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Limiting access to state ID cards hinders LGBT homeless youth

LGBT homeless youth who can't get access to state ID cards might be falling short of their potential.

Although a citizen is not breaking the law if he or she doesn’t carry a state-issued identification card, they are however required to show them when getting a job, traveling, cashing checks and entering some buildings.

However, there is a problem with LGBT homeless youth not having easy access to them, and that could render them powerless in getting their lives back together.

Helping homeless LGBT youth find the road to home

There are as many as 500,000 unaccompanied homeless youth in our country. Youth homelessness in our nation is an epidemic. And the meager response to it is a national disgrace.

LGBTQ website to provide eye tests and glasses for homeless gay youth

Designed to catch the fashion forward LGBTQI crowd, 33 year veteran optic expert, Patrick Fasano, merged boutique quality, great prices and an interactive experience with the emerging trend to serve and give back to community.

Homeless for the holidays: Ending a nation's cruel indifference to homeless youth

At the Ali Forney Center, the nation's largest organization dedicated to housing and supporting homeless LGBT youth, we are witness to a national tragedy and a national disgrace. Scores of LGBT teens who have been driven from their homes by rejecting parents flock to us from across the country. When they become homeless, the overwhelming majority cannot find a shelter bed.

WEDNESDAY: SDSU lecture series to discuss LGBT homeless youth

The public is welcome to attend the lecture, which was organized to focus on the diversity of the LGBTQ and ally community. Through the FLUID series, SDSU hopes to expand the knowledge and understanding of important topics while building community.