GLITS South Is NYC's First Housing Complex Owned By Black Trans Community

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.

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GLITS South in Woodhaven, Queens, will be the first housing complex in New York City owned by the Black trans community. (Credit: CBS2)

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.

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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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