In what’s being viewed as a watershed moment for the trans community, the Oscar-nominated star of the movie Juno has come out as transgender. CBS2's Andrea Grymes reports.
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Elliot Page Comes Out As TransgenderIn what’s being viewed as a watershed moment for the trans community, the Oscar-nominated star of the movie Juno has come out as transgender. CBS2's Andrea Grymes reports.
Elliot Page Comes Out As TransgenderElliot Page, the Oscar-nominated actor formerly known as Ellen Page, announced she is transgender in a social media post that's becoming a watershed moment for the community.
Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Held For Queens LGBTQ Housing ComplexA grand opening was held Friday for a housing complex devoted to the LGBTQ community.
Mondaire Jones Speaks About His Election To CongressCongressman-elect Mondaire Jones spoke about the historic nature of his win in the race to succeed retiring Rep. Nita Lowey.
Pope Francis Becomes First Pope To Endorse Same-Sex UnionsPope Francis has expressed his support for gay couples in a new documentary. Francis is the first pope to endorse same-sex unions; CBS2's Natalie Duddridge reports.
Pope Francis Endorses Same-Sex Civil UnionsPope Francis has endorsed same-sex civil unions for the first time as pope.
Gay Pride Flag Cut Down At Manhattan BakeryThe owners of Sugar Sweet Bakery say they're not sure if it was an act of hate or random vandalism.
Spirit Day Encourages LGBTQ Awareness, Promotes Fight Against BullyingThursday is Spirit Day, a day to wear purple to support LGBTQ awareness. It's also to fight against bullying in the community, especially among young people; CBS2's Cindy Hsu reports.
Rainbow Light Tribute In Front Of Stonewall Inn Celebrates Pride WeekendA tribute as tall as a skyscraper is honoring the LGBTQ community and Pride weekend in the West Village.
Landmarks Across New York Light Up For Pride MonthNew York Light is honoring Pride Month and the LGBTQ community.
MTA Honors LGBTQ Community With Heart Pride LogoThe MTA is honoring the 50th anniversary of the first New York City Pride March.
Stonewall Inn At Risk Of ClosingThe bar considered the birthplace of the LGBTQ rights movement is at risk of closing. This comes as Pride Week kicks off with a different kind of celebration this year; CBS2's Lisa Rozner reports.
NYC Pride 2020 Goes VirtualNew York City is now in the final week of Pride 2020. This year’s march was canceled, but the celebrations have continued virtually.
Health Care Protections For Transgender Patients Will EndThe Trump administration plans to overturn a regulation that protects transgender patients from health care discrimination.
Pride Gives Back: Help LGBTQ+ Small Businesses In Los AngelesThis is Pride: Love. Unity. Strength. This year, Pride gives back. Help LGBTQ+ small businesses in Los Angeles. They need us, and we need them. For more information, go to http://NGLCC.org/Covid19
Pride Gives Back: Help San Francisco's LGBTQ+ Small BusinessesThis is Pride: Love. Unity. Strength. This year, Pride gives back. Help San Francisco's LGBTQ+ small businesses. They need us, and we need them. For more information, go to http://NGLCC.org/Covid19
Pride Gives Back: Help New York's LGBTQ+ Small BusinