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You can support LGBTQ youth now, by voting on Facebook. Lady Gaga is partnering with Robin Hood, NYC’s largest poverty-fighting organization, to distribute $1 million between 5 NYC-based youth charities. We hope you'll support the ability to provide counseling to more LGBTQ youth and their families, clothe more homeless LGBTQ youth, and administer more free HIV tests.
Mayor Bloomberg will attempt to change opinion and/or votes of Senate Republicans to support marriage equality. "If there's a chance to pass a bill, I will do it," Bloomberg said. "I'll go lobby." In addition, Gov. Cuomo has renewed efforts to change the definition of marriage to include everyone. Bloomberg may have the power to change a few Republican minds: He's been the Senate GOP's largest financial benefactor.
Respect For All Week just came to an end in the 1,700 New York City public schools. It was a week-long anti-bullying effort promoting diversity and tolerance.
Now City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and the Schools Chancellor are implementing a series of new pro-tolerance education initiatives.
The initiatives will be implemented during the 2011-2012 school year. Quinn and the Department of Education unveiled the program back in 2007.
Dozens of supporters of the GLBT community rallied in the Bronx to stop hate crimes. The group marched 2.5 miles before stopping and praying in front of the abandoned building on Osborne Place. That’s where three men were allegedly attacked viciously for being gay in October.
Center Kids, at the LGBT Center of New York City, is proud to present its Center Kids 20th Anniversary Brunch, scheduled for Fall '09.
Center Kids is the Center’s family program that helps create, nurture and advocate for LGBT families. Center Kids advocates at state and local levels for the rights of alternative families. And the program has become a model for regional and national LGBT family organizations. It is often described as “the only game in town” for LGBT couples trying to build a family.