Survey Finds Large Numbers of LGBTIQ Youth Homelessness Across Europe

A survey of 71 organizations across 32 European countries finds that over 60% have worked with LGBTIQ youth experiencing homelessness. A report published today, based on a survey by ILGA-Europe in association with True Colors United, and the Silberman Center … Read More

True Colors United for Asian-Americans.

We call for justice for victims of racist violence. True Colors United joins the people of Atlanta, Asian-Americans, and allies in mourning the victims of Tuesday’s shooting – in which eight people were killed. Six of the people killed were … Read More

HUD to Expand Housing Discrimination Protections to LGBTQ People

HUD says: “Fair Housing Act protects LGBTQ people.” For the first time, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ) Americans will be protected from housing discrimination under the Fair Housing Act. It’s been a long road getting here, so … Read More

True Colors United & the UN Human Rights Office Say: “Housing is a Human Right!”

It’s the first-ever global campaign on LGBTIQ+ youth homelessness. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer, and questioning (LGBTIQ+) youth exist everywhere – in every country, city, and community on our planet. To end LGBTIQ+ youth homelessness, we need to build … Read More

Only 13% of European Homeless Services Provide Specialized Services for LGBTIQ Youth

True Colors United’s new report with FEANTSA report reveals huge gap between need and provision in Europe. To mark LGBTIQ History Month, FEANTSA, True Colors United, and the Silberman Center for Sexuality and Gender released our report Perceptions: Findings from … Read More

#ShowYourTrueColors on Tiktok with Cyndi Lauper!

For LGBTQ+ History Month (October) and National Coming Out Day (October 11), Tiktok and True Colors United are launching a campaign challenging users to #ShowYourTrueColors. Showing your true colors means celebrating all the things that make you unique. Through the … Read More

True Colors United Announces Twiggy Pucci Garçon as Chief Program Officer

In just six years, Twiggy has transformed the movement to end LGBTQ+ youth homelessness. When it comes to hats, Twiggy Pucci Garçon has worn many… – at True Colors United, as a creator, and as a person with impeccable fashion … Read More

Supreme Court Rules Federal Law Protects LGBTQ Workers from Discrimination.

Supreme Court Says: “LGBTQ Rights!” The Supreme Court today ruled federal law forbids employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. In other words: As of this morning, it is illegal in every single state across the … Read More

Here’s What Happened on #TrueColorsDay 2020.
| On #TrueColorsDay, We Sent a Unified Message to Congress: “Don’t Leave Youth Experiencing Homelessness Out of the Response to COVID-19.” Members of Congress Made Public Commitments to Protect LGBTQ Youth Experiencing Homelessness. On April 29, 2020 folks across the … Read More

Our COVID-19 Online Resource Center is Here For You.

Coronavirus affects us all. We’ll get through it together. From all of us at True Colors United, we send our best during this challenging time and express our gratitude for everyone doing life-saving work on the ground. People experiencing homelessness, including … Read More

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