Topics :: GLBT homeless

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High Percentage of GLBT Homeless Persists

NATIONAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jul 26
San Francisco officials have released a report showing that 29 percent of the city's homeless population identify as LGBT -- the same figure that was reported in 2013, the last time such numbers were released locally.

Miley Cyrus Steps Up for LGBT Homeless

NATIONAL | By Christiana Lilly | Jun 12
Recently, the songstress announced that she has launched the Happy Hippie Foundation (HappyHippies.org), a nonprofit working with homeless teens, LGBT youth, and other at-risk populations.

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.

Coalition Plans to Reduce LGBT Youth Homelessness

NATIONAL | Sep 30
A plan for reducing homelessness among gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth will be submitted for federal approval this week by a coalition of Cincinnati groups.

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.

Reciprocity Foundation Promotes Holistic Youth Wellness

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 2
Reciprocity Foundation has a mission: to help LGBT youth become successful adults. Since 2005, they’ve helped more than 1,000 with workshops, mentors and holistic healing.

Uncivil Union Concert Raises Funds for The Ally Coalition

LOCAL EVENTS | By Winnie McCroy | Jun 24
On Wednesday, June 25, the stars of indie music and comedy will unite for Uncivil Union, a concert to raise funds and awareness for LGBT groups.

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.

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