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YouthPride has blast at Childish Gambino hip hop concert — but no news where it will relocate

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YouthPride officially moved out of its space at 1017 Edgewood Ave. on June 1 after being evicted by its landlord Inman Park United Methodist Church for nonpayment of rent. The organization serving lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer youth ages 13-24 still hasn't publicly announced where its new location is or how it is providing services.

However, YouthPride did have a great time at the June 10 Childish Gambino hip hop concert at The Tabernacle, as Executive Director Terence McPhaul noted on the organization's website.

"Thanks to everyone who stopped by YouthPride's table at the Childish Gambino concert on Sunday!"

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YouthPride in limbo after move

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Since March 20, YouthPride’s executive director and board of directors have known the organization needed to move out of its location at 1017 Edgewood Ave. by May 31 at 5 p.m.

Instead, movers arrived on the evening of June 1 to move the organization’s belongings into a storage facility after the landlord, Inman Park United Methodist Church, agreed to give the LGBT youth group an extra day to move out.

Postings to YouthPride’s website and Facebook accounts promised the organization would reopen on Monday, June 4. The new location of YouthPride would also be revealed on Monday via the website and Facebook, the group pledged.

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UPDATED: YouthPride delays reopening; leaves many items behind after move

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YouthPride, the Atlanta LGBT youth organization founded in 1995 to help young people with coming out and other issues, moved out of its space Friday evening. The organization was forced to move after being evicted by its landlord, Inman Park United Methodist Church, for not paying rent.

But YouthPride promised via its website and Facebook page to reopen on Monday. Today, the organization's executive director states via Facebook it will reopen on Tuesday, June 5.

YouthPride will be closed Monday, June 4, 2012, we will re-open on Tuesday, June 5,2012. Any questions or concerns feel free to contact Terence McPhaul @ 404.502.8431.

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New generation of Atlanta LGBTQ youth speaks out

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“My mom met my boyfriend today,” Gabriel Haggray said, seated at a patio table at Savage Pizza in Little Five Points with friends Chris Kontopidis and Casey Geyer. “She gave him a hug.”

A huge grin allowed a flash of his blue-tinted braces to shine. This was a huge step for Haggray, 24, a psychology major at Georgia Perimeter College who once had dreams of a ballet career and now hopes to become a criminal profiler for the FBI.

When Haggray came out in the 11th grade, his parents were a bit reluctant to understand and accept. It’s a different story today. Haggray said the support he receives from his family, especially his older sisters, is monumental.