Toronto moves closer to creating a homeless shelter for LBGT youth

December 2013
Xtra (Toronto);12/12/2013, Issue 760, p9
The article reports that a new research from University of Toronto doctoral candidate Alex Abramovich, has highlighted the need for a shelter for homeless LGBT youth in Toronto, Ontario.


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