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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

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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

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

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Fundraiser Held To Benefit LGBT Youth Center Destroyed By Sandy

A fundraiser was held Sunday for a drop-in center in Chelsea for LGBT youth, which was destroyed by Superstorm Sandy two weeks ago.

11/11/2012

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Opinion: Rev. William Owens Confronts Barack Obama On Same-Sex Marriage

Rev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.

08/03/2012

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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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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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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

Rev. Elizabeth Simpson (file / credit: First Presbyterian Church of Glen Cove)

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

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Lesbian Cadet Katherine Miller Rejected For Readmission To West Point

Miller sought to rejoin the academy as the military moves to end its “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy. She reapplied when Congress voted to repeal the law in December.

04/27/2011

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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

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