LGBTQ Homelessness Issues

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LGBTQ youth homelessness in Canada

A concise look at LGBT youth homelessness, the situation as it is now, and what policy changes can be made to change the situation for LGBT youth in Canada.


Interview with a staff member from SanFrancisco based TRANS: THRIVE

An interesting interview with Erin Armstrong, a staff member at TRANS: THRIVE a day drop in center for people experiencing homelessness which focuses on the needs of trans individuals. She expresses a need to focus on all the aspects of the lives of trans people experiencing homelessness and the different intersectional issues that trans people experience.


Young, Queer, and Homeless in Toronto

This video was put together by I. Alex Abramovich as part of his masters thesis on LGBT homelessness in Toronto. The video includes important findings from Alex’s research and gives some background about what it is like to be a young queer person experiencing homelessness in Toronto. Not only does it include some important statistics about youth homelessness is also explores the discrimination that LGBT youth can experience in the shelter system and on the streets even in Toronto which is advertised as a global hub for LGBT people.


Dan Savage on Queer Homelessness

Dan Savage; queer writer, columnist, activist, and co-founder of the It Gets Better Project takes a look at LGBT homelessness issues. See part 2 here.


Kicked Out: LGBT Youth Experience Homelessness

This video produced by In The Life Media outlines some of the experiences of LGBT homeless youth in America as well of some organizations and groups geared towards aiding LGBT people facing housing insecurity and homelessness.

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