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New Study Debunks Myths of NYC's LGBT Youth Who Trade Sex For Survival

New Study Debunks Myths of NYC’s LGBT Youth Who Trade Sex For Survival

by Jamilah King on February 27 2015, 10:25AM

It’s the first in a series of reports that take an in-depth look at who’s living on New York City’s streets and how they’re surviving.

Topics: /NOW

'Lucky' Gives a Rare Glimpse Into the Life of a Homeless Mom

‘Lucky’ Gives a Rare Glimpse Into the Life of a Homeless Mom

by Von Diaz on December 2 2013, 7:00AM

A new documentary by first-time filmmaker Laura Checkoway gives a gritty and provactive portrait of one woman’s survival story.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Gender & Sexuality

Web Series 'The Peculiar Kind' Tackles LGBT Homeless Youth

Web Series ‘The Peculiar Kind’ Tackles LGBT Homeless Youth

by Jamilah King on November 25 2013, 2:46PM

Current and formerly homeless LGBT folks and advocates talk about solutions and care.

Topics: /NOW

Homeless Youth in Focus

Homeless Youth in Focus

by Von Diaz on November 11 2013, 7:00AM

Newly released studies indicate the number of homeless youth nationwide is rising.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Schools & Youth

Shady Businessman Exploits Homeless to Wait in Line for iPhones

Shady Businessman Exploits Homeless to Wait in Line for iPhones

by Jamilah King on September 23 2013, 9:51AM

But the man refused to hold up his end of the bargain.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Boston Man Who Returned $42,000 is Generously Rewarded

Boston Man Who Returned $42,000 is Generously Rewarded

by Von Diaz on September 20 2013, 12:25PM

Glen James returned a backpack filled with money earlier this week, and has since received over $130,000 in donations (and counting)!

Topics: /NOW

Campaign Uses Homeless Katrina Survivor as Wi-Fi Hotspot at SXSW

Campaign Uses Homeless Katrina Survivor as Wi-Fi Hotspot at SXSW

by Jorge Rivas on March 12 2012, 3:30PM

Meet Clarence. He’s homeless and selling wi-fi outside of the bigguest internet innovation conference but doesn’t have access to the internet himself.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Report Finds Black Families Greatly Overrepresented Among U.S. Homeless

by Jorge Rivas on March 2 2012, 5:22PM

In 2010, one out of every 141 black family members stayed in a homeless shelter, a rate seven times higher than members of white families.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Homelessness on the Rise for Female Veterans, African-Americans Hit Hardest

by Jorge Rivas on January 24 2012, 2:55PM

Last month the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report that found the number of women veterans that are homeless has grown substantially and the majority are black women.

Topics: Health, /NOW

Homeless Ohio Man with Golden Radio Voice Gets a Job and Housing

Homeless Ohio Man with Golden Radio Voice Gets a Job and Housing

by Jorge Rivas on January 5 2011, 2:50PM

Ted Williams, homeless Ohio man with the “golden radio voice,” hired by NBA Team.

Topics: Jobs Crisis, Video

Katrina Survivors in Alabama are STILL Waiting for Help

Katrina Survivors in Alabama are STILL Waiting for Help

by Julianne Hing on October 20 2010, 12:05PM

In one poor town, they’re scraping together volunteer labor and donated materials to get out of tent cities.

Topics: Economy

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