➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway NJ:
US: Beyond Family Rejection: Poverty And Instability In The Lives Of LGBTQ Homeless Youth
Huffington Post – September 01, 2016
Jenelle’s story is one of the many about LGBTQ youth who make up at least 40 percent of the youth homeless population in the United States, despite being only about 5-8 percent of the U.S. youth population. Most discussion surrounding these disproportionate numbers focuses on family rejection, that lesbian, gay, and bisexual homeless youth are often kicked out or run away from home because of family conflict about their sexuality.