homeless shelter

HUD says shelters must respect gender identity

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has released guidance which calls for transgender people to be placed in housing facilities that match their gender identity.

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March 6, 2014

North Philly preparing safe house for LGBT Youth

Recently the Philadelphia Daily News shared the story of two friends, Lisa Sipes and Rusty Doll, who renovated a house in North Philadelphia to be used as a safe house for LGBT teens.

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July 24, 2013

Transgender migrants encounter extreme violence in Mexico

According to a study done by the Mexican National Institute of Public Health, 36% of transgender people who stopped at a migrant shelter in Mexico experienced violence while at the shelter.

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