National Information

London Lesbian and Gay Switchboard 24 hours: 0207 837 7324.

National AIDS Helpline 0800 567 123

Gay Times Subscriptions: 0207 267 0021. Address: Millivres Ltd., Ground Floor, Worldwide House, 116 - 134 Bayham Street, London, NW1 0BA.

Acceptance Helpline and support for parents of lesbians and gay men: 01795 661463 Tuesday to Friday 7pm to 9pm (or try daytime).

At Ease Free, independent, confidential advisory service for people in the forces: 0207 247 5164 Sundays only, 5pm to 7pm. Address: 28 Commercial Street, London. E1 6LS

Rank Outsiders Support for gay, lesbian and bisexual armed forces personnel and supporters: 0207 566 0044. Write to PO Box 444, Watford, WD1 1WA.

Gay Rights in Prison Write c/o 69 Cowcross Street, London, EC1M 6BP. 01273 556419 (Alan).

Note: there are more numbers on the Help and Support Groups section of Gaylifeuk.

Books about coming out can be brought through here.