1 in 3 transgender youth will be turned away due to their gender identity/ expression, according to StandUpForKids.org Stand up for kids also reports, “of those homeless 20%-40% are LGBT” A new shelter in San Antonio hopes to help elevate the problem.
“The new shelter in San Antonino is [open] it offers overnight shelter for youth aged 17 to 25 on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. The facility will provide a place to shower and sleep. In the morning, each overnight client will get a breakfast pack. Bus passes for travel to and from the location will also be provided. The shelter can accommodate eight people.” to read the full article check out the OutinSA.