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Supporting LGBT+

Welcome to  OutWest 

OutWest is a Voluntary Social, Support and Advocacy Group for LGBT+ People in Connacht

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Your donation would be an amazing way to support the LGBT+ community in the West of Ireland. Your contribution will help create significant changes and progress in our community and support our local Drop In Centre.

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Everyone should be allowed to be who we truly are. We believe in equality. Plain and simple! Your donation will help us provide a safe community and support group to those who need our help.
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Upcoming Events

01 May 21

OutWest LGBT+ Online Drop-in

OutWest is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: OutWest LGBT+ Online Drop-in Time: May 1, 2021 4 PM Dublin Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/93142086891?pwd=UkpwQndhNEsybU9UY3RxTkhXamdrdz09 Meeting ID: 931 4208 6891…
08 May 21

OutWest LGBT+ Online Drop-in

OutWest is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: OutWest LGBT+ Online Drop-in Time: May 8, 2021 4 PM Dublin Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/93142086891?pwd=UkpwQndhNEsybU9UY3RxTkhXamdrdz09 Meeting ID: 931 4208 6891…
15 May 21

OutWest LGBT+ Online Drop-in

OutWest is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: OutWest LGBT+ Online Drop-in Time: May 15, 2021 4 PM Dublin Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/93142086891?pwd=UkpwQndhNEsybU9UY3RxTkhXamdrdz09 Meeting ID: 931 4208 6891…
22 May 21

OutWest LGBT+ Online Drop-in

OutWest is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: OutWest LGBT+ Online Drop-in Time: May 22, 2021 4 PM Dublin Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/93142086891?pwd=UkpwQndhNEsybU9UY3RxTkhXamdrdz09 Meeting ID: 931 4208 6891…

Latest News

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Thoughts from a Member

My story…. Open the zip of the invisible bubble that surrounds you and step out into your world. Asleep, alone, eyes closed in an empty world of nothingness. I talked. I cried. I laughed. But was I different? Fun and games, laughs and tears like everyone else. But I was different. Why me?

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Drop In Centre Opening

Mayo’s first LGBT+ drop-in centre will open in Castlebar on 18th January 2020. The centre will provide a relaxed welcoming space for LGBT+ people, families and partners to socialise, chat, and make connections.

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journal

Thoughts from a Member

My story…. Open the zip of the invisible bubble that surrounds you and step out into your world. Asleep, alone, eyes closed in an empty world of nothingness. I talked. I cried. I laughed. But was I different? Fun and games, laughs and tears like everyone else. But I was different. Why me?

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Past Gatherings

What you're Saying

Brilliant. Well done to you all. All the best with the drop in centre.

January 2020

Anonymous

You’re doing great work and volunteering. Kindest from Roscommon. Your chat line will be a tremendous lifeline to many. God bless, be safe and take care

March 2020

Anonymous

Coming from Achill Island to student life in Trinity was a very similar experience for me though in the late 70’s being gay wasn’t that easy in Dublin either. Thank god we’ve all moved on and grown up a lot as a nation.

January 2020

Anonymous

I feel like so many Elders of the LGBTA community get forgotten and left behind, it warms my heart when stuff like this is shared, they deserve all the love and happiness.

March 2020

Anonymous

The LGBT+ community needs OutWest.

July 2019

Anonymous

Love for one another, not hate or prejudice.

December 2019

Anonymous

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2 days ago

OutWest

Happy Lesbian Visibility Day! 🏳️‍🌈
Watch the video below of Moninne Griffith (CEO of BeLonG To Youth Services) where she shares why visibility is essential for younger lesbians and what being a lesbian means to her.
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