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

Public Affairs and Policy Update

An update from Jo, our Policy and Research Officer. Read more

September Update from akt CEO Tim

An update from Tim Read more

Vacancy: Executive Assistant (deadline extended)

We have an exciting opportunity available for people with a background in administration who have a passion for equity for all. Read more

GRA reforms: our statement

Our trans, non-binary and gender-diverse young people have had to deal with a huge amount this year. Read more

Vacancy: Digital Transformation Consultant

akt is on a journey with digital. We're looking for someone with time and expertise to assess what we should stop, what we should start and what we should continue doing digitally. Read more

End of the evictions ban

This has had a huge impact on the mental health of our young people, many of whom are already dealing with trauma from facing homelessness or from living in hostile and abusive environments. Read more

‘Eviction ban’ to be extended - but more still needs to be done

On Friday 21st August, the government announced that they will be extending the pause on evictions - but more still needs to be done. Read more

akt welcomes faz to the board of trustees

Next month, we are really thrilled to welcome Faz to join the Board of Trustees. Faz accessed akt’s services back in 2016, and since then has taken on the role of Young Ambassador and most recently, President of akt. Read more

august update from tim

Covid-19 has been challenging for akt - here's Tim with this month's akt now update Read more

akt launch their rainbow face coverings!

100% of the sales of these masks will support LGBTQ+ young people facing homelessness. Read more

'No DSS' letting bans ruled unlawful

This long-overdue news is a great step forward in removing discriminatory processes in housing. Read more

Meet team akt!

We caught up with some of team akt to share tips on coping with staying home and social distancing Read more

Trans and non-binary rights are human rights

It’s being reported that Liz Truss is soon to propose measures to protect ‘safe spaces’ for cisgender women, and plans to cancel reform to the Gender Recognition Act to enable trans people to self-identify their gender. Read more

Fighting anti-blackness and racism at akt

Steps we're taking at akt to fight anti-blackness and racism Read more

how we are helping young people in lockdown

As we remain in lockdown, akt has continued to see a high volume of young people come to us needing support, either because they are homeless or because their living situation at home is becoming increasingly volatile. Read more

an update from our ceo - may 2020

Tim Sigsworth MBE, our Chief Executive with his regular monthly update from akt. Read more

Online Sharing Day with akt in Bristol

akt are opening a new branch in Bristol, and we need your help! Read more

How we are helping young people during this time

We're in an incredibly strange and uncertain time at the moment, which is difficult for all of us, but for queer young people facing homelessness or living in a hostile or abusive environment it can be extremely damaging. Read more

An update from our CEO - April 2020

As I’m sure you can imagine we are very busy ensuring young people remain safe and supported during this challenging time. Read more

Coronavirus: What You Need To Do

How you can protect yourself and others from coronavirus (covid-19) Read more