LGBT+ retirement community gets Comic Relief funds
Comic Relief 2023: LGBT+ retirement community gets funds
Comic Relief 2023: LGBT+ retirement community gets fundsClose
What is described as the UK's first retirement community celebrating LGBT+ people has been awarded funding from Comic Relief.
Tonic at Bankhouse, in Vauxhall, south London, has been launched by Geoff Pine for deeply personal reasons - after his partner suffered discrimination for being a gay man while living in a retirement home.
Now, Comic Relief has given funds to the business to help with staffing costs and to help maintains its 19 shared-ownership apartments.
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