NYC Gives LGBTQ Business Owners Minority Designations When Competing For City ContractsThe new designation is in partnership with the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce and overseen by New York City’s department of small business services.
Grand Opening Held For Queens Housing Complex Devoted To LGBTQ CommunityGLITS South in Woodhaven, Queens, will be the first housing complex in New York City owned by the Black trans community.
Spirit Day: Please Wear Purple To Help Take Stand Against Bullying Of LGBTQ YouthAccording to the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network, 7 out of 10 LGBTQ students experience harassment while at school and more than half of them report feeling unsafe.
Stonewall Inn Avoids Closure With Help From Generous DonorsThe landmark was forced to close during the coronavirus pandemic and fell behind on rent.
Pride Parade In NYC Canceled Due To Pandemic; Virtual Celebrations, March Held InsteadHundreds turned out in New York City to march in support of LGBTQ and against police brutality.
New York City Honors Pride With Virtual Conferences, Rallies And ConcertsThis year’s march was canceled, but the celebrations have continued virtually.
U.S. Supreme Court Rules Civil Rights Law Protects LGBTQ Workers From DiscriminationThe U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday it is illegal for employers to fire workers because of their sexual orientation or gender identity.
June 1 Marks Beginning Of Pride Month Celebrating LGBTQ CommunityIt started 51 years ago at the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village, where a group of patrons resisted a raid by police.
'It Was Important To Share My Sister's Experience As A Trans Woman': Selenis Levya On Book "My Sister' & 'Orange Is The New BlackThe Orange Is The New Black star discusses her new book and the impact of the Netflix series on our culture.
Miss Staten Island Comes Out As Bisexual, And Then Gets Banned From Borough's St. Patrick's Day ParadeThere was controversy at the St. Patrick's Day Parade on Staten Island. Miss Staten Island was abruptly pulled from the parade, after revealing her sexual orientation.
Gay Pride Groups Denied Opportunity To March In Staten Island St. Patrick's Day ParadeThe annual St. Patrick's Day Parade on Staten Island is full of pride. But people who represent gay pride are being told they can't participate.
Brooklyn Community Pride Center Signs 30-Year Lease For Expanded HQ In Crown HeightsA decade-long dream is becoming a reality in Brooklyn. The borough's first and only community pride center announced a major expansion Tuesday.
Brooklyn Park To Be Renamed In Honor Of Gay Rights ActivistAt Saturday's Human Rights Campaign gala, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the renaming of the East River State Park in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
12 NJ Schools Set To Try Out New LGBTQ-Inclusive CurriculumThe statewide law requires middle and high school students learn about the social, political and economic contributions of all individuals.
Fired Long Island Skydiving Teacher Among Cases U.S. Supreme Court Hearing On LGBTQ Workplace RightsThe Supreme Court cases will determine if it is legal under existing federal law to fire an employee based on sexual orientation, or gender identity.