|Sergei, Homeless in Salt Lake City
|Trailer of “Outside,” a documentary about homeless LGBT youth
Utah sees rise in LGBT teens becoming homeless (June 2012, ABC4)
No Home for the Holidays November 2011
It’s Cold Outside February 2011
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
Young, Gay, and Homeless: A 2001 article about gay homeless youth in Salt Lake City
Throw-Away Kids: A 2008 article about homeless youth in Utah
OUT in the Cold: A documentary about GLBT homeless/runaway youth
Homeless LGBT Youth and LGBT Youth in Foster Care
Resources prepared by the Safe Schools Coalition
The South Valley Sanctuary (West Jordan)
voaUT.org: Volunteers of America, Utah
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.