Drag Queen Story Hour UK
WHY CHOOSE US
"All of the things that make us special are the things that make us strong!"
- Humpty Dumpty, Shrek The Musical
The following is from the current government’s ‘Working for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equality: Moving Forward’. You can download the full document here.
65% of LGBT+ secondary school pupils experience homophobic bullying at school
97% of LGBT+ pupils report regularly hearing homophobic language in school
80% of LGBT+ pupils have NOT been taught about safe sex in relation to same-sex relationships
More than 80% of trans young people have self-harmed, as have 60% of lesbian, gay and bi young people who aren’t trans.
Just under 50% of young trans people have attempted to take their own life, and 20% of lesbian, gay and bi students who aren’t trans have done the same.
If you are introduced to something new in a positive way, you will react in a positive way. We want to do the same for anybody who is different in the UK.