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Ruth Ellis Center featured on BBC

Ruth Ellis Center featured on BBC

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Detroit’s Ruth Ellis Center was recently featured in a story by the BBC. The non-profit organization provides many services to displaced LGBTQ youth, including housing.

“A disproportionate number of homeless children are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender, often forced to leave home after their families react angrily when they come out.

“I left my mom because she was having issues accepting the fact that I was gay,” Aaron Brown says.

But where do teenagers and young adults turn in these critical moments?

The BBC travelled to Detroit where some of them have sought shelter at a charity.”

Check out the piece at http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24540485?SThisFB