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Apple CEO Tim Cook (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple CEO Tim Cook Comes Out, Says He’s Proud To Be Gay

Cook wrote in the column, published Thursday, that it wasn’t an easy choice to publicly disclose that he is gay, but that he felt the acknowledgement could help others.

10/30/2014

Gay Pride Flag (file / credit: Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)

LGBT Senior Centers To Open In All Boroughs

One advocacy group says a third of gay seniors live in poverty in New York City, and one city councilman has decided to do something about it.

08/14/2014

Big DL Gay Flag (file / credit: Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)

Lawsuit Against NJ Gay Reparative Therapy Ban Tossed For A Second Time

A federal judge in New Jersey has tossed a lawsuit challenging the state’s ban on gay conversion therapy for the second time in nine months.

07/31/2014

A twitter picture shows the receipt in question  which went viral and sparked an outpouring of support for a New Jersey waitress. (Credit @TheBaxterBean via Twitter)

Report: Waitress Returns Donations As Questions Surface About Viral Receipt

A woman who worked as a waitress at a Bridgewater, N.J. restaurant was left looking for a new job on Saturday, according to a published report.

12/07/2013

Spirit Day (credit: GLAAD)

Annual Spirit Day Aimed At Ending Anti-LGBT Bullying

James Clementi, whose younger brother Tyler killed himself after being spied on during a sexual encounter in his Rutgers University dorm room, said Spirit Day is important.

10/17/2013

Barilla products (Michael Loccisano/
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Barilla Pasta Chairman In Hot Water Over Comments On Gays

Make it al dente, just not al dent gay.

09/26/2013

Bert And Ernie New Yorker Cover

Viral New Yorker Cover Features Bert And Ernie Celebrating DOMA Ruling

While the Sesame Workshop has maintained for many years that Bert and Ernie are just platonic friends, the “Sesame Street” characters appear clearly as a romantic couple on the cover of an upcoming New Yorker issue.

06/29/2013

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New Jersey Senate Passes Ban On ‘Conversion Therapy’ For Gay Youth

Last November, four gay men sued a Jersey City group for fraud, saying its program included making them strip naked and attack effigies of their mothers with baseball bats.

06/27/2013

The ball falls through the net as a Mala

Yonkers High School Basketball Coach Comes Out As Gay Man To Team

A high school basketball coach in Yonkers has received strong messages of support after he came out as a gay man to his team.

06/25/2013

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N.J. State Assembly Passes Ban On ‘Conversion Therapy’ For Gay Youth

The New Jersey State Assembly on Monday approved a bill that would ban licensed therapists from trying to turn gay minors into heterosexuals.

06/24/2013

A man with a rainbow flag (file / credit: Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

N.J. Assembly Panel Passes Gay ‘Conversion Therapy’ Ban

An Assembly panel has approved a measure that would ban licensed therapists from trying to convert gay minors into heterosexuals.

06/13/2013

Demonstrators rallied for an end to anti-gay violence, after a series of bias attacks (Credit 1010 WINS Reporter Gary Baumgarten)

Self-Defense Classes Aimed At Empowering Members Of LGBT Community In Wake Of Violent Crimes

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’.

06/08/2013

Chris Pollak, aka "Dark Guardian" (via Facebook)

Superheroes Suit Up To Combat Anti-Gay Attacks In NYC

With a string of attacks against gay men in the city recently, a group of real-life superheroes is suiting up and swooping in to help stop the violence.

06/05/2013

The NYPD is looking for this man in connection with a possible bias attack on the J-train. (Credit NYPD)

NYPD Seeks Suspect In Alleged J-Train Bias Attack

The suspect has been described a Hispanic male between 25 and 30-years-old, with light skin, and dark hair that was tied up in a bun at the time of the attack, he is approximately 6-ft tall and was wearing a denim jacket.

05/31/2013

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New Jersey Senate Postpones Vote On Gay ‘Conversion Therapy’ Ban

The New Jersey Senate has put off a vote on a bill banning licensed therapists from trying to convert gay minors into heterosexuals.

05/30/2013

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