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  • May 22, 2015

    Give OUT Day 2015: Thank You!

    Friends, What can I say? Thank you so much for your support during this year’s Give OUT Day. You helped us raise over $5,000 for the effort to end lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth homelessness! Your belief in our work is inspiring – and it enables us to continue to do everything in our power [...]

  • May 20, 2015

    An Online Summit to Build Global Pride

    Attending a conference can be a great experience for learning, networking, and more – that is, if your schedule and wallet allow you to attend. As the first free online conference for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people and their allies, the Global Pride Summit alleviates both these concerns. The Global Pride Summit stands [...]

  • May 20, 2015

    Help Shape #OurTomorrow, Today.

    In the past decade, we’ve seen the number of states with marriage equality grow from one to 37. Representation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people in media is higher than ever before. And polls are showing promising data on public acceptance and celebration. The movement for LGBT equality has come a long way. But [...]

  • May 15, 2015

    Give OUT Day 2015: What a Difference $10 Can Make!

    Our voices are stronger when we say something together. That's why we're inviting you to join us on Thursday, May 21, 2015 for the third annual Give OUT Day, a national day of giving to support the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community.

  • May 14, 2015

    Announcing New Board Members and Leadership!

    Cyndi Lauper’s True Colors Fund is excited to announce the addition of Kevin Philip, Executive Vice President at Bel Air Investment Advisors LLC, and Tony Award winning actress and star of Grey’s Anatomy Sara Ramirez to the True Colors Fund Board of Directors. In addition, Cathy Nelson, Vice President of Development & Membership at the Human Rights [...]

  • May 10, 2015

    Celebrating Chosen Mothers This Mother’s Day

    This year, we're celebrating Mother's Day with Dominique Jackson aka Tyra Allure Ross. Tyra is the chosen mother of our very own Program Officer Twiggy Pucci Garcon. For many young people, being close with their biological family simply isn't an option. Often times, youth will make the choice to create their own familial structure, or chosen family.

  • May 2, 2015

    #Pizza4Equality: Love Overpowers All

    The past month has been a wild ride (in the best possible way) for the True Colors Fund and the people we work with and for. Like so many people, we were outraged at the passage of legislation in Indiana (Indiana SB 101) which allowed businesses to refuse service to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender [...]

  • May 1, 2015

    An Advocacy and Public Policy Update

    We’ve been doing a lot in Washington, D.C. lately – so here’s a quick update on what we’ve been up to, and where things stand: We’ve been working tirelessly to reauthorize the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act, our nation’s only federal law that funds vital services for homeless youth. In April, Congressman Dave Reichert (WA-8) [...]

  • April 30, 2015

    A Recap of the First #40toNoneDay!

    On April 29, 2015, the True Colors Fund hosted the very first #40toNoneDay, a national day to raise awareness about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth homelessness, and to provide supporters with simple ways to get involved. Throughout the day, people shared “unselfies” (selfies with a cause) with the hashtag #40toNoneDay on social media [...]

  • April 29, 2015

    Today is #40toNoneDay!

    Today is the first ever #40toNoneDay, a national day to raise public awareness about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth homelessness, and to give people simple ways to make a difference!