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Attic Youth Center

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Top LGBT Youth Resources in Philadelphia

The Attic Youth Center 255 South 16th Street 215-545-4331, atticyouthcenter.org The Attic creates opportunities for LGBTQ youth to develop into healthy, independent, civic-minded adults within […]

City Life

Youth Voices: Dorianne Joseph Talks Misconceptions, Inspirations and His Role as a Mentor to Gay Children

G Philly presents a new collaboration with youth from The Attic Youth Center to spotlight the creative magic and cultural contributions of Philly’s LGBTQ youth of color. Today, […]

City Life

Woman Crush Wednesday: The Bryson Institute’s Kelly Kroehle

Every hump day a Philly person shares their local picks for Woman Crush Wednesday. Today, Kelly Kroehle, director of The Bryson Institute of The Attic Youth […]

City Life

STUDY: It Really Does Get Better

We’ve been saying it for years, and we always believed it, but now there’s actual scientific evidence that proves it really does get better. A […]

City Life

Philanthropy Friday: The Attic Youth Center

Every Friday we spotlight a local LGBT nonprofit in Philadelphia. This week, The Attic Youth Center, an organization that works to create opportunities for and promote the […]

City Life

Oyster House Teams With Attic Youth Center to Offer Cooking Lessons to LGBT Youth

OK, so Oyster House didn’t make the cut in this year’s Philadelphia Business Journal Top LGBT Companies list. But here’s the thing: Maybe it should […]

City Life

PHOTOS: Philly Youth Kick-Off It Gets Better Project at Kimmel Center

“It’s Philly’s LGBTQ youth that are leading the change,” says 17-year-old Bella, a high school student from Kensington. She, along with a panel of other emerging leaders […]

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Delaware Valley Legacy Fund Divvies Out $32,000 to Philly LGBT Organizations

It truly is Christmas in July for eight local LGBT non-profits who will benefit from a $32,000 grant from Delaware Valley Legacy Fund (DVLF.) The […]

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Philly LGBT Youth Bring
“Cyberqueer Performance Expedition”
to Philly Tech Week

Performers and leaders from the Attic Youth Center are leading a unique “cyberqueer performance expedition” at this year’s Philly Tech Week. Led by local choreographer Marcel […]

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Getting to Know the Minds Behind the Bryson Institute

High above The Attic, Philadelphia’s only independent LGBT youth center, literally on the top floor of the complex, is one of the hidden gems of Philly’s […]

City Life

LGBT Black History Month Spotlight:
7 Questions With Poet Shara Dae Howard

In partnership with Philadelphia Black Gay Pride, every day throughout the month of February we will spotlight an influential black mover and shaker in the city. Today, […]

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The Attic Youth Center 20th Anniversary Gala

On Saturday, November 16th, more than 600 leaders and members of the Philadelphia LGBT community gathered at the Crystal Tea Room for The Attic Youth […]

City Life

PHOTOS: The Attic Youth Center
20th Anniversary Gala

On Saturday, more than 600 leaders and members of the Philadelphia LGBT community gathered at the Crystal Tea Room for The Attic Youth Center (AYC) […]

City Life

GIRL TALK: My Interview with Glee‘s Alex Newell [UPDATED]

Next weekend, Glee star Alex Newell will roll into Philly to be honored at the Attic Youth Center‘s (AYC) 20th Anniversary Gala. The 21-year-old Boston native […]

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GIVEAWAY: Win Tickets to the Attic Youth Center’s 20th Anniversary Gala [UPDATED]

The Attic Youth Center (AYC), Philly’s only organization that exclusively serves the city’s LGBTQ youth, is turning the big 2-0 this year, and its celebrating with […]