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Queer Homeless Youth

Lila Shapiro

New York City Council Approves $3 Million For Bea Arthur Residence For LGBT Homeless Youths

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 07.24.2012 | Gay Voices

For homeless youth and their advocates, the fight for resources can be fierce. New York City has about 4,000 homeless youths -- many of whom are lesbi...

Lila Shapiro

Homeless Youth Budget Restored But Worries Linger

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 06.28.2012 | Gay Voices

NEW YORK -- On Tuesday afternoon, a dozen or so young people milled around a crowded reception room at the Ali Forney Center, an organization that pro...

Lila Shapiro

Homeless Youth Advocates Push Back Against Bloomberg's 2013 Budget

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 06.01.2012 | Gay Voices

NEW YORK -- On Thursday, more than 150 advocates and homeless youth gathered on the steps of New York City Hall to protest Mayor Michael Bloomberg's p...