Sergei, Homeless in Salt Lake City
Trailer of “Outside,” a documentary about homeless LGBT youth

Community Forum to Discuss Homelessness among Utah’s LGBT Youth    January 2013

Utah sees rise in LGBT teens becoming homeless    (June 2012, ABC4)

No Home for the Holidays   November 2011

It’s Cold Outside   February 2011

One Night in San Francisco: Affirmation’s Two Senior Officers Homeless and on the Street

Affirmation, Others Raise Homeless Youth Awareness (QSaltLake)

Affirmation Goes Homeless (QSaltLake)

Gay Mormons to Spend One Night Homeless (Rosemary Winter’s Blog in the SL Tribune)

Life on the Streets for Utah Kids – A Growing Problem   A recent article from The Salt Lake Tribune

Jóvenes, homosexuales y sin hogar: A 2001 article about gay homeless youth in Salt Lake City

Niños desechables: A 2008 article about homeless youth in Utah

La producción local de KUED aborda la vida en el "exterior"


Operación Shine America

Afuera en el frío: A documentary about GLBT homeless/runaway youth

Jóvenes LGBT sin hogar y jóvenes LGBT en hogares de acogida
Resources prepared by the Safe Schools Coalition

Caminata del Orgullo Juvenil sin Hogar 2009

Servicios para jóvenes sin hogar en Salt Lake City

El Santuario del Valle Sur (West Jordan) Voluntarios de América, Utah

Programas para jóvenes y familias del Utah Pride Center

Homeless Youth Surveyed

Between October 2008 and February 2009, Volunteers of America surveyed 131 Utah youth. Among the findings:

  • 11 percent of youth said they were younger than 18.
  • 42 percent of youth said they were not heterosexual.
  • 49 percent of youth said they had quit school before 12th grade.
  • 28 percent of youth said they tried to commit suicide three times or more.