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77% of the young people akt support cited family rejection and abuse after coming out or being outed as the primary reason for their homelessness.
why does being lgbtq+ increase your likelihood of becoming homeless?:
Over half of LGBTQ+ young people said that, before becoming homeless, their family members stopped them from expressing their LGBTQ+ identity. This rose to 64% amongst trans people and 55 % of disabled people- emphasise this.
One in six LGBTQ+ young people (16%) reported being forced to do sexual acts against their will by family members before becoming homeless, forms of so called conversion therapy. This impacted 21 % of disabled LGBTQ+ young people.