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Francisco White – QNotes

What hasn’t been said about LGBTQ youth homelessness in Charlotte

Commentary: Intersections of youth, race, class and HIV contribute to continued epidemic

Since contributing to the “Charlotte Talks” discussion on local LGBTQ youth homelessness and HIV/AIDS, as part of the larger conversation on affordable housing, several people have commented on my challenge to local organizations serving the homeless to begin tracking LGBTQ youth.

Young, Queer and Homeless in the Queen City

Q&A with A’meir

According to the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness, 20 to 40 percent of youth who are homeless nationwide identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer/questioning (LGBTQ). A walk through Uptown Charlotte makes apparent the crisis of homelessness affecting local youth, one that reflects this nationwide trend.