07 Oct '11, 8pm

Supporting New York's Homeless LGBT Youth (VIDEO) | Care2 Causes

Supporting New York's Homeless LGBT Youth (VIDEO) | Care2 Causes

A new video from the Ali Forney Center demonstrates with some startling statistics just how vulnerable New York’s homeless LGBT youth are and why advocates have decided that cuts to homeless youth shelter funding means they must take action. The Campaign for Youth Shelter headed by the Ali Forney Center calls on New York’s administration, including Governor Andrew Cuomo, the New York State Legislature, Mayor Bloomberg, and the New York City Council, to pledge an additional $3 million per year in funding. Reports suggest that LGBT youth comprise around 40% of the homeless youth population of New York City, and according to a 2007 census commissioned by the New York City Council, over 1,000 LGBT youth are without shelter every night. Many LGBT youth without shelter are forced to resort to prostitution in order to survive, and approximately 20% become HIV infected. Homeless L...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/supporting-new-yorks-homeless...

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Activist Dan Choi - LGBT History Month Day 8 | Care2 Causes

Activist Dan Choi - LGBT History Month Day 8 | ...

care2.com 08 Oct '11, 5pm

On the surface, Dan Choi’s military career progressed in an exemplary but relatively ordinary way. He graduated from West ...

Author Rita Mae Brown -- LGBT History Month Day 7 | Care2 Causes

Author Rita Mae Brown -- LGBT History Month Day...

care2.com 08 Oct '11, 2am

Brown’s interest in political activism began with the black civil rights movement. In 1964, after losing her scholarship a...

New York: Momofuku Noodle Bar

New York: Momofuku Noodle Bar

hungryepicurean.com 14 Oct '11, 2am

Desserts aren’t a key element in the Momofuku Noodle Bar menu. But hey, who are you kidding? It’s a Noodle Bar. They did, ...

Walk to School Day in New York City:

treehugger.com 12 Oct '11, 7pm

Getting Tomorrow's Leaders Walking, Today The International Walk to School Day aims to keep kids active and healthy, to im...

Lady Gaga -- LGBT History Month Day 12

Lady Gaga -- LGBT History Month Day 12

care2.com 12 Oct '11, 9pm

When 14-year-old Lady Gaga fan Jamey Rodemeyer took his own life just a few weeks ago because of bullying related to his p...

In Haiti, the UN finally pledges protections for LGBT | Care2 Causes

In Haiti, the UN finally pledges protections fo...

care2.com 04 Oct '11, 5am

The International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC ) has won an important commitment for Haitian gay and HI...

New Zealand Dolphins Under Threat | Care2 Causes

New Zealand Dolphins Under Threat | Care2 Causes

care2.com 10 Oct '11, 4am

The world’s most endangered sea dolphins are sliding towards extinction in the face of damaging fishing methods, experts a...

Stand with New Zealanders as they face potentially devastating oil spill: via @TreeHugger

Stand with New Zealanders as they face potentia...

treehugger.com 10 Oct '11, 2pm

The video above was created in July of 2010 as part of a campaign push to end oil and coal exploration in New Zealand . Bu...

Steve Jobs Was an Arab American | Care2 Causes

Steve Jobs Was an Arab American | Care2 Causes

care2.com 07 Oct '11, 12am

Written by Shirin Sadeghi for New America Media Abdul Fattah Jandali, a young Syrian Muslim immigrant in Wisconsin, never ...

Treat Child Trafficking Victims as Victims, Not Criminals | Care2 Causes

Treat Child Trafficking Victims as Victims, Not...

care2.com 06 Oct '11, 9am

This guest blog is from Kevin Ryan, President of Covenant House. One of the largest privately-funded childcare agencies in...

Poet Langston Hughes - LGBT History Month Day 16 | Care2 Causes

Poet Langston Hughes - LGBT History Month Day 1...

care2.com 17 Oct '11, 4am

I never read the theoretical books of socialism or communism or the Democratic or Republican party for that matter, and so...

LGBT, Feminism out to deconstruct and destroy t...

In order to be more efficient, representatives of such movements began to cooperate with large international organizations...

Care2 Success! Feral Cats Will Not Be Trapped -...

care2.com 14 Oct '11, 11pm

Wonderful! A very caring, compassionate woman, Susan Berger. I have adopted four different feral cats since March 2004. On...

Pet Food Ad That Only Dogs Can Hear (Video) | Care2 Causes: Nestle, one of the largest pet food manufacturers ha...

Pet Food Ad That Only Dogs Can Hear (Video) | C...

care2.com 03 Oct '11, 10pm

Would you buy a brand of dog food if your pup showed interest in the product or the commercial advertising it? Nestle, one...

Aniplex America announces New York Comic Con, New York Anime ...: Aniplex of America has announced their schedul...

Aniplex America announces New York Comic Con, N...

sgcafe.com 11 Oct '11, 2am

Aniplex of America has announced their scheduled of events for New York Comic Con and New York Anime Festival 2011 which w...