TITLE

ON THE STREETS

AUTHOR(S)
Brown, Kristen V.
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Curve;Mar2009, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on Sylvia's Place, a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT)-specific youth shelter for homeless queer youth in New York City. At Sylvia's Place, young people such as Star Johnson and Netty Brown sleep on the floor and share only one shower. This shelter, along with other similar shelters, aim to provide relief, as well as case management and medical care.
ACCESSION #
36574438

 

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