Street Beat: LGBT Community

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Airs Sunday, February 5, 2012 at 11:00 a.m.

This week on Street Beat, we’re going to shed some light on an under-served and discriminated segment of our society— the LGBT community.

Watch Street Beat Sundays at 11 a.m. on CW50 Detroit.

Click on a segment to watch online.

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First, Syma talks with Mike Neubecker about his story as a parent of a gay son and about PFLAG, a support organization for parents and friends of gays and lesbians.  www.pflag.org

Then Neubecker is joined by David Garcia of Affirmations, an LGBT community center, to discuss the support programs available at both organizations.  www.goaffirmations.org

Next David Garcia relates his own story of advocating for LGBT rights as well as discusses issues facing the LGBT community.

Finally Rachel Crandall of Transgender Michigan talks about the issues this group must handle.   www.transgendermichigan.org

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