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City Council Chair Praises Farina On Gay-Friendly Education Initiatives

City Council Education Chair Danny Dromm said Farina is on the right track after rolling out guidelines for handling transgender issues and introducing LGBT history into the curriculum.

09/20/2014

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2 Million Turn Out For Annual New York Gay Pride Parade

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.

06/30/2013

Rep. Steve Israel announces measure to restore veterans' rights to those dishonorably discharged for being gay. (credit: twitter.com/RepSteveIsrael)

Rep. Israel Wants To Restore Veterans Benefits To LGBT Members Dishonorably Discharged

The Long Island lawmaker is working to correct what he called unfair discharge papers for gay and lesbian veterans.

06/09/2013

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn marches in the Queens Pride Parade, June 2, 2013. (credit: Christine Quinn Twitter)

Quinn Announces Free Self Defense Classes Following Spike In Anti-Gay Attacks

Gay pride was on full display at the 21st annual Queens Pride Parade.

06/02/2013

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Thousands Like Kraft’s Rainbow Pride Oreo Cookie; Others Threaten Boycott

An Oreo cookie campaign launched by Kraft Foods has many singing its praises, and others threatening a boycott.

06/27/2012

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5 Best Places To Get Last-Minute Pride Outfits In New York

Straight, gay or in-between, here are the places to get teeshirts, accessories, or head-to-toe outfits that shout your colors to the world. After all, closets should only be for clothes, so let’s go shopping and join the party.

06/04/2012

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NYC’s 5 Best LGBT Art Exhibits And Cultural Events

The LGBT community is a growing cultural group in New York City. Events and exhibitions throughout town provide opportunity for supporters to discover more about the community.

06/04/2012

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Best Local LGBT Resources In New York

Whether for a teen just struggling with gender identity or a confident senior citizen enjoying the golden years, the NYC LGBT community has something to offer.

06/04/2012

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Show Your Pride: Send Us Your Celebration Photos

How do you show your Pride? Send us your Gay Pride celebration photos and we’ll feature them in a gallery!

06/04/2012

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Christine Quinn, Cast Of ‘Wicked’ Marches In Queens Pride Parade

The Queens Pride Parade & Multicultural Festival took place on 37th Street in Jackson Height on Sunday. Newlywed Christine Quinn marched in the parade, as did the cast of the hit Broadway show “Wicked.”

06/03/2012

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NYC, North Hempstead Clerks’ Offices To Remain Open Sunday When Same-Sex Marriage Law Takes Effect

New York City officials announced Wednesday they would open their clerks’ offices in all five boroughs for a full day July 24, saying gay couples should not be made to wait one day longer to wed.

07/07/2011

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Pre-Applications For NYC Same-Sex Marriage Licenses Now Available

In New York City, the pre-applications for a $35 license can be submitted online on the City Clerk’s web site only.

07/05/2011

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The 5 Best Eats Around NYC’s Pride Parade

The hugely popular parade heads down Fifth Avenue from 36th Street, and ends in the West Village at Christopher and Greenwich. Seek out these restaurants for brief respites, post-parade toasts or a quick refueling during the festivities.

06/22/2011