Climb for Equality – IDAHOT 2022

International day against homophobia, transphobia and biphobia was created in 2004 to draw the attention of policymakers, opinion leaders, social movements, the public and the media to the violence and discrimination experienced by LGBT+ people internationally. In under a decade, IDAHO day (17th May) established itself as the single most important date for LGBT+ communities to assemble on a worldwide scale. For more information on IDAHOT, see their website here: https://may17.org/ Unfortunately, for the past Read more…

We are hiring! [closed]

Young Persons Emotional Wellbeing Coach (part time)16 hours pw, fixed term 12 months£27,300 pro rata (based on 35 hours)Location – Stockton on Tees, Newtown Community Resource CentreFlexible working hours between Monday and Friday (there will be the occasional weekend and evening work based on the needs of the service users) Full Job DescriptionHart Gables is an award-winning charity in Teesside who have supported thousands of LGBTQ+ people for nearly two decades. We are now looking Read more…

LGBTQ Middlesbrough – Our Rainbow World

Through a series of workshops our service users from many different backgrounds created artwork based on the rainbow flag and what it represents, in celebration of LGBT History Month. Though the exhibition was the final result, the most important part of this project was the difference it made to the people who took part. We had service users who struggle massively with anxiety attend an event with over 25 people around them. We had people Read more…

Important Update

Unfortunately, the lovely Jack is not too well at the moment and although he is feeling much better, he will be taking some well needed time off work to recuperate. All referrals to Jack will now go through info@hartgables.org.uk – similarly, if you are currently working with Jack and still awaiting a response, please contact the email above to arrange support. With that, alongside the high level of referrals we are receiving, we will be Read more…

Service Update – Holiday Season

Seasons greetings! We will be closing our doors for the holidays starting 20/12/2021. We will be back in operation from 04/01/2022. We’d like to thank everyone for another fantastic year and we look forward to seeing you in the next. We understand it’s not easy for everyone this time of year. If you find yourself struggling during the holidays, here are some support lines you can access: Samaritans – 24 hours 116 123 Hartlepool Crisis Read more…

We are finalists at this years BME Tees Valley Achievement Awards!

This was the first time we put forward our work for these prestigious Awards and we were overjoyed to hear we’d been shortlisted for our work with people seeking asylum. We are honoured to be a part of such an important event. Major shout out to Andy for growing this project and special thanks to the 40+ people seeking asylum we’ve had accessing Hart Gables over the last 18 months – you really have changed Read more…

Transgender Day of Remembrance 2021

Every year on the 20th November we remember those that were lost to Transphobia. This year for TDoR, we asked service users to light candles and post on social media platforms to remember the people who have lost their lives to transphobia, not just this year but every year. Together with love and acceptance it will get better for everyone, regardless of gender identity or sexuality. “You may ask why Transgender Day of Remembrance is Read more…

National Hate Crime Awareness Week 2021

The team would like to say a massive thank you to all those who joined us in support of National Hate Crime Awareness Week – you were all exceptional. We explored the new wave of transphobia that we are seeing online and in our communities – a narrative so dangerous it touches the lives of people locally and nationally. ‘I believe everyone has the right to live their lives the way they want to and Read more…

Thank you Skin Seamstress!

Earlier this month, Sian met with the lovely and talented Kim over at Skin Seamstress. In support of Pride this year Kim will be donating 100% of the proceeds made from the sale of her Rainbow Gem Hinge Segment Rings to our organisation. We are thrilled and very grateful – Kim, thank you so much for thinking of us and our wonderful service users. For more information, or to purchase a Rainbow Gem Hinge Segment Read more…

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