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L.I. Group To Be Nation’s First Gay PTA

It’s a proud time for Long Island’s gay community, as the National Parent Teacher Association and its New York State branch will allow the Long Island Gay PTA to use the PTA name.

04/12/2012

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Montclair State Students Don’t Let Anti-Gay Threats Keep Them Away

Above the rainbow flags, the purple shirts, the waving signs, there were snipers on the rooftops at Montclair State University today in response to a threat.

02/07/2012

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Parent-Teacher Group Meeting To Battle Anti-Gay Bullying On Long Island

A new parent-teacher group is meeting for the first time tonight on Long Island. Its goal is to stop bullying of gay students.

11/02/2011

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Google Heavily Criticized For Its ‘Is My Son Gay?’ App For Android

It’s true, there’s an app for even that. A new smart phone program promises to help parents determine their son’s sexuality in a modified version of “20 questions.”

09/27/2011

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Dan Choi, Gay Soldier Booted From Army, Celebrates End Of DADT

For Choi, there was a feeling of validation today as the U.S. military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy officially became history.

09/20/2011

Joseph and Jim pose for a photo as they wait to be officially married at the City Clerk's Office - New York, NY - Jul 24, 2011 (credit: Anthony Behar-Pool/Getty Images)

Forum To Address Challenges NYC Same-Sex Married Couples Face

Even though New York is one of the few states in the nation to recognize same-sex marriage, St. Sen. Daniel Squadron points out that the federal government still doesn’t.

08/16/2011

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Same-Sex Couples Celebrate Bachelor Parties, Showers In New York City

Couples all over New York state are aglow with pre-wedding plans.

07/22/2011

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Attorney Advises Caution For Gay And Lesbian Couples And Marriage

With same sex marriage becoming a reality in New York State this Sunday, an attorney has some advice.

07/20/2011

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Glen Cove Reverend Defying Her Church To Perform Gay Marriage

When Reverend Elizabeth Simpson looks at the same sex couples every Sunday at the First Presbyterian Church of Glen Cove, she sees lots of love.

07/19/2011

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NYC’s 5 Best Pride Parties

Pride is an annual gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender festival that celebrates every person just as they are. The annual Pride March is held on Sunday, June 24th, 2012. The after-parties that go on after the march are the most fun events in the city.

06/22/2011

Tyler Clementi - Photo: CBS

Roommate Charged In Rutgers University Student Tyler Clementi’s Suicide

A grand jury has charged a former student with bias intimidation for allegedly using a webcam to spy on his male roommate’s intimate encounter with a man.

04/20/2011

Barie Shortell Before and After The Attack (Photo: The Brooklyn Paper)

Hoodie-Wearing Gang Of Teens Sought In Savage Anti-Gay Attack

Police are looking for the group of teenagers who brutally attacked a man walking on Wyeth Avenue in Brooklyn on Feb. 22.

03/17/2011

Rutgers dormitory

Rutgers University To Allow Co-Ed Dorm Rooms

Rutgers University said Tuesday it’s a way of becoming more welcoming to gay students — co-ed dorm rooms for gay and straight students. But will it fly with parents and others?

03/01/2011

Tyler Clementi - Photo: CBS

NJ Gov. Chris Christie Signs Anti-Bullying Law

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has signed an anti-bullying bill that gay rights advocates say is the toughest law of its kind in the nation.

01/06/2011

President Barack Obama signs the repeal of the "Dont' Ask, Don't Tell" policy at the Interior Department - Washington, DC - Dec 22, 2010 - AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais

Obama Signs Repeal Of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Policy

President Barack Obama says valor and sacrifice in the armed forces are no longer defined by sexual orientation.

12/22/2010

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