Gay youth homeless shelter set to open with support from Cyndi Lauper

Cyndi Lauper plans to open an LGBTQ-inclusive youth homeless shelter in New York, according to DNAinfo.com.
Cyndi Lauper's True Colors Fund is set to help fund the construction of an LGBTQ homeless youth complex.

Cyndi Lauper plans to open an LGBTQ-inclusive youth homeless shelter in New York, according to DNAinfo.com.

The shelter, called The True Colors Residence, will open in winter 2011 in Harlem and contain some 30 studio apartments, according to the article.

“We need to make sure we’re taking care of them,” Lauper said of LGBTQ youth in New York. “This is the next generation of the LGBT community.”

Overall, the project is expected to cost $11 million, funded through Laupers True Colors charity and city funds.

For the full DNAinfo.com article, click here.

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