“I have PTSD from the experience. I’ve had to take leave from work several times for therapy and I take five medications.”
Especially for Black and Brown transgender women, "who face extraordinarily high rates of unemployment and homelessness at any time, and particularly in this economic crisis," said an advocate.
Employees say they aren't allowed to take days off and aren't given protective equipment even while working in spaces where the coronavirus is likely to spread.
Advocates are calling on governments to give homeless people the ability to self-isolate and keep themselves safe.
The new rule would allow shelters to deny a population more than twice as likely to be homeless.
The Trump Pizza is being sold by Champion Pizza in downtown Manhattan, and it comes loaded with gold leaf arranged to spell out “TRUMP,” and, naturally, Russian caviar.
'There is no hope for many people, no end. It's just one place to the next, the same goddamn routine every single day.'
Outreach workers attempted to get the city's most vulnerable citizens to safety, but some homeless people say the system was more accommodating.
As long as sanitary ware is classified as a "nonessential" and "luxury" item, and isn't given out for free like condoms, homeless women may be forced to shoplift for tampons and towels, or resort to using tissue from McDonald's toilets.
Flagstaff, Arizona, is trying to combat panhandling by giving homeless people coupon booklets called "Better Bucks." I tried them out to see if they were all they were cracked up to be.