Coronavirus closed down colleges – now some LGBTQ students fear an abusive "war zone" at home

April 17, 2020
CBS News

...Hundreds of colleges have switched to remote learning and are limiting people on campus to reduce the spread of coronavirus, which has infected more than 653,800 people in the U.S. But for many of the thousands of LGBTQ college students in the U.S., "home is not a safe place," says Chinyere Ezie, a staff attorney at the Center for Constitutional Rights.

"With all of the closures that have resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic, you have fewer resources than ever for transgender and LGBT students and youth who are looking for support and for resources," she told CBS News. "...It's really no laughing matter that people are being forced back into the closet, so to speak, just to be able to survive this pandemic." ...

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April 17, 2020