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Homeless LGBT youth find shelter at Brooklyn's Ali Forney Center, but non-profit needs help too

BY Sam Levin
DAILY NEWS WRITER
Monday, October 24th 2011, 4:00 AM

http://www.nydailynews.com/ny_local/brooklyn/2011/10/24/2011-10-24_emergency_for_homeless_lgbt_youth.html

Adrian St. Vincent, a transgender 18-year-old estranged from his family in Ohio, arrived in New York City this summer with no support, no home and no more than $250.

When he went to a shelter for LGBT youth, he was put on a waiting list - where he remained for more than three weeks.

"It's like you're a person without a country," said St. Vincent, who spent a night in Bryant Park. "I cannot describe how terrifying that was."
“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” Oscar Wilde



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