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Young people at London Pride

Meet people we work with

We work with a whole range of young people across a variety of programmes and activities. Here, we introduce you to just some of them.

 

I’ve met people who are passionate about the same issues as me, gained a bunch of useful skills, and made memories that will stay with me forever.

Christian Webb

Christian Webb

Christian is one of the Young Campaigners of the Year 2015 after having delivered a great campaign to tackle LGBT inequality through Stonewall's Youth Volunteering Programme. Now studying History at Cardiff University, Christian continues to dedicate his time and efforts to Stonewall's work. Read more about Christian.

 

 

 

 

Sexuality and gender norms are not always easy topics for some to understand but Stonewall understands how important they can be for communities and people like me.

Courtney FrancisCourtney Francis

Courtney is a learning disability nurse who attended Stonewall's Young Leaders programme in 2015. Read more about Courtney.

 

 

 

 

There are other teens out there that, like me, are passionate and enthusiastic about joining the fight for equality.

Georgia BuckGeorgia Buck

Georgia's poem was the winning entry in the Story category of the Stonewall Young Writers' Competition 2015. Stonewall has inspired Georgia to speak out more about LGBT rights, using social media as the main platform to spread her message to a wider audience. Read more about Georgia.

 

 

 

I am incredibly proud of myself for being a role model and someone young trans kids can relate to and come to for advice or guidance. 

Jacub Sabo-DuttonJacub Sabo-Dutton

Working for the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service as a young person's advocacy worker, Jacub attended Stonewall's Young Leaders programme in 2015.  Read more about Jacub

 

 

 

 

 

I’ve managed to overcome fears of public speaking, expand my creativity, and realise my passion for making our society a better place.

Kelsey Hibberd

Kelsey Hibberd

Studying Creative Advertising at university, Kelsey attended Stonewall's Youth Volunteering programme in 2013 and Young Leaders programme in 2014. She continues to donate her time and skills to work with Stonewall in lots of different ways.  Read more about Kelsey.

 

 

 

 

Critically reflecting on my personal journey and experience led me to develop my confidence. 

Kirsty Colquhoun

Kirsty Colquhoun

Kirsty attended Stonewall's Young Leaders programme in 2014 and has gone on to work with Stonewall on other programmes and events. She is now training to be an Educational Psychologist in Glasgow.  Read more about Kirsty.

 

 

 

 

In my first few months at work I took what I had learned from my experience with Stonewall and put it into practice.  

Liam Bale

Liam Bale

Liam attended Stonewall's Young Leaders programme in 2014 while he was studying at university. He now works in the Gas and Power industry. Read more about Liam.

 

 

 

 

 

It's important for people who feel able to be visible to stand up and be counted as members of the LGBT community, to empower others to do the same. 

Luke Williams

Luke Williams

Luke attended Stonewall's Young Leaders programme in 2015. He is a trainee solicitor. Read more about Luke.

 

 

 

 

 

To be yourself, truly your authentic self, is not easy and anyone should be proud for doing so.

Matt Hill

Matt Hill

Working at Essex County Fire and Rescue Service (ECFRS), Matt attended Stonewall's Young Leaders programme in 2015 and then went on to become Chair of the LGBT Network Group, BEING, at the ECFRS.  Read more about Matt

 

 

 

 

I’m so pleased to be a part of changing my school for the better, so that no other students are discriminated against for being who they are. 

Mikey Barnes

Mikey Barnes

Mikey was the winner of the Poetry category of the Stonewall Young Writers' Competition 2015 with his poem about the reclamation of homophobic slurs.  Read more about Mikey.

 

 

 

 

If speaking out means that I will help one person from making a decision they might regret then it is worth it.

Nicole Gray

Nicole Gray

Near to completing her Fashion Communication degree, Nicole attended Stonewall's Young Leaders programme in 2015.  Read more about Nicole.

 

 

 

 

I am a young black LGBT woman and can relate to many people’s struggles when it comes to their identity.

Sirina-Monique Prescod-Sebastian

Sirina-Monique Prescod-Sebastian

Sirina-Monique is one of the Young Campaigners of the Year 2015 after having delivered a great campaign to tackle LGBT inequality through Stonewall's Youth Volunteering programme. Now a student at Birmingham City University, Sirina-Monique continues to work closely with Stonewall at events and programmes.  Read more about Sirina-Monique