Further Readings and Resources

Abramovich, A. (2014). Young, Queer and Trans, Homeless, and Besieged: A Critical Action Research Study of How Policy and Culture Create Oppressive Conditions for LGBTQ Youth in Toronto’s Shelter System (unpublished doctoral dissertation). University of Toronto, Toronto, ON.

Abramovich, I. (2014, November 20). Transgender Day of Remembrance 2014 #TDOR. Retrieved February 9, 2015, from http://www.homelesshub.ca/blog/transgender-day-remembrance-2014-tdor

Abramovich, I.A. (2013). No Fixed Address: Young, Queer, and Restless. In. Gaetz, S., O’Grady, B., Buccieri, K., Karabanow, J., & Marsolais, A. (Eds.), Youth Homelessness in Canada: Implications for Policy and Practice. Toronto: Canadian Homelessness Research Network Press.

Abramovich, I.A. (2012).  No safe place to go: LGBTQ youth homelessness in Canada-Reviewing the literature. Canadian Journal of Family and Youth, 4(1), 29-51.

Abramovich,I. A. (2014, June 14). 1 in 3 transgender youth will be rejected by a shelter on account of their gender identity/expression. Retrieved February 9, 2015, from http://www.homelesshub.ca/blog/1-3-transgender-youth-will-be-rejected-shelter-account-their-gender-identityexpression

Aran, I. (2013, November 26). Florida School Forces Black Student to Cut Hair or Face Expulsion. Retrieved February 8, 2015, from http://jezebel.com/florida-school-forces-black-student-to-cut-hair-or-face-1472062679

Ashman, J. (2014, August 25). Rescue Missions: We’re probably not what you think we are. Retrieved February 20, 2015, from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PlURsQGCbDk&index=14&list=UUN53idxWoDulLwZsVr272xg

Bailey, M. (2015, January 23). The danger of hiding who you are. Retrieved February 19, 2015, from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t2gbcVaZ448&x-yt-ts=1422579428&x-yt-cl=85114404

Bardo, S. (2013, November 11). Sam: A Short Film About Gender Identity and LGBTQ Bullying. Retrieved February 9, 2015, from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YQiN2MYEzSg

Basic Rights Oregon. (2014, September 27). 4 Eye-Opening Stories From LGBTQIA Asians and Pacific Islanders. Retrieved February 9, 2015, from http://everydayfeminism.com/2014/09/lgbt-asian-pacific-islander/

Bauer, S. (2014, May 23). Why is Connecticut holding a transgender teen in solitary? Retrieved February 9, 2015, BC Housing. (2012, January 1). Maintaining Housing Guidebook for Emergency Shelter & Outreach Service Providers. Retrieved February 22, 2015, from http://www.bchousing.org/resources/Partner_Resources/Program_Resources/Maintaining_Housing_Guidebook/Maintaining_Housing_Guidebook.pdf


BC Housing. (2013, January 1). Emergency Shelter Program: Sample Policies and Procedures for Emergency Shelters. Retrieved February 20, 2015, from http://www.bchousing.org/resources/Partner_Resources/Program_Resources/Emergency_Shelter_Program/ESP_Sample_Policies_Procedures.pdf

BeLonG To Youth Services. (2014, May 15). Stand Up at Work! Retrieved February 25, 2015, from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IfesuLQLnzw

Bishop, A. (2002). Becoming an ally: Breaking the cycle of oppression in people (2nd ed.). London: Zed Books.

Bolger, M., & Killermann, S. (n.d.). 2 Hour Safe Zone Workshop Curriculum. The Safe Zone Project.

Boylan, J. (2014, July 21). 5 Things Not to Say to a Transgender Person (and 3 Things You Should). Retrieved February 6, 2015, from http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jenny-boylan/5-things-not-to-say-to-a-transgender-person_b_5591433.html

Brontsema, R. (2004). A Queer Revolution: Reconceptualizing the Debate Over Linguistic Reclamation. Colorado Research in Linguistic, 17(1), 1-17.

