Black History Month is an opportunity for us at akt to recognise and celebrate the incredible contributions of black LGBTQ+ people to our community. Read more
If you’re LGBTQ+ and have experienced any form of homelessness while aged 16-25, and within the last five years, we want to hear from you! Read more
Support young LGBTQ+ people this summer by joining our Room for Love campaign! Read more
An update from our team on Covid-19 and resources to help you stay safe and protect your well-being Read more
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Black History Month is an opportunity for us at akt to recognise and celebrate the incredible contributions of black LGBTQ+ people to our community.
If you're LGBTQ+, aged 16-25 and living in a hostile or abusive environment, or struggling with your housing situation, we can help. You are not alone.
This Wednesday is International Pronouns Day - we've put together a guide on pronouns Read more
In the UK, 24% of young people who are homeless identify as LGBTQ+, many experiencing hidden homelessness. Read more
Everyone at akt would like to extend a very warm thank you to our growing community of donors. Read more
"History… it’s supposed to be a long time ago, but it feels like black people were going through this yesterday, last week, last month, last year. That’s because it’s still going on." Read more
"Do not give up. Do not be silenced. Me and many others are not only rooting for you, but standing right there next to you." Read more
We've put together a list of what you can watch, read and listen to this Black History Month! Read more
I felt confident that akt would understand and be able to help me with the problems I was having at the time. Read more
John, a young gay man from Manchester, fled his homophobic father’s attacks after coming out to his parents. Read more
“I lived in a village with hardly any buses and I just felt trapped.” Read more
Jane was supported by akt during a particularly difficult time. Read more