Mental health activists are helping to empower LGBT+ people to address their traumas (Picture: Getty/ @rosalineshahnavaz/ Maëlle Kaboré ) A global queer leadership programme created during the pandemic is hoping to empower a new generation of LGBT+ people to address past traumas and bring about change.

A global queer leadership programme created during the pandemic is hoping to empower a new generation of LGBT+ people to address past traumas and bring about change.

The founders of We Create Space aim to offer a platform for people to meet each other and speak freely in workshops and online group conversations.

Founders Michael Stephens and Maylis Djikalou had just started working on a new idea for a retreat and travel business when the pandemic forced them to reinvent the project online.

They’ve since helped dozens of people and are branching out into working with corporations to address the mental health concerns of LGBT+ employees.

Maylis, 29, said the aim of the organisation was to ‘help people support themselves first and then create the change they wanted to see in their community’.

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Source: New LGBT safe space helps people overcome mental health struggles

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