Gay, lesbian and bisexual youth made up a quarter of British Columbia’s young homeless population in 2006.
- Looking for acceptance, Matt and Jeremy both left home as teenagers and joined the party scene in downtown Vancouver.
- David ran away from home at fifteen on a journey to discover himself as a Two-Spirited person. After returning months later, his family kicked him out and refused to speak to him.
- Jin* moved to Vancouver from Toronto and found himself struggling to keep a roof over his head. Trading sex for shelter was a temporary solution.
*name changed to protect privacy