LGBTQ Youth

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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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Audra McDonald Went “Homeless” for LGBTQ Youth

If we needed another reason to utterly adore Audra McDonald, the multiple Tony Award-winning actress who has been a staunch advocate for LGBTQ rights for years, […]

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Kimmel Center Teams With Local LGBT Nonprofits For the Weeklong It Gets Better Project

The It Gets Better Project has become a household name. Created in September 2010 by columnist Dan Savage as a simple YouTube video encouraging LGBTQ […]

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Local Organization Seeks Foster Parents for LGBTQ Youth

The number of LGBTQ youth who are homeless or seeking shelter is staggering: according to recent studies by UCLA, nearly 40% of homeless youth identify […]