Bully Free Alberta. (n.d.). Homophobic Bullying. Retrieved February 9, 2015, from http://www.bullyfreealberta.ca/homophobic_bullying.htm

Buzzfeed. (2014, September 21). Things Bisexual People Are Tired of Hearing. Retrieved February 9, 2015, from http://everydayfeminism.com/2014/09/bisexual-tired-of-hearing/

Canadian Institute of Health Research. (2002). Charting the course: A Pan-Canadian consultation on population and public health priorities. Ottawa: Canadian Institutes for Health Information.

Canadian Race Relations Foundation. (n.d.). CRRF Glossary of Terms. Retrieved February 9, 2015, from http://www.crr.ca/en/library-a-clearinghouse/glossary-a-terms-en-gb-1

Castillo, T. (2013, December 15). Faith and Harm Reduction: The True Meaning of “All God’s Children” Retrieved February 20, 2015, from http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tessie-castillo/faith-and-harm-reduction_b_4136617.html

Cavanagh, S. (2010). Queering bathrooms gender, sexuality, and the hygienic imagination. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Central Toronto Youth Services. (n.d.). Trans Youth at Work: Y-GAP Community Bulletin. Retrieved February 25, 2015, from http://www.ctys.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/YGAP_Work.pdf

City of Toronto. (2013, April 17). 2013 Street Needs Assessment Results. Retrieved February 19, 2015, from http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/cd/bgrd/backgroundfile-61365.pdf

Covenant House Toronto. (2013, June 4). Covenant House Toronto Blog. Retrieved February 24, 2015, from http://www.covenanthousetoronto.ca/blog/barriers-to-employment-for-homeless-youth/

Cray, A. (2013). Seeking Shelter: The Experiences and Unmet Needs of LGBT Homeless Youth. Washington, DC: Center for American Progress.

Cox, L. (2013, December 19). Laverne Cox on Bullying and Being a Trans Woman of Color. Retrieved February 9, 2015, from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7zwy5PEEa6U

Cox, L. (2014, December 7). Laverne Cox Explains the Intersection of Transphobia, Racism, and Misogyny (And What to Do About It). Retrieved February 19, 2015, from http://everydayfeminism.com/2014/12/laverne-cox-intersection-what-to-do/

Denomme-Welch, S., Pyne, J., & Scanlon, K. (2008). Invisible men: FTMs and homelessness in Toronto. Retrieved from http://wellesleyinstitute.com/files/invisible-men.pdf

Doe, J. (2014, May 8). Transgender teen Jane Doe letter to Gov. Malloy. Retrieved February 9, 2015, from http://www.scribd.com/doc/222912641/Transgender-teen-Jane-Doe-letter-to-Gov-Malloy#scribd

Dunne, G. A., Prendergast, S., & Telford, D. (2002). Young, gay, homeless and invisible: A growing population? Culture, Health & Sexuality, 4(1), 103-115.

Dyck, D. (2012, January 1). LGBTQ Youth Suicide Prevention Summit 2012: Report on Outcomes and Recommendations. Retrieved February 9, 2015, from http://egale.ca/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/YSPS-Report-online.pdf

Elze, D., & McHaelen, R. (2009). Moving the margins: Training curriculum for child welfare services with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth in out-of-home care : Train the trainer manual. Washington, DC: National Association of Social Workers.

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Feinberg, L. (1998). Trans liberation: Beyond pink or blue. Boston, Mass.: Beacon Press.

Ferguson-Colvin, K., & Maccio, E. (2012). Toolkit for Practitioners/Researchers Working with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ) Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY). Retrieved February 22, 2015, from http://www.hunter.cuny.edu/socwork/nrcfcpp/info_services/download/LGBTQ HRY Toolkit September 2012.pdf

Ferguson, S. (2014, September 29). Privilege 101: A Quick and Dirty Guide. Retrieved February 9, 2015, from http://everydayfeminism.com/2014/09/what-is-privilege/

Fierstein, H. (2014, May 16). What Is This Child Doing in Prison? Retrieved February 9, 2015, from http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/17/opinion/what-is-this-child-doing-in-prison.html?_r=1

Fithian, L. (n.d.). Anti-oppression. Retrieved February 9, 2015, from http://beautifultrouble.org/theory/anti-oppression/

Gaetz, Stephen; Scott, Fiona (2012). Live, Learn, Grow: Supporting Transitions to Adulthood for Homeless Youth – A Framework for the Foyer in Canada. (Toronto: The Canadian Homelessness Research Network Press).

