Coffee club in SEWREC (in partnership with Pride Cymru)
In partnership with Pride Cymru, the South East Wales Regional Equality Council (SEWREC) invites all members of the LGBTQi community to join their “Coffee Club”. The event presently takes place every last Tuesday of the month 5.00-7.00 pm at SEWREC, St. David’s House, 137 Commercial Street, Newport, NP20 1LN and is open to people from all cultural backgrounds.
Discrimination, isolation and social stigma are some of the experiences commonly encountered by members of the LGBTQi communities. Hate crimes are on the rise as well. According to the Office of National Statistics, hate crimes increased by 18% for the year 2014/2015, 5,597 of which were classified as sexual orientation and 605 as transgender crimes.
Therefore, all members from the LGBTQi community are welcome to meet in a safe environment and share their experiences in the company of likeminded individuals. Tea and coffee are provided free of charge, yet any nibbles you bring along would be welcome.
We can provide impartial information, advice and support for people who think that they may have been abused, harassed or discriminated against. We can help and support you if you feel that you have been treated badly because of your:
- Marital status/civil partnership
- Pregnancy, maternity/paternity
We also run a range of projects in the Newport area and across South Wales.
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If you feel you have been treated badly because of your race or ethnicity, colour, language, nationality or citizenship status, SEWREC may be able to help. Our legal caseworker can advise you on your rights and support you to make a claim against:
- Your employer
- A colleague
- A service provider
- Another member of the public
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