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SAYiT Parents and Carers group

The next SAYiT Parents/Carers meeting is on Tuesday November 6th 6.00 –7.30 with refreshments available from 5.45. There will be speakers to talk about the implications of changes to the Gender Recognition Act, SAYiT volunteers and SAYiT young people talking about how...

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Fifth Annual LGBT+ Leadership Conference

October 2018, one of our wonderful youth workers, Sophie, attended an LGBT+  leadership conference in London – here are her reflections on the event… On Friday 12th I traveled to London to take part in the fifth annual LGBT+ leaders conference ran over 2 days. The...

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National ‘coming out’ Day October 11th 2018

I have a confession - which will come as little surprise to those of you who know me - but I love the undisputed Queen of Motown, Ms. Diana Ross. I grew up with her soulful, constant and reassuring voice on the radio, and as a ten year old I may even have had the odd...

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World Mental Health Day

October 10th.  2018 – World Mental Health Day The headlines today on BBC radio 4 announced the government was appointing a suicide prevention minister for England ahead of a global summit it was hosting on mental health. The announcement was shortly followed by an...

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Paul Blomfield visit

Following a visit to The Houses of Parliament on 23rd April 2018 which was organised by the office of Paul Blomfield, the SAYiT young people met with Paul and raised issues surrounded young people’s mental health and LGBT+ support in Sheffield. Paul, the member of...

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SAYiT 2018-19 Brochure

SAYiT is pleased to introduce our brochure for 2018-19. The brochure gives a break down of services we offer to young people, support for schools, support for parents / carers, work with statutory, voluntary and private sectors, outreach, education and training,...

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SAYiT becomes a CIO

SAYiT's application to the Charity Commission this year has resulted in successful conversion to a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO). The new organisation was registered on 8th March 2018, but the charity continued to trade as a Trust until the bank account...

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PINKNIC 2018

PINKNIC – Sheffield's largest city centre LGBT family event - took place on Saturday July 14th 2018 in the Peace Gardens. SAYiT had a stall with card and bunting making, face decoration and other activities for children and young people. It was great to chat to...

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Sheffield Pride 2018

In July Sheffield hosted one of its biggest Pride events yet in Endcliffe Park – and certainly one of the largest attended marches and parades down Ecclesall Road in Pride’s ten-year history. Sheffield Pride is one of the few remaining free Pride events in the country...

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