Prince William has said he would “fully support” his children if they were gay, but admitted he would “worry” about the added pressures they would face. It was something he had thought about since becoming a parent, he said.
“I wish we lived in a world where it’s really normal and cool, but particularly for my family, and the position that we are in, that’s the bit I am nervous about,” he said.
The duke was speaking to young people at a LGBT youth charity in London. The Albert Kennedy Trust (AKT) supports LGBT young people who are at risk of homelessness.
“How many barriers you know, hateful words, persecution, all that and discrimination that might come, that’s the bit that really troubles me. But that’s for all of us to try and help correct and make sure we can put that to the past and not come back to that sort of stuff.”