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Originally published in the Bay Area Reporter

People of color, queer people, women, and people with disabilities know that bigotry is deeply rooted in this country's DNA. Our differences have always been used as a weapon to divide us.

Yet today, we are experiencing vitriol, hate, and bigotry that is more open, more championed and - worst of all - more actively enforced by our government than we have experienced in decades.

Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago has released new assessments from their Voices of Youth Count research, finding that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer youth are more than twice as likely to experience homelessness as their non-LGBTQ peers.

Among the findings:

• LGBTQ youth also experienced higher levels of adversity, including higher rates of assault and of exchanging sex for basic needs.

• Black LGBTQ youth, especially young men, had the highest rates of homelessness.

In The Abstract

Paintings and Collage by Dawn Rudd 

Gallery Reception: Saturday, April 21, 2018; 2:00 - 4:00 PM (artist in attendance)

On view in the Center's first floor gallery March 26 - April 26, 2018 

Join us for an extraordinary evening celebrating community!
 
Together we will uplift the impact of our work, raise funds to expand our programs and services, and highlight our newly remodeled building, which breathes new life into our physical space and creates a sustainable home for future generations to come. 
 
Entertainment by Juanita MORE!
 
Dinner and Party
Live and Silent Auctions
Dancing and Open Bar
 
Event Co-chairs: Michelle King and Steve Sches

David, In Brief: Photographs by Jeffrey Braverman

Opening Reception: Saturday, November 4, 2017; 3 - 5 PM

On view in the Center's first floor gallery October 5 - December 5, 2017

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