Homeless transgender people living in Las Vegas have a place they can go to get help and feel safe.
One in five transgender people have been homeless at some point in their lives, making this a critical issue for this group, according to the National Center for Transgender Equality.
Homeless, alone and transgender, Milagros Marquez tries to get by each day.
"Sometimes people give me the worst stares… This is the streets, you know, it's different in the streets," she said. "People start making judgments, and they don't even know you."
"You get bullying just by walking down the street. A lot of transgendered women walk around with their guard up a hundred percent, because you never know."
On a corridor by Owens Avenue and Las Vegas Boulevard, there are several shelters. Some dorms are for men; others are for women.
"Some other homeless people are like, 'That's a man,'" Marquez said. "Being transgender does make you a target at times."... Read More