Although Justin Early’s book “Street Child,” published in 2013 and based on his experiences near the latter part of the 20th century as a homeless youth (beginning at the mind-boggling age of 10), the story he tells still carries weight for homeless LGBTQ youth today.
Homelessness among the LGBTQ population, in particular youth, is an epidemic that has long been battled by advocacy groups. While finding permanent housing is the ultimate goal, temporary housing in shelters is another method by which individuals are taken off the streets.
Sherry Kelley, a film producer from California, had the opportunity to speak to the television and video production class at Methodist University about her documentary project, “A Place Called Home,” which tells the story of what it is like to be a homeless LGBT youth.
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