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LGBTQ Event of the Week: Philly AIDS March 2018

October has been a great month for queer events and spectaculars. There’s a something for everyone this weekend, from a charity casino event to a […]

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LGBTQ Event of the Week: 3rd Annual Trans Flag Raising Over City Hall

For its solidarity with the local trans community, this week’s LGBTQ event of the week is the 3rd Annual Trans Flag Raising Over City Hall. […]

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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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LOCAL NEWS: Justice Delayed — Again — For Transwoman Murder Victim Keisha Jenkins

The preliminary hearing for Pedro Redding, on trial in connection to the death of transwoman Keisha Jenkins, has once again been delayed. The preliminary hearing […]

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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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Valley Youth House Seeking 250 Secret Santas For LGBTQ Youth

Valley Youth House, who recently made quite a local splash with their #CouchesDontCount campaign (it put couches in random places throughout Philadelphia in an effort […]

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Couches to Pop-Up On Philly Streets To Raise Awareness for LGBT Homeless Youth

In what may be one of the most unique and attention-grabbing publicity campaigns we’ve seen, Valley Youth House will be placing random couches throughout Center […]

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DVLF Awards Six Organizations Grants for LGBT Initiatives

Last evening, the Delaware Valley Legacy Fund (DVLF) awarded six local service organizations, which featured innovative LGBT initiatives, a host of handsome grants for their work during a ceremony […]

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25 Gay Things to Do in Philly This September

The Pope who? There’s a lot more going on in Philadelphia this September besides a visit from the Vatican. We rounded up 25 LGBT events, […]

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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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43% of Philly’s Homeless Youth Identify as LGBTQ

It’s a staggering statistic that can’t be ignored: A January 2015 survey conducted by Valley Youth House, Covenant House, Project HOME, the Attic Youth Center, […]

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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 […]

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Philanthropy Friday: Valley Youth House

Every Friday Delaware Valley Legacy Fund (DVLF) Executive Director Samantha Giusti introduces you to a local LGBT non-profit in Philadelphia. This week, Valerie Johnson on Warminster’s Valley Youth […]