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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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LGBT History Month 2014

February once again brings the celebration of Lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans history month and the theme chosen for 2014 is music. It is an opportunity to celebrate LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) lives and culture by exploring our own and others’ histories in an LGBT context. It is also an opportunity for learning, discussion ...

Local employers feature in Stonewall Top 100 Employers list

Local employers have performed well as Stonewall publishes its Top 100 Employers 2014 list, showcasing Britain’s best employers for lesbian, gay and bisexual staff. Taking 15th place is Bristol City Council, University of the West of England comes in at number 35. Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service take 54th position. Nationwide Building Society, ...

Appeal for gay and bisexual fosterers in Somerset

More foster carers and adopters are needed in Somerset to help transform the lives of children in care with a focus on finding gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender couples. Although sexuality has never been a barrier to fostering and adoption, the Service believes the fear of prejudice has put people off enquiring An information event ...

HIV and sexual health charity to hand out 20,000 condoms at Glastonbury 2013

Staff from HIV and sexual health charity Terrence Higgins Taunton office will be heading to Glastonbury Festival to ensure that unsafe sex doesn’t ruin the party at this year’s event. A team from the charity’s local office will be in the festival’s ‘Welfare Zone’, where they will hand out 20,000 condoms in a bid to ...

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