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Commission May Call for Increased Liquor Tax to Help Homeless

LOCAL | By Michael d'Oliveira | Nov 22
As Fort Lauderdale's restriction on feeding the homeless in public parks grabs national headlines, the Wilton Manors Commission may propose a resolution to help fund programs aimed at helping the homeless.

Reciprocity Foundation Promotes Holistic Youth Wellness

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 2
Reciprocity Foundation has a mission: to help LGBT youth become successful adults. Since 2005, they’ve helped more than 1,000 with workshops, mentors and holistic healing.

NYC Mayor’s Budget Funds Homeless Services, LGBT Youth Programs

POLITICS | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 13
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio delivered his preliminary budget plan on Feb. 12, lambasting his predecessor for leaving more than 150 outstanding labor contracts.

LGBT Homeless Youth Get $1 Million NY Grant

LOCAL | Jul 13
A $1 million government grant will help homeless gay youths in New York state who’ve had run-ins with the law get their lives on track. The money from the state Department of Labor will fund job training and education.

Survey: Quarter of San Francisco’s Homeless Identify as Gay

NATIONAL | Jun 23
More than one-quarter of the homeless people counted in San Francisco this year identified themselves as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender.

As DC’s Homeless Youth Grows, Cyndi Lauper’s Forty to None Helps

LOCAL | By Rachel Breitman | Feb 14
Longtime LGBT advocate Cyndi Lauper has collaborated with HUD to help count D.C.’s homeless youth, and help provide the resources and support they desperately require.

DC Center’s Youth Working Group Battles LGBT Teen Homelessness

LOCAL | By Akeem Favor | Dec 28
DC Center’s Youth Working Group continues to focus on the challenges of bullying and homelessness that face the city’s LGBT youth.

After Hurricane, Ali Forney Center Makes Sure ’It Gets Better’

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 12
After the Ali Forney Center’s Drop-In Center was destroyed by floodwaters from Hurricane Sandy, the community has come together to raise funds to rebuild it, including a Dec. 16 concert at XL nightclub.

LGBT Shelter Gets Grant

FAMILY | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Dec 8
Backers of a proposed LGBT-friendly homeless shelter in San Francisco announced this week that they’re getting some help in making the long-delayed space a reality.

"A Better Holiday" to Benefit LGBT Homeless Youth and Ali Forney Center

HOME | Dec 5
The It Gets Better Project, created to show young LGBT people the levels of happiness, potential, and positivity their lives will reach, has announced its 2012 A Better Holiday concert.

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