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White House Conference Tackles LGBT Youth Homelessness Today

hrc housing and homelessnessPost submitted by Michael Cole-Schwartz, Former HRC Director of Communications

Homelessness and housing insecurity is a growing problem confronting LGBT individuals of all ages across the country. The economic downturn continues to disproportionately impact lower income LGBT families and individuals. Family rejection, coupled with the absence of employment discrimination protections and relationship recognition, compounds financial insecurity for many in our community.

Today the White House is convening a conference in Detroit on these pressing issues.

Learn more in HRC’s issue brief: Housing and Homelessness.

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