People from all over the world and all walks of life come to NewYork-Presbyterian for our renowned healthcare services. This quality of care extends to members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender LGBTQ community. We provide care that is rooted in equality, respect, and understanding.
Trinity Place Shelter is a non-sectarian, bed transitional shelter that is open all year to provide LGBTQ youth with a safe place to sleep, eat, store belongings, and have access to transportation. Through strong local community partnerships, we are able to provide access to comprehensive medical services, case management, education, career counseling, art classes and mental health services. All youth referred to Trinity Place have been identified as interested in, or are actively seeking, employment or schooling.
By David Sokol. There are myriad service and activist groups that will appreciate your contribution. Here are a few organizations worthy of your time and energy.
Ali Forney Center — protecting LGBTQ youth in New York City from the harm of homelessness, and supporting them in becoming safe and independent as they move from adolescence to adulthood. Circle of Voices, Inc — providing opportunities to foster a collaborative and supportive environment where Womyn artists and friends of the community can have the opportunity to increase their appreciation of the arts through performances, seminars and workshops given by Womyn of African Descent and Womyn of Color. We foster personal growth, free of traditional gender, sexual orientation and cultural biases.
Multiple losses, rejection after rejection — including from both birth family and foster families — make LGBTQ kids terrified to be themselves — and to reach out for help. This leaves them extremely vulnerable to becoming homeless, destitute and losing hope. We know that there are loving and affirming lifetime families for all youth in foster care — no matter their age or orientation.
The decision happened to coincide with Pride celebrations all across the country, including here in New York City. From that perspective, from the street and from my view above, the excitement was palpable. The whole thing had the feeling of a victory parade after a long war, with millions of revelers celebrating along the Canyon of Heros.
The Body User-friendly information includes doctors' answers to questions from people living with HIV, chat and bulletin boards and a vast document library that is updated daily. While geared towards health professionals, the site is an invaluable resource for people looking for more in-depth information. Also contains an excellent international section.
Activists said the satirical animation in the New York Times implied homosexual relationships were shameful or laughable, echoing homophobic bullies and adding to pressure on young people struggling with their gender or sexuality. The New York Times said the video, which has been viewed more than 1. Activists however expressed fears over its impact on young lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender LGBT people, who research shows are at higher risk of depression and suicide.