Topics :: Ali Forney Center
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thursday Jun 23, 2011
On Sunday, June 26, 2011,the Hotel Tides will be donating a portion of its proceeds from the bar and restaurant to the Ali Forney Center (AFC) in New York.
By Michael K. Lavers | Friday Jun 17, 2011
Comedian Tracy Morgan on Friday, June 17, met with homeless LGBT youth and the mother of a 20-year-old gay man who died in an anti-gay attack in 2007.
By Michael K. Lavers | Wednesday May 4, 2011
Panelists at a forum at the LGBT Community Center in lower Manhattan on Tuesday, May 3, discussed whether LGBT organizations have done enough to advocate on behalf of homeless LGBT youth.
By Carl Siciliano | Thursday Apr 28, 2011
Carl Siciliano, executive director of the Ali Forney Center, concludes the LGBT movement has not done enough to protect homeless and vulnerable LGBT youth.