Posted by Ros Connors

Lesbian Visibility Week

In a survey of 3,695 young people aged 18 to 25, lesbian young adults were the most likely of all LGBT+ identities to say they feel ashamed of being part of the LGBT+ community.

According to the data the majority of (79%) of lesbian young adults have felt ashamed of being LGBT+.Overall, 70% of LGBT+ young adults said they feel ashamed of being LGBT+.

The data forms part of a new report by Just Like Us (the LGBT+ young people’s charity) called Positive Futures, due to be published on 1 June. Just Like Us’ research was carried out independently by Cibyl in January 2023.

Ros spoke to Amy Ashenden, CEO of Just Like Us.

Photo by Trey Musk on Unsplash

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