INFOGRAPHIC: One Of The Biggest Challenges Facing Gay People Isn't Marriage Equality

Rebecca Eisenberg

It's homelessness. If you ever wonder why LGBTQ youth find it hard to believe that "it gets better," maybe it's because very few of them are seriously thinking about getting married, but 50% of them experience negative reactions when coming out to their parents and 19% of transgender youth experience homelessness at least once in their lives and oh...how about everything else on this infographic, maybe? 

The problem of high rates of homelessness among LGBTQ youth is one people rarely talk about because they feel helpless to change it. This infographic outlines three ways we can help prevent LGBTQ teens from ending up on the street, but of course, the first step to fixing a problem is acknowledging it exists. Share this to help spread the word. 

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