Category: Culture

First LGBT housing complex raises questions about inclusivity

By Kayla McKiski

The housing complex will consist of 75 rental apartments for citizens aged 55 or older that identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender, or who are LGBT friendly.  The site will also include an 8,000 square foot LGBT Center, replacing the old one that was half the size. The center will adjoin the housing complex and provide a variety of services to residents spanning from counseling to HIV testing to socials events, according to The Network’s website.

As Haitian population grows, concern over TPS looms

By Kaitlyn Martin

Many have come to the United States with Temporary Protected Status (TPS), a designation granted by the Secretary of Homeland Security in the events of natural disasters, ongoing armed conflict or other extreme temporary conditions. Recently the decision has been made to not renew this designation for Haiti, which may put immigrants with TPS at risk in the coming year.