News - Lgbtq

August 18, 2014
A short documentary by David Shortt and the BC Poverty Reduction Coalition highlighting the root causes of queer and trans poverty in British Columbia. Premiering at the Vancouver Queer Film Festival...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Homelessness, LGBTQ, Welfare, British Columbia
May 1, 2012
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, queer and questioning (LGBTQ) youth are overrepresented in the homeless youth population. It has been estimated that approximately 25-40% of homeless...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Homelessness, LGBTQ, All of Canada
August 19, 2010
Trans people in Ontario are highly educated but half of the trans community are underemployed and make less then $15,000. These are some of the initial results of Transpulse -- an innovative...
Keywords: LGBTQ, Poverty Research, Ontario
July 17, 2009
An article in RaceWire looks at the myth of gay affluence and how poverty affects queer people of colour. Recent research looked at American census data and found queer couple families are...
Keywords: Ethnicity and Race, LGBTQ, Poverty Research, International, United States
September 8, 2008
Battered Women's Support Services (BWSS) Immigrant Women Engagement in the Legal System project has released their first report, Engaging Immigrant Women In The Legal System-Community Engagement...
Keywords: Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Research, LGBTQ, Violence, Women, British Columbia
July 13, 2008
The Wellesley Institute has sponsored an innovative research report by the FTM Safer Shelter Project Research Team about the unique needs of homeless trans men (female to male (FTM)/ Transgender/...
Keywords: Homelessness, LGBTQ, Ontario
April 16, 2007
The American National Gay and Lesbian Task Force released a report about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender homeless youth. Of the estimated 1.6 million homeless American youth, between 20 and 40...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Homelessness, LGBTQ, United States