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Limiting access to state ID cards hinders LGBT homeless youth

LGBT homeless youth who can't get access to state ID cards might be falling short of their potential.

Although a citizen is not breaking the law if he or she doesn’t carry a state-issued identification card, they are however required to show them when getting a job, traveling, cashing checks and entering some buildings.

However, there is a problem with LGBT homeless youth not having easy access to them, and that could render them powerless in getting their lives back together.

LGBT family guide to Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare

Family Equality Council and the Center for American Progress today released a new guide to assist couples and parents who are LGBT access health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, or ACA, aka Obamacare.