Tuesday, April 28, 2015

homeless =

I was looking for alternative words for "homeless person" the other day, and one of the top Google results brought me directly to this:

thesaurus.com - homeless person - negative connotations - snip

How's that for bias and for perpetuating negative views of people who do not have permanent housing?

The Canadian Observatory on Homelessness / the Homeless Hub has a much more helpful typology of homelessness which understands the range of what homelessness can look like.

If you're interested, here's a link to the page at thesaurus.com.

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