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By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Dec 12, 2012
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.
By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Nov 14, 2012
Supporters gathered in Tribeca for the 15th Annual Center Women’s Event, honoring reps from MAC Cosmetics, JPMorgan Chase and the New York Liberty, and raising critical funds for programs and services at the LGBT Center on West 13th Street.
By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Oct 30, 2012
The Ali Forney Center, the nation’s largest services and advocacy organization for homeless LGBT youth, celebrated its 10th anniversary at a benefit that raised more than $375,000 and honored local advocates.
By Winnie McCroy | Monday Mar 12, 2012
Representatives from the Ruth Ellis Center, the Ali Forney Center and Green Chimneys in New York City were among those who attended a White House-sponsored conference on homelessness among LGBT youth in Detroit on March 9.
By Winnie McCroy | Sunday Jan 15, 2012
Doctor Caitlin Ryan of San Francisco State University has launched the Family Acceptance Project that seeks to work with families to accept their LGBT children. She spoke about FAP at a Jan. 10 forum at New York City’s LGBT Community Center.
By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Oct 26, 2011
Faced with a 50 percent cut in funding, City Councilman Lew Fidler and hundreds of other homeless LGBT youth advocates gathered in Union Square on Oct. 24 to call upon Gov. Andrew Cuomo to provide $3 million annually for 100 new shelter beds.
By Winnie McCroy | Sunday Oct 23, 2011
With winter quickly approaching, the Ali Forney Center and other activists and politicians are once again demanding city and state officials to support programs that seek to curb homelessness among LGBT youth.
By Steve Weinstein | Saturday Jul 9, 2011
You can’t keep a good party down. Rumors to the contrary, Dancing on the Bay, one of the most popular parties on Fire Island, returns to the Pines with a new house and date but the same fun vibe.
By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jun 29, 2011
Queer rights advocates and LGBT youth gathered in front of Stonewall Inn on Friday, June 24 to demand city and state lawmakers restore funding to homeless youth programs.
Thursday Jun 23, 2011
On Sunday, June 26, 2011,the Hotel Tides will be donating a portion of its proceeds from the bar and restaurant to the Ali Forney Center (AFC) in New York.
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