Under a proposed rule announced by Ben Carson, federally funded shelters could turn away trans people or force them into unsafe situations.
Witnesses testified about the problem before a congressional committee — and noted that housing homeless trans women with other women is no big deal.
The Fair and Equal Housing Act of 2019 would protect against discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
Housing discrimination is something nearly all LGBTQ people have experienced or feared. It's also legal in about half the country.
Kaj Baker was told she made others feel "uncomfortable" in her dorm, and that she can't have visitors due to her sexual orientation.
The BBC One show details Jude Watson's effort to create safe, supportive housing for older LGBTQ people.
The decision from a federal appeals court comes in the case of a lesbian who says she was physically and verbally assaulted other tenants at her senior housing facility.