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.

Council Member Corey Johnson Unveils 'HASA for All' Legislation

AIDS | By EDGE | Feb 27
On February 26, NYC Council Health Committee Chair Corey Johnson unveiled long-sought legislation that would expand HIV/AIDS Services Administration (HASA) benefits to all low-income, HIV-positive New York City residents.

Big Stars Share Their Talent at Ally Coalition Gay Youth Fundraiser

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 2
Bleachers, Lena Dunham, Janeane Garofalo, Andrew McMahon and Ingrid Michaelson are among the music and comedy stars confirmed to perform in support of LGBTQ youth at The Ally Coalition's Talent Show on December 2 at New World Stages in New York City.

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

NATIONAL | Jun 23
More than one-quarter of the homeless people counted in San Francisco this year identified themselves as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender.

LGBT Shelter Gets Grant

FAMILY | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Dec 8
Backers of a proposed LGBT-friendly homeless shelter in San Francisco announced this week that they’re getting some help in making the long-delayed space a reality.

"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.

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