safe homes and better futures for LGBTQ+ young people


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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

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upcoming events

  • akt Gala 2019

    Our Galas have a tendency to be pretty phenomenal... Read more

  • 30 years of akt: exhibition launch

    We're excited to announce we'll be kicking off the London exhibition at Dalston Superstore with a launch night on the 25th September!  Read more

  • 30 years of akt: Dalston Superstore

    Marking 30 years of akt, a new exhibition of photo portraits is touring the country. Read more


  • Andrew's Story

    "Since working with akt, I am proud to say that I feel much happier and confident in myself." Read more

  • John's Story

    John, a young gay man from Manchester, fled his homophobic father’s attacks after coming out to his parents. Read more

  • A's Story

    “I lived in a village with hardly any buses and I just felt trapped.” Read more

  • Jane's Story

    Jane was supported by akt during a particularly difficult time. Read more