Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people

Local Events

Oxford Pride

Oxford has hosted an annual Oxford Pride festival since 2003. Oxford Pride is supported by Oxford City Council.

Events Listings

Up-to-date listings for the City's vibrant social scene can be found via the Gay Times website (use the 'Central Southern' link for Oxfordshire).

Local Organisations

Terrence Higgins Trust

The South East regional office of the Terrence Higgins Trust (THT) is in Oxford. The THT offer a range of services for gay men including HIV / AIDS information and safe sex advice (including free condoms).

The THT co-ordinate WayOut, a social space, information, advice and activities for young (under 25) LGBTs and those questioning their sexuality in Oxfordshire.

Oxford Friend

Oxford Friend is a voluntary organisation running free and confidential information, support and counselling services for lesbians, gay men, and bisexuals. In 2006, Oxford Friend was honoured with the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service.

First Sunday

First Sunday is an inclusive Christian fellowship for LGBT people in Oxford. It is based at St Columba's United Reformed Church. You don't have to be LGBT or Christian to go along.

Oxford's Universities

Oxford Brookes University has useful web-based resources for LGBTs.

The University of Oxford's Equality and Diversity Unit also has useful sexual orientation web pages.

TransOxford - Oxfordshire Transgender Support Group

TransOxford is an independent dedicated support group for transgender and gender non-conforming people in Oxfordshire.

Visit the TransOxford website for more information.