BOARD MEMBERS VISIT FACILITIES IN LOS ANGELES

  Recently, 10 board members of HGK-H visited two centers in Los Angeles that serve LBGT kids who are experiencing homelessness. The board members made the April 9 trip on their own time and paid their own expenses. One of the facilities they visited is a drop-in center for LGBT kids on famed Venice Beach. …

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“Le Jazz Noir”

  Demand was so great for “Le Jazz Noir,” billed as a Creole night of wine, Southern bites, and jazz, that it morphed from a one-evening event into the March 25–26 preview of a 12-song concert Alexandre plans to mount this fall as a benefit for homeless gay kids in his homeland of Haiti “More…

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Remembering Tony Carroll

Homeless Gay Kids – Houston Mourns the Loss of a Founding Board Member and Friend Robert Anthony “Tony” Carroll, 74, of Houston died on Tuesday, December 29, 2015 in New York City of a heart attack. He is survived by his husband, Bruce Smith. Tony, along with Bruce, was a pillar of the Houston community…

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Houston Chronicle Reports on HGK-H’s Drop in Center Project

The Houston Chronicle, Texas’ largest newspaper interviewed Homeless Gay Kids – Houston Board Members Al Amado and T.S. Williams to talk about our current project to open a 7 day a week drop in center for homeless LGBT kids. You can read the article on the Chronicle’s website Please consider helping fund our efforts by…

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Donations Total $50,000 At First Fundraiser

Funds Will Go To Establishing Daytime Drop-in Center HOUSTON – A recent open-house fundraiser for the new group Homeless Gay Kids – Houston (HGK-H) attracted 300 guests and raised an astounding $50,000 in cash and in-kind donations –far surpassing the goal of $30,000. The mission of HGK-H is to provide direct support, including basic survival…

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“Queer Voices” speaks with Homeless Gay Kids – Houston

“Queer Voices,” Houston’s LGBT focused weekly radio show sat down with Homeless Gay Kids – Houston Board Members Al Amado and Bill McDugald to discuss coming out, the homeless epidemic among LGBT kids and HGK-H’s plans to address it. You can listen to the interview on Sound Cloud Please consider helping fund our efforts by…

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“Morning Edition” Airs Segment on Homeless Gay Kids – Houston

National Public Radio’s Houston affiliate spoke with Homeless Gay Kids – Houston (HGK-H) about the unique issues facing homeless LGBT youth and what HGK-H is doing to help. HGK-H appreciates the visibility that David Pitman and KUHF are bringing to this important issue. You can hear the interview or read the transcript on KUHF’s website…

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AFCI Announces Formation of New Group, Homeless Gay Kids – Houston

HOUSTON (SEPTEMBER 8, 2015) — The Association for Family and Community Integrity (AFCI) has announced the formation of a separate organization, Homeless Gay Kids – Houston (HGK-H). The mission of the new group is to provide direct support, including basic survival needs and life skills, to the hundreds of homeless LGBT teens in Houston. “The…

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Homeless Gay Kids – Houston Selected as a 2015-16 Beneficiary by the Diana Foundation

Gay Homeless Kids-Houston (HGK-H) was recently honored with its selection as a 2015-2016 beneficiary of the Diana Foundation. The gift of will be immediately put to use to finance HGK-H’s drop-in center, a new storefront location that will provide basic needs and services to LGBT youth who are living on the street. Plans are to…

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