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Meet Toby, Loch, and the youth of Larkin Street Youth Services, and learn more about the experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth who are homeless.
“Larkin Street Stories: Serving Homeless LGBTQ Youth” is a three-part video series offering tips on best practices for providers serving LGBTQ homeless youth.
Larkin Street Youth Services, a Family and Youth Services Bureau grantee in San Francisco, partnered with SAMHSA to create this series of videos.
The Homeless LGBT Experience (Episode 1) describes the importance of being "present" for youth and helping youth see their own strengths and resources. In it, youth talk about being rejected by their families because of their LGBTQ identity and having to leave home as a result.