Research reveals 26% of UK adults would not be proud to have an LGBTQI child

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Alarming figures show that LGBTQI children are being forced into homelessness by their own parents BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA BROADLY’S GENDER SPECTRUM COLLECTION The thought of growing up in a household where your own parents feel uncomfortable with your sexuality at a time when LGBTQI rights have come so far, still feels shocking.  Your [….]

A brief timeline of Rose and Rosie’s relationship

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Our fave lez/bi couple is taking the next step, so it’s time to take a trip down memory lane… BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS We’ve watched them fall in love, get married, make a documentary, go on tour, write a book and Rosie’s hair colour change between blonde and ginger numerous times over nine whole years. Let’s reminisce [….]

Allsorts of Thoughts: The new podcast made by LGBT+ people for LGBT+ people

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Looking for a new podcast? We’ve got you covered… BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Over the past year, young people from Allsorts Youth Project have been producing a podcast about what it’s like growing up and identifying as LGBTQI. It’s made by LGBT+ young people for LGBT+ young people and it’s about time us LGBTQI folk got [….]

LCR Pride Foundation launches new youth zone

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Check out the dedicated space for LGBTQI youth at Pride In Liverpool 2019 🏳️‍🌈 BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE ANDREW BEDWIN Pride In Liverpool is set to take to the streets this weekend (26-28 July 2019), and this year the event will feature a dedicated safe space for young people (aged under 25) where they can [….]

Free yourself, know yourself

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Manchester Pride announces programme of events for the brand new, Youth Pride MCR BY DIVA STAFF A brand spankin’, free-to-attend event for young LGBTQI people Youth Pride MCR kicks off over the August bank holiday weekend as part of the city’s wider, annual Pride celebrations. Developed through engagement with young people from across Greater Manchester, [….]

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 [….]