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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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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 ...

Taunton Man Found Guilty Of Homophobic Street Preaching

tauntonA street preacher who condemned a gay man as ‘a sinner’ has been found guilty of Homophobic preaching when he appeared in front of Bristol Crown Court. As previously reported in June last year, Avon & Somerset Police had received complaints regarding the behaviour of Michael Overd during his preaching sessions in the town’s High ...

Avon & Somerset Police Raise Awareness Of Male Rape

avonsomersetpoliceAvon 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 ...

Intercom Trust Reaches Out To Offer Crime Support

intercom-trustThe Intercom Trust offer a support service to anyone who experiences Homophobic or Transphobic crime, harassment, or abuse in Wiltshire, Dorset, Devon or Cornwall areas. Intercom began in the summer of 1997, when eight LGB people started meeting in Exeter to discuss their worries about gaps in local services for LGB people and Trans people. ...

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