National Diversity Awards Shortlisted Nominee 2017

Welcome to Proud2Be

Proud2Be is a social enterprise that supports lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, questioning, intersex &/or asexual+ (LGBTQIA+) people & their families, in South Devon and beyond.

We facilitate a youth project, a volunteer programme and various groups and events throughout the year, including a social group, craft days and Totnes Pride.

We deliver awareness training to schools and organisations around the UK.

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

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

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

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 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

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

Totnes Pride 2017

On Saturday 2nd September, Proud2Be will host the 5th annual community event including a high street procession, a family-friendly day event and an after party. With special guest CN Lester. Open to everyone.

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Proud2Be Training

Proud2Be offers high-quality bespoke training solutions, designed and delivered by qualified and experienced trainers. Including LGBTQIA+ Awareness, Anti-Bullying, Equality & Diversity and LGBTQIA+ Hate Crime.

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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- locally, nationally and internationally. Click here

Our Supporters