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Fun. Makes Amazing Pledge To At-Risk LGBT Youth Center In Detroit

AP | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — The pop-rock trio fun. is launching a campaign to raise money for at-risk LGBT youth in Detroit. The band said Friday it plans to r...

Detroit Groups Get $2.5 Million To Prevent HIV Transmission

ABC News Radio | Anselm Gibbs | Posted 04.08.2013 | Detroit

(LANSING, Mich.) -- Seven Detroit-based organizations are among those set to benefit from almost $2.5 million in funding from the Michigan Department ...

End the Chill: This Winter, Help LGBT Homeless Youth Come in From the Cold

Laura A. Hughes | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Laura A. Hughes

Detroit is far from the only city with a significant LGBTQ homeless youth population. But in a city ravaged by economic decline, it is these youth who bear a disproportionate share of the burden.

Living On The Streets At The Dangerous Intersection Of Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Race And Class

Laura A. Hughes | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Laura A. Hughes

We know LGBT youth homelessness is not like the issues of marriage equality or the repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," both more "palatable" not only to the public but to those who help fund and drive the agenda for LGBT equality. But we must do whatever we can to make it a priority.