LGB&T people and public services

A good practice guide from Stonewall Scotland

Case study three — Afraid to come out

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Learning Points

Mark would need to out himself in order to describe the full details of the harassment. Because the right signals are not there and because Mark has no trust that the housing association will not be prejudice about him being gay, he is too scared to come out.

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