Alfonso Lainer, 23, was arrested Tuesday and charged with aggravated harassment and assault as a hate crime, police said.
A suspect has been arrested and charged in an alleged anti-gay bias attack on a couple in Chelsea last month.
Gay rights activist Corey Johnson has won the nomination for the 3rd District City Council seat being vacated by Speaker Christine Quinn, following a contest described in published reports as “vicious.”
It happened early Wednesday morning in the area of West 25 Street and 9 Avenue shortly after Peter Notman and Michael Felenchak left the Chelsea Bowtie Cinemas.
What was supposed to be a pleasant movie night turned into a violent attack and beating for a gay couple in Chelsea.
Police on Monday were searching for a suspect who drew a swastika on an elevator button at the New York City Google headquarters in Chelsea.
Preservationists had fought to restore the Chelsea row house at 339 West 29th Street that was once owned by outspoken abolitionist Abigail Hopper Gibbons and her husband.
Several New York City LGBT nightspots have decided to take spirits made in Russia off their shelves, as part of a protest against anti-gay laws in that country.
Some New Yorkers were lucky enough Wednesday to spend six hours with Jay-Z as he rapped at the Pace Gallery in Chelsea, for what was to become part of a music video.
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Francisco Flores, 40, is accused of following Ricardo Velez, 92, into his Chelsea home, assaulting him, and running off with his bible and other possessions.
Police said the suspect followed a 92-year-old man into his building, pushed him to the ground and robbed him.
Members of the city’s LGBT community attended a self-defense training workshop on Saturday night, under the rallying cry ‘we’re not going back in the closet’.
A community is rallying against hate, and police are increasing patrols in some neighborhoods – in the wake of five anti-gay attacks in the past two weeks.