O.P.I. Links


The Order of Perpetual Indulgence

Argentina

  • Hermanitas de la Perpetua Indulgencia, Buenos Aires. [Facebook]

Australia

Canada

Colombia

England

France

Germany

Ireland

  • The Order of Perpetual Indulgence, Cork (mission). [Facebook Page]

Scotland

Switzerland

United States of America

Alabama

Arizona

California

Florida

Illinois

Massachusetts

Missouri

Nevada

New York

Oklahoma

Oregon

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

  • Sisters of the Zion Curtain, Abbey of St. Bettie (mission), Salt Lake City. [Facebook Page]

Washington

Wisconsin

Everywhere!

Uruguay


Scottish LGBT Resources

  • ScotsGay Magazine. Home of the most comprehensive and up-to-date LGBT listings for Scotland.
  • Equality Network. Aims to help facilitate and catalyse lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender campaigning and networking in Scotland. It is volunteer-run and entirely unfunded, relying on the generosity of donors to continue its work.
  • Outright Scotland. "Scotland's democratic lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender rights organisation - fighting for equality and liberation since 1969."
  • LAGRAD (Edinburgh). The Edinburgh group of the Lesbian and Gay Real Ale Drinkers, CAMRA's Task Group for LGBT real ale and cider fans.
  • Pride Scotia. Scotland's national LGBT festival. Spot the Nuns in the masthead.
  • Stonewall. Relative newcomers north of the border!

HIV/AIDS, Safer Sex and Sexual Health.

We're only listing organisations with web sites here. A comprehensive list can be found within ScotsGay Magazine's listings.

National Organisations

  • Healthy Gay Scotland. A Scotland wide HIV health promotion initiative that devises and delivers a national programme of work which aims at preventing the spread of HIV among gay and bisexual men. Offers a free "Condoms by Post" scheme via the website.
  • HIV-AIDS Carers & Family Support Group. Provides support and services to carers, families, partners and friends who have a loved one with HIV or AIDS.
  • HIV Scotland. An HIV voluntary sector policy and support organisation, providing HIV information and advice. As the leading HIV policy organisation, HIV Scotland gives the views and expertise of voluntary organisations the authority of an independent and collective voice.
  • Playing Safely. The NHS guide to the symptoms, treatment and prevention of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) and Diseases (STD) including Chlamydia Genital warts, Herpes, Syphilis and Gonorrhoea. Don't play the sex lottery. Use a condom.

Edinburgh and South East Scotland

  • Gay Men's Health. Edinburgh organisation looking after the holistic health of men who have sex with men.
  • LGBT Centre for Health and Wellbeing. Working in partnership with the LGBT community and health service providers to improve the physical, mental and social wellbeing of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in south-east Scotland.
  • Positive Voice. HIV self-help organisation in Lothian - people living with and people directly affected by HIV supporting one another.
  • ROAM Outreach. ROAM provides a confidential service for men who have sex with men and male sex workers throughout Edinburgh and Lothian. Our work is carried out in a variety of settings including chat rooms, cruising areas, drop in, saunas, clients' homes and our outreach bus.
  • Waverley Care Trust. Registered charity which provides a number of services including Solas, a centre in Edinburgh offering support services, information and an informal meeting place for people living with HIV and AIDS. Site includes useful list of HIV/AIDS links.

Glasgow and South West Scotland

  • Body Positive Strathclyde. Self help organisation which provides support to HIV positive people, their partners, families and friends in the West of Scotland
  • Glasgow Brownlee AIDS Welfare Trust. Raises funds for people with HIV/AIDS in the Greater Glasgow area.
  • Phace Scotland. HIV prevention and support support services in Lanarkshire, Ayrshire and Arran, Argyll and Clyde and Greater Glasgow including Buddying and the Crusaid Hardship Fund in Scotland. Also provides a range of health promotion services for Gay and Bisexual men throughout the West of Scotland and Grampian.
  • Sandyford Initiative. Glasgow's main sexual health centre. Free web access and health library with large LGBT lending collection. Specialist services for gay men and lesbians.
  • Steve Retson Project. Part of the Sandyford Initiative. Sexual health service for gay men in Glasgow.

Dundee, Tayside and Fife

  • Body Positive Tayside. Services provided by and for HIV postive people, and those affected by HIV in Tayside.
  • Fife Men. Non profit-making organisation whose aim is to promote the health and well being of men who have sex with men.
  • Gay Men's Health Tayside. Promotes the sexual health of gay and bisexual men living in Angus, Dundee and Perth & Kinross.

Aberdeen and Grampian

  • Grampian Buddy Group. Befriending and support service for people living with HIV/AIDS.
  • Phace Scotland. HIV prevention and support support services in Lanarkshire, Ayrshire and Arran, Argyll and Clyde and Greater Glasgow including Buddying and the Crusaid Hardship Fund in Scotland. Also provides a range of health promotion services for Gay and Bisexual men throughout the West of Scotland and Grampian.

Inverness and the Highlands

  • Reachout Highland. Promote sexual health in the Highlands. Supports anyone - regardless of their cultural, religious, personal beliefs and values, age or lifestyle - to make informed choices to promote their sexual health and well being.

Miscellaneous Links

  • Bearscots: the Scottish bears group. Holds monthly bear events in Edinburgh and Glasgow, and hosts the annual 'BearScotFest' extravaganza in October.
  • Regent Bar. Real ale pub run by Saint Isla White, and home to our Nuncheons.