This article was orginally published on OpenLearn by Dr Mathijs Lucassen (The Open University) and Dr Evelyn Callahan.
You can make a huge difference to the lives of LGBTQI+ youth by showing your support as an ally. You’ll be doing your bit to help someone thrive, rather than just survive. But while most people want to be allies, there can be confusion around how to go about it. This interactive, based on real life stories from LGBTQI+ young people, is here to help.
Launch the full interactive film to test yourself by clicking here.
Dr Mathijs Lucassen is a Senior lecturer in the School of Health, Wellbeing and Social Care at the Open University and was a panelist at the Share-Net Netherlands online thematic meeting, Lessons learned from online mental health support for LGBTIQ, by the Share-Net Netherlands LGBTI+ Health Community of Practice on September 21st, 2021.
Check out the webinar report and recording here.