Youth Homelessness

We Must Remember Homeless LGBTQ2S Youth During Pride

Alex Abramovich | Posted 06.19.2015 | Canada Impact
Alex Abramovich

The month of Pride is a time for LGBTQ2S individuals to not only say who we are; but to also celebrate and be proud of who we are. Pride month is meant to remind us that we are real and that we matter, however, not all members of our community are seen; not all are celebrated; many are silenced and marginalized, made to feel that they are not real and that they do not belong.

It's About Time Canada Stood Up for Homeless LGBT Youth

Alex Abramovich | Posted 05.25.2015 | Canada Impact
Alex Abramovich

On March 11, 2015, Toronto City Council finally approved funding for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, and 2-spirit (LGBTQ2S) youth transitional housing. Although I am extremely disappointed that LGBTQ2S youth homelessness has been inadequately addressed for so many years, I am grateful that there is more understanding and awareness of this social justice crisis. I am also grateful that more organizations are now committed to developing campaigns and programs for LGBTQ2S youth experiencing homelessness.

LOOK: Alberta Students Brave Cold In Giant Cardboard Box

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 03.12.2013 | Canada Alberta

Lethbridge is notorious for incessant, driving winds and all a group of university students has between them and the biting chill is a giant cardboard...

Tea Not Troubles Brews For Reformed Youths At YOU Made It Cafe

CP | Susan Greer, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.13.2013 | Canada Impact

LONDON, Ont. - From the outside, except for the slightly unusual name, you might not suspect there's anything special about the YOU Made It Cafe in do...