"Studying really saved me."
In VICE’s new documentary, we journey to New Orleans to speak with the staff and residents of Covenant House, America’s largest non-profit shelter, to issue an urgent call to action to address the plight of homeless youth.
A huge number of homeless youth in America identify as LGBTQ. At this weekend's New York City Pride, they had the opportunity to feel seen.
Thousands of young New Yorkers, many of whom are gay, bisexual, or trans, are trading sex for shelter.
If the Tories win the general election, they've promised to "slash" housing benefits for under 21s "within the first few days" – but for those who can't return to a family home, that might mean living on the streets.