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South Tyneside's LGBT+ young people

LGBT+ is lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (plus).

Some people are LGBT+. Everyone is worthy of respect.

You might be questioning your sexual orientation or gender identity, you might already identify as LGBT+, or you may want to know more information about LGBT+ to support a friend, family member or others in the community.

Below are some links that you might find helpful:

During 2017 South Tyneside's Young People's Parliament ran a campaign to raise awareness of LGBT+ issues for young people. They explored the theme through a series of events, collecting young people's views and identifying any issues or concerns. There were a number of key outputs from the events that are available to view below:


For more information about STYPP visit South Tyneside's Young People's Parliament (STYPP) or contact

You can keep up to date with the work of South Tyneside's Young People's Parliament and our campaigns, as well as all the other groups and opportunities offered by the Participation team on:

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