Tag Archives: Bea Arthur

TOMORROW: Ali Forney Center Celebrates Benefactor And Gay Icon Bea Arthur At Their New York City Gala

The Ali Forney Center, NYC’s beloved and overburdened homeless shelter for LGBT youth, holds their annual gala tomorrow night at Capitale in lower Manhattan with Sandra Bernhard hosting. This year’s honorees include NYC Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Council Member Rosie Mendez, and actor Matthew Saks, who will deliver a tribute to one of AFC’s most famous benefactors, his mother, gay ...

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Ali Forney Center Breaks Ground On Residence Named For Bea Arthur

Via press release: On Monday, July 20, 2015, there will be a groundbreaking ceremony for the Bea Arthur Residence, an 18-bed residence for homeless LGBT youth operated by the Ali Forney Center. In 2012 the New York City Council and the Manhattan Borough President awarded $3,300,000 for the renovation of a long vacant building owned by the New York City ...

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Super Golden Friends

Mashup: The Golden Girls + The Super Friends.(Via Towleroad)

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NEW YORK: City Grants $3.3M To Ali Forney Center For Bea Arthur Residence

Some of may recall that Bea Arthur generously left $300,000 to the Ali Forney Center, which the LGBT youth advocates are using to as seed money to create a shelter in her name. Today we have fantastic news on that topic: The Ali Forney Center, in partnership with the Cooper Square Committee announced today that the City Council has designated ...

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Golden Girls Nesting Dolls

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Remembering Bea Arthur

This afternoon Father Tony accompanied me to a memorial honoring Bea Arthur at Broadway’s Majestic Theater, one of the few houses I’d never been in as Phantom Of The Opera has been playing there for roughly 87 years. As one would expect and demand, it was a star-studded affair featuring Broadway royalty such as event emcee Angela Lansbury, Chita Rivera, ...

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NYC Homeless Shelter For LGBT Youth To Name Residence For Bea Arthur

The Ali Forney Center, NYC’s homeless shelter for LGBT youth, is naming one of their residences for the late Bea Arthur. Via press release: The Ali Forney Center (AFC), the nation’s largest organization dedicated to homeless LGBT youth, will formally announce it’s plan to name a residence for LGBT youth in honor of Bea Arthur at her memorial service on ...

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Bea Arthur, 86

Legendary stage and television star Bea Arthur died at her home this morning at age 86. Family members say the Tony and Emmy winner had been battling cancer, but no other details are yet available. Below, I’ve compiled some of my favorite Bea Arthur television moments. Make sure you play the clip with Rock Hudson in which he and Bea ...

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