Resources:

Sappho’s Coffee House
An online community aimed at Lesbians and Bisexual women based in the UK, It is a totally free messageboard facility. It features a host of forums, including politics, psychology, family and general chat and membership is open to age 16+
www.sapphoscoffeehouse.com

Black Lesbian UK
A positive place for UK black lesbians to communicate, network, ask for advice, and make friends. If you are looking for a place to belong, feel free to join … we are a very welcoming family!
http://www.blacklesbianuk.com

Lesbian Archive and Information Centre
www.womens-library.org.uk/laic.htm

Jeanette Winterson
www.jeanettewinterson.com

Lesbian Information Service
This service works to encourage mainstream agencies to become accessible to lesbians. Their research and publications are now available free on their web site. Contact LIS if you have need of training, research or consultancy services around homophobia awareness.
www.lesbianinformationservice.org

Line Up
What’s on in and around Nottingham
www.lineup.org.uk

Jellied Eels
This site is exclusively produced for lesbians by lesbians. jellied eels is here to bring you all you need to know as a lesbian in 21st century
www.jellied-eels.info

Melsweb
This is a lesbian fun site for Art, Poetry and Stories
www.melswebs.com/about.htm

Sistahood
For lesbians living in NE England
www.sistahood.org.uk

Gay Women Lesbian
www.gaywomen.co.uk

Jenny Roberts
Author of The Cameron McGill Mysteries – excerpts, complete short stories, new books etc. The Third Cameron McGill Mystery, Dead Reckoning’ is out May 2005!
www.jennyroberts.net

UK Black Out
A site for Britain’s black gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community, now with a Lesbian Domain
www.ukblackout.com/cgi-bin/lesbian-domain/index.cgi

Women

Women In London Info
An internet directory of London based women’s groups and other groups working for women in London.
www.womeninlondon.org.uk

Engender
An information, research and networking organisation for women in Scotland
www.engender.org.uk

Women and Equality Unit
A practical guide full of information for women about what they can get from the Government
www.womenandequalityunit.gov.uk

The Women’s Environmental Network
www.wen.org.uk

Quine
Is a non-profit and uses cyberspace to highlight the activities, interests and concerns of women in Scotland
www.quine.org.uk

Internet for Women Studies
A free “teach yourself” tutorial on Internet information skills for women’s studies
www.sosig.ac.uk/vts/women/index.htm

Pagan Tours
Astrology charts, Tarot and Rune readings, tours of megalithic sites, Pagan events (women only), courses, classes, and Project GrowingSpace: a Lesbian Pagan community forming where we can live and work together in a rural setting
www.pagantours.co.uk

SYSTER-TREE
An informal network of UK based, wimmin witches and female pagans
www.syster-tree.co.uk

The UK Disability Forum
National organisation of disabled women in the United Kingdom
www.edfwomen.org.uk

South East Women 4 Women
Friendly lesbian social group for women in and around the South East. They hold regular weekly meets and monthly events.
www.southeastwomen4women.bravehost.com

Gay

Rainbownetwork.com
Large gay and lesbian site. Check out the Dyke’s Domain
www.rainbownetwork.com

Pink Suburbia
UK lesbian/gay listings
www.pinksuburbia.co.uk

Pink Links
Loads of links to Lesbian and Gay sites
www.pinklinks.co.uk

Black Gay UK
a site for britain’s black gay lesbian bisexual and transgender community
www.blackgayuk.com

GAYtoZ
search thousands of LGBT listings by town, and/or name, and/or type of organisation.
www.gaytoz.com

Queer Youth
Alliance Representing LGBT Young People in the United Kingdom
www.queeryouth.org.uk

Gay Gorgeous
Information portal with links to gay, lesbian and gay friendly websites and business providers
www.gaygorgeous.co.uk

GayEmporium
The UK’s premier trading/auction style site for the gay community.
www.GayEmporium.co.uk/index.php

Advice/Support

Femina Street
A Personal account of a transgendered journey with links and useful advice for those starting out on their journey of discovery
www.femina-kitten.com

Life Coaching Directory
Claiming to be “the biggest and the best directory about Life Coaching on the Internet. Anything you can think about Life Coaching, you can find here”. Contains a gay section!
www.life-coaching-directory.com/lifecoachinggay

