LGBTQ+ Youth Homelessness: Insights, Experiences, and Understanding

Written by on May 14, 2024

Focuses on best practices for serving LGBTQ+ youth experiencing homelessness. This session covers topics including understanding sexual orientation, gender identity, and expression, utilizing affirming language and pronouns, and addressing the unique challenges of LGBTQ+ individuals, particularly transgender and non-binary youth, experiencing homelessness. (1.5 Hours)

Learning Objectives:

  1. Gain insights into the various social, familial, and systemic factors that contribute to homelessness among LGBTQ+ youth.
  2. Understand sexual orientation, gender identity, and expression, and their importance in affirming housing practices.
  3. Learn best practices for creating and maintaining supportive housing environments tailored to the needs of LGBTQ+ individuals.

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