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Inclusive Peel Shelters

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Shelters in Peel are gender-specific which pose a risk for members within the LGBTQ community specifically for trans individuals that are gender queer or for those that aren`t or can`t fully transition. Shelters with policies to include trans individuals in shelters to make their services more accessible for all.

There is a lack of information and research on this topic in Peel. However an efficient amount of research has been conducted in Toronto to promote access to homeless shelters.
Trans Access Project
Trans Communities Shelters Access Project
National Coalition for the Homeless
The National Coalition for the Homeless and the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force's Transgender Civil Rights Project
'Transitioning Our Shelters: A Guide to Making Shelters Safe for Transgender People'

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