LGBTQ Young Adults Experience Homelessness at More Than Twice the Rate of Non-LGBTQ Peers

New brief shows LGBTQ youth who are homeless experience high levels of trauma, assault, early death

CHICAGO, IL – APRIL 25, 2018 Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer young adults are more than twice as likely to experience homelessness as their non-LGBTQ peers. They are also at greater risk for experiencing high levels of hardship, including higher rates of assault, of exchanging sex for basic needs, and of early death. These findings emerged from