Topics :: GLBT homeless

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Tiny Houses Help Address Nation’s Homeless Problem

By Carrie Antlfinger | Thursday Feb 27, 2014
While tiny houses have been attractive for those wanting to downsize or simplify their lives for financial or environmental reasons, there’s another population benefiting from the small-dwelling movement: the homeless.

Fun. Raises Funds for LGBT Youth at Detroit’s Ruth Ellis Center

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Feb 26, 2014
The Grammy award-winning band fun. launched a campaign to raise $250,000 to build a community health center for the Ruth Ellis Center, which provides housing, meals, clothing and medical services for LGBT youth in need in Detroit.

NYC Mayor’s Budget Funds Homeless Services, LGBT Youth Programs

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Feb 13, 2014
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio delivered his preliminary budget plan on Feb. 12, lambasting his predecessor for leaving more than 150 outstanding labor contracts.

Sia to Donate Eminem Collaboration Earnings to Homeless LGBT Youth

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Nov 7, 2013
Musician and songwriter Sia announced that she will be donating the earnings she receives from her work with controversial rapper Eminem’s new album to homeless LGBT youth.

Padma Lakshi Hosts Ali Forney Place at the Table Gala

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Oct 23, 2013
Padma Lakshmi will host the Ali Forney Center "A Place at the Table" fundraiser to help keep LGBT kids safe and off the street.

LGBT Teen Homelessness in South Florida, Part 2

By Christiana Lilly | Wednesday Sep 18, 2013
While the LGBT Visitor Center in Miami Beach is primarily the center of the city’s tourism, its rainbow flags have also become a signal to gay teens living on the street that it’s a safe haven.

LGBT Teen Homelessness in South Florida, Part 1

By Christiana Lilly | Wednesday Aug 21, 2013
Up to 40 percent of homeless youth identify as LGBT, even though they represent only about 10 percent of the population, according to the National Coalition for the Homeless.

TAG and Ali Forney Center Address HIV in Homeless LGBT Youth

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Jul 29, 2013
The Treatment Action Group has teamed up with the Ali Forney Center to address the rising number of homeless LGBT youth with HIV.

LGBT Shelter Set for Hearing

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Monday Jul 29, 2013
A proposed LGBT-friendly homeless shelter in San Francisco is set to go before the city’s planning commission for approval on permits, according to backers of the long-delayed project.

Services Needed for LGBT Homeless

By Matthew S Bajko | Friday Jul 26, 2013
While it has long been known that a large percentage of homeless youth in San Francisco are LGBT, new data is showing that alarming numbers of LGBT adults in the city are also struggling to find housing or are at risk of losing their homes.
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