Topics :: GLBT homeless

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Big Stars Share Their Talent at Ally Coalition Gay Youth Fundraiser

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Dec 2, 2014
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.

Coalition Plans to Reduce LGBT Youth Homelessness

Tuesday Sep 30, 2014
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

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Sep 9, 2014
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

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Sep 5, 2014
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

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Aug 13, 2014
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.

MassEquality Applauds FY15 State Budget Funding of LGBTQ Youth and Homelessness Programs

By Bobby McGuire | Saturday Jul 12, 2014
Friday, Governor Patrick approved a new budget that funds LGBTQ homeless programs and services for youth.

Reciprocity Foundation Promotes Holistic Youth Wellness

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jul 2, 2014
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

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jun 24, 2014
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.

Rent Prices Cause Dip in Units for Homeless Youth

By Matthew S. Bajko | Thursday May 22, 2014
San Francisco’s skyrocketing rents have led to a drop in the number of apartments a local agency can afford to lease for homeless youth.

Zebra Coalition: Giving Hope to Homeless LGBT Youth in Central Florida

By Mike Halterman | Sunday May 11, 2014
Many LGBT youth nationwide experience homelessness for a number of reasons, such as rejection and abuse. In Central Florida, an organization was founded in 2010 that helps this demographic.

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