Queer and trans youth face homelessness at a much higher rate.
Many youths are kicked out of their family homes, many are uncomfortable staying in shelters, and many face discrimination when trying to search for rental housing- especially BIPOC LGBTQ2S youth.
Many youths report not feeling safe with other service providers or in housing programs because of their LGBTQ2S identity.
Our community members are reporting that the rates of domestic violence, and violence experienced in housing, have increased dramatically since the start of the pandemic.
These infographics, written by Dr. Alex Abramovich (2016), show the challenges 2SLGBTQ+ youth face accessing safe spaces.