Audio, News Story (California)
Ezra David Romero
Valley Public Radio (Fresno, CA)
November 1, 2016
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Organizations mentioned/involved: California Rural Legal Assistance Inc. (CRLA)
That fear is what a lot of LGBT people face when reaching the age where they may need someone to take care of them. Parts of Central California are known to be quite conservative and with that often comes anti-gay sentiment says Lisa Cisneros with the nonprofit group California Rural Legal Assistance. Even still she says fewer LGBT people are moving out of the region.
“With the increased cost of living and housing in these metropolitan areas I’m finding a lot of people moving to the Central Valley who identify as LGBT,” says Cisneros. “This is where we grew up and this is where we want to raise our kids and grow old.”