Topics :: Homelessness

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HUD Partners With True Colors to Prevent LGBTQ Youth Homelessness

FAMILY | By EDGE | Mar 5
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the True Colors Fund are excited to announce the beginning stages of implementation of the LGBTQ Youth Homelessness Prevention Initiative.

Ga. Teen Disowned for Being Gay Helps Launch LGBT Youth Shelter

FAMILY | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 9
A Georgia teen who was thrown out by his family in a harrowing five-minute video documented on YouTube ended up with $100,000 in crowdsourced donations, which he has used to help open a new shelter for homeless LGBT youth.

Ruth Ellis Center Holds "Voices" to Benefit LGBT Youth

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 5
On Sept. 12, Detroit's Ruth Ellis Center will raise funds to keep LGBT kids safe at their annual fundraising event "Voices."

Broadway Sleeps Under the Stars to Raise Funds for Covenant House

THEATRE | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 13
On Sunday, August 17, The Covenant House will hold the Second Annual Sleep Out: Broadway Edition, where Members of the Broadway community will sleep on the streets to raise much-needed funds for homeless youth.

Windy City Hosts Homeless Youth Summit

CULTURE | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 28
On May 2-5 in Chicago, the Windy City Times is hosting "Owning Our Lives: Dream It. Speak It. Do It!!", a summit on LGBTQ youth.

Survey: Quarter of San Francisco’s Homeless Identify as Gay

More than one-quarter of the homeless people counted in San Francisco this year identified themselves as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender.

"A Better Holiday" to Benefit LGBT Homeless Youth and Ali Forney Center

HOME | Dec 5
The It Gets Better Project, created to show young LGBT people the levels of happiness, potential, and positivity their lives will reach, has announced its 2012 A Better Holiday concert.

Ali Forney Center Fundraiser for LGBT Youth After Hurricane Sandy’s Devastation

HOME | Nov 6
The Ali Forney Center, the nation’s largest services and advocacy organization working on behalf of runaway and homeless lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth, had its drop-in center destroyed by Hurricane Sandy.

Wanda Sykes to Headline Benefit for Homeless LGBTQ Youth

HOME | Sep 2
The Ruth Ellis Center will host its second annual benefit Voices with special celebrity guest Wanda Sykes to be held at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD).

Marriage Equality is Not the Only LGBT Issue

FAMILY | By Winnie McCroy | Jun 26
In the euphoria over recent marriage-equality wins, have we forgotten equally important issues?

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