NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A grand opening was held Friday for a housing complex devoted to the LGBTQ community.
GLITS South in Woodhaven, Queens, will be the first housing complex in New York City owned by the Black trans community.READ MORE: Trial Begins For Queens Man Brendan Hunt, Accused Of Posting Online Threats Against Lawmakers
GLITS stands for Gay and Lesbians Living in a Transgender Society.
It’s aimed to help those who face housing discrimination because of their gender identity.
“Thirty years of a dream, of doing something like this, but not just doing it, putting us in an area, in a location where we don’t have to run,” said Ceyenne Doroshow, executive director and founder of GLITS.READ MORE: Rapper Warchyld Caught With Air Rifle Mounted On Roof Of Hummer In Manhattan
The Queensboro President-elect was at Friday’s ribbon-cutting ceremony and says he hopes to fund more projects to house the transgender community.
For more information about GLITS, visit glitsinc.org.
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