News and Updates from the San Francisco LGBT Community Center

Homeless LGBTQ Youth

Nearly Half of SF's Homeless Youth are LGBTQ


According to an article in The California Sunday Magazine, nearly half of San Francisco’s homeless youth are members of the LGBTQ community. While this statistic is partially due to a “decades older pilgrimage of gay and transgender youth” to San Francisco, a city known as a haven to queer folk seeking equality, the numbers are bleak throughout the country: Lambda Legal reports that anywhere from 20 to 40 percent of all homeless youth in the United States...

Rebecca Rolfe and Roberto Ordeñana are the executive director and deputy executive director, respectively, of the San Francisco LGBT Community Center. 

A version of this article originally published in the Bay Area Reporter

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from Roberto Isaac Ordeñana, Deputy Executive Director, SF LGBT Center
 

The last several months have been difficult for our community. The mid-term election season allowed hate and vitriol to once again take center...

What to Look Out For
By Dany Ricci

Between building resumes, filling out applications, and sweating through interviews, the frustration of job hunting isn’t exclusively a queer experience— it can be stressful for almost anyone!...

A Historic Night for the LGBTQ+ Community

By Lara Hueter
11/8/2018

Last night brought LGBTQ+ victories—a “rainbow wave”—across the country, bringing hope alongside the Democrats’ long-awaited retake of...

The past few weeks have been difficult for many of us. For most of us.

It seems as though, every day, there is a new attack on human rights and human lives. The Jewish community, immigrants, people of color, voters, and transgender...

Intersex Awareness Day was October 26, 2018. Visit InteractAdvocates.Org to learn more. 


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