Be You


What is BYOU+

BYOU+ is an inclusive community for the adult LGBTQ+ community and allies.

BYOU+ is a not for profit, volunteer lead organisation with a dedicated team of people focused on the improvement and enhancement of LGBTQ+ lives that aim to make a positive difference to the community by;


Promoting Positive Mental Health through our large resource library of information, support and guidance to help you with your Mental Health, talk openly in our inclusive friendly community without the fear of being judged and access training and awareness sessions.

Tackling Loneliness and Social Isolation through our befriending service supports local people who are socially isolated or lack confidence to engage in social activities such as; local events, pride events or even a coffee and chat. You can also join our social groups to make new friends, engage in workshops and have fun or online through our online community on Twitch.

Campaigning for LGBTQ+ equality through working with us in helping shape our projects and campaigns for equality, Become an LGBTQ+ friendly business with our accreditation and top tips or join the fight as we take to the streets of Wigan in protest at the annual pride festival.

Quick Facts


Team Members




Volunteer Led

Our BYOU+ Strategy


This document sets out our vision for the next five years for BYOU+. It sets out the plan that we have to
help support the local population of Wigan and to eventually grow to support the wider population of
Greater Manchester. The document starts by outlining our overall strategy including our objectives and

Meet the Team

Stonewall Celebration

Join Our Team

Join a dedicated team focused on the improvement and enhancement of LGBTQ+ lives.