A third of pansexual young people face daily tension at home

A third (31%) of pansexual young people are experiencing daily tension at home, such as arguments with family, according to new independent research released on Pansexual Visibility Day by charity Just Like Us.


This is significantly higher than LGBT+ young people generally (25%) and non-LGBT+ young people (15%).


The majority (67%) of pansexual young people have had suicidal thoughts or feelings and half have had depression (47%) and anxiety disorder (51%).


Only 53% of pansexual young people have felt safe in school on a daily basis in the past 12 months – compared to 58% of LGBT+ young people generally and 73% of non-LGBT+ young people – the independent research by Just Like Us (the LGBT+ young people’s charity) has found.


14% of pansexual young people have never felt positive about their future, compared to 10% of bisexual young people and 5% of non-LGBT+ young people.


One in five (20%) pansexual young people has had an eating disorder, and a third (32%) has self-harmed.