By Elizabeth Willoughby on
The shelter, called “True Colors Residence” (TCR), will consist of modern studio apartments and community space for thirty 18-24-year-old LGBTs of New York City’s homeless population.
“Our primary goal is to provide a physically and emotionally safe and supportive environment,” said Lauper, “that will empower our young residents to be the self-loving, happy, and successful individuals they were meant to be.”
According to her Give a Damn campaign blog, there are roughly 3-8,000 homeless LGBT youth living in New York City.
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