VIEWS: A note on homelessness

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Reflecting on the many guises of homelessness after World Homeless Day 2019 BY EMILY. IMAGE CHARRY JIN. Being “homeless” doesn’t only mean that you’re sleeping on the street. It can mean that you’re spending prolonged periods of time sleeping on friends’ sofas, in shelters or hostels or on public transport amongst other things. Before I [….]

EVENTS: A queer, 80s-themed extravaganza raising money for LGBTQI youth? We’re in.

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Celebrate akt’s 30th birthday with queer party legends Sink The Pink BY ALICIA PRYZSIENIAK Celebrating 30 years of safer homes and better futures for LGBTQI youth, akt, the UK’s LGBTQI youth homelessness charity, are back with their biggest event yet!  Produced by drag royalty Sink The Pink and hosted at the incredible TROXY venue in [….]

Women and non-binary people come together at this year’s akt charity Youth Conference

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Building a stronger community with the UK’s leading LGBTQI youth homelessness charity 🌈🏠 BY CHARLIE JORDIN. IMAGE SADIE SINNER BY CLAIRE LEACH One in four young people at risk of homelessness identify as LGBTQI – and 40% of the young people the UK’s youth homelessness charity, akt, work with, identify as female. As the new [….]