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    Proud2Be Youth Blogger | Kit

    Why we started an LGBT+ group in our school 2017 figures suggested that 1 in 25 British young people identified as lesbian, gay or bisexual. The Office for National Statistics described a “statistically significant increase” from previous years, amongst the general population but particularly amongst those aged 16 to... Read more
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    Proud2Be Guest Blogger | Charlie

    Pride season is upon us already, meaning that it’s almost a year now since I came out and started going to the Proud2Be youth group. Recently I've been looking back and seeing just how far I've come, and how much I've learnt about what it means to be part of the LGBT+ community, and what it means to be proud of that. I... Read more
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    Proud2Be Guest Blogger | Kim

    Out is the new in! Coming out. One of the most nerve wracking and darn scary events in life. Telling people who we really are is emotional, and frought. Telling family is tough. As a twentysomething I came out as Bi. It was horrendous! My familial relations took a severe knock. My Parents were devastated! I, and they never... Read more
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    Proud2Be Guest Blogger | Irian Greenleaf

    Young? Trans? Rural? I've been invited to take part in a panel discussion at Totnes Pride this September, on the theme of "How can we best support LGBTQ+ young people?" I spend a lot of time in contact with young trans people, both online and face-to-face - so last week, I asked them "What are your three biggest difficulties,... Read more