Terrence Higgins Trust Cymru, Cardiff’s Children and Young People’s Partnership (C.Y.P.P.) have joined forces to organise a young people’s Mardi Gras event in Cardiff for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and those questioning their sexuality (LGBTQ) who are 25 years old or younger.
The event will take place on Friday 1st September 2006 at the Terrence Higgins Trust Cymru offices, Canton House, 435 – 451 Cowbridge Road East, Canton, Cardiff CF5 1JH from 7.30pm until 9.30pm.
LGBTQ young people will have the opportunity to meet, make new friends and learn about sexual health and HIV. Advice and information will be available on:
Coming out to family and friends
Where to meet other LGBTQ people in Cardiff
Sexually transmitted infections and HIV
Where to get free condoms
Where to go for STI and HIV testing
Joseph Chambers, Gay Men’s Health Promotion Co-ordinator for Terrence Higgins Trust Cymru said: “This is the first time we’ve organised the Young People’s Mardi Gras event in partnership with Cardiff’s C.Y.P.P. and we’re really looking forward to it. It should be great fun and an important meeting opportunity for young gay people in Cardiff.”
If you or anyone you know would like to attend please contact Joseph Chambers at Terrence Higgins Trust Cymru on 029 20 66 64 65 or 01792 477 540.
If your organisation works with LGBTQ young people please contact Joseph Chambers, firstname.lastname@example.org for a poster to advertise the event.