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Advocates Attend White House Conference on Homeless LGBT Youth

By Winnie McCroy | Mar 12
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.

Homeless Youth: The Next Battle for LGBT Equality

By Verena Dobnik | Mar 8
Members of the Obama Administration will host a national conference on housing and homelessness in America’s LGBT communities on Friday in Detroit.

Ali Forney Center to Open Nation’s First 24/7 Drop-In Center for LGBT Youth

Jan 19
"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."

Family Acceptance Project Seeks to Help LGBT Youth

By Winnie McCroy | Jan 15
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.

"Homeless for the Holidays" Campaign Launched to Help LGBT Youth

Dec 13
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."

Asbury Park’s Hotel Tides To Donate Restaurant Proceeds to Ali Forney Center

Jun 23
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.

Tracy Morgan Meets with Homeless LGBT Youth

By Michael K. Lavers | Jun 17
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.

Homeless LGBT Youth Advocates Complain About Being Left Behind

By Michael K. Lavers | May 4
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.

Homeless LGBT Youth Advocate: Movement Needs to Do More to Protect Kids

By Carl Siciliano | Apr 28
Carl Siciliano, executive director of the Ali Forney Center, concludes the LGBT movement has not done enough to protect homeless and vulnerable LGBT youth.

Gay Immigrant Youth Struggle With Homelessness

By Von Diaz | Feb 23
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.

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