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Help keep lgbtq+ young people safe and supported with a one-off gift or regular donation to akt. You can also use this form to pay in an amount you've fundraised for akt - please add a note in the comment section.


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Author: Grahame Robertson


of homeless young people identify as LGBT


believe coming out to their parents was the main factor


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

Coronavirus: advice and support

What you need to do and where you can get support


Author: Charlie Jordin

Black History Month 2020

Black History Month is an opportunity for us at akt to recognise and celebrate the incredible contributions of black LGBTQ+ people to our community.


Author: Charlie Jordin

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.


Author: Charlie Jordin

latest news

  • International Pronouns Day 2020

    This Wednesday is International Pronouns Day - we've put together a guide on pronouns Read more

  • World Homeless Day 2020

    In the UK, 24% of young people who are homeless identify as LGBTQ+, many experiencing hidden homelessness. Read more

  • thanks to our donors

    Everyone at akt would like to extend a very warm thank you to our growing community of donors. Read more

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