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LGBTQ+ History Month 2021 – Guest Speaker Blogs

As part of GYRO’s LGBTQ+ History Month activities and in partnership with National Museums Liverpool our GYRO team linked up with special guest speakers in our virtual group sessions, speaking exclusively to young people discussing themes around Mind, Body and Spirit, we have documented the sessions below. To read the blogs click the name links […]

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LGBT+ History Month #LGBTHM21

February is LGBT+ History Month and this year’s theme is Body, Mind and Spirit. To celebrate LGBT+ History Month, National Museums Liverpool are linking with our GYRO team to put on a special series of workshops for LGBQ+ Youth aged 12-25years. Throughout February 2021 young people from GYRO will engage in a series of online […]

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LGBTQI+ Youth Mental Health Survey

#LGBTQ young people are 2.5 times more likely to have a #mentalhealth problem than those who identify as heterosexual. Anna Freud Centre are asking YP aged up to 25 to complete this anon survey to ensure http://onmymind.info is supporting the whole community #LGBTQMH http://survey.constantcontact.com/survey/a07eguicohok558kza7/a0167k5gsao2y/questions

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GYRO at the TATE Exchange – Exploring identity through the lens of LGBTQ+ youth in Liverpool

“Masquerade: Discover Your Other” –was a fabulous exhibition over at the Tate Exchange Liverpool that our young people from GYRO have been working on. The exhibition explored identity through the lens of LGBTQ+ youth in Liverpool. Through a variety of workshops using green screen, costume design, polaroids, make up and creating card games the young […]

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LGBTQ+ Youth – Take Pride in Your Identity exhibition.

LGBTQ+ Youth – Take Pride in Your Identity exhibition.

As part of this years Liverpool Mental Health Festival (LMHF) young people from GYRO (YPAS’s LGBTQ youth groups) and THE Action Youth (YPAS Trans specific youth group) created an amazing exhibition space at the Walker Art Gallery, named LGBTQ+ Youth – Take Pride in Your Identity. This was a true reflection of the pride, positivity […]

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GYRO at LGBT History Month

To round up LGBT history month GYRO were at Outing the past: the third national festival of LGBT history, part of our celebrations for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans History Month. #LGBTHM17… GYRO are part of the Liverpool Mental Health Consortium’s LGBT+ sub-group and were co-presenting with Meryl from Mersey Care to talk about LGBT+ […]

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YPAS Nominated for National Diversity Award

We are delighted to have been nominated for a prestigious National Diversity Award 2021. We have been nominated for the Community Organisation Award (LGBT) for recognition for our GYRO Project who support young people to explore their sexuality and/or gender identity. This award applauds groups, charities and voluntary organisations that have made an outstanding contribution […]

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YPAS Online Groups – come and join us!

We offer a range of online group programmes for young people. All our groups and events will be posted on our “what on calendar” here and shared across our social media platforms. Everyone is welcome! Please email: support@ypas.org.uk for more information. You will be invited to a one to one virtual meeting to register before […]

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