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Reflections On A Decade Of Protecting Homeless LGBT Youth

Carl Siciliano | Posted 08.19.2012 | Gay Voices
Carl Siciliano

As we worked to open the Ali Forney Center, I was haunted by the fact that the movement for LGBT equality did not address the needs of LGBT kids who are rejected by their families. LGBT kids who fell victim to family rejection were left to fend for themselves in the streets.

A Generation Sacrificed, Again

Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum | Posted 03.26.2012 | Gay Voices
Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum

This past weekend over 20 churches and synagogues in New York City sounded the alarm on the LGBTQ youth homelessness crisis. We continue to demand that our government commit to our young people, and commit to funding safe shelter for our homeless.

Bringing Families Into The Fold When Serving Homeless LGBT Youth

Theresa Nolan | Posted 03.21.2012 | Gay Voices
Theresa Nolan

Family rejection and its tragic consequences are hardly new problems. But for many years, providers and advocates for homeless LGBT youth have, for many reasons, focused on the youth themselves, giving little attention to their families.

PHOTOS: Homeless For The Holidays: Portraits Of NYC's Homeless LGBT Youth

Carl Siciliano | Posted 02.18.2012 | Gay Voices
Carl Siciliano