Cyndi Lauper: We Need to End LGBT Youth Homelessness

It’s #40toNoneDay are you with us?

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โ€œA feeling of deep pleasure or satisfaction derived from oneโ€™s own achievements, the achievements of oneโ€™s close associates, or from qualities or possessions that are widely admired.โ€ ~ Pride

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The music and Broadway icon talks about#40toNoneDayand what it means for the cause sheโ€™s long championed.

cyndi2Itโ€™s an election year and thereโ€™s a lot of talk about what our nationโ€™s priorities need to be for the next four to eight years. What we have to make sure is not forgotten is the clapperepidemic of lesbian, gay, bisexual,ย and transgender youth homelessness. Up to 40 percent of homeless youth identify as LGBT, yet fewer than 7 percent of kids nationwide are LGBT. That discrepancy is outrageous, and itโ€™s something we canโ€™t ignore. Thatโ€™s why, on April 27, 2016, we will raise our voices for#40toNoneDay: a national day organized by the True Colors Fund toโ€ฆ

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