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Welcome to Gay Somerset – This is your place to find out about gay life in and around the county of  Somerset.

Gay Somerset is part of the PrideWest Magazine, our websites mission is to inform and support the Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual and Transgender community in Somerset.  You’ll find details of gay scene venues in the County, and also details of support and social groups to participate in.

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Bath Transgender Woman Sent To All-male Prison

prison-serviceA transgender woman from Bath has been sent to an all male prison following admission and sentencing for an assault in a Bath City Bar. Tara Hudson, 26, has lived as a woman for her whole adult life and has undergone six years of gender reconstruction surgery and was sentenced on Friday, October 23 to ...

Bath & North East Somerset Best For Tackling Homophobic Bullying

banes-stonewallBath & North East Somerset Council has been named by Stonewall as the best local authority in Britain for tackling homophobic bullying and celebrating difference in its schools. The Index measures practice and policy at all of the participating local authorities. 47 local authorities submitted entries to the 2015 Index, the most competitive to date. ...

Twitter Q&A Session with Avon & Somerset Police LGBT

asc-twitter-qaAvon & Somerset Police will be hosting a live twitter Q&A Session on Wednesday 20th May around Male Rape and Sexual Assault It’s estimated that 12,000 men in England & Wales are raped each year and that less than 1 in 10 will report it to the police. The session will take place from 6pm – ...

New HIV Services Provider In Bath and North East Somerset

eddystone-trustFrom the 1st April there will be a new provider of HIV prevention and support services in Bath and North East Somerset, The Eddystone Trust. For more than 27 years Eddystone, a registered charity, has delivered a wide range of HIV and sexual health related services: supporting people affected by HIV; providing prevention services; developing ...

Somerset Gay Scene Guide

Karaoke, Quiz Nights, Dancing round your handbag, Raving your bits off or just a quiet pint with your friends – you’ll find that venues across Somerset & Bristol that have something for everyone. Take a look at our handy Scene Guide to find out where to go.

Browse our Somerset Scene Guide Here

Somerset LGBT Community Groups

Somerset is fortunate to have a wide range of both social and support groups available to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community, both within the County itself and also the neighbouring areas, so you’re never too far away from either a Social or Support Group, and you’ll find many of these listed in our Community Group Guide

Browse our Community Group Guide