What should the service I commission provide?
- Core training about LGBTQ+ and other marginalised identities, all budgeted for and included in service cost
- Robust equalities and inclusion framework for all services/models commissioned
- Demonstrable expertise and/or lived experience relevant to diverse identities of LGBTQ+ people
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Alex* (staff member) said “it’s about acknowledging the layers of stigma and prejudice that people carry and the impact. You can have all the compassion in the world and the intent – but not understanding first hand is very different. It’s really important that we have workers who specifically understand that intersection, so they can support young people.”
*These quotations use pseudonyms and have been anonymised to protect participant’s identity.