8 Charities to Support this Pride Month

8 Charities to Support this Pride Month

Happy Pride from all of us at PopUp Painting! As important as it is to celebrate LGBT+ lives and the progress we have made, we all know that there is much more work to be done.

Fortunately, there are lots of fantastic organisations and activists helping lead the charge – all year round. Here are some of our favourites which you might want to learn more about and support with a donation.

LGBT Foundation

Based in Manchester, the LGBT Foundation launched in 1975, which delivers advice, support and information services  lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans communities. They are currently running an Equality Wins campaign to ensure all LGBT people feel welcome and accepted.

National Aids trust

NAT is the UK’s HIV rights charity, who aim to stop HIV from standing in the way of health, dignity and equality and to end new HIV transmissions.

UK Black Pride

UKBP is Europe’s largest celebration for African, Asian, Middle Eastern, Latin American and Caribbean-heritage LGBTQ+. This year UK Black Pride celebrations will take place between Friday 2nd July – Sunday 4th July.


Founded 30 years ago Stonewall Equality fights for inclusive communities, schools and workplaces across Britain, they aim to create a world where LGBTQ+ people are free to be.



Hidayah means “guidance” in Arabic, the organisation offers projects, activities, advice and welfare specifically for for LGBTQI+ Muslims.


MindOut provides mental health services run by and for the LGBTQIA+ community. Its primary focus is on supporting those in crisis through legal guidance, counselling and access to peer networks. They aim to improve the mental health and wellbeing of LGBTQ communities.

Gendered Intelligence

Gendered Intelligence supports young trans people up until the age of 25. They aim to increase gender diversity and improve trans people’s quality of lives.


AKT supports LGBTQ+ young people aged 16-25 in the uk who are facing or experiencing homelessness or living in a hostile environment. They guide young people into safe homes and employment, education or training, in a welcoming and open environment that celebrates LGBTQ+ identities.


Did you know that we host regular LGBTQ+ meet-ups at our home-base, The London Art Bar? Find out more here.

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