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All Access: Taking in homeless LGBT youth for a living
GLAAD's video series, GLAAD: All Access, features interviews with newsmakers, hit-makers, and people making a difference. This week, Rick Westbrook, co-founder and executive director of Lost-n-Found Youth, sat down with GLAAD to talk about taking in homeless LGBT youth for a living.
Last year in San Francisco—a city with gravely disparate living circumstances—there were 7,350 youth and adults experiencing homelessness, 30 percent of whom identified as LGBT, according to the 2013 San Francisco Homeless Count and Survey.
Last week we introduced you to Road to Home, a documentary currently in production that will explore the crisis of youth homelessness in New York City.
"Pier Kids: The Life" is a documentary that follows the lives of three LGBTQ homeless youth of color that gather on Christopher Street and the surrounding piers in New York City every night.
A report from the Center for American Progress showed LGBT youth are at a far greater risk of winding up homeless and being abused on the streets.
Hetrick-Martin Institute's 2012 Emery Awards will honor Time Warner Inc., "Bully," and out Oscar-winner Dustin Lance Black.