safe homes and better futures for LGBTQ+ young people

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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.


Author: Claire Linacre

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Amount raised: £276,331.27

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


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

LGBTQ+ groups and networks

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


Author: Charlie Jordin

Helplines and online support

Sometimes you need someone to talk to.


Author: Charlie Jordin

Coronavirus: advice and support for LGBTQ+ young people

What you need to do and where you can get support


Author: Charlie Jordin

latest news

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  • International Women's Day 2021

    Today we’ll be introducing you to some of the incredible women supporting our work and behind-the-scenes at akt. We’ll also be celebrating our wonderful founder Cath. Read more

  • Update from akt CEO Tim

    Ahead of International Women’s Day, I am thinking back to my own journey to self-acceptance and remembering and celebrating the wonderful women who stood by me and supported me always. Read more

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