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Collected Item: “LGBT: Covid-19 forced me back home where I'm 'unwanted'”

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LGBT: Covid-19 forced me back home where I'm 'unwanted'

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Article: BBC News

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This short video discusses the plight of a LGBTQ person who is forced to return to an unaccepting home environment after losing her job due to the pandemic. This is another example of the ways that Covid-19 has impacted the LGBTQ community in struggles unique to the community. I never even thought about this as a potential problem because I am fortunate enough to have a family that accepts me for who I am. It makes me worry for LGBTQ youth who were able to move out on their own and get away from a toxic home life.

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https://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-africa-52835114/lgbt-covid-19-forced-me-back-home-where-i-m-unwanted

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2020-05-30
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