Dealing with Coronavirus

As LGBT+ people across the region face further isolation and loneliness through the COVID-19 pandemic, our team and volunteers have put together a list of ideas to keep you going forward during lock-down; from learning a new skill with free online courses, to getting active with Joe Wicks and becoming an LGBT+ penpal.

If you know of any other suggestions to keep occupied during lockdown that may benefit others, please let us know via email ( This page will be updated with further links on an ongoing basis.

Get Support

Take the NHS’ Every Mind Matters quiz and generate your own personal mental health action plan

Advice from Mind about coronavirus and your wellbeing

Practical advice and support from akt

Advice from Mind about coronavirus and your wellbeing


Future Learn – Free online courses across a range of subjects

Free online course in ‘cultural emergence’ – learning from nature to think creatively and positively

Spreadsheet of free LGBT films to watch online

Give Back

Join the Bent Bars project – a penpal scheme for LGBT prisoners

Become an NHS volunteer

How to join an online meeting

Be Active

Joe Wicks on YouTube

Yoga with Adriene on YouTube

Stay Safe