queer youth homelessness
"And you know how people say a mother's love is unconditional? When I was 12, I figured out that my mother's love was conditional."
The last thing Manning would ever fathom for the church space is it becoming NYC's largest homeless shelter and resource center for LGBTQ African American youth. And the Ali Forney Center has launched a fundraising drive to grab the space.
"Lost in America" is a compelling new documentary that takes a look at the reality of homeless youth in America. The reality
In Memory of Danny Garvin, One of the Heroic Homeless LGBT Youths Who Fought in the Stonewall Uprising (PHOTOS)
Danny was never able to forget what it meant to be a homeless teen. He overcame homelessness and built a good life for himself, but he bore the scars in his psyche, and in his body. He contracted hepatitis while he was homeless; it shortened his life.
I helped kicked off a tweet storm last week, and frankly no one was more surprised than I that it snowballed as it did. As of this writing, the #DefendTheDuggars social media campaign has delivered almost $25,000 to help the homeless LGBTQ youth population in Arkansas.
I'm frustrated that 8 years after the National LGBTQ Task Force released their report calling LGBT youth homelessness an epidemic, we are still having the same conversations.
Elegance Bratton joins HuffPost Live to discuss how being in the Marines helped him learn how to live as a gay man.
Additional information is also available on the project's Kickstarter. All responses in the following interview are collaborative
My brother and sister were out in the living room. I remember calling them into the bedroom and explaining to them that I was leaving. I had to go. When my sister asked why, I shared, "Remember how Mom always kicks me out of the house and calls me a faggot and stuff?"
According to a report released last year, 40 perfect of homeless youth are LGBT. Now, a new documentary titled "Pier Kids