Out in the Cold: Tackling LGBT Homelessness

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Rising homelessness is one of the biggest crises that this country faces. There are many causes, and for LGBT people who become homeless, there is an additional factor: the prejudice they still face because of their sexual orientation or gender identity, often from their own families.

Young LGBT people are disproportionately likely to end up homeless - a study by the Albert Kennedy Trust in 2015 showed as many as a quarter people aged 16-25 facing homelessness may be LGBT. 

Join LGBT Labour, in partnership with the Labour Campaign to End Homelessness and The Albert Kennedy Trust, for this Labour Party Conference fringe event. We will discuss the issue of LGBT homelessness, the causes, and how this crisis can be tackled.


Melanie Onn MP, Shadow Housing Minister

Kate Green MP

Helen Hayes MP

Sam Stopp, Labour Campaign to End Homelessness

Tim Sigsworth, The Albert Kennedy Trust

Gino Barnes, The Albert Kennedy Trust

Chair: Chris Wills, LGBT Labour

Refreshments will be provided. The venue is wheelchair accessible and is just half-a-mile from the Brighton Centre. The event is free and you will not need a Conference pass to attend, however places are limited so please RSVP below to guarantee a place.


September 25, 2017 at 6pm - 8pm
The Brighthelm Centre
North Road
Brighton BN1 1YD
United Kingdom
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Chris Wills ·
Mike Anipkin Dan McDonald Rod Reeken Philip Glanville Kelvin Fitzimmions-Mawson Liam Martin-Lane Siobhan Cannon Joanna Rowland-Stuart Christopher Ball Rhys Purtill Muhammed Ravat Sean Jordan Lee Laudat-Scott Rohit Dasgupta Louise Ashworth Marian Craig

Will you come?