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October 27, 2014 / Randall

The Forsaken: A Rising Number of Homeless Gay Teens Are Being Cast Out by Religious Families

Highly religious parents are significantly more likely than their less-religious counterparts to reject their children for being gay – a finding that social-service workers believe goes a long way toward explaining why LGBT people make up roughly five percent of the youth population overall, but an estimated 40 percent of the homeless-youth population.


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