A new report outlines the many obstacles gay children of color face as they try to get a good education.
On the night of January 28, 2013 a count of homeless youths in New York City was conducted as part of the annual street homeless count. The youth count was part of a voluntary nine-community pilot, spearheaded by the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH), U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) and U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) Because homeless youths are extremely vulnerable methods for counting the general homeless population are not always effective when counting homeless youths. New York City decided to participate in the count and the effort was a collaboration between the New York City Coalition on the Continuum of Care on the (NYC CCoC) NYC Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD), and the NYC Department of Homeless Services (DHS) and the Empire State Coalition of Youth & Family Services (Coalition of Homeless Youth) to count both sheltered and unsheltered youth.
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Cyndi Lauper is excited to announce the 3rd Annual Cyndi Lauper & Friends: Home for the Holidays, a star-studded benefit concert on Saturday, December 7th at New York City’s historic Beacon Theatre to help raise awareness about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth homelessness and support the #TrueColorsFund and #FortytoNone project.
Philip McAdoo and his partner, Sean Cavanaugh, were in the process of adopting their son, Zaden, while living in New York City before same-sex marriage was legalized there in 2011. But by the time the official papers were finalized last year, they had moved to Georgia where laws prohibit gay…
What it might look like if a LGBT Olympian wins at Sochi 2014 in the midst of Russia’s anti-gay crackdown.