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  1. - Events

    Write As You Are: Online Workshop

    🖊️📖 🌈 Join us 25 July for Write As You Are, an LGBTQIA+ writing Q&A and workshop with Tal Frost & Ember Wyres-Smith🖊️📖 🌈 Date: 25 July 2024 Time: 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM (BST) Location: Online/... Read more
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Want to get to know Proud2Be? Let our FAQs answer some of your questions about us and our services 💭 What happens at your youth groups? Our groups will look similar to most mainstream youth groups running up and down the country. Young people play games, experiment with their style, eat food, interact with... Read more
  3. - News Totnes Pride

    Totnes Pride Update

    We are so proud that we launched the very first Pride in Totnes (in 2013) which ran for 10 consecutive years and that during two of those years, we ran the event online to ensure that Pride continued, even in the face of a global pandemic. We are proud that Totnes Pride has always remained true to the values of Proud2Be;... Read more
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    New Counselling Service for Adults

    We are pleased to announce that we can now offer counselling sessions (up to 12 weeks per person) to LGBTQIA+ people (18+) based in Devon, UK (we have hubs in Paignton and Newton Abbot). This is a free service although we gladly accept donations. Counselling can provide a space for you to begin to unpick and understand... Read more
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    Proud2Be Festive Closures

    We'll be closing most of our services over the festive period, to give our staff and volunteers a well-deserved break You can still come along and join us at our Festive Get Together on 25th December! Find our full holiday timetable below: Youth Services: Closed 21st Dec - 2nd Jan Adult & Families... Read more
  6. - News Totnes Pride

    10 Years of Proud2Be Totnes Pride – An Important Update

    **For those who missed our post at the beginning of 2023 about Totnes Pride** Can you believe that Proud2Be has been running Totnes Pride for 10 years? In some ways, it seems like only yesterday that we were cutting the rainbow ribbon at our first event back in 2013! Planning Totnes Pride takes a small team of... Read more
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    Join the Proud2Be Team

    Exciting News! Proud2Be are looking for a dynamic, kind, enthusiastic and inclusive Sessional Admin Assistant to join our fabulous team! Find out... Read more
  8. - News Totnes Pride

    10 Years of Proud2Be Totnes Pride – An Important Update

    Can you believe that Proud2Be has been running Totnes Pride for 10 years? In some ways, it seems like only yesterday that we were cutting the rainbow ribbon at our first event back in 2013! Planning Totnes Pride takes a small team of dedicated Proud2Be volunteers at least 10 months of the year. This means over the last... Read more
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    Join the Proud2Be Team

    Exciting News! Proud2Be are looking for dynamic, kind, enthusiastic and inclusive people to join our fabulous team! We are recruiting: An Adult Support Worker - South Devon Find out... Read more
  10. - News

    Join the Proud2Be Team

    Exciting News! Proud2Be are looking for dynamic, kind, enthusiastic and inclusive people to join our fabulous team! We are recruiting: An Adult Support Worker - South DevonA Youth Support Worker - Torbay Find out... Read more
  11. - Press Release Totnes Pride

    PRESS RELEASE: Totnes Set for the Pride of Its Life!

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – THURSDAY 4TH AUGUST 2022 Devon-based Proud2Be is set to host their tenth Pride event in the historic market town of Totnes on Saturday 3rd September 2022. The grassroots user-led social enterprise is laying on a whole host of free activities, which will bring the LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual,... Read more
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    Join the Proud2Be Team

    Proud2Be are looking for dynamic, kind, enthusiastic and inclusive people to join our fabulous team! We are recruiting: An Adult Support Worker - South DevonDirectors - NationwideA Youth Engagement and Wellbeing Coordinator - South DevonA Youth Support Worker - South Hams Find out... Read more
  13. - Totnes Pride

    Totnes Pride 2021: In Conversation with Lucy

    Could you please share a bit about yourself? I am a 76-year-old gay trans widow, with a Gender Recognition Certificate. If there were such thing as a stereotypical trans person of today I would be nowhere near that. I have been incredibly fortunate in my relationships including my family and friends, career, financial... Read more
  14. - Totnes Pride

    Totnes Pride 2021

    RESIST. REACH OUT. RISE UP. Get your calendar out: 2ND - 4TH SEPTEMBER is Totnes Pride 2021! Join us for three days of exciting in-person & online events, in celebration of LGBTQ+ pride, people, and community. Our in-person events will have limited spaces, to ensure we can keep our community as safe as... Read more
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    Proud2Be in Solidarity with Black Lives Matter

    To say that we are angered by the ongoing racial injustice and police brutality against Black people would be a huge understatement. Proud2Be stands in solidarity with all those protesting in response to the senseless murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and countless others. We have been taking some time... Read more
  16. - Press Release Proud2Be Youth

    Proud2Be celebrates after receiving £160,000 from the National Lottery to support LGBTQ+ young people in Devon

    Social enterprise, Proud2Be, is today celebrating after being awarded £160,000 in National Lottery funding to support its work with LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and/or questioning+) young people and their families in Devon. The organisation, based in Totnes, will use the money to run even more group and 121 support... Read more
  17. - Proud2Be Groups

    Proud2Be Group Rules

    Be Kind We're all in this together to create a welcoming environment. Let's treat everyone with respect. We don’t all have to agree, but kindness is required. No Hate Speech or Bullying Bullying and oppressive and discriminatory behaviour/language of any kind will not be tolerated. This includes but is not limited... Read more
  18. - Guest Blogger Proud2Be Youth

    Proud2Be Youth Blogger | Kit

    Why we started an LGBT+ group in our school 2017 figures suggested that 1 in 25 British young people identified as lesbian, gay or bisexual. The Office for National Statistics described a “statistically significant increase” from previous years, amongst the general population but particularly amongst those aged 16 to... Read more
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