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World Homelessness Day: More LGBTIQ Australians sleeping rough

Today is World Homelessness Day (October 10), a day to spotlight the issue of homelessness in our community. Today, an estimated 116,000 Australians, and 20,000 in Queensland, will sleep rough, couch surf or sleep in temporary lodgings. The Australian Bureau of Statistics reported homelessness increased by 14% between the 2011 and 2016 censuses. And sadly …

WATCH: Queer Homelessness Spotlighted In Student Video Competition

Powerful videos about a transgender teenager and a gay teenager forced out of home are among the finalists in a national video competition. Videos for Change empowers high school students around the country to create one-minute videos to raise awareness and inspire change on the social issues that affect them most. Among the finalists is …