Tag Archives: LGBT youth

NEW YORK CITY: Ali Forney Center To Hold Annual Gala On October 26th

Via press release: This October 26, the Ali Forney Center (AFC) – the nation’s largest services and advocacy organization working with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) runaway and homeless youth – will hold its annual A Place at the Table benefit dinner at Capitale. This year’s event, hosted by MSNBC anchor Thomas Roberts, will celebrate the tenth anniversary …

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CA Gov. Jerry Brown Signs Bill Banning “Ex-Gay” Therapy For Minors

Last night California Gov. Jerry Brown finally signed the bill that bans “ex-gay therapy” for children under the age of 18. The bill, SB1172 by Sen. Ted Lieu, D-Torrance (Los Angeles County), bars mental health practitioners from performing so-called reparative therapy, which professional psychological organizations have said may cause harm. Gay rights groups have labeled them dangerous and abusive. “This …

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Help NYC’s Ali Forney Center Win A $250,00 Grant From Chase Giving

Chase Community Giving is soliciting Facebook votes for worthy charities to be granted a $250,000 donation. Ali Forney Center founder Carl Siciliano writes us: The Ali Forney Center took a huge step forward in our ability to protect homeless LGBT youth this week. We signed a lease for a big new space for our drop-in programs, and for the first …

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Linda Harvey’s Latest Message For Kids

Harvey writes: Have you wished you could find a simple flyer for your older grade school or middle school children about homosexuality? Well, Mission America has developed one. It’s clear, concise and provides a beginning basis for a more in-depth study as children mature. You can read and download it at the link below. Feel free to print this as …

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How To Prevent Homosexuality

“Ex-gay” Pastor Stephen Bennett was an alcoholic and a drug dealer. Because he was a homosexual and for no other reason. And now he’d like you to pay him to torture LGBT children. But first, send him a photo of that young man. Why don’t you take the time to pray, gather your thoughts, and write your story about your …

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Linda Harvey On CA’s “Ex-Gay” Bill

“Similar bills may soon be introduced in New Jersey and a few other states. It’s the latest strategy of those who oppose biblical morality to portray high sexual standards as being mean and hateful. Good luck with that because most of America is starting to see how false and harmful the gay agenda is and it’s our youth who are …

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“Ex-Gay” Ban Heads To Gov. Jerry Brown

California’s bill to ban “ex-gay” therapy for minors has cleared its final hurdle before heading to the desk of Gov. Jerry Brown. The state Senate on Thursday sent the governor a bill that would prohibit so-called sexual-conversion therapy for minors, aimed at changing their orientation from gay to straight. Sen. Ted Lieu (D-Torrance) proposed the measure based on concern by …

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Anti-Gay Group Slams SF 49ers For Recording It Gets Better Video

“The problem with the ‘It Gets Better’ campaign is that it, again, is special rights — singling out a particular group that is no more harmed than any other groups, and really singling them out for special attention and special rights, special things that should also be shared with lots of other people that are being bullied. It really is, …

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CALIFORNIA: “Ex-Gay” Therapy Ban For Minors Passes In State Assembly

California’s bill to outlaw “ex-gay” therapy for minors was approved by the state Assembly yesterday. The bill has already passed in the state Senate. The 51-21 vote in the Democratic-controlled Assembly marked a major victory for gay rights advocates who say the so-called conversion therapy has no medical basis because homosexuality is not a disorder. Opponents of the practice say …

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Tyler Clementi’s Mother: I’ve Changed

The mother of Tyler Clementi, the gay Rutgers student who leaped to his death from the George Washington Bridge, says she’s riddled with self-blame but has come to a new understanding about her son’s sexuality. “I think some people think that sexual orientation can be changed or prayed over,” she said now, in her kitchen. “But I know sexual orientation …

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San Francisco 49ers Become First NFL Team To Join It Gets Better Campaign

Via press release from JMG reader Sean Chapin: The San Francisco 49ers have become the first NFL team to join the It Gets Better Project, an online video project where thousands of videos condemning anti-gay bullying are curated. The 49ers’ video comes after a successful petition drive, led by fan Sean Chapin, who rallied more than 16,000 people to sign …

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“Ex-Gay” Group PFOX: It’s Fascist To Stop Us From Our Fascist Torture Of Gay Kids

Parent & Friends Of “Ex-Gays” are predictably quivering with anger over California’s proposed bill to ban the torture and brainwashing of LGBT children. PFOX writes to the bill’s main sponsor, CA Sen. Ted Lieu: Sponsoring legislation endorsed by the gay lobby to ensure that children only receive gay-affirming therapy is an act of childhood endangerment and an unconstitutional attempt to …

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Matt Alber For Homeless LGBT Youth

Popular gay crooner Matt Alber has released a cover version of Whitney Houston’s I Wanna Dance With Somebody with proceeds to benefit San Francisco’s Larkin Street services for homeless LGBT youth. Get it now on iTunes or at CD Baby. Below is an acoustic version of the track Alber performed earlier this year.

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