What should I know?
The United Nations acknowledges the importance of different types of relationships for young people e.g. freedom of association to join groups and organisations; or rights to enjoy your own culture. These articles means that you have a right to, and should be supported in building trusting relationships with important people in your life.
What might help me?
- Being supported to make friends with other young people and to feel connected to LGBTQ+ communities
- Support workers should be open and honest with you so you feel confident to trust them
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Bea* (young person) said “the service has helped me open up more although I do believe this is because of the human connection and the experiences that my support practitioner has had. It makes me see the person as another human rather than well I guess a machine just doing their job if that makes sense. I've opened up due to that connection and the safety I feel.”
*These quotations use pseudonyms and have been anonymised to protect participant’s identity.