Welcome to Proud2Be

Proud2Be is a social enterprise that supports LGBTQIA+ people & their families, in South Devon and beyond.

We campaign, deliver training and facilitate; a youth project, a volunteer programme and various groups and events throughout the year.

We value inclusivity, empowerment, celebration, integrity & bravery.

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It gladdens my heart to be asked to become a patron of Proud2Be. I am delighted to be part of the great work they are doing to raise the profile of LGBTIQ people in Devon.

Aderonke Apata

Proud2Be is an amazing organisation. They are really engaged with their communities and their social events manage to bring together the whole diversity within the LGBT community.

Proud2Be Member

I'm thrilled to have been asked to become a patron of Proud2Be. Their 2015 Pride was a model of what LGBT+ community events should be - inclusive, intersectional, challenging, supportive and genuinely welcoming. Long may they continue.

CN Lester

Proud2Be has given me a supportive network of friends and a safe place to be myself. They are so welcoming and infectiously happy all the time. I could not ask for a better group of people!

Proud2Be Member

I am proud to be a patron of Proud2Be. The best weapon against prejudice is openness; every person who is open about who they are and who they love breaks the collective closet that has for so long immured LGBTQ people. That expands our ability to live our lives fully, to marry whom we wish, and to experience joy.

Andrew Solomon

I was delighted to receive the invitation to become a patron of Proud2Be. It strikes me as such an important project and I’ve been a supporter all the way. I feel confident they will continue doing good work.

Christine Burns MBE

Proud2Be Youth

In 2014, Proud2Be launched its South Devon based youth project which now includes a fortnightly youth group, free counselling & mentoring and a fortnightly sexual health drop-in. P2B Youth Blog was created in 2017 by two Proud2Be youth members.

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Proud2Be Training

Proud2Be design and deliver training to suit the needs of you and your organisation. Our promise to you is that you will not be sat in front of a PowerPoint presentation for hours on end. Our sessions are engaging, fun and interactive.

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LGBTQIA+ Directory

We work collaboratively with others to ensure all LGBTQIA+ people can access the support they need. Here is our list of groups & organisations that support the LGBTQIA+ community in the South West and beyond.

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Our Supporters