Promoting the visibility and acceptance of members of alternative subcultures within the LGBTQ+ community and LGBTQ+ people within those subcultures.

Queer Alternative is a UK based grassroots, self funded, volunteer run, small charitable organisation with the following formal Charitable Objectives

The promotion of equality and diversity for the public benefit and in particular:

• A culture of acceptance, visibility and equality for people of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and other minority sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ+) within alternative subcultures
• The visibility and acceptance of members of alternative subcultures within the wider LGBTQ+ community particularly (but not exclusively) by:

Raising awareness of the presence of LGBTQ+ people within alternative subcultures and their specific needs

Encouraging and aiding communication between LGBTQ+ people in alternative subcultures

Running and supporting events which cater to LGBTQ+ members of alternative subcultures

For the purpose of this clause, an “alternative subculture” is a type of culture that exists beyond mainstream or popular culture. This could include, but is not limited to, heavy metal, goth, punk, industrial, steampunk, cyber, vintage, hippy and cosplay subcultures.

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