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Author: Claire Linacre

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Get help

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.

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Author: Charlie Jordin

24%

of homeless young people identify as LGBT

77%

believe coming out to their parents was the main factor

50,000

Since 1989, we’ve helped and supported over 50,000 young LGBTQ+ people

LGBTQ+ groups and networks

LGBTQ+ groups exist to ensure you are supported, empowered and provided with the information you need.

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Author: Charlie Jordin

Helplines and online support

Sometimes you need someone to talk to.

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Author: Charlie Jordin

Coronavirus: advice and support for LGBTQ+ young people

What you need to do and where you can get support

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Author: Charlie Jordin

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