Philadelphia’s “The Attic” LGBTQ Youth Center Conducts Sexual Assault Investigation
Philadelphia’s award-winning LGBTQ youth center is dealing with a sexual assault accusation.
According to Philadelphia Gay News, The Attic Youth Center, which supports mostly LGBTQ youth of color, has recently been accused of being the location of a sexual assault against a minor. In addition, there are claims that racism is rampant within the staff.
These allegations first appeared on Facebook through the page “the Black & Brown Workers Co-op.” In addition to three pages of allegations, the Facebook page includes a 53-minute video discussing the claims. It was later revealed that the allegations come from a former Attic employee.
A source came forward to say that alleged crime happened more than a year ago to a black youth that visits the center often.
“These allegations are serious,” said the