Posts Tagged ‘ali forney center’

Rainbow High

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in Arts & Film, Arts Our Town, Music, Theater

Photo credit: Christian Coulson Justin Sayre’s lively concert honors Judy Garland and benefits The Ali Forney Center On Monday night, some of New York’s best and brightest stars stepped out to honor one of their greatest heroes – Judy Garland. The third annual “Night of a Thousand Judys,” taking place at the Merkin Concert Hall at the Upper West [&hellip
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Vacant 13th St. Building to Become Bea Arthur Residence for L.G.B.T. Youth

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Lifestyle, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

BEa Arhtur house The Cooper Square Committee and the Ali Forney Center were awarded $3 million by the city council and an additional $300,000 by Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer last week to transform a vacant and three-story building on 13th Street into a shelter for homeless lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youths. “Homeless LGBT youth, most of [&hellip
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