The Leeds CHE Group was founded in 1971.
Leeds Pride, held in August, is the biggest LGBT Pride event in Yorkshire. It has been celebrated since 2006.
Local LGBT organisations include:
- Barca Leeds for young people
- Leeds Gay Community
- Leeds Stepping Out
- West Yorkshire Bi Group
- White Collar Club
- Out in Yorkshire
- The Gay Abandon Choir
- The Sacred Wing
LGBT sports clubs include the Yorkshire Terriers FC.
The New Penny is said to be the longest-running gay pub in the UK.