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Making space for mental health

MENTAL HEALTH

WORDS DANIELLE MUSTARDE, PHOTOS AILSA FINERON, COLIN MOODY

In 2012, research from LGBT charity Stonewall (stonewall.org.uk) found that three quarters (74%) of lesbians had felt anxious or nervous in the previous year. This increased to 78% for bisexual women, and 81% for Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) lesbians and bisexual women. With nearly every statement in the report, the percentages increase for queer, trans and intersex people of colour (QTIPOC).

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