Life as a Homeless LGBT Youth

Life as a Homeless LGBT Youth

  It’s difficult to find hard statistics on homeless youth in the United States for many reasons, not all of them obvious. But the current educated guess is in the neighborhood of 1.6 million. (Youth, in this instance, means under 19 years old). And...
Bea Arthur Residence Center

Bea Arthur Residence Center

  In 2005, Bea Arthur, best known as Dorothy Zbornak on the 80’s sitcom Golden Girls, gave one of her last performances as a benefit for the Ali Forney Center in New York City. The AFC’s mission, which she believed strongly in, is to house homeless...

LGBT Youth Find Love From “Your Holiday Mom”

For too many LGBTQ youth, the holidays carry a lonely sting. Disowning and isolation are still all-too-common chapters of the narrative of growing up queer, and with the message of ‘Christmas is a time for family!’ being shouted from all sides, November...