Parents of gay, lesbian or bisexual children can talk to someone at the following numbers:

Based in Lothian:
Anne: 0131 556 6047  email

Janis: 0131 334 9605  email
Based in Strathclyde:
Pat: 0141 427 3897
These are home numbers so please phone at a reasonable time (9am – 9pm).
If you have religious concerns, you can talk to The Reverend Lindsay Biddle, who is a Protestant minister from Tennessee now living in Glasgow. She is currently serving the Church of Scotland, and a pdf of her Biblical Self-Defense Course on Lesbian Gay and Bisexual Concerns can be found at:
She can be contacted at:
For parents and carers of transgender children, there is a new group called TransparenTsees.
This meets in Glasgow on the first Thursday of each month from 6pm – 7.45 at:

Top Floor
The Sandyford
2-6 Sandyford Place
Glasgow G3 7NB
Tel: 0141 211 8130
For more information, please contact Allison at
There is also an East of Scotland group  which meets on the first Monday of the month in Edinburgh.
For more more information, please contact Ann or Gemma at LGBT Youth Scotland