Of the estimated 1.6 million homeless American youth, between 20 and 40 percent are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT). Homeless LGBT youth are at risk not only on the streets, but in the shelter system as well. (Prereleased to New York City press December 20, 2006.)
This comprehensive tool assists campus organizers and activists with their organizing efforts, whether they are establishing a new lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender student group on campus or launching a campaign for domestic partner benefits.
College campuses are often stereotyped as liberal meccas of progressive ideals. But lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students, staff and faculty are not immune to harassment and discrimination.