Queer Safe Spaces

A comprehensive list of queer safe spaces in our community!

 

  • Association 360

    • Association360.ch, Rue de la Navigation 36, 1201 Genève, 022 741 00 70

    • Working towards equality, the recognition of sexual and gender diversity, the freedom of each person to define themselves and the inclusion of tou.te.xs since 1998

    • Services available: calendar of LGBTQ+ events in Switzerland, legal information and advice, support groups and for Trans* and BiPan+ people, and various hotlines and individual counseling

      • Trans* Hotline

        • 022 732 03 60

        • 078 322 34 60 WhatsApp - texting

        • Monday to Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 12 a.m. and from 2 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.

      • BiPan+

        • 079 632 70 48

  • Le Refuge Genève

    • Refuge-geneve.ch, Rue de la Navigation 13, 1201 Genève, 022 906 40 35

    • A Dialogai service,  open to those whose sexual orientation or gender identity, whether affirmed or questioning, creates difficulties at school, in society or within the family.

    • Services available: direct assistance or guidance for all legal, housing, health and socio-professional integration issues, temporary accommodation, support group for Trans* and LGBTQ+ youth

    • Reception , walk-ins welcome from Monday to Friday from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

  • Lestime

    • Lestime.ch, Rue de l'Industrie 5, 1201 Genève, 022 797 27 14

    • A lesbian and feminist association open to LGBTQ+ women

    • Services available: media library, film club, Cinéclub, that offers offer films on lesbian, feminist, gender and queer themes, space for political activism and social events, legal assistance

    • Also is a restaurant, bar, and club

    • Reception on Tuesday and Wednesday from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. - Thursday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

  • Epicene

    • Epicene.ch, Rue de la Dôle 4, 1203 Genève, 022 940 01 01

    • Association for the support of Trans* people

    • Services available: legal advice, advice and explanation on transitioning, support groups, and Respiratory Coordination MDH classes

  • Asile LGBT

    • Asile-lgbt.ch, Rue de la Navigation 36, Genève, 076 663 78 29

    • Association supporting and welcoming LGBTQ+ refugees

    • Services available: reception and individual follow-up, peer support group, legal resources

  • Think Out Unige

    • anousdejouer.ch/Think-Out-Association-LGBT-Friends-Unige, facebook.com/ThinkOutThinkDifferent/, thinkout.unige@gmail.com

    • University association born in 2007 which still carries the beautiful project of bringing together the queer student community of Geneva

    • Services available: parties, outings and collaborations with other associations in order to always bring more to the queer culture of Geneva

  • Groupe Sida Genève

    • Groupesida.ch, Rue du Grand-Pré 9, 1202 Genève, 022 700 15 00

    • Founded in 1987, Groupe SIDA Genève is a private association in the fight against AIDS, a regional branch of Swiss Aid against AIDS and a member of the International Coalition Sida PLUS

    • Services available: HIV/AIDS information, screening test, safe sex information, legal and counseling support and support groups for HIV+

    • Our AIDS info line: 0840 715 715, Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. non-stop

    • Confidential legal telephone hotline: Tuesday and Thursday morning from 9 am to 11 am - 022 700 13 61

  • Association Lilith Lausanne

    • Associationlilith.ch, Route Aloys-Fauquez 60, 1018 Lausanne, 021 646 26 18

    • An association of homosexual women created in December 1994 in Lausanne in order to compensate for the lack of structure, support and information for lesbians in the Canton of Vaud. Although based in Lausanne, it currently has almost 200 members from all over French-speaking Switzerland and its surroundings.

    • Services available: a permanent reception open on Wednesdays (6.30 p.m. to 9 p.m.) and Fridays (from 6.30 p.m. to 9 p.m. or more), for its members and for any woman seeking information, personal counseling, media library, periodical bulletin, La Bulletine, social and outdoor activities, Girls’ Night, LOL, offered several times per year, support group for young LGBTQ+ women, called Queer Girls, peer-to-peer prevention project for WLW, called Happy Vulve, 

    • Hotlines:

      • Justine  (psychologist): 078 685 31 41

      • Thierry  (peer support): 079 310 31 78

  • PlanQueer Lausanne

    • epfl.ch/campus/associations/list/planqueer/en/planqueer/, planqueer@asso-unil.ch, facebook.com/planqueer/

    • the LGBTQ+ student association of UNIL and EPFL. The purpose of the association is to raise awareness around LGBTQ+ topics inside and outside the universities

  • Le CRAQ

    • Craq.ch, craqgva@protonmail.ch

    • queer collective which fights against gender-based violence, violence against queer people, transphobia, homophobia and any other form of discrimination made due to a person's gender and / or sexual orientation

  • Totem Jeunes LGBT

    • Totemjeunes.ch, Maison Verte, Place des Grottes, 076 437 84 14

    • A meeting, support and listening group for young lesbians, gay, bisexual, trans *, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ +) or any young person who questions their sexual orientation or gender identity, and their friends, until the age of 25.

    • Services available: peer support and social events

    • 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month at the Maison Verte, Place des Grottes (but not always), from 18:30 to 21:30

      • On the program: themed evenings (coming out to parents, bisexuality and pansexuality, trans * issues, rainbow families, etc.) or convivial meetings (pizza, spaghetti, film, games, etc.)

Have a favorite queer safe space not on the list? Suggestions, comments, concerns? Contact us!

With love,

QISA