Transgender (trans) is a term used to describe people whose gender identity does not match the sex assigned to them at birth.
In this volume you will find some of the latest research related to LGBTQ2S youth homelessness, as well as case studies of innovative program models that are working alongside LGBTQ2S youth experiencing homelessness in Canada and the U.S.
Two systematic reviews that examined peer interventions for HIV in developing and developed countries found some evidence to support the use of peers, but both identified the need for more research that employs rigorous design methods and...
This study examined diarrheal diseases among children in Uasin Gishu County’s childcare institutions per age, sex, duration of a child in a childcare institution, and use of soap in hand washing after visiting the toilet.
This study examined the experiences that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, and two-spirit (LGBTQ2S) homeless youth have in shelters and the disjunctures that occur for this population in Toronto’s shelter system.
This study sought to assess whether risky sexual behaviors and sexual exploitation of orphaned adolescents differed between family-based and institutional care environments in Uasin Gishu County, Kenya.
The Without a Home study is the first pan-Canadian study of young people who experience homelessness.
Gender non-conforming and sexual minority youth are over represented in the homeless youth population and are frequently discriminated against in shelters and youth serving organizations.
A systematic compilation of children and youth’s reported reasons for street involvement is lacking.
Substance use in young people (aged 10–24 years) might disrupt key periods of transition that occur as the adolescent brain undergoes cognitive and emotional development, and key psycho social transitions are made.