Ali Forney Center

Ali Forney Center

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Entertainment National
This Bea Arthur Residence will house 18 homeless LGBTQ young people, and it was inspired by a sizeable donation from the late actress Bea Arthur. ...
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Bea Arthur and Carl Siciliano
Entertainment
This year the gala will honor the memory of Arthur, who during her life was a great champion of LGBT rights and supporter of the Ali Forney Center’s mission. ...
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Rev. James David Manning
Faith and Religion
Less than two weeks after an anti-gay church announced its forclosure, $200,000 was raised toward buying the building to provide housing for LGBT homeless youth in Harlem. ...
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Lea DeLaria/Photo: Denis Largeron
Entertainment
This year’s event will be hosted by Lea DeLaria from the award winning Netflix series Orange is the New Black. ...
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Not a Sin Still
Faith and Religion
Faith in America will release a short film entitled "Not a Sin" in anticipation of the Papal visit to the U.S. and the upcoming Presidential primaries. ...
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Bea Arthur and Carl Siciliano/Ali Forney Center
Entertainment
On Monday, July 20, 2015, there will be a groundbreaking ceremony for the Bea Arthur Residence, an 18-bed residence for homeless LGBT youth operated by the Ali Forney Center. ...
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National Top News
LGBT youth are disproportionately over-represented in the homeless youth population, with as many as 40 percent of the nation's homeless youth being LGBT. ...
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Ali Forney Center for Homeless Youth Receives $50,000 Grant
Time Warner Cable will provide a $50,000 grant to outfit the Learning Lab with new computers, printers, computer software, tablets, and HD televisions. ...
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Ali Forney Center Launches Second Annual Homeless for the Holidays Series
Beginning today and continuing through New Year’s Day, a YouTube video featuring a slideshow of a young person as he or she narrates his or her story will be released weekly. ...
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New York City Restores Homeless Youth Shelter Funding
In total, the city only funds 250 shelter beds, for a population of 3,800 homeless youth. ...
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