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WA Shelter Charlotte Glance with assistance from Kai Schweizer, Ashton Kealy, Stefaan BruceTruglio, Cheyeanne Henderson-Watkins and Rebecca Evans.
LGBTIQA+ young people are overrepresented in the homelessness system, however little is known about their experiences within that system in Western Australia.
Some of the findings include;
Through interviews and online surveys with workers and LGBTIQA+ young people this report found that while there were examples of excellent practice, there were also examples of significant discrimination, that exacerbated the trauma that LGBTIQA+ young people faced. Underlying this was a theme of inconsistency across the sector.