Homeless Youth

Homeless Youth

King County Receives $5.4 Million Grant to Combat Youth Homelessness

Local
A $5.4 million grant will be awarded to the King County Department of Community and Human Services to tackle youth homelessness in King County and Seattle. ...
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Sandra Bernhard to Host Gala for Homeless LGBT Youth, Bea Arthur Remembered

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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Chicagoans to ‘Sleep Out’ to Fight Youth Homelessness

National
The first-of-its-kind event in Chicago, the Out In the Open Sleep Out, will bring together members of the community to raise funds for 18 organizations serving youth experiencing homelessness. ...
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Same-Sex Marriage Not Enough: Refocusing the Fight for LGBT Equality

Editorial
Despite the U.S. Supreme Court’s marriage equality ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges, LGBT activists agree that there are still more battles to win before LGBT equality is achieved. ...
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True Colors Fund, Covenant House Partner to Help Homeless

Covenant House/Nancy
Top News Entertainment National
While LGBT youth make up only seven percent of the total youth population, they comprise up to 40 percent of all youth experiencing homelessness in America. ...
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Leahy, Collins Introduce Homeless Youth and Trafficking Prevention Act

Top News Politics
While gay and transgender youth comprise only 5-7 percent of America’s total youth population, they comprise up to 40 percent of all homeless youth. ...
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Chicago to Host 2014 LGBT Homeless Youth Summit

Top News National
The homeless youth summit is a follow-up to the award-winning Windy City Times Generation Halsted series. ...
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Fancy Reagan and Kelly King Cover ‘Say Something’ to Benefit Homeless LGBT Youth

Entertainment
The band Fancy Reagan and singer Kelly King have released a cover of “Say Something,” originally by A Great Big World with Christina Aguilera, and are donating the proceeds to The Ali Forney Center. ...
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Cyndi Lauper Celebrates 30 Years of Being Unusual

Entertainment
The album has influenced generations of boundary-pushing musicians since its release, evident in everything from the ska-infused punk of No Doubt, the attitude of P!nk, the infectious pop of Katy Perry, the fluorescent personality of Nicki Minaj and, of course, in Lady Gaga’s fashion. ...
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Rosie, Pink, Indigo Girls Join Lauper for ‘Home for the Holidays’ Concert

Entertainment
Cyndi Lauper will be joined on stage this year by P!nk, Josh Groban, Susan Sarandon, Nelly Furtado, the Indigo Girls, Rosie O’Donnell, Ingrid Michaelson, The Hives, Matt & Kim, Hunter Valentine, The Cliks, and returning host Carson Kressley. ...
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