So, now that our pioneers are seniors with little or no money, where are they to live? Must they go back into the closet to fit into a facility they can afford?
A recent conference in New Jersey, highlighted both what is being done to help homeless lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth in the state and what more needs to be done.
National Resource Center for Permanency and Family Connections has released a “Toolkit for Practitioners/Researchers Working with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ) Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY).
We have the tools available to keep kids off the streets, in safe families; we just need more people to join the movement to protect vulnerable young people.