Arresting trafficked minors puts blame on the victim and makes it difficult for them to get access to school and work opportunities.
Homeless youth who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or questioning made up nearly 30 percent of the youth served by 138 homeless providers.
No young person should be left without a home because of their sexual orientation or gender identity. They didn’t choose their identity.
According to this 2012 rule, HUD requires all HUD-funded housing programs to serve people regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity.
Shelton points out how little is being done to both prevent and intervene in ending Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) youth homelessness.