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Marchers hold signs thanking Governor Andrew Cuomo for keeping his campaign promise and legalizing Same-Sex Marriage during the 2011 NYC LGBT Pride March on the streets of Manhattan on June 26, 2011. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

A Look At The History Of Gay Rights In New York State

The fight to legalize same-sex marriage in New York state didn’t happen overnight. Gay rights advocates have been fighting for decades to make it happen.

07/24/2011

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

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Best Gay and Lesbian Bars

New York has a very vibrant gay and lesbian scene, from the West Village — the birthplace of the modern LGBT movement– to Park Slope–once affectionately dubbed “dyke slope” because of its big lesbian population. Whether you’re in the mood for a casual neighborhood hangout, a more trendy scene or an iconic landmark, we’ve got you covered.

08/01/2010