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She was I did drugs. I had nowhere to go. Youth who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning are more at risk of being exposed to the virus, less likely to get stable employment, have more difficulty finding housing and feel more isolated than their straight, cisgender peers, and those who come from more than one marginalized background, such as Black transgender women, are bearing the brunt of it, according to Grace Place advocates. As resources for aid dry up at the local and national level and the virus continues to spread, Houston advocates say they fear those most at risk will not get the help they need. The center offers support, aid, programming and outreach.
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Almost as regularly, he hears people declare that the historic Houston neighborhood is no longer gay. In the s, the historic neighborhood had a significant LGBT population, and for many years, the area was at the center for gay culture in Houston. Today, however, there's a sense among some Houstonians that this is no longer the case. For real estate folks, the narrative of Montrose being formerly gay — but not anymore — could help them add a bit of historical character and a trendy narrative to the area, while still sanitizing the present image of the neighborhood, which sometimes was at odds with gay bars in the area, Riedel said. It could be part of a story of victory — claiming the history with pride, while also arguing that Houston's inclusiveness means a specific gay neighborhood is no longer necessary.
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