Tag Archive | LGBT Homeless Youth

OPINION: Helping UK LGBT+ homeless youth means addressing their needs

OPINION: Helping UK LGBT+ homeless youth means addressing their needs

By Natasha Kennedy and Matt Horwood Natasha Kennedy is the policy officer, and Matt Horwood is the assistant director of communications at akt, a British charity that supports LGBT+ young people who are at risk of, or have experienced, homelessness LGBT+ young people are disproportionally affected by homelessness, with 1 in 4 young people experiencing […]

Almost Half of Homeless Youth in NYC Are LGBT

In 2011, it was reported that out of the 3,600 homeless young people in New York City, 1,500 of them identified as LGBT. This short video – A Day In Our Shoes – looks at the story of one such young person, Tiffany “Life” Cocco and her story on the streets of New York. The video […]