The US Government Says Homeless Shelters Should Be Allowed to Ban Trans People
The new rule would allow shelters to deny a population more than twice as likely to be homeless.
Why This Turkish Immigrant Is Selling a $5,000 “Trump Pizza”
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.
Toronto's Homeless Shelter System Is Not Working
'There is no hope for many people, no end. It's just one place to the next, the same goddamn routine every single day.'
How New York's Homeless Lived Through This Weekend's Blizzard
Outreach workers attempted to get the city's most vulnerable citizens to safety, but some homeless people say the system was more accommodating.
For Homeless Women, Having a Period Isn't a Hassle, It's a Nightmare
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 Giving Panhandlers Coupons to Stop Them from Buying Drugs
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.
A Chinese Multimillionaire Duped New York's Homeless
Things turned ugly when a Chinese multimillionaire screwed over a bunch of disadvantaged New Yorkers.
How to Survive Being Rescued from Sex Trafficking
It's now illegal in Alaska to induce a minor to work as a sex worker, but in the 1990s, Alaska's foster-care system repeatedly took away my money, forcing me to work as a sex worker—and my situation wasn't uncommon.