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Homeless Shelter For LGBT Youth Opens in Washington

A new homeless shelter called Casa Ruby is opening in Washington, DC that is specifically for the LGBT community - lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender young people. Twenty-four year-old Giselle Hartzog is transgender. She was kicked out of an all-women’s shelter before and will be one of the first residents of Casa Ruby. “Once they found out I was trans, they were very discriminating against me and wouldn’t let me come back,” Hartzog said. She ran away from her hometown in...

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