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In January 2015, Lankelly Chase released the Hard Edges report, highlighting what life is like for people facing ‘severe and multiple disadvantage’ (SMD), generally defined as a combination of homelessness, drug and alcohol abuse, offending, and mental health issues. However, whilst the findings provided valuable insight into what SMD looks like for the general population, we do not know what proportion of the respondents identified as LGBT. As a result, we are unsure how LGBT people may experience severe and multiple disadvantage in similar or different ways. There are several studies suggesting that LGBT people may be over-represented in certain aspects of severe and multiple disadvantage, or may experience [...]