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The Birmingham LGBT café providing a safe space

Sol Café is providing a safe space for the LGBT community in Birmingham.

The not-for-profit café runs a pay-as-you-feel policy so people who are struggling financially have a safe space where they have access to food.

Volunteer Sid explained how many LGBT spaces in the city are centred around nightlife, alcohol and clubbing so creating a sober space for the community was vital.

Since opening its doors the café has become a safe haven for the community – a place to share stories, enjoy food and support one another.

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