LGBT Youth Homelessness: A UK National Scoping of Cause, Prevalence, Response and Outcome

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produced by the Albert Kennedy Trust, this report demonstrates that:

  • LGBT young people are more likely to find themselves homeless than their non LGBT peers, comprising up to 24% of the youth homeless population;
  • LGBT homeless youth are highly likely to have experienced familial rejection, abuse and violence (69%, AKT 2015);
  • Whilst homeless, they are significantly more likely to experience targeted violence, sexual exploitation, substance misuse, and physical & mental health problems than other homeless youth.

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