Latest News
Home > Gay Somerset

Gay Somerset

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.

Latest Articles

Take Part In A LGBT Survey

A local trust is carrying out a survey about the needs of the LGBT community in the area on a range of topics The Diversity Trust, based in Somerset, has been asked by the Avon and Somerset Police and Crime Commissioner, Sue Mountstevens, and by the Bristol Recovery Orientated Alcohol and Drug Service (Bristol ROADS) ...

Pride Comes To Weston Super Mare

The Pride season continues, with Weston-Super-Mare hosting their pride event on Saturday 16th August. Hosting it’s first pride event, the North Somerset town has formed a community project that is a Celebration of Equality and Diversity hosted by the LGBT community, friends and families. It is a non-profit organisation that strives to deliver a family ...

Local Councils Top Stonewall Education Equality Index

Both Bath & North East Somerset and Wiltshire council’s have been named by the charity Stonewall as being amongst the best local authorities in Britain for tackling homophobic bullying. Charity Stonewall has published the Education Equality Index for 2014 with Wiltshire Council securing third place and neighbouring authority, Bath & North East Somerset Council taking ...

Police Observe Taunton Street Preacher Following Possible Offensive Comments

Police in Taunton are advising members of the public to capture video of any offensive comments being made by a preacher in the town centre. The Somerset Gazette report that Avon & Somerset Police have received complaints regarding the behaviour of Michael Overd during his preaching sessions in the town’s High Street. Local businesses even claim ...

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