“Fears of, and actual negative experiences within services” lead queer homeless youth to avoid shelters and remain on the streets.
“For a long time they were sort of pretending that I didn’t exist”
A new report has explored the underrepresented issue of homelessness within the LGBTI community in Australia.
“It’s something I feel strongly about and it’s a growing epidemic”
LGBTI youth need help to get off the streets and get their lives back on track
On October 7 a group of people in Sydney will experience homelessness for the night to raise awareness for youth homelessness.
THE online resource will ensure homeless services are trained to support trans and gender diverse Australians at risk of homelessness.
Despite there being no national data on LGBTI homelessness, a group of LGBTI young people plan to raise awareness around it at this year’s annual Midsumma Pride March.