Topics :: Ali Forney Center
Wednesday May 23, 2012
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.
By Winnie McCroy | Monday Mar 12, 2012
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.
By Verena Dobnik | Thursday Mar 8, 2012
Members of the Obama Administration will host a national conference on housing and homelessness in America’s LGBT communities on Friday in Detroit.
Thursday Jan 19, 2012
"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."
By Winnie McCroy | Sunday Jan 15, 2012
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.
Tuesday Dec 13, 2011
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."
By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Oct 26, 2011
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.
By Winnie McCroy | Sunday Oct 23, 2011
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.
By Steve Weinstein | Saturday Jul 9, 2011
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.
By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jun 29, 2011
Queer rights advocates and LGBT youth gathered in front of Stonewall Inn on Friday, June 24 to demand city and state lawmakers restore funding to homeless youth programs.