Catholic bishops scrapped their landmark welcome to gays Saturday, showing deep divisions at the end of a two-week meeting sought by Pope Francis to chart a more merciful approach to ministering to Catholic families.
Suffolk County police Thursday night were investigating after threatening letters was received by an LGBT service center in Bay Shore.
New York is implementing new rules to address sexual violence at its state universities.
A week after Organizers of the NYC St. Patrick’s Day parade announced that they are ending a ban and allowing a gay group to march under its own banner for the first time, the president of the Catholic League said his group will not march in the parade.
Organizers of the world’s largest St. Patrick’s Day Parade say they’re ending a ban and allowing a gay group to march under its own banner for the first time.
A call has been launched for people to boycott the famed Plaza Hotel at Grand Army Plaza and the Dream Downtown Hotel in Chelsea – if they are sold to a certain owner.
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.
The Human Rights Campaign criticized the Giants for bringing on a former player who once tweeted “there is no scientific evidence to support the claim of being born gay.”
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.
The President of the Catholic League this week took issue after Mayor Bill de Blasio declined to march, and sponsors withdrew, from the New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade amid a dispute over whether participants can carry pro-gay signs.
The world’s largest parade celebrating Irish heritage set off down Fifth Avenue on a cold and gray morning, the culmination of a weekend of St. Patrick’s Day revelry.
Parade organizers have said gay groups are not prohibited from marching, but are not allowed to carry gay-friendly signs or identify themselves as LGBT.
The NBA’s first openly-gay player was surrounded by a throng of cameras and microphones, and at least for the next week or so, Collins will be the face of the Nets wherever they go.
Effective New Year’s Day, the Boy Scouts of America will begin accepting openly gay youths.
Two graduates of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point became the first men to marry each other at the storied military academy.