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LGBT individuals age 16 to 24 are welcome in The Wanda Alston House.
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LGBT individuals age 16 to 24 are welcome in The Wanda Alston House.

The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force estimates that up to 40 percent of all homeless youth are LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender). The group says the primary reason for living on the streets is family conflict.

But The Wanda Alston House, a transitional home located in the District, is helping some of these young people get back on their feet.

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