In a handwritten note, the landlord admits that the tenant is a ‘wonderful woman,’ but says she is ‘depraved’ for being a lesbian.
Jerry Zeft was so excited to move into his new apartment that he slept on an air mattress for nearly a week while he waited for his bed and other belongings to catch up with him. No matter that he’s 70 years old.
Tempe, one of Arizona’s most-populous cities, enacted an ordinance on Thursday banning anti-LGBT discrimination in housing, employment, and service in places like restaurants and hotels.
A temporary housing network intended to connect trans people in need with safe and supportive places to crash. if you have or are in need of a couch, floor, or spare room, submit a post with any relevant information you’re willing to share and we’ll try and connect you with others near you.
Queer/Trans/Radical-Friendly Housing in Chicago
The Roost, a co-operative living space in Rogers Park, Chicago, is looking to fill openings for early 2014 (February 1 and March 1). The Roost has a long history of housing folks who are queer, trans, and radically-minded. Cost of living is very affordable, the house is a 5 minute walk to the red line, and less than a block from the lake. More info here, as well as application instructions.
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Lucretia Kirby was on her own for the first time in years after her partner’s death. She felt stranded in a church-affiliated assisted living facility, where she said bigotry and even physical threats were ignored by building managers.
hashtag campaign started by @metalmujer to help trans women reach help in this winter’s freezing weather.
The University of Minnesota is preparing to offer gender-neutral housing at its Twin Cities campus.
This ‘may be Sweden’s first gay-friendly retirement home, it likely won’t be the last’ – says vice chair of organization Lars Mononen.
A new report shows that undocumented immigrants who identify as transgender face incredibly high rates of discrimination in employment, housing, and the immigration system.
A wonderful new group has been formed in Wilton Manors, Florida specifically for LGBT grandparents. It’s a great place for grandparents to gather and discuss issues that are important to them.
On Monday, Chicago House cut the ribbon on the TransLife Center (TLC), a first in the nation facility for members of the transgender community, located in Chicago’s Edgewater neighborhood.
A southwestern Michigan community is considering an ordinance that would ban discrimination in employment, public accommodation and housing practices.