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Home for the Night: Ali Forney Center Celebrates Ten Years of Advocacy for LGBT Youth

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.

Advocates Attend White House Conference on Homeless LGBT Youth

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.

Homeless Youth: The Next Battle for LGBT Equality

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.

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

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."

Family Acceptance Project Seeks to Help 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.

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

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."

NYC Officials Protest "Unconscionable" Cuts to Homeless Youth Programs

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.

NYC Officials Again Demand Shelter for Homeless LGBT Youth

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.

Dancing on the Bay Returns to Fire Island on a New Weekend

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.

Activists Demand Shelter for Homeless LGBT Youth

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.