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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.

"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.

Ali Forney Center Fundraiser for LGBT Youth After Hurricane Sandy’s Devastation

HOME | Nov 6
The Ali Forney Center, the nation’s largest services and advocacy organization working on behalf of runaway and homeless lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth, had its drop-in center destroyed by Hurricane Sandy.

Wanda Sykes to Headline Benefit for Homeless LGBTQ Youth

HOME | Sep 2
The Ruth Ellis Center will host its second annual benefit Voices with special celebrity guest Wanda Sykes to be held at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD).

Homeless Youth: The Next Battle for LGBT Equality

NATIONAL | By Verena Dobnik | Mar 8
Members of the Obama Administration will host a national conference on housing and homelessness in America’s LGBT communities on Friday in Detroit.

Foreclosures Edge Higher Again

HOME | By ALEX VEIGA | Feb 23
Banks took back more U.S. homes in January than in the previous month, the latest sign that foreclosures are accelerating after slowing sharply last year while lenders sorted out foreclosure-abuse claims.

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