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Economic crisis hits shelters for homeless LGBT youth hard

by Kevin Scott Hall
EDGE Contributor
Tuesday December 23, 2008

While LGBT folks take to the streets to demand the right to marry, it’s sometimes easy to forget a significant number of young people make their way to New York to find their way after their parents kick them out or their hometown shuns them.

Many of these LGBT youth often end up on the streets, in dangerous living situations or perhaps in a temporary shelter-and those facilities and organizations that assist these young people continue to feel the pinch during the economic crisis.

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