Sam Smith sets up foundation to help gay youth

Sam Smith has launched his own charity, aimed at helping young homosexuals.

By: Press Trust of India | Los Angeles | Published: May 22, 2015 4:04 pm
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Singer Sam Smith has launched his own charity, aimed at helping young homosexuals to come out to their friends and family.

The 23-year-old “Stay with Me” hitmaker, who came out as gay last year, said he wants to become a “voice for gay youth” wishes troubled youngsters look to him for help. “I would like to become a voice for gay youth in difficulty around the world. I just created a foundation,” Smith was quoted as telling French magazine Tetu.

He previously revealed he was once the victim of violence due to his sexuality. “When I moved to London I got punched in the neck walking
back from work… I was on the phone speaking quite loudly and had pink earphones on, so it was pretty clear I was gay.”

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