Every year as part of our National Gathering we host the National LGBT Youth Awards which celebrate the achievements of LGBT young people and projects across Scotland. The 2013 Awards were held on the evening of Saturday 17th August in Ayr.


Local Individual Achievement Awards

Lothian sponsored by Healthy Respect - winner would like to remain anonymous

Glasgow sponsored by Glasgow Life - David

North Ayrshire sponsored by North Ayrshire Council winner would like to remain anonymous

South Ayrshire sponsored by South Ayrshire Council - Susannah

East Ayrshire sponsored by East Ayrshire Council - Emma

Fife sponsored by NHS Fife Sexual Health, BBV & HIV - winner would like to remain anonymous

Scottish Borders - winner would like to remain anonymous

Falkirk sponsored by Falkirk Council - Alan

Dundee sponsored by Dundee City Council - Marc

Stirling sponsored by Stirling Council Youth Serviceswinner would like to remain anonymous

Aberdeen sponsored by Grampian Regional Equality Councilwinner would like to remain anonymous

Clackmannanshire sponsored by Clackmannanshire Council - Natasha

Dumfries & Galloway sponsored by University of the West of Scotlandwinner would like to remain anonymous

Perth sponsored by Perth Youth Services - Kieran

Inverness & Highland sponsored by Brook Highland - Ruby


National Individual Awards

Learner of the year sponsored by Scottish Secondary Teachers' Association - Eilidh

Most active young person sponsored by TASC/FAQ Scotland - Gemma

Peer educator of the year sponsored by Respectme - Morgan

Best newcomer – NYC sponsored by British Youth Council - Ross

Young activist of the year sponsored by ScotsGay - Nancy


Groups, Projects and Event Awards

Outstanding achievement sponsored by British Transport Police - Parents Enquiry Scotland

Best local project - Download, Dumfries & Galloway

Best national project sponsored by NHS Fife Equality & Human Rights - Adult Volunteering project

Best event sponsored by Terrence Higgins Trust - Time for Tea

Involving young people award sponsored by CLD Standards Council - Sexual Health and Relationships Youth Team, Lothians

Youth Group of the year sponsored by Youth Scotland - Allsorts, Dundee

Best new group sponsored by Young Scot - TYG: Trans* Youth Glasgow


Inspiration Awards

Inspiring campaign sponsored by Ayrshire College - Inspiring Change, Ayrshire Peer Ed Group

Most LGBT friendly organisation, school or group (non LGBT specific) sponsored by Anchor Mill Consultancy - East Dunbartonshire Council and University of St Andrews

LGBT Inspiration sponsored by LEAP Sports - 2012 LGBT Olympic & Paralympic Athletes


We would like to thank our main National LGBT Youth Award sponsor for 2013 - the West of Scotland LGBT Forum


Many thanks to each of our individual Award sponsors: