Incidence and Vulnerability of LGBTQ Homeless Youth

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National Alliance to End Homelessness

Solutions Brief | December 8, 2008

Files: PDF | 279 KB | 11 pages

This report highlights the incidence of homelessness among LGBTQ youth and the vulnerability of LGBTQ youth to becoming homeless.  As compared to their heterosexual peers, LGBTQ youth face a greater risk of exploitation.  This brief explores pathways into homelessness for LGBTQ youth and ways to end homelessness for this group.  It also includes a chart on the systems components for addressing homelessness among all youth, including LGBTQ youth.