Out On The Streets

This award-winning show features stories of 2 queer kids abandoned by their parents to the streets. Dmae Roberts profiles the life of Miracle, a young, black lesbian living on the streets of Portland, Oregon, and her bumpy road to recovery. Then David Gilmore introduces us to Kevyn, a counselor to HIV+ homeless gay men in Phoenix, Arizona. 2003 Siegenthaler/National Lesbian & Gay Journalist Association (NLGJA) Excellence in Journalism Award for "Out on the Streets" 2004 Silver Reel for "Out on the Streets" National Federation of Community Broadcasters (NFCB)


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