Coming Out and Leaving Home: A Policy and Research Agenda for LGBT Homeless Students

@article{Tierney2017ComingOA,
  title={Coming Out and Leaving Home: A Policy and Research Agenda for LGBT Homeless Students},
  author={William G. Tierney and James Dean Ward},
  journal={Educational Researcher},
  year={2017},
  volume={46},
  pages={498 - 507}
}
Each year, it is estimated between 320,000 and 400,000 LGBT youth encounter homelessness. They are at increased risk of victimization and abuse and face stigmatization for being both homeless and a sexual or gender minority. These youth are more likely than their heterosexual counterparts to become homeless after being forced out of their homes. Because of this, it is important to consider the wide array of backgrounds and identities of LGBT homeless youth when studying their lived experiences… 
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