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  • July 23, 2014

    True Colors Fund Applauds Inclusive, Bipartisan Effort To Reauthorize the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act

    Today, Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) introduced S.2646, the Leahy-Collins Runaway and Homeless Youth and Trafficking Prevention Act, to reauthorize the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act (RHYA), which expires September 30, 2014. The reauthorization recognizes the needs of all youth, including gay and transgender youth experiencing homelessness. While gay and transgender youth comprise only five to seven percent of our total youth population, they comprise up to 40% of all homeless youth in America.

  • July 7, 2014

    Meet the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Leaders Who Used to Be Homeless

    Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth make up 40% of the homeless youth population in America. But what happens when they grow up? In a special series from The Advocate, our friend Sassafras Lowrey and our very own Forty to None Project Director Jama Shelton explore this question by interviewing leaders in the movement who once experienced homelessness themselves.

  • July 8, 2014

    Next Stop in the #RuralPride Summit Series: Lost River, WV

    The True Colors Fund is partnering with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Office of the Assistant Secretary of Civil Rights to host a lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) summit as part of the #RuralPride Campaign in Lost River, July 11.

  • July 9, 2014

    This is a Game-Changer

    by Jama Shelton, Forty to None Project Director I’m very excited to announce that the True Colors Fund is a recipient of a $125,000 grant from the Arcus Foundation in support our Forty to None Project. Simply put, this is a game-changer for us. Cyndi Lauper, our co-founder, shares in our excitement: “The True Colors [...]

  • June 26, 2014

    Van Gogh Vodka Gives a Damn About Equality With Continued Support for the True Colors Fund

    Since 2011, Van Gogh Vodka has been a loyal supporter of the True Colors Fund. From their “Cocktails without Prejudice” campaign, to their “Celebrity T-Shirt Initiative,” to participating in our online auction, Van Gogh has created a sustained and consistent campaign to raise funds and awareness for our mission. Norman Bonchick, Chairman and CEO of Van [...]

  • May 21, 2014

    Forty to None Project Director Jama Shelton Featured in NYC Pride Guide

    Our very own Forty to None Project Director Jama Shelton is featured in this year’s NYC Pride Guide, which celebrates the 45th anniversary of the Stonewall riots.

  • May 28, 2014

    Announcing the Rural Summit Series

    Contrary to widely held myths that the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community is largely living in affluent metropolitan areas, studies show a very different and more realistic picture. For a number of reasons, many gay and transgender people choose to live, work, and raise their families in the rural communities. The True Colors Fund is partnering [...]

  • May 29, 2014

    Join us for the New York premiere of The Homestretch

    The True Colors Fund is proud to be a presenting partner of The Homestretch at the Human Rights Watch Film Festival!

  • May 22, 2014

    Give OUT Day 2014 Was a Success – Thanks to YOU!

    Thanks to you, the True Colors Fund placed first on Give OUT Day's New York City leaderboard and raised over $22,000!

  • May 9, 2014

    Give OUT Day 2014: It’s a Win-Win!

    You care about equality. That’s why you’re here. Whether you’re a full-time activist or a supporter on the side, we’re all a part of this movement. That’s why the True Colors Fund invites you to join us for Give OUT Day 2014. On Thursday, May 15th, 2014, we’re joining other organizations around the country for [...]