'Spirit Day' Encourages Support For LGBTQ+ Youth, Offers Solidarity Against Bullying, HarassmentFrom our sports teams to corporations to TV shows, people wore purple and offered words of solidarity for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer young people.
Ribbon Cutting Marks Official Opening Of NYC's Newest Pride Health Center In The BronxIt's a dedicated safe space where LGBTQ, transgender and gender non-conforming patients can access health care from specially trained staff.
First Affordable Housing Complex For LGBT Seniors Opens On Long IslandResidents said they hope it allows them to age gracefully and without fear of discrimination.
Rally Against Anti-LGBTQ+ Hate Held In Brooklyn After Violent Attack At Local DeliThis past Saturday, just after 2 a.m., 36-year-old Abimbola Adelaja and his 28-year-old friend were attacked at the deli by several men armed with a screwdriver.
Caught On Video: Man Stomps On Pride Flag Outside Queens HomePolice said fled the scene on a motorized scooter, along with another person.
Members Of Transgender Community Call For End To Violence After Recent Hate Crimes In NYCThe group wants the city to do more to protect the LGBTQ+ community, including educating local businesses on how to provide a safe haven for people being harassed.
Butcher Fleishers Dealing With Controversy After Removal Of Black Lives Matter, LGTBQ Signs Prompt Workers To Walk Off JobIt's a butcher shop typically bustling with business, but instead the doors are closed at Fleishers' four locations in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Westport, Connecticut.
#TogetherInPride: Events Galore During Busy Weekend In NYCIt was a day of Pride on Sunday in the Big Apple. After a year of no in-person events, people were in full party mode.
#TogetherInPride: NYC Pride March Returns As Mostly Virtual Event; PrideFest Street Fair BackA rainbow of colors took over city streets as the LGBTQ community celebrated Pride.
New York City's Annual Pride March Returns Sunday, With Mix Of Virtual And In-Person ActivitiesOnce again this year, it's a largely virtual event, though there will be some in-person activities around the city.
#TogetherInPride: Looking Back On 10 Years Since New York Legalized Same-Sex MarriageTen years ago, New York became the sixth and largest state to legalize same-sex marriage.
#TogetherInPride: NYPD, Gay Officers Action League Highlight Progress For LGBTQIA+ MembersOn Thursday, the NYPD and leadership from the Gay Officers Action League gave an update on new policies for LGBTQIA+ members.
Gov. Cuomo Signs Gender Recognition Act, Expanding Protections For Transgender And Non-Binary New YorkersThe bill allows New Yorkers to update their state identifications and birth certificates with a gender-neutral “X” designation.
#TogetherInPride: Ballroom Culture Now In The Spotlight After Starting Out Underground In New York CityBall and house culture as it came to be, according to community members, originated in New York City sometime around 1970 with African-American and Latin-American LGBTQ+ members in Harlem competing at balls for prizes and trophies.
#TogetherInPride: Las Vegas Raiders Defensive Lineman Carl Nassib Comes Out As GayNassib is the first openly gay NFL athlete playing in a regular season. Other NFL players came out as gay after they retired.