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  • Wanda Alston Foundation Announces Misuse of Funds

    The Wanda Alston Foundation, which operates the Wanda Alston House providing housing and support services for homeless and at-risk LGBT youth in the District, announced...

  • Nominations Open for Next Generation

    Springtime is not just about blooming flowers. With school graduations, there is also something of the bloom of youth in the air. With Metro Weekly,...

  • D.C. Council Taking Steps for Homeless Youth

    Members of the D.C. Council are trying to expedite the passage of a bill that would reform services for LGBT homeless youth before the next...

  • GLLU Website Ceases

    An external website for the Metropolitan Police Department's (MPD) Gay and Lesbian Liaison Unit (GLLU) is no longer operating, prompting some local LGBT activists to...

  • Close to Home

    It may not be a topic that fills the community with pride, but it's certainly relevant: LGBT youth homelessness. That's the topic the community will...

  • Youth Pride 2012: Youthful Measures

    Celebrating LGBT youth pride seems to gain traction with every passing year. People come out younger. Institutions working with youth – like schools, nonprofits, local...

  • MPD Reports Reveal More Anti-LGBT Attacks

    As seasonal temperatures rise, attacks with some indication of anti-LGBT bias are also apparently increasing. A shooting at a Columbia Heights IHOP Restaurant and a...

  • Building Trust

    While ''LGBT'' has grown commonplace, the ''T'' remains not quite as fully integrated into the broader community. Just as commonplace, in my own experience, is...

  • Advocate and Ally

    Brian Watson has seen better days. On this particular Saturday, stopping by the Wanda Alston House, D.C.'s only transitional residence for homeless LGBT youth, Watson...

  • Transgender Woman Killed

    A transgender woman was shot and killed in Northeast...

  • Coiffure That Cares

    About 65 people attended ''Wig Aid Live'' on Saturday, June 25, at Town Danceboutique, raising more than $2,000 for the Wanda Alston House. ''I think...

  • Helping Hair

    Seven singers in drag and local drag enthusiast Cookie Buffet will perform at ''Wig Aid Live,'' a benefit for the Wanda Alston House on Saturday,...

  • Fostering Grant

    As the old rhyme goes, ''Wednesday's child'' is full of woe. True or not, Wednesday, June 22, offers a chance to learn about helping all...

  • Rooms and a Board

    Christopher Dyer has long been a champion of local LGBT youth, founding the Youth Pride Alliance in 1996, then serving as the director of the...

  • The DC LGBT Homeless Youth Crisis [video]

    In the past few months, Washington D.C. has seen a rise in the number homeless LGBT youth. Metro Weekly's Justin Stewart talks with several locals...

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