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Members of the Obama Administration will host a national conference on housing and homelessness in America’s LGBT communities on Friday in Detroit.
"The Ali Forney Center is thrilled to kick off our 10th Anniversary year by opening a services center available to youth at any times of the day or night. This facility will help address one of our concerns, the growing number of homeless LGBT youth."
Doctor Caitlin Ryan of San Francisco State University has launched the Family Acceptance Project that seeks to work with families to accept their LGBT children. She spoke about FAP at a Jan. 10 forum at New York City’s LGBT Community Center.
The Ali Forney Center, the nation’s largest organization working on behalf of homeless lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth, announced the launch of an Internet-based campaign, "Homeless for the Holidays."
On Sunday, June 26, 2011,the Hotel Tides will be donating a portion of its proceeds from the bar and restaurant to the Ali Forney Center (AFC) in New York.
Comedian Tracy Morgan on Friday, June 17, met with homeless LGBT youth and the mother of a 20-year-old gay man who died in an anti-gay attack in 2007.
Panelists at a forum at the LGBT Community Center in lower Manhattan on Tuesday, May 3, discussed whether LGBT organizations have done enough to advocate on behalf of homeless LGBT youth.
Carl Siciliano, executive director of the Ali Forney Center, concludes the LGBT movement has not done enough to protect homeless and vulnerable LGBT youth.
Immigrant youth face even more challenges than others, but immigrant gay youth have a much greater change of being thrown out of their homes. In New York, there are thousands of them on the streets every night.
Advocates for homeless LGBT youth remain outraged over New York City’s plan to slash funding for drop-in shelters and street outreach initiatives by 50 percent.