…s enormous, that most LGBTQ youth are wary about accepting help, and that contrary to expectations, most homeless LGBTQ youth are not thown out of the family home when they come out, but “in large part as the result of family instability and frayed relationships over time.”
Interesting that maintaining family stability and relationships is a key factor. I wonder what that looks like, and what drives the instability? My first impulse is to think it's unaccepting parents, but it would be important to confirm and dig deeper.
Thanks for raising awareness on this issue - a clear call to protect innocent kids who are being hurt by intolerance and fear.