Gaetz, Stephen. (2014). A Safe and Decent Place to Live: Towards a Housing First Framework for Youth. Toronto: The Homeless Hub Press.

Gaetz, S. (2014). Coming of Age: Reimagining the Response to Youth Homelessness in Canada. Toronto: The Canadian Homelessness Research Network Press.

Garbacik, J., & Lewis, J. (2013). Gender & sexuality for beginners. Danbury, CT: For Beginners LLC.

GLAAD. (2012). An Ally’s Guide to Terminology. Retrieved February 9, 2015, from http://www.glaad.org/sites/default/files/allys-guide-to-terminology_1.pdf

GLSEN. (2013). The Safe Space Kit: Guide to Being an Ally to LGBT Students. New York.

Halper, K. (2014, August 14). 9 Most Homophobic Church Signs. Retrieved February 20, 2015, from http://www.alternet.org/belief/9-most-homophobic-church-signs

Human Rights Campaign. (n.d.). Faith Positions. Retrieved February 20, 2015, from http://www.hrc.org/resources/entry/faith-positions

Jaferi, T. (2014, October 8). Microaggressions: Trendy buzz-word or something to think about? Retrieved February 9, 2015, from https://charityvillage.com/Content.aspx?topic=Microaggressions_Trendy_buzz_word_or_something_to_think_about#.VNjYU-4bLMh

Khaleeli, H. (2014, April 16). Hijra: India’s third gender claims its place in law. Retrieved February 9, 2015, from http://www.theguardian.com/society/2014/apr/16/india-third-gender-claims-place-in-law

King, J. (2014, October 6). Aniya Parker and an Epidemic of Violence Against Transgender Women of Color – COLORLINES. Retrieved February 9, 2015, from http://colorlines.com/archives/2014/10/mourners_remember_aniya_parker_trans_woman_killed_in_los_angeles.html

Kuklin, S. (2014). Beyond magenta: Transgender teens speak out. Somerville, MA: Candlewick Press.

Laframboise, S., & Anhorn, M. (2008). Links. Retrieved February 9, 2015, from http://www.dancingtoeaglespiritsociety.org/twospirit.php

Latour, T., Lynn, J., & Kelly, J.A. (2015). Hello There. Retrieved February 10, 2015, from http://www.tonilatour.com/hello-there/

Lowrah. (2014, December 1). Gender Pronoun 101 for Cis Accomplices. Retrieved February 14, 2015, from http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/gender-pronoun-101-for-cis-accomplices/

Marie, C. (2015, January 24). The Word ‘Queer’ Is Only Offensive If You’re a Jerk. Retrieved February 17, 2015, from http://www.huffingtonpost.com/chase-marie/the-word-queer-is-only-offensive-if-youre-a-jerk_b_6517666.html

McCarthy, J. (2014, April 18). A Journey Of Pain And Beauty: On Becoming Transgender In India. Retrieved February 9, 2015, from http://www.npr.org/blogs/parallels/2014/04/18/304548675/a-journey-of-pain-and-beauty-on-becoming-transgender-in-india

McClouskey, M. (2014, September 15). The Many Faces of Homophobia: Microaggressions and the LGBTQIA Community. Retrieved February 9, 2015, from http://everydayfeminism.com/2014/09/the-many-faces-of-homophobia/

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Mock, J. (2014, May 30). An Open Letter to Jane Doe the 16 year old Girl Who Smiles Dreams From Behind Bars. Retrieved February 9, 2015, from http://janetmock.com/2014/05/30/open-letter-for-jane-doe-16-trans-girl-adult-prison-ct/

Mock, J. (2015, February 16). Essays by Janet Mock. Retrieved February 19, 2015, from http://janetmock.com/2015/02/16/six-trans-women-killed-this-year/

Molloy, P. (2014, January 24). Op-ed: The Deadly Effects of Outing. Retrieved February 9, 2015, from http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2014/01/24/op-ed-deadly-effects-outing

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