Sue Gorbing has extensive experience of working with the community, voluntary and public sectors on community development and community engagement. She has worked on equality issues for many years, and has a particular interest in working in ways that are empowering. Sue is a founder member of SAND (Safe Ageing No Discrimination), focusing on the hopes, fears, needs and expectations of old and older LGBT people for their health and social care. She is involved in programming lesbian films for the Shropshire Rainbow Film Festival and part of the organising group for the Shrewsbury Hub of the National LGBT History Festival. She is also a Trustee of West Mercia Women’s Aid.