Posted on QX Magazine

LGBT Charities vs Austerity

Published: 19/08/2015

As one of society’s most vulnerable groups, austerity hits LGBT people hard. There’s a reason so many LGBT-specific charities exist, tackling issues like homelessness, discrimination, sexual health and mental wellbeing.

But the last five years of government cutbacks has left many of these organisations at breaking point, and facing dwindling reserves, redundancies and a decrease to the services they provide; all against a rising tide of people turning to them. With another five years of Conservative-led austerity on the cards, the situation is about to get much worse.

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