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The Trump administration wants homeless shelters to use physical characteristics like the ‘presence of an Adam’s apple’ to identify and refuse shelter to transgender women

A proposal from the Department of Housing and Urban Development would allow federally funded homeless shelters to take a person’s “physical characteristics” into account when deciding if they should be housed among men or women. HUD is working to reverse the Obama-era Equal Access Rule that provides housing to transgender […]
The Trump administration wants homeless shelters to use physical characteristics like the ‘presence of an Adam’s apple’ to identify and refuse shelter to transgender women
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A homeless shelter is about to open inside Amazon’s headquarters. Its director says ‘it’s not on corporations’ to solve the homelessness problem.

Amazon is building a homeless shelter on its Seattle campus. The shelter will be run by Mary’s Place, a nonprofit that has worked with the company for years. The nonprofit’s executive director, Marty Hartman, said “it’s not on corporations” to solve Seattle’s homelessness problem. She thinks Mary’s Place is already […]
A homeless shelter is about to open inside Amazon’s headquarters. Its director says ‘it’s not on corporations’ to solve the homelessness problem.