Family is everything 💗 It’s not easy living 4000 miles away from some of them but I’m also so thankful for the lessons it’s taught me ✨ so I will continue to say Thankyou everyday 🙌🏻 •🌸 Where is your homeland ??? 🌸•
#TBT to 1 of the most beautiful, glamorous & aweinspiring evenings I had the esteemed pleasure of taking part in. As I've mentioned, The @AliForneyCenter means a great deal to me and has a very special place in my heart...as does the founder, Carl Siciliano. I never forget where I come from or where I've been. I was 1 of the youth that Carl & the #AFC staff worked (and continue to work) TIRELESSLY for to provide housing, meals, mental & medical help to myself and thousands of other #homeless#LGBT youth in New York City. We do not all have the luxury of being born into a family that loves and accepts us...we're not all afforded opportunities to go and get ivy league educations...and we're certainly not afforded the ability to find employment easily in this country (let alone, in this city) as #gay , #lesbian , #bisexual , #transgender , #GenderNonBinary and #GenderNonConforming individuals. The cards always seem to be stacked against us. But there are a great many supporters out there, some of affluence and others low to middle class, that genuinely care about these homeless youth and want to give back. To be on stage with Carl & @martigcummings and witness a sea of paddles immediately raised towards the end of the fundraiser was a moment that brought me to tears and shook me to my core! I was completely wonderstruck! That night gave me just a little bit of faith in humanity again. Thank you to EVERY SINGLE GENEROUS SOUL in that room that raised their paddles for these kids that are in desperate need of your help and support. You are their guardian angels, and you deserve to be recognized as such. Just to name a few angels off the top of my head, @instalaurigram, Marti, @robertgarrettsmith, @rodgrozier, @stefano.rosso.brave, @diesel, @tommy.dorfman, @todrick and countless others...I humbly and wholeheartedly thank you, cherish you, love you.
More pics to come!...hopefully...ahem @johnlamparskii @deartyler @photokidsphotos lol 📸
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