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Useful things for young people aged 14 and over

12 June 2019

We all feel different sometimes. It can feel like it’s hard to find people who get you: people who are into the same things, share the same experiences, and know where you’re coming from. For lesbian, gay, bi and trans (LGBT) young people, finding other people you can relate to can be really tough. But when you do find someone who knows what you’re going through, it feels great.

 

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21 February 2019

Jess Glynne's Thursday is a hymn to self-acceptance that shares its DNA with TLC's Unpretty and Christina Aguilera's Beautiful - and her staging of the song at the Brits was particularly powerful.

The singer stared down the barrel of the camera, removing her fake eyelashes and wiping off eye make-up while singing the lyrics: "I won't wear makeup on Thursday / 'Cause who I am is enough".

She was soon joined by dozens of other women, including US singer H.E.R, who simultaneously removed their make-up, and stood quietly in solidarity across the stage.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

05 February 2019

When she was 14, Megan Hinton was tricked into sending a naked photo of herself over social media and suffered abuse at school as a result.

She was trying to fit in at a new school, after being bullied at her previous one.

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01 February 2019

How do we know what's real and what's fake?

 

Why did Kelsy have a tattoo of Harry on her face? Watch the video for her explanation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

28 January 2019