Queer Street is a brand new charity supporting young LGBTQIAP+ young people in the UK.
Vision: Transforming the lives of queer young people so they can live fulfilling and hope-filled lives.
Mission: To create safe and inclusive spaces, in person and online, where young LGBTQIA+ people can find community, counselling and support. We aim to provide homes, social spaces and projects where young people can learn new skills, gain confidence and boost their sense of self-worth.
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Nick Gilbert (they/them)
Trustee - Safeguarding
Nick is Queer Street's safeguarding lead, and a big advocate for accessibility of information on our website. They are a Speech and Language Therapist specialising in Learning Disabilities and ASD and are passionate about making changes to the environment so that more people can use services with ease and comfort.
Nick is a member of the LGBTQIAP+ community and believes we are working towards a future where queer people have the right to live happy, healthy lives without the need to fight for it.
Harry Stevens (he/him)
Trustee - Chair
Having studied International Development at University, Harry spent over two years working for a disaster relief charity. Following this, Harry moved into the marketing/tech sector and now works as a Senior Strategy Analyst. He brings Marketing, E-Commerce and Strategy experience to the Queer Street board, as well as his own lived experience as a member of the LGBTQIAP+ community.
Sarah de Carvalho MBE (she/her)
Sarah founded It’s a Penalty - a charity with the aim of preventing abuse, exploitation and human trafficking around the world. It’s a Penalty runs awareness-raising and educational campaigns using sport and major sporting events (such as the Olympic Games, Football World Cup and the Super Bowl) as platforms for positive social change. Sarah was made an Honouree for the Campaign’s Female Frontier 2021 Award. She brings her expertise in charity work to Queer Street's board of trustees.