The Duke of Cambridge has told how he will fully support his children if they come out as LGBT when he visited the Albert Kennedy Trust in London on Wednesday.
Prince Willem, 37, said it was & # 39; absolutely good for me & # 39; would be if in the future Prince George, five, Princess Charlotte, four or Louis, one, came out as a gay or lesbian.
William & # 39; s candid confession came when he visited the headquarters of the LGBT charity, dedicated to helping homeless people through their sexual orientation.
During a discussion with a group of people who were supported by the charity, one person asked the father of the three: "If your child said one day in the future," oh, I am gay, oh, I am lesbian "whatever, how would you respond? & # 39;
The duke, who made the first visit of a member of the royal family to a dedicated LGBT organization, replied: & I think you really only start thinking about that when you are a parent and I think – clearly, absolutely good by me. & # 39;
He added: & # 39; The only thing I would be worried about – especially the roles my children play – is how that is interpreted and viewed. & # 39;
The Duke of Cambridge, 37, said he will fully support his children if they come out as LGBT when he visited the Albert Kennedy Trust in London on Wednesday. In the photo, the father of three shared a joke with Confidential Commissioner Tim Sigsworth before he received a gift bag
The duke looked excited when talking to former and current service users during a visit to the LGBT charity, which is committed to helping homeless people through their sexual orientation
During his visit, the prince put on a navy blazer and brown pants, where he heard about the issue of LGBTQ homelessness among young people.
He also heard of the positive change that the charity is bringing about through their unique approach to prevention and early action.
The Royal also officially opened the new service center in Hoxton, where drop-in sessions for young people are organized and the range for youth engagement is growing.
His visit anticipates the annual Pride parade in London and is a recognition of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising.
Almost a quarter of the 150,000 young people who experience or experience homelessness identify themselves as LGBTQ, and 77 percent of them consider rejection or abuse of their family to be what led them to be so.
His Royal Highness met with people who were supported by the charity and spoke to the staff about the services they provide.
These include the safe home & # 39; Purple Door & # 39 ;, caregiver services, personal and online mentoring programs & & a range of youth engagement activities.
The charity has an online support service and has centers in London and the north-west and north-east.
The Prince opted for a dressed up look when he visited the Albert Kennedy Trust in London to get acquainted on Wednesday with the issue of LGBTQ homelessness among young people
During his visit Prince William had a conversation and learned about the unique approach that the organization is taking to tackle the homeless problem
The Duke of Cambridge spoke with former and current service users during a visit to the Albert Kennedy Trust in London
The Duke of Cambridge spoke with (from left to right) Chief Executive Tim Sigsworth, founder Cath Hall and chairman of Trustees Terry Stacey, during the visit to the Albert Kennedy Trust
Over the past 30 years, the volunteer organization has delivered more than 250,000 nights off the street and helped more than 50,000 homosexual young people at risk or homeless.
The service team consists of caseworkers who support young people in achieving a better future – including supporting them in looking for work and preparing interviews.
They also ensure that young people have food, clothing and shoes, that their well-being is stable and that they know how to make the right documentation for everything they need.
It is not the first time that the Prince has become involved in LGBT issues. Three years ago he appeared on the cover of the gay magazine Attitude and used an interview to emphasize homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying and the resulting effects on people's mental health.
The Duke is a long-standing supporter of organizations involved in the fight against homelessness, and is the patron of Centrepoint and The Passage.
The Stonewall uprising took place on June 28, 1969 in New York and is seen as the moment when the modern LGBTQ movement triggered the world.
The Duke of Cambridge (photo) unveiled a plaque when he officially opened the new charity service center in Hoxton, where drop-in sessions for young people are organized and the range for youth engagement is growing
Prince William listened to former and current users of the service (from left to right from the center) Claire Evans, Aster Cassar and Mish Marvelas sat on the sofa & # 39; s
Pride marches around the world will acknowledge the anniversary, including Pride in London, where charity staff and supporters will march.
It is believed that the Duke gives his support to the Albert Kennedy Trust after Lady Gaga has recommended participating.
The couple only worked together after William read an open letter from Gaga about living with a post-traumatic stress disorder. They then collaborated in 2017 on a project for Heads Together, an initiative in the field of mental healthcare led by The Royal Foundation.
A source told The Mail on Sunday: & # 39; They met during the campaign and they kept in touch. Lady Gaga encouraged him to get involved with Akt, because she had previously worked with them.
& # 39; The stories she shared with him inspired him to lend a hand. & # 39;
The charity was founded in 1989 by Cath Hall, a foster carer, who named it after a 16-year-old boy who had been chased by a gang after being killed in a parking garage in Manchester. Albert, who was gay, had run away from a children's home in Salford and suffered terrible homophobia.
Ms. Hall described the confidence – that a number of prominent clients, including Sir Ian McKellen, has – as & # 39; an emotional response, a furious response to what was going on & # 39 ;.
The duke dressed for the event – where he spoke with youth ambassadors at the homeless charity
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