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Out-Fit Challenge Mud Run Supports Family Equality Council

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jun 19
On June 21 in New York’s Tuxedo Ridge Ski Center in Tuxedo Park, the Out-Fit Challenge Mud Run will bring together members and friends of the LGBT community to benefit the Family Equality Council.

One "ANTM" Star’s Journey From the Shelter to the Runway

FASHION | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 29
Transgender designer and model Isis King was living in New York City’s Ali Forney Center for homeless LGBT youth when she was first accepted into the popular reality TV show "America’s Next Top Model."

Padma Lakshi Hosts Ali Forney Place at the Table Gala

HIV/AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 23
Padma Lakshmi will host the Ali Forney Center "A Place at the Table" fundraiser to help keep LGBT kids safe and off the street.

TAG and Ali Forney Center Address HIV in Homeless LGBT Youth

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 29
The Treatment Action Group has teamed up with the Ali Forney Center to address the rising number of homeless LGBT youth with HIV.

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.

"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.

Storm-Wrecked NY Gay Youth Center Gets Quick Help

NATIONAL | By Verena Dobnik | Nov 19
It took only hours for Superstorm Sandy’s surging waters to destroy an emergency drop-in center for homeless gay youths but social media outpouring helped raise money for a new, bigger Ali Forney Center.

Parker Posey to Host Third Annual Oasis Benefit for Ali Forney Center

HOME | Jun 20
This year, actress Parker Posey will act as host with a special performance from RuPaul’s Drag Race runner-up Chad Michaels. For the second year, Barclays will be the presenting sponsor for the summer benefit.

Home for the Night: Ali Forney Center Celebrates Ten Years of Advocacy for LGBT Youth

HOME | May 23
The Ali Forney Center (AFC), the nation’s largest organization working on behalf of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) runaway and homeless youth, will celebrate its tenth anniversary this year.

Advocates Attend White House Conference on Homeless LGBT Youth

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 12
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.

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