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Interior secretary Sally Jewell announces study of LGBT sites. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell Announces Effort To Mark LGBT Historical Sites

The park service is convening a panel of 18 scholars who will be charged with exploring the LGBT movement’s story in areas such as law, religion, media, civil rights and the arts.

05/30/2014

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2 Million Turn Out For Annual New York Gay Pride Parade

Throngs of marchers hoisting signs and rainbow flags made their way down Fifth Avenue, West 8th Street and Christopher Street Sunday for New York City’s Gay Pride March.

06/30/2013

Edith Windsor (L), 83, and her lawyer Roberta Kaplan arrive at the Supreme Court on March 27, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

DOMA Suit Plaintiff Windsor To Serve As Pride March Marshal

Edith Windsor, the plaintiff who filed the lawsuit that led to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling against the Defense of Marriage Act this week, will be among the grand marshals for this year’s New York City Gay Pride parade.

06/29/2013

Supreme Court Gay Marriage Decisions Celebrated In West Village

Crowds Rally In NYC To Celebrate High Court’s Ruling On DOMA

Crowds rallied in the West Village Wednesday, celebrating the Supreme Court’s decision Wednesday striking down a provision of a federal law that denied federal benefits to gay married couples.

06/26/2013

Gay Rights Rally in Greenwich Village March 24, 2013 (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Hundreds Rally For Gay Rights At Washington Square Park

The demonstration comes as the U.S. Supreme Court will rule on two cases this week.

03/24/2013

Christopher Street Subway Stop (file / credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

West Village Coalition Wants Christopher Street To Be Made Gay Rights Landmark

Christopher Street in Manhattan is home to the Stonewall Inn and the 1969 riots there are largely viewed as a turning point in the struggle for gay rights.

06/13/2012

Stonewall Inn on Christopher Street in Greenwich Village. (credit Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Teen Gets Jail In Anti-Gay Beating At Stonewall Inn

Christopher Orlando didn’t speak at his sentencing Tuesday. Defense lawyer John Rapawy says the 18-year-old “just wants to put this behind him.”

01/03/2012

Peter Shearer (L) and Dan Gallagher (R) (credit: CBS 2)

Proposals Follow Passage Of Marriage Equality Act

Dan Gallagher and Peter Shearer were dating for 14 years, but it took only 30 seconds to pop the question, in the middle of the New York Lesbian and Gay Pride Run no less.

06/25/2011

Colin Cunliffe, left, and Brewter Mccall, right, of Manhattan, celebrate the legalization of same-sex marriage in New York State outside the Stonewall Inn on Christopher St, Friday, June 24, 2011, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

New Yorkers Celebrate Same-Sex Marriage Legislation

Activists are calling it a major victory in civil rights as celebrations continue around New York City today after Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a same-sex marriage bill into law.

06/25/2011

New Yorker Nicola Briggs was honored by the Women's Democratic Club of New York as a hero after thwarting a subway flasher and bringing him to justice. (Credit: CBS 2)

NYC Woman Who Thwarted Subway Flasher Honored As Hero

A woman who refused to be a victim was honored Wednesday night. She stood up against a subway flasher, and made sure he was brought to justice.

03/02/2011

Stonewall Inn (AP Photo/Kevin Larkin, File)

Lawyer: Stonewall Inn Attack Not A Hate Crime

Police said 21-year-old Matthew Francis of Staten Island told a patron, Benjamin Carver, in the bathroom that he doesn’t like gays, then beat the man bloody while 17-year-old Christopher Orlando of Staten Island blocked the door.

10/05/2010

Stonewall Inn (AP Photo/Kevin Larkin, File)

2 Arrested In Anti-Gay Beating At Stonewall Inn

Two men were arrested in the early Sunday beating, which came little more than a day after a group of male friends bidding an affectionate good night to each other were attacked.

10/04/2010