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On the Streets Report
There are approximately 1.6 million to 2.8 million homeless young people in the United States, and estimates suggest that disproportionate numbers of those youth are gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender. (AP/Leslie Mazoch)

On the Streets

Report from Nico Sifra Quintana, Josh Rosenthal, and Jeff Krehely examines and offers recommendations for the federal response to gay and transgender homeless youth.

Nico Sifra Quintana, Josh Rosenthal, Jeff Krehely

Poverty in the LGBT Community Report
Lyn Shimuzu, left, and her partner, Silvia Castellanos, right, play with a train set with their children, 6-year-old twins Che, left, and Liana, right, at their home in San Francisco. Recent data has found that denying LGBT people equal access to family benefits  and other civil rights may be contributing to higher poverty rates in the LGBT  community than in the general population overall. (AP/Eric Risberg)

Poverty in the LGBT Community

The expansion of civil rights and protections for all lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people will promote social equality and economic prosperity.

Nico Sifra Quintana