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A new movie explores the search for identity among the grittiness and beauty of New York’s homeless LGBT youth. In an era when many films tend to cater to a box office formula, one story sticks out: Saturday Church, written and directed by Damon Cardasis. Critics are calling it “Moonlight meets La La Land” due to its poetic and emotional storytelling mixed with minor musical moments that run deep into the heartstrings. The film’s lead character, Ulysses (Luca Kain), is a...
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Alexandre's death brings the rate of LGBTI murders in Brazil to more than one a day The charred body of a gay, homeless, man of color was found in a Brazil parking lot earlier this week. The rate of LGBTI murders in Brazil now exceeds one per day. Alexandre was known to locals in the major city of Sao Paulo as a friendly person. He was sleeping in an abandoned structure when it was set ablaze earlier this week. His charred remains...
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Over ten thousand UK LGBTI young people were made homeless this year Over ten thousand LGBTI young people were made homeless in the UK this year, new Liberal Democrat figures show. The UK centrist political party say the extent of the ‘national scandal’ UK homeless youth face is now clear. Freedom of information requests from 234 councils across the country shows 45,000 18-24 year-olds came forward to local authorities in past year. Figures from Albert Kennedy Trust show that of young homeless people...
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Teens kicked out because of their sexuality/gender identity make up a quarter of the homeless population Parents are kicking out young gay people and making them homeless at a ‘dramatic’ higher rate, charities have warned. The Albert Kennedy Trust and Stonewall Housing has reported a ‘dramatic increase’ of young LGBTI people being forced out onto streets by abusive families. Some had physically violent parents, and others had been sent abroad in an attempt to ‘cure’ them of being gay. And then once out...
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Beloved Golden Girls star's legacy lives on. The Bea Arthur Residence will be opening its doors in early 2017 giving hope and shelter to LGBTI youth. As reported last year by Gay Star News, the beloved Golden Girls actor who died in 2009, left $300,000 (€268,000) in her will to support the Ali Forney Center. The shelter was originally expected to open this summer, but some building regulations have caused minor setbacks. It is believed that the construction is now in the later...

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