Lesbian and Gay employment rights
www.lager.dircon.co.uk

Same Sex Domestic Violence
Information and support for lesbians and gay men affected by domestic violence
www.lgbt-dv.org

Email discussion group
For lesbian survivors of sexual abuse either in childhood or as an adult.
groups.yahoo.com/group/lesbiansurvivor

Hold Tight Tight Hold
For the survivors of same sex domestic abuse and those agencies that support them
www.lgbt-dv.org

SOAP – Sisterhood of Alex Parks
We don’t care if you are straight, gay, bisexual, lesbian, queer, transgender or even a maritan. How you identify is your personal issue. Since August 2003, the aim of our site is to offer help to the confused. Join in today. Share your experiences. Help others. Help yourself. You’re not alone.
xsorbit25.com/users5/sisterhoodofalexparks/index.php

Life Coaching For Lesbians
Life Coaching for Lesbians based in London. Do you want to work out your priorities and make changes to yur career or personal life? Rainbow Coaching can help….
www.rainbowcoaching.co.uk

Political / Campaigning
Lesbian and Gay employment rights.
www.lager.dircon.co.uk

Stonewall
national campaigning group working for legal equality and social justice for lesbians, gay men and bisexuals
www.stonewall.org.uk

Equal Opportunities Commission
www.eoc.org.uk

Social

Butch-Femme
Online information and discussions between people who identify as Butch, Femme (Transensual Femme, Stone Femme, High Femme), Trans Guys (FtM, Trans Men), TG Butch (Transgendered Butch), Stonebutch, Stone Butch, Soft Butch, Genderqueer.
www.butch-femme.co.uk

Lesbian social group
A thriving and friendly lesbian social group (no charges) that meets every Thursday in Tunbridge Wells at 8pm and also we go for Sunday lunch on the first Sunday of every month to different pubs around Kent and East Sussex. We have other activities too on a one off basis – films, picnics, parties etc. We warmly welcome new members.
www.seeyoulaterbabes.com

Whitstable Dykes
Whitstable Dykes is a group for lesbian, bi, trans and queer women in the Whitstable area (incl. Canterbury, weekend visitors, etc.), to meet up, organise events, have fun and exchange info on what’s going on in the area.
groups.yahoo.com/group/whitstabledykes

Women seeking Women in London
www.urbansalad.com/personals/index.php?page=browse&secid=29

Kent Lesbian Social Group
kentlesbiansocialgroup.bravehost.com

Gingerbeer
Is dedicated to providing up-to-date information on women-only spaces, lesbian clubs, dyke bars, queer shops and gay restaurants in London UK. Includes maps, flyers, reviews, events and photographs.
www.gingerbeer.co.uk

Everything and the Girl
the personalized introduction agency exclusively for gay / bisexual women
www.eatgirl.co.uk

Aristasia Friends
Is a gentle new meeting place for women (only) who want to experience an all-female world online and in London. A place of innocence, elegance and charm where we can share our inner feelings.
www.aristasia.co.uk

GayGirls UK
An online forum for unattached gay women in the UK.
free.hostdepartment.com/g/gaygirlsuk

Symposia
gay dating & lesbian personals for gay adults
www.symposia.co.uk

GaydarGirls
The first personals site in the UK for lesbians, featuring chat rooms, net meetings, and more
www.gaydargirls.com

Rumours
news and gossip
www.girl-rumours.co.uk

Love Exchange
personal adverts
www.love-exchange.co.uk

Gay Contacts online
personal adverts site
www.gaycontactsonline.com

Cherries
women only night club in london
www.cherriespromotions.com

Champagne Dining Club
a club for professional gay women who can meet other lesbians for lunches, dinners, theatre trips and other social events
www.uniquely4girls.co.uk

Kenric Kenric
Is a long established national organisation offering a social network to lesbians throughout the United Kingdom
www.kenric.org.uk

Women in Tune
aims to get us all singing or being musical whatever our ability
www.womenintune.org.uk

The Pink Sofa
online lesbian community
www.thepinksofa.co.uk

Blithe Spirits
personal Introductions for professional gay women. England & Wales, clients met and matched.
www.bspirits.co.uk

Girlsweb
personal ads
www.girlsweb.co.uk

Lesbian Trekkies Board
Started out as a message board about Captain Janeway and Seven of Nine but has turned into a lesbian forum which has Star Trek content.
www.janewayseven.com/invision

Lesbian Singles
An internet dating service which specialises in personal ads for single gay women in the UK. Established in 2002, we have grown into what we consider is the leading UK lesbian dating site with over 41,000 personals contact ads for gay women in the UK. Our lesbian dating service is free to join, simply add your profile and then search the other contacts and photos.
www.lesbiansingles.co.uk

Lesbian Motocycling Yahoo Group
There is at least one event/rideout/meet guaranteed every month in different parts of the country each time.
groups.yahoo.com/group/RideOUT1

Sport

Kickboxing
lesbian trainer, some women only classes
www.kbkickboxing.co.uk

Shopping

krazycrafts4u
A unique site offering handcrafted cards designed for individual tastes and styles.
www.krazycrafts4u.co.uk

Art Courses and Paintings
Sign up for Art Courses ‘Learn to Paint and Draw’ in friendly supportive surroundings or simply browse for the painting that you have a perfect spot for.
www.pinkpainters.com

Scene Store
A one stop lesbian and gay shopping service offering cards, t-shirts, posters, adult toys, massage oils, bath time goodies, key rings, gifts.
www.scene-store.co.uk

Ama Menec
Lesbian sculptor specialising in female archetypes, Goddesses, female mythical beasts and fat nudes. Workshops on Goddess sculpture with Geri Parlby and workshops on pottery and sculpture in Devon studio. Work for sale via web site.
www.amamenec.co.uk

Lesbian & Gay Books from Insight Out Book Club
The InsightOut Book Club is a gay book club that offers great savings on lesbian erotic fiction, controversial books, and gay literature. Enjoy a wide assortment of compelling, gay and lesbian books, including gay erotic fiction and captivating, lesbian books.
www.insightoutbooks.com

FreeToBe
Tee shirts, caps and fleeces with a subtle lesbian theme.
www.freetobe.co.uk

Libertas!
Women’s Bookshop
www.libertas.co.uk

Silver Moon bookshop, for women
www.silvermoonbooks.co.uk

The Women’s Press
www.the-womens-press.com

Books for women
second hand
www.books4womyn.co.uk

Honno
welsh women’s press publishing literature by women from wales
www.honno.co.uk

Virago Press
Is a place to indulge your love of books, read author interviews and extracts and find out all about the Virago Modern Classics
www.virago.co.uk

Lesbian Fiction
a comprehensive listing of lesbian fiction categorised by genre
www.lesbianfiction.co.uk

Women’s Revolutions per Minute (WRPM)
the UK’s only company specialising in sales and distribution of music performed and composed by women
www.wrpm.net

WOMENSTAND The UK’s feminist
specialising in postcards, greeting cards and gifts
www.womenstand.com

Bust-ed
Unique gifts made by women
www.bust-ed.co.uk

Lesbian Artist
www.sarah-e.co.uk/caron

Fabulous felt handcrafted brooches
www.fabulousfelt.co.uk/index2.html

Dreams 4 women
lip gloss with a difference!
www.dream4women.com

Free to be
selling teeshirts that make a statement about who you are.
www.freetobe.co.uk

Paper Thoughts lesbian (and gay)
greeting cards, calendars and prints
www.paperthoughts.co.uk

Lavender Lifestyles
The Online Lesbian Art and Craft Fair
www.lavenderlifestyles.co.uk

Silverweed Women’s jewellery
www.silverweedforwomen.com

Word Power Online
independent book shop
www.word-power.co.uk

Gaytimz Ltd
offers members of the lesbian & gay community prints that are taken from original artwork.
www.gaytimz.com

J & J
Greeting cards and clothing
jandjgay.co.uk

Health

BMJ Listing of lesbian health web sites
bmj.bmjjournals.com/cgi/content/full/327/7421/995-a?etoc

Magazines / Newsletters

Gay Times
the UK’s leading gay life and style magazine. from the latest news, reviews and fashion to a comprehensive national scene and travel guide.
www.gaytimes.co.uk

Diva Magazine
Whether you are just coming out or just want to keep up-to-date, DIVA is the only place to check out the latest news, reviews and scene info.
www.divamag.co.uk

Shout Magazine
Gay newsletter for Yorkshire and Derbyshire
www.shout.connectfree.co.uk/scene.html

Services

FunkiDiva new
Professional Female Mobile DJ for every occasion, available throughout the North West. Every type of music from the 60’s through to the current chart. Professional sound and lighting equipment.
www.manchesterlesbianball.co.uk

GF Wedding Venues
An on-line directory that includes venues licensed to hold civil ceremonies as well as other places where you can celebrate after a registry office ceremony. They have castles, hotels, country barns, art galleries, museums, plus some more unusual locations.
www.gay-friendly-wedding-venues.com

WillScript
Will help gay or lesbian couples who need help and advice around making a will.
www.willscript.co.uk/samesex.htm

SisterVision
offers video coverage for women by women
www.mayyasa.dircon.co.uk

Clairvoyant & Psychic Astrologer
www.alinda.co.uk

Wild Woman
is a creative company which was set up after the success of the first Wild Woman Workshops which began in 1998. Since then they have added a number of exciting new workshops and courses to the programme.
www.wild-woman.co.uk

Graphic Communication & Design
design services at competitive rates for lesbian communities.
www.gironimo.freeserve.co.uk

Women to Women
women or companies that can guarantee that a woman tradesperson
www.woman2woman-directory.co.uk

UK Gay Weddings
The UK’s premier lesbian and gay commitment ceremony planners. The company is gay founded, owned and run and they pride themselves on providing a unique and personal service. Venues for blessings/weddings have included castles, large hotels, places of national interest and also of natural beauty. Reasonable rates with all inclusive packages available.
www.ukgayweddings.co.uk

Pink Weddings
www.pinkweddings.biz

The Blessing Planner
www.theblessingplanner.co.uk

Modern Commitments Ltd
Provides same sex couples with a complete service for legal partnerships. Especially important with the recent changes in the Law. Gay and Lesbian owned and run.
www.moderncommitments.co.uk

LGBT Pebbles Marketing Ltd
An LGBT run PR company providing marketing services from annual reports to web sites for any size of business or community organisation.
www.lgbt-pebblesmarketing.com

Diversity Builder
Offering free LGBT referrals to local-gay-friendly businesses. e.g. they will search and find for you a gay-friendly doctor, counselor, attorney or business nationwide. Diversity Training is also available.
www.diversitybuilder.com

Travel/ Holiday

The Seaside Guesthouse
Voted Diva Best Guesthouse 2004. Stylish, contemporary rooms and delicious organic breakfasts in Whitstable, Kent.
www.theseasideguesthouse.com

Paw Print Travel
A new business providing guided trekking and walking holidays in the mountains of Europe for small groups (maximum 6 clients). Any holiday can be turned into women-only providing three women book and request a women only tour. Tours led by qualified European Mountain Leader leaders, women Leader available.
www.pawprinttravel.com

LG-EVASIONS
Gay, Lesbian and Friendly Accommodation Worldwide. A searchable directory with information on B&B, hotels, guest houses, self-catering properties and resorts all over the world, classified by location.
www.lg-evasions.com

WalkingWomen
walking holidays
www.walkingwomen.com

Wild Rose Holidays for Women
walking and special interest holidays for women
www.wildroseholidays.co.uk

The Circle
organises women-only holidays to a variety of destinations that are open to singles, couples and friends. They hold a laid back Lesbos holiday every year!
www.gaycircle.co.uk

Nefyn Holidays
women run, small cottage holiday agency on the Lleyn Peninsula in north west wales
www.nefynholidays.co.uk

Kamp Women
a service to lesbians in the UK, who enjoy camping, caravanning and the great outdoors in the company of like minded women
www.kampwomen.com/index2.html

B&B in Windermere
Lesbian Run B&B in Windermere in the Lake District.
www.thorncliffe-guesthouse.co.uk