Economic Issues

Transitioning our shelters: A guide to making homeless shelters safe for transgender people

Transgender people are disproportionately represented in the homeless population because of the frequent discrimination they face at home, in school and on the job.

Caregiving among lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender New Yorkers

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) caregivers and care recipients still face discrimination at doctors’ offices, hospitals, nursing homes, and other places we entrust with the care of our loved ones. Policies that embrace broad definitions of family and caregiving and recognize same-sex relationships would help to ease the burdens and strains of caregiving.


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