Improving Your Allyship to Older LGBTQ+ People
Resources from our 'Improving Your Allyship to Older LGBTQ+ People' workshop
Delivered in partnership with Opening Doors, the workshop focused on how arts & wellbeing services can improve their allyship to older LGBTQ+ people, going over the basics of allyship, the situation currently transpiring in the UK, and some helpful tips on how you can tailor your allyship to be as inclusive as possible.
Here are some of the links that were mentioned or discussed during the session:
- Allyship Resources Toolkit developed from the discussion.
Many thanks again to Emma Underwood (Training Officer) and Peter (Older LGBTQ+ Ambassador) from Opening Doors for sharing their knowledge and expertise, and for all their help in delivering the workshop.
Opening Doors is the UK’s largest charity connecting LGBTQ+ people over 50 with activities, events, support and information. They have been providing training for over 10 years and their team of specialist trainers and facilitators all contribute their lived experience as older lesbian, gay, bi and trans people. Their training is endorsed by Skills For Care and satisfies the equalities requirements of local Clinical Commissioning Groups, the Care Quality Commission and other bodies responsible for overseeing the quality of health and social care provision.