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Yes, You Can Still Support Valley Youth House’s Holiday Giving for LGBTQ Youth

Never underestimate the power of a touching article. Last year, G Philly ran a story about Valley Youth House, a nonprofit working to combat youth […]

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LOCAL NEWS: Here’s Why Valley Youth House Has Pop-Up Couches All Over Center City Today

Starting today, Valley Youth House will have pop-up couches all over Philadelphia this week as a way to raise awareness about LBGTQ youth homelessness.

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LGBTQ&A: Deja Lynn Alvarez

Deja Lynn Alvarez is a trans woman who has provided LGBTQ youth wellness and service training throughout Philadelphia for years. She previously worked at GALAEI […]

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Julie Wertheimer on Funding LGBTQ Youth

What is unique about the Spruce Foundation’s services to the LGBTQ community in Philly? We are the first foundation in the region — and still […]

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First Person Arts Donates Tickets to LGBTQ Youth

This year’s First Person Arts Festival is filled with plenty of LGBTQ programming, and in order to attract new audiences and new voices to the […]

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G Philly Readers Save the Holidays for 250+ LGBTQ Homeless Youth

Yes, Philadelphia, there is a Santa Claus, and it happens to be G Philly readers. When Valley Youth House reached out to us about their […]

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Philly’s LGBT Homeless Youth Count Data in Context

It’s appears to be an alarming, almost unbelievable, figure: 54% of Philadelphia’s homeless youth identify as LGBTQ. But there’s a bit of context behind the […]

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Major League Lacrosse Players Coming to Philly This Weekend for First Annual Courage Game

Major League lacrosse players from around the country are convening in Philadelphia Sunday for the first annual Courage Game, held in conjunction with the NCAA […]

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Bethlehem Area School District Expands Non-Discrimination Policy to Protect Trans Students and Faculty

On Tuesday night, in the East Hills Middle School Auditorium, the Bethlehem Area School District board voted unanimously to add “gender identity and gender expression” to […]

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Obama to Support Efforts to End Conversion Therapy for Gay and Transgender Youth

The death of transgender teen Leelah Alcorn, who committed suicide in December after her parents forced her to attend conversion therapy, has initiated a lot of […]

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Youth Voices: Mckenzie With Some Great Coming-Out Advice and the Impact of #BlackLivesMatter

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, […]

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Philly Black Pride Looking for 2015 LGBTQ Youth Scholarship Recipient

Heads up, local students. Philadelphia Black Pride is on the lookout for the 2015 recipient of their LGBTQ Youth Scholarship. This is the fourth year they’ll […]

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Youth Voices: Nicole on Her Journey of Self-Acceptance and the Need for Better Laws for Trans Women of Color

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, […]

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DO THIS: Valley Youth House’s “Always Bet on Youth” Casino Fundraiser at Union Trust

Valley Youth House is hosting their fifth annual “Always Bet on Youth” fundraiser this Friday. The theme this year is “roaring ’20s casino,” which means […]

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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 […]