LGBT homelessness

October 24, 2014

Trans Texan trailblazer Monica Roberts needs her community

Monica Roberts, legendary blogger and advocate who has worked tirelessly for the transgender community over the last two decades, is facing homelessness.

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LGBTQ Connect provides services for homeless San Franciscans

Last year in San Francisco—a city with gravely disparate living circumstances—there were 7,350 youth and adults experiencing homelessness, 30 percent of whom identified as LGBT, according to the 2013 San Francisco Homeless Count and Survey.

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March 6, 2014

North Philly preparing safe house for LGBT Youth

Recently the Philadelphia Daily News shared the story of two friends, Lisa Sipes and Rusty Doll, who renovated a house in North Philadelphia to be used as a safe house for LGBT teens.

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Florence House, homeless women's shelter, sets best practices for trans women

As equality for transgender Americans has come into focus with mainstream media exposure, more and more stories of blatant institutional discrimination against trans people have surfaced. However, the actions of the directors and staff running Florence House, a homeless shelter for women in Maine, exemplify behavior that is both affirming of transgender individuals' identities and conscious of their needs.

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Ali Forney Center Raising Funds For Homeless LGBT Youth During The Holidays

The Ali Forney Center, which provides housing and other services to homeless LGBT youth in New York City, has released a new video for its annual fundraising series, Homeless for the Holidays.
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CBS Affiliate in Miami Reports on Homeless LGBT Youth

Last week, a CBS local affiliate in Miami drew attention to the lives of homeless LGBT youth living in South Florida. It is important that the media continues to elevate both the stories of homeless LGBT youth and any support options available to them.
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Homeless LGBT Youth the Focus of "Weekend of Prayer and Learning"

Over 30 clergy across New York City will be preaching about homeless LGBT youth in their houses of worship this weekend, January 20-22. The preaching exercise is a part of the Weekend of Prayer and Learning to educate people of faith about youth homelessness, particularly among LGBT youth.

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Homeless for the Holidays: LGBT Youth Share Their Stories

Homeless for the Holidays is a campaign through the Ali Forney Center giving young people a platform to share their experience being LGBT and homeless.

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New York's LGBT Homeless Youth Highlighted in NPR Story

This weekend NPR ran a wonderful piece about a segment of the LGBT community for whom the holidays are particularly challenging — LGBT homeless youth.

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