An inspiring conversation with Chloe Cousins, the voluntary organiser for Rainbow Noir, Manchester's social and peer support group for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer and intersex people of colour. She also works at The Proud Trust, an LGBT youth charity. --------------
Chloe, who was born and raised in Birmingham ‘but grown in Manchester’, also coordinates the programme for LGBT young people of colour at The Proud Trust, Manchester's LGBT youth charity. Here she supports young people of colour and works within communities of colour to raise awareness and help build confidence and capacity to support LGBT young people within their communities.
- Starting and maintaining a thriving community
- Understanding and managing anxiety
- Getting comfortable with yourself
- Childhood ambitions (includes being lovely & catering!)
- Utilising her recognition as a platform to promote Queerness
- The importance of achieving a better work/life balance
- What it’s really like being an LGBT+ woman in Manchester
- Why we need to start rephrasing questions around inequality
- Discover more about Rainbow Noir on their facebook page
- Chloe works at the fantastic Proud Trust, a LGBT+ youth support organisation
- Here’s Kate Cocker’s blog post about helping you to curb your ‘comparisonitis’.