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Rainbow Pancake Supper & Lavender Graduation: 06.03.10
Saturday, 29 May, 2010 – 14:28 | Comments Off

YFT is hosting its first ever Rainbow Pancake Supper and Lavender Graduation! Here, we will recognize all graduating seniors, GED recipients, and Leadership Corps graduates for the 2009-2010 academic school year.
We are …

Harvey’s Angels, Sunday May 23rd, at Dish!
Tuesday, 11 May, 2010 – 18:47 | Comments Off

Celebrate the legacy of Harvey Milk, outspoken activist for the LGBTQ community, while Youth First Texas recognizes some of our own community “angels”.  Join us on Sunday May 23rd for a fabulous champagne brunch at …

YFT Makes International Headlines with Day of Silence Flash Mob!
Friday, 16 Apr, 2010 – 19:39 | Comments Off

Article and Photo By Tracy Nanthavongsa
DALLAS  – Gay and lesbian youth from Youth First Texas  demonstrated at a silent flash mob Friday at the Rosa Parks Plaza to  honor the National Day of Silence.
With their …

Obama: Allow Hospital Visit for Gays
Friday, 16 Apr, 2010 – 0:27 | Comments Off

Washington (CNN) — President Obama has asked the Department of Health and Human Services to establish a rule that would prevent hospitals from denying visitation privileges to gay and lesbian partners.
The president’s Thursday memo …

FLASH MOB: Come Break Your Silence @ 5pm in Rosa Parks Plaza 04.16.10
Wednesday, 14 Apr, 2010 – 14:29 | One Comment

04.16.10  is the National Day of Silence, and this year we are organizing  a Flash Mob for the first time ever!

On the National Day of Silence, hundreds of thousands of students from all …

Unseen America Exhibit to Showcase Youth Photography at Cathedral of Hope
Wednesday, 7 Apr, 2010 – 17:04 | Comments Off

DALLAS, TX – March 26, 2010  – Eight participants from Youth First Texas learned digital photography skills through the Creative Arts Center of Dallas (CAC) last fall in a project designed to give the students …

YFT Hosts the GSA Summit!
Friday, 26 Feb, 2010 – 17:43 | One Comment

The Texas GSA Network and Youth First Texas are hosting a free GSA Summit on Saturday, March 6 from 10am to 4pm. The GSA Summit is an opportunity for those who are starting a …

YFT CLOSED: 02.12.10
Thursday, 11 Feb, 2010 – 11:59 | Comments Off

Staff has made the decision to close YFT tonight due to pending inclement weather and dangerously low temperatures.
As you know, many youth drive from the surrounding areas and/or use TRE and DART to make …

Lady GaGa Would Go, So Should You!
Wednesday, 13 Jan, 2010 – 19:45 | Comments Off

It’s time to dust off your dancing shoes, because we have an AMAZING event lined up for YOU.
The Creating Change Youth hospitality Subcommittee Presents…
The Mas-Queer-Ade Ball!
Headlining Vidur Kapur and Kit Yan
Join OUTmedia’s comedy sensation Vidur …

Help Create Change on Jan. 31st!
Tuesday, 12 Jan, 2010 – 18:03 | Comments Off

The Creating Change Conference is less than a few weeks away. The host committee is calling on us to help pull off this conference–it cannot happen without the help of volunteers! If you or someone …