Trustee named on 2019 OUTstanding LGBT+ Role Models List

We’re delighted to confirm that one of our trustees, TJ Richards, has been named as one of OUTstanding 50 LGBT+ Future Leaders, supported by Yahoo Finance. After a gruelling review by a panel of independent judges, TJ was recognised for her work as a Q:alliance trustee, her role as National co-chair of Santander’s LGBTQ+ network and also […]

Could You Join Our Team?

We are currently looking for enthusiastic people to join our team. P/T Youth Session LeadMilton Keynes4hrs p.w / £11 p.h / Fixed Term Contract This is a great opportunity to work in a thriving youth group.  Working alongside the Youth Work Manager, you will lead a weekly group for young LGBTQ+ people. We are looking for […]

Staying Safe Online

Do you remember what life was like being LGBTQ+ before the internet? Finding support and information was really hard – you had to know where to look as you couldn’t just Google for your closest LGBTQ+ group! There’s no doubting that the internet has been wonderful for bringing support networks and resources to our fingertips, […]

Surviving the Festive Period

We know that the festive period can prove challenging for some, so we’ve put together a festive survival guide with details of support and help available. There are also tips on things you can do to try and alleviate some of the stress and anxiety that can be experienced: Keep an eye out on social […]

Working to Improve Trans Awareness in Milton Keynes

Last night we attended the Transgender Day of Remembrance event hosted by Network Rail. It was an emotional evening and truly saddening to see the horrific way so many beautiful trans souls were lost in the last year. Q:alliance chair Helen commented “This event just further energises Q:alliance’s resolve to continue working for the trans […]

Could You Be A Trustee?

Q:alliance are seeking new trustees to join our current trustee group. We are especially keen to have representatives from the LGBTQ+ Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic community and the LGBTQ+ Disabilities community. Whilst we welcome any applications, Q:alliance has identified these groups as currently having very limited representation within Milton Keynes and the surrounding areas and […]

Denbigh School Diversity Day 2018

We had the pleasure of attending Denbigh School‘s Diversity Day today. Organised for their Year 9 students, Q:alliance were asked to attend a student-led session on sexual orientation and gender identity in an advisory and signposting capacity. Students delivered an excellent presentation to their peers which included questions and thought provoking discussion sessions, as well […]

pride:MK 2019 is coming…

Q:alliance, working in association with the LGBT:MK Meetup and the Milton Keynes LGBT Breakfast groups, is excited to announce pride:MK 2019. Our goal is for pride:MK to be a free outdoor event in the summer of 2019, that provides a family friendly, safe and fun environment to celebrate the contributions of LGBTQ+ to Milton Keynes. […]

Trustee named on 2018 OUTstanding LGBT+ Role Models List

We are delighted to announce that one of our trustees, TJ Richards, has been named as one of OUTstanding’s 50 LGBT+ Future Leaders, presented by the FT. TJ has been recognised for her work as co-chair of Santander’s LGBT network, Embrace, as well as her work in helping to found RoundabOUT, an intercompany LGBTQ+ network […]

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Stonewall’s Trans Allies Programme

Trans allies are crucial to achieving trans equality. Stonewall’s Trans Allies  programme explores the steps individuals can take to be effective allies to trans people. Q:alliance Chair, Helen Pritchard, went along to the London session to find out more. Helen described the day as a great experience, getting the opportunity to not only meet a […]