Gay pride parade
Hundreds of thousands lined the parade route when it kicked off at noon.
The spat between gay rights groups and the Catholic League began ahead of the 253rd annual New York City St. Patrick’s Day parade on Monday.
Throngs of marchers hoisting signs and rainbow flags made their way down Fifth Avenue, West 8th Street and Christopher Street Sunday for New York City’s Gay Pride March.
Lady Gaga urged her fans in the gay community to emerge as more than a niche, and it appeared as though they were following the singer’s lead.
Edith Windsor, the plaintiff who filed the lawsuit that led to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling against the Defense of Marriage Act this week, will be among the grand marshals for this year’s New York City Gay Pride parade.
With Pride Month in full swing, two gay and lesbian pride parades were to be held in the Tri-State Area on Saturday.
Last summer, Collins considered joining an old Stanford college roommate, U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy III, at Boston’s gay pride parade. The NBA veteran eventually decided he shouldn’t. But he will in 2013.
It’s a day for pride in Manhattan. The 43rd LGBT Pride March — also known as the Heritage of Pride March and the Gay Pride Parade — began at noon at 5th Avenue and 36th Street.
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WCBS Newsradio 880 is counting down the top 11 Tri-State area news stories of 2011 and number 9 marked a major change for the civil rights of those in the Empire State.
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Gay and lesbian couples can legally begin pre-applying for a $35 marriage license starting July 5. On July 25, New York State will begin issuing those licenses.
The applause was deafening for New York Governor Andrew Cuomo who signed the bill into law. “I believe New York has sent a message to this nation loud and clear. It is time for marriage equality all across this country,” he said. Across the Hudson, however, Governor Chris Christie maintains his opposition to gay marriage.
The 42nd annual Gay Pride Parade will kick off at noon in Midtown. This year, an estimated half a million participants will be celebrating New York’s historic decision to legalize same-sex marriage.
The right of same-sex couples to wed became reality in New York state late Friday night after Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the controversial Marriage Equality Act into law.