The Queer Futures research report is now available. The report describes the main findings from a two year national study funded by the Dept. Health. The aim of the study was to investigate LGBT youth, suicide, self-harm and help-seeking. The results of the study have generated a great deal of interest at a national level including the Governments Equalitaties Office, Dept. Health and Public Health England. Please feel free to download the report.
Resources for young people, clinicians, academics or other people interested in current developments in this area
The RaRE study research project 2010-2015 is a 5 year collaboration between PACE (the LGBT and mental health charity) and an academic panel drawn from three UK universities. Data was collected between 2011 and 2014. through two sets of interviews with 58 people in total and a national survey of 2078 people in England.
Posted in: Resources on April 29th, 2015
The Queer Futures Project has now been running for just over 12 months. In that time we have conducted and analysed qualitative interviews with 29 young people, developed and released our national online survey, and begun talking about some of the things we’ve found out.
In this document, you can read about what the project has achieved in the last year, and what we are planning for 2015 and beyond.Resources on March 17th, 2015
The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) and Public Health England have recently published a toolkit designed to support and develop the role of nurses in the prevention of lesbian, gay and bisexual suicide and a toolkit to support nurses working with young people who may be trans, to support their distinct needs.Resources on March 17th, 2015
This LGBT Hate Crime Pack, which is backed by the National Union of Teachers, contains a DVD and lesson plans for teachers, designed to help students discuss stereotypes and prejudice and the impact of this type of bullying on victims.Resources on June 2nd, 2014
This report identifies how adults can help lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans youth.Resources on April 28th, 2014
Conducting the largest survey of LGBT&Q 16-25 year olds across England about a whole range of topics including sexual, physical and mental health, education, employment housing, criminal justice and youth services.Resources on March 27th, 2014
An Australian pilot study that investigated the experiences of young people who identified as gender variant and sexuality diverse across a range of issues such as identity, health and well being, education, technology and access to services. The research involved a national survey completed by over 1000 young people between the ages of 16-27 as well as a focus group and interactive workshops involving approximately 20 others. This study supports many of the findings from Writing themselves in 3- a large Australian study into the health and wellbeing of young lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer people. It also offers further insights into the role that online technologies play in both supporting and hindering the health and wellbeing of gender variant and sexuality diverse young people. (2014)Resources on March 24th, 2014