charity for us to support, we’d love to hear from you. Our contact details are here.