COMMUNITY ORGANISATION AWARD FOR LGBT –
CliniQ is the first ever holistic wellbeing and sexual health service for trans and non-binary people in UK and the rest of Europe. Founded by trans people in 2012, their service is delivered and developed by trans and non-binary people. This amazing organisation have held five Trans Health Matters conferences with three being international and have presented at two International AIDS Conferences in Durban South Africa and Amsterdam. Entirely run by volunteers, CliniQ have a therapy centre with 11 counsellors who offer relationship counselling, group therapy, acupuncture, yoga and peer support. They have also developed guidelines on collecting HIV and AIDS Recording Systems with Public Health England. Many of their service users are stigmatised, marginalised and feel excluded. CliniQ has changed the way that holistic wellbeing sexual health HIV services are now informed for trans and non-binary people.