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Author(s): Spy Dénommé-Welch, Jake Pyne, Kyle Scanlon
Organization: Wellesley Insitute
Publication Date: 2008
Homeless Female-to-Male (FTM) Transgender/Transsexual people have unique needs in the Toronto shelter system. While the City of Toronto acknowledges the barriers for transgender people seeking shelter, and directs facilities to provide access for both male-to-female and female-to-male shelter residents, there is currently no consensus regarding where FTMs should go for shelter. FTMs themselves describe a situation where they are unsafe in men’s s...