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This year, actress Parker Posey will act as host with a special performance from RuPaul’s Drag Race runner-up Chad Michaels. For the second year, Barclays will be the presenting sponsor for the summer benefit.
The Ali Forney Center (AFC), the nation’s largest organization working on behalf of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) runaway and homeless youth, will celebrate its tenth anniversary this year.
Representatives from the Ruth Ellis Center, the Ali Forney Center and Green Chimneys in New York City were among those who attended a White House-sponsored conference on homelessness among LGBT youth in Detroit on March 9.
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."
Faced with a 50 percent cut in funding, City Councilman Lew Fidler and hundreds of other homeless LGBT youth advocates gathered in Union Square on Oct. 24 to call upon Gov. Andrew Cuomo to provide $3 million annually for 100 new shelter beds.
With winter quickly approaching, the Ali Forney Center and other activists and politicians are once again demanding city and state officials to support programs that seek to curb homelessness among LGBT youth.
You can’t keep a good party down. Rumors to the contrary, Dancing on the Bay, one of the most popular parties on Fire Island, returns to the Pines with a new house and date but the same fun vibe.