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 20, 2018

I'm Finley, a non-binary, bisexual transgender person who is also a massive gamer. I've grown up around games, first on my dad's SEGA Mega Drive through all sorts of mediums to my current hobby: tabletop games. I've even run a YouTube channel about gaming for six years...

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...

July 24, 2018

When I came out as gay aged 22, I had no LGBT+ role models. I’d grown up surrounded by exclusively heterosexual books, films and TV shows. That’s not to say these weren’t great stories, but they never included people quite like me. I went through a very isolating depre...

July 13, 2018

The roots of my volunteering lie in the toughest period of my life.

I came out as gay at 22. In the midst of a suicidal depression, I began realising how detrimental hiding my sexuality and mental health struggles over the previous decade had been. I’d tried desperately...

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....

April 28, 2018

As with most people, my time in school is something that I look back with nostalgia, a formative period in my life with many happy moments- those moments that trigger a side smile and warm feelings when coming across pictures of non school uniform days and the effort t...