Child Prostitution – The Plight of Throwaway Queer Youth

Justin Reed Early spent his childhood as a homeless youth on the streets of Seattle and was a credited participant in the Academy-nominated movie STREETWISE (1984). Justin is an avid supporter of homeless youth and human rights issues and currently resides in Los Angeles, CA.  He joined us on SistersTalk Radio to discuss:

http://sisterstalk.net/justinreed.mp3

*His childhood; how he ended up homeless at the age of 10

*Why homeless kids turn to prostitution to survive

*Statistics associated with homeless queer youth

*Areas of the country where homeless youth are more prevalent

*What’s happening with social service programs for homeless youth

*The importance of mentors, how they can help homeless kids

*His book, STREETCHILD

You can learn more about Justin Reed Early on his web site.

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