Dave Forrest is a gay Catholic from Leeds and a freelance trainer on Equality and Inclusion. He is also the Partnerships Advisor for the Alzheimer’s Society. He was a lay Catholic chaplain at Plymouth University for three years and ran the Catholic Student Council for two years. In that role he supported a network of Catholic student groups in Higher Education. He set up and ran the Equity Centre in Bradford , the first LGBT+ Community Centre in the North East of England. The Centre is still running today.