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Timothy Cardinal Dolan (file / credit: Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

Dolan Reacts To Pope Francis’ Comments On Gay Priests

Timothy Cardinal Dolan said the pontiff’s tone is very welcoming, but emphasized that church doctrine is not changing.

07/30/2013

Pope Francis delivers his first 'Urbi et Orbi' blessing from the balcony of St. Peter's Basilica during Easter Mass on March 31, 2013 at the Vatican. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Pope Francis On Gays: ‘You Can’t Marginalize These People’

New Yorkers and people around the world were reacting Monday to what may have been the most memorable and attention-grabbing statement by Pope Francis since he became leader of the Roman Catholic Church in March.

07/29/2013

I Love NY logo on NYS LGBT tourism website. (credit: lgbt.iloveny.com)

New York State Launches LGBT Tourism Website

The iconic I Love NY logo has gotten a makeover in the form of a rainbow colored heart for the new tourism marketing aimed at the LGBT community.

06/30/2013

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

St. Sen. Barbara Buono and Gov. Chris Christie (credits: Barbara Buono for NJ, Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

Buono’s Openly Lesbian Daughter Blasts Christie For Marriage Stance

The openly lesbian daughter of New Jersey gubernatorial candidate Barbara Buono criticized Gov. Chris Christie Monday for his opposition to same-sex marriage.

06/24/2013

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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

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

Rep. Steve Israel (file/photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Rep. Israel: Repeal Dishonorable Discharges For Gay Veterans

Before the repeal of the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy, some servicemembers were subjected to dishonorable discharges because they were gay. Long Island U.S. Rep. Steve Israel (D-N.Y.) wants to change that.

06/08/2013

Administration for Children's Services LGBTQ Ads (credit: Administration for Children's Services)

NYC Seeks More Gay And Lesbian Foster Parents

The executive director of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center said many gay New Yorkers don’t realize that the city allows them to become foster parents.

06/03/2013

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

March Against Anti-Gay Violence

Report: Teen Charged With Hate Crimes In Attack On Gay Men Near West Side Nightclub

It happened just after 3 a.m. on Saturday; Lovendusky told 1010 WINS Reporter Sonia Rincon that he was walking down the street with a group of friends when a gang of teenagers approached them from behind and taunted them with a homophobic slur.

05/27/2013

Police said Dan Contarino was attacked in the East Villageon May 20, 2013, jist the latest victim in a long line of recent attacks on gays in New York City. (Photo: CBS 2)

Victim Describes Horror Of Monday Night’s Anti-Gay Attack In The East Village

The incident happened around 5:20 a.m. Tuesday. Police said a gay couple, ages 41 and 42, were walking on Broadway near Prince Street when two men began yelling anti-gay slurs.

05/21/2013

March Against Anti-Gay Violence

An Angry Community Rallies In Response To String Of Anti-Gay Attacks

A community is rallying against hate, and police are increasing patrols in some neighborhoods – in the wake of five anti-gay attacks in the past two weeks.

05/20/2013

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

New Yorkers Rally In Midtown To Oppose Series Of Alleged Bias Attacks Against Gay Couples

Demonstrators gathered to denounce violence against the gay community, in light of a recent spate of alleged bias attacks against gay couples in the city.

05/16/2013

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