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September Newsletter
     
 

NewsletterWe've got another great issue of the LAHR newsletter for download. To view the December issue click here, or click on the image to the left. As always, this issue is packed with great articles and information.

The newsletter is in PDF format, and requires the Adobe Acrobat viewer to read. If you need to install the Acrobat viewer, it can be found by clicking here.

To view past issues, visit our Newsletter Page

 


LAHR Guide to Aging Services
     
 

NewsletterGreater Lansing Guide to Aging Services for the
LGBTQI Community


This guide is intended to serve aging LGBTQI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, and Intersex) individuals, their caregivers, and family members by
providing information about aging services in the Lansing, MI, area. It is intended to be an educational resource for the community as they consider the scope of aging services.

To view the guide, please click here.



 

 

Boy Scouts infographic
     
 

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This excellent infographic from GLAAD details the Boy Scouts Of America‘s long history of anti-LGBT discrimination. Click on the image to see a larger version. Or visit glaad.org/scouts to learm more.

 




Our New Video Page
     
 

We've added a video page to the site that will feature videos from LAHR events. Our first video is from the parade celebrating Lansing's 150th Anniversary. We'll be adding more videos as they become available.

Click here to visit the video pages.

 





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Help for LBGTQ Runaway, Homeless,
and At-Risk Youth In Ingham, Eaton,
and Clinton Counties


Gateway Community Services works with runaway, homeless, and at-risk youth in Ingham, Eaton, and Clinton counties.

Services:
Toll-free Crisis Line 877-833-3689
Emergency Shelter Program
Transitional Living Program
Family Counseling
Group Support Services
Street Outreach

Did you know?

LBGTQ (Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay, Transgender, or Queer) youth comprise nearly 1 out of every 5 homeless youth, mostly because of family conflict. They are at a greater risk for victimization, unsafe sexual practices, and mental health issues. Homeless youth who identify as Transgender are 7 times more likely to experience acts of sexual violence than straight homeless youth. For more information about this crisis, and why resources like Gateway Community Services are invaluable, please follow these links:

fortytonone.org

The Forty-to-None Project portal provides resources and guides that identify reasons why LBGTQ youth become homeless, tells of the experience of living without family support, and gives solutions that keep LBGTQ youth safe and off the street. Their Informational Guides for Service Providers provides a curriculum, best practices, and a toolkit.

Transitioning Our Shelters
A guide for making homeless shelters safe for Transgender people.

 

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NewsletterLAHR invites you to advertise with us!
One of the oldest LGBT organizations in the area, we’re looking to advertisers to allow us the funds to increase our abilities in serving the community. The main page of the LAHR website will thus be opened up to advertising.

If your organization or business is interested, please e-mail our webmaster Melissa Cogswell at Melissa@focusmediagroup.com
for pricing and other information.

 

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