Shelby County invests in transitional housing for Black transgender women

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 14, 2023 2:56 PM CT | Published: April 14, 2023 2:56 PM CT

My Sistah’s House provides housing, advocacy and resource assistance for the Memphis area’s LGBTQ community with an emphasis on Black transgender women, who are reported to experience homelessness at a rate of more than five times the national average.


LGBTQ homelessness Mayor Lee Harris My Sistah's House
Aisling Mäki

Aisling Mäki

Aisling Mäki has spent the better part of two decades writing about Memphis. A former digital journalist for WMC Action News 5 and staff reporter for Memphis Daily News, her work has also appeared in The Commercial Appeal, High Ground News, I Love Memphis, Inside Memphis Business, The Memphis Flyer, Memphis Parent, Memphis Magazine and Tri-State Defender. 


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