PHOTOS: Faces of LGBT Youth Seeking ‘Forever Families’

From Advocate.com
Monday, June 23, 2014

For the first time, the celebrated Heart Gallery NYC highlighted photos of LGBT youth in the foster care system.

Last week, visitors to Times Square were greeted with something more than the usual flashing lights of theater ads: the faces of LGBT youth in the foster care system who are seeking permanent homes.

In conjunction with Pride month, Heart Gallery NYC exhibited the photos in a series titled “Forever Families.” Taken by a group of celebrity photographers, the images of 12 LGBT youth (in addition to 24 other youth) were displayed in the Times Square Museum and Visitor Center from June 10 through June 20, with some even projected on the Square’s massive Jumbotron.

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