Talk of Alaska: Resources for LGBTQ+ youth experiencing housing insecurity

Juneau drag queen Gigi Monroe performs at the youth Pride party on June 20, 2019. (Photo by Zoe Grueskin/KTOO)

Queer and trans youth are at increased risk of homelessness across the nation. In Alaska, limited resources compound the problem, and that makes it more likely young people will become chronically homeless. How are advocates working to address the shortfalls?

Listen here:

HOST: Adelyn Baxter

GUESTS:

Julia Terry, Co-Director of Programming, Choosing Our Roots

Enigma Jindra, board member & youth advocate, Choosing Our Roots

Tracey Wiese, Clinic Director, Identity Health Clinic

Joe Hemphill, Chief Development Officer, Covenant House

LINKS & RESOURCES:

Choosing Our Roots

Covenant House

Identity Alaska

PARTICIPATE:

Call 907-550-8422 (Anchorage) or 1-800-478-8255 (statewide) during the live broadcast.

Send an email to talk@alaskapublic.org (Comments may be read on air).

Post your comment during or after the live broadcast on social media (Comments may be read on air).

LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021 at 10 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.
LIVE Web stream: Click here to stream.

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Adelyn Baxter is Alaska Public Media's program producer. Reach her at abaxter@alaskapublic.org.

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