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SAYiT Events In May Get Involved!

Here at SAYiT we are hosting a number of events in May that we would like you to get involved in!   2 May there is a Free: Sheffield Sex and Relationship Education (SRE) Forum with a focus on transgender young people. This event is aimed at professionals wanting...

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Sex and Relationships Statutory, March 2017

Justine Greening has announced today that Relationships and Sex Education is to be made statutory so every child has age appropriate education from the age of 4. The exact curriculum hasn't been laid out, but ‘age-appropriate’ lessons will have particular emphasis on...

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Weekend of Celebration for LGBT+ History Month

Sheena Amos Youth Trust (SAYiT) and Friends of Edward Carpenter (FOEC) would like to welcome you to a weekend of events to celebrate Sheffield’s LGBT+ History Month, beginning with a grand opening at the Millennium Gallery at 12.00 noon on Saturday 25 February. This...

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CEO Blog: Gay Liberation

To my shame I have never read any Ali Smith books and, until Desert Island Discs on 8 November, knew little of the Scottish born writer.  Having been enchanted today by her interview with Kirsty Young I certainly intend to look out for some of her books - and if her...

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Trustees Wanted!

Do you want to give back to the community? Are you interested in LGBT and/or HIV issues? Do you have skills in business and financial management, legal matters, human resources, and/or public relations and marketing? If yes to any or all of the above our Charity wants...

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Our response to Orlando atrocities

My partner Mark and I have been lucky enough to travel to the States a number of times and visit the beautiful Cape Cod resort of Provincetown. Provincetown has always held a special place in our hearts. It's not only the quaint clapper- board fishermen's cottages and...

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Introducing Victoria Ilott

This week we’d like to introduce you to another of our team members, Victoria Ilott: "My name is Victoria Ilott, I am the Assistant Team Leader for the Peer Support project and I also work with Off the Scene, which is our support and advocacy service for lesbian, gay,...

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Introducing Lois Miller

This week sees the start of a new member of staff, Lois Miller. Here is a bit more about her: "My name is Lois Miller and I am the Team Leader for the Fruitbowl groups. I have been coordinating and delivering youth work projects in Sheffield for 17 years. I’ve worked...

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Introducing Natalie Laker-Jones

Today we continue with our series of posts to introduce our new members of staff. This time we have Natalie, from the Democracy project. Let’s hear what she has to say: "Hi, my name is Natalie Laker-Jones and I live with my wife and daughter. I first got involved with...

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