Who is Advocating for Homeless LGBT Youth?

Posted on: June 16th, 2010

It’s impossible to talk about youth homelessness without addressing one group that is disproportionately represented on the streets of America – young people who identify as LGBTQ. The combination of poverty and homophobia has proven lethal, and literally left thousands of youth doing whatever it takes to survive on the streets. These startling figures leave us asking one question: do homeless service providers and gay rights activists need to step up to the plate to advocate for this forgotten population?

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