Monday, August 18, 2008

My Address: A Look at Gay Youth Homelessness (video)

Gay Homeless Youth, An OurChart Special Report featuring Katherine Moennig « MsQueer
“The U.S Dept of Health and Human Services estimates that the number of homeless and runaway youth ranges from 57,000 to 1.6 million per year. Our analysis of the available research suggests that between 20 percent and 40 percent of all homeless youth identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT). Given that between 3 percent and 5 percent of the U.S. population identifies as lesbian, gay, or bisexual, it is clear that LGBT youth experience homelessness at a disproportionate rate.” (

The following series of videos is a special original series on entitled

“My Address: A Look at Gay Youth Homelessness”

featuring actress Katherine Moennig, who portrays Shane in the popular ShowTime series The L Word.

See all 5 parts!

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