HUD to Expand Housing Discrimination Protections to LGBTQ People
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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!”
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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
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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!
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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
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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.
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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.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tL6gAFC1fwQ&list=PLYKlt9IsLR6SORxhI9yK7qogEZpnyagrA 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.
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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

Which States Are Doing the Best Work on Youth Homelessness?
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Youth homelessness is a national issue – and some states are addressing it better than others. For the second year in a row, True Colors United and the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty have partnered to release the … Read More

Dylan Waguespack Joins the True Colors United Team
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We’re excited to welcome Dylan Waguespack to True Colors United as our new Public Policy and External Affairs Director! Dylan comes to True Colors United from a diverse background in nonprofit, public policy, and communications. Dylan is based out of … Read More

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