LGBTQ+ Collective news article

LGBTQ+ Collective

Do you identify as LGBTQ+? Are you questioning or exploring your sexuality or gender identity?

Do you want to join in with groups, opportunities and get information on all things LGBTQ+ in and around 42nd Street and Greater Manchester?

42nd Street’s LGBTQ+ Collective is HEREEEEEE!!!

A space to campaign and collaborate with your 42nd street LGBTQ+ community. Develop skills and explore together with collective work. A space to access opportunities, get involved and get information on all things LGBTQ+ in and around 42nd Street. Led by and for YOU!

Who is it for?

  • Aged 13-25
  • Identify as LGBTQ+ including questioning or exploring your sexuality and/or gender identity.

What is it?

  • A regular email check in (can be sent via text if preferred) with opportunities and ways to get involved.
  • Regular face to face opportunities at 42nd Street to take part in campaigns, drop-ins, pride planning, projects and to make decisions about the direction of the collective and the organisation!
  • This is YOUR collective - so ultimately… YOU decide!

How can you get involved?

Use the SIGN-UP button on this page, or for more information about the group you can e-mail 


An environment for participants to feel free to share their thoughts and experiences with others who may relate to them.

Spend time in nature, meet others and have space away from the day to day stresses.

04 May 2023

The Music group is a chance to benefit from the therapeutic qualities of music

12 April 2024

A peer support group accessible whilst waiting for support

A peer support group with social, therapeutic and creative elements for young women aged 16-25. 

A space for LGBTQ+ young people to connect, share, have fun whilst improving mood and wellbeing

A peer support group for Care Leavers aged 16-25 with a focus on completing research into how mental health services could be improved.

A space for young people aged 13-25 to get together and explore different ways of expressing themselves, through movement.

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