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Recent estimates say that around 40,000 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people live and work in the Bristol area, making it one of the largest urban ‘LGBT’ populations in the country. The Bristol Gay Scene truly offers something for everyone,be that a quiet drink with friends, both Male & Female Networking Events, A Camp & Cheese-fest, or a more darker night, it’s all here

There’s also a busy social scene, so if you’re looking for someone to cycle, read books, play rugby, sing or just catch up over a cuppa – there is a group within our city that you can join – and you’ll find the details on our site.

You’ll find all the latest local gay news and community information contained within our website, along with the Internet’s most comprehensive scene guide for the area. You’ll also find links and details of local LGBT based social and activity groups, and information about health matters

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Avon & Somerset Police Raise Awareness Of Male Rape

Avon and Somerset Police are running a campaign to raise awareness and increase confidence in reporting rape and serious sexual assault, with the launch of a video aimed at reaching victims who are men. Although reports of rape and sexual assault have increased over the past few years, with almost double the number of men ...

Winners Announced of ShoutOut Awards 2015

The Winners of the ShoutOut Awards for 2015 have been announced during the latest show. Over the last two years ShoutOut – the radio Show for the LGBT community in Bristol and surrounding areas have been giving their listeners a chance to reward those who work for and within the LGBT community. Listeners are able ...

Prof Thomas Glave Talks ‘Jamaica, Secrets, and Dangerous Sex’

As part of LGBT History Month, OutStories Bristol has arranged for Professor Thomas Glave of the University of Warwick to give a reading/talk titled: ‘Jamaica, Secrets, and Dangerous Sex’ It will look at the use of Jamaican language and contemporary culture in regard to ‘taboo’ forms of sexuality and some of the tensions that surround ‘unspeakable’ forms ...

Find Out More About LGBT Adoption & Fostering

CCS Adoption, Action for Children, Bristol City Council, North Somerset Council and South Gloucestershire Council are all coming together for a fact-finding event to answer all of your questions about LGBT fostering and adoption. Lesbian, gay, bi and trans people can offer just what it takes to be a new forever family for a child ...

Bristol Gay Scene Guide

Karaoke, Student Nights, Quiz Nights, Dancing round your handbag, Raving your bits off or just a quiet pint with your friends – you’ll find that Bristol’s Gay Scene has a venue for you. Take a look at our handy Scene Guide to find out where to go. There are also many specialist LGBT music nights in Bristol featuring Indie, Alternative and much more ..

Browse our Bristol Scene Guide Here

Bristol LGBT Community Groups

Bristol is fortunate to have a wide range of both social and support groups available to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community – University groups, The Bristol Lesbian, Gay & Bisexual Forum, Singing Groups, Reading Groups, Sports Groups and lots more.  You’ll find many of these listed in our Community Group Guide

Browse our Community Group Guide