Voices of Just Like Us

Just Like Us staff and ambassadors, educators and LGBT+ young people make up the voices of Just Like Us

August 7, 2018

I discovered this amazing charity back in 2016, during my final year as an undergrad student. Since then, through being an LGBT+ ambassador I have contributed positively to the life of so many LGBT+ teenagers! But something I really couldn’t have imagined before volunt...

One of the things I enjoy most about being the Children’s Commissioner for England is meeting hundreds of children, from all parts of the country with all sorts of different backgrounds. Every child I talk to has a different story to tell, because every child’s life ex...

To mark the end of Volunteers' Week, Chief Executive, Tim Ramsey, shares why our Just Like Us Ambassadors are so inspiring.

When I first explained the model for Just Like Us to people, there was a common criticism: no one was going to get up 6.30am, walk twenty minutes...

June 7, 2018

This speech was delivered by Emma, a Just Like Us Ambassador, at a special reception in the Houses of Parliament, sponsored by JP Morgan

Thank you all for being here to celebrate the launch of this exciting week!

My name is Emma and I’m an ambassador for Just Like Us....

Dustin Lance Black spoke at a special reception to launch School Diversity Week 2018, sponsored by JP Morgan 

Dustin Lance Black has asked schools to celebrate “our beautiful differences” in a week-long bid to tackle homophobia in schools.

The screenwriter made a rallyin...

Thirty years ago Section 28 of the Local Government Act 1988 became law. This short clause - less than two hundred words - impacted upon the education of millions of British people. It prevented schools from “promoting” homosexuality or teaching “the acceptability of h...

We were all in year 10 when the Diversity Group began, a name chosen to ensure both protection by anonymity and inclusion. Another girl and I approached the Head Teacher with a letter and met for an interview to discuss its opening. Right from that moment we had 100% s...