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1994's 'My So-Called Life' Was a Game-Changer for LGBT Community

Daryl Deino | Posted 04.13.2016 | Queer Voices
Daryl Deino

He represented every LGBT person who didn't feel like they belonged in the world during Christmas, a time where many people who celebrated the holy holiday certainly didn't celebrate people in the LGBT community. I, as well as the rest of the community, were thought of as evil sinners. Remember, this was 1994.

A Hit Song Gets A Heartbreaking Cover That Could Do A World Of Good

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

With 40 percent of America's homeless youth reportedly identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT), homelessness is one of the leading...

Pink And Cyndi Lauper To Get Gay For The Holidays

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Cyndi Lauper's True Colors Fund announced the organization's third annual "Home For The Holidays" benefit concert this week, an initiative that seeks ...

Heartbreaking Photos Of Queers In Exile

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.18.2013 | Arts

An exhibition entitled "Queers in Exile: the Unforgotten Legacies of LGBTQ Homeless Youth" will provide a historical narrative and abundance of images...

One-Third Of Homeless Population In Major City Is Gay

Robin Wilkey | Posted 06.25.2013 | San Francisco

The San Francisco Human Services Agency (HSA) released its biennial homeless count on Friday and responses to a newly included question have shed ligh...

LOOK: Dustin Lance Black, Adam Lambert And Others Get Creative For Homeless LGBT Youth

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

New York's Ali Forney Center (AFC), who provides housing for homeless and runaway lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth has recently col...

D.C. Homeless Shelter Sued For Turning Away Transgender Women

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 04.12.2013 | DC

A D.C. homeless shelter for women is being sued for discrimination practices after refusing to admit two transgender women, according to the Washingto...

Working for Safety in Lakeview

Erica Chu | Posted 09.04.2011 | Chicago
Erica Chu

I've heard over and over again that those rallying for increased safety measures are not making any statements about race or class -- they just want safety. I believe that they do want and should work to make Lakeview safer.

Sen. Kerry Introduces Bill To Help LGBT Youths In Foster Care

Posted 07.14.2011 | Impact

This week, Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) introduced the Reconnecting Youth to Prevent Homelessness Act to protect children in foster care from ending up o...

Weekly Diaspora: Sweeping AZ Immigration Bills Target Undocumented Children

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

By Catherine A. Traywick, Media Consortium blogger The Arizona state Senate moved forward with two controversial measures this week that threaten to m...