Topics :: GLBT homeless

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

By EDGE | 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.

Backers of LGBT-Focused Shelter Look for Fall Opening

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Thursday May 8, 2014
Plans for a San Francisco shelter geared toward homeless LGBTs are moving toward completion, and although it’s hard to predict exactly when the site will be ready, backers are saying it could open this fall.

Windy City Hosts Homeless Youth Summit

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Apr 28, 2014
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.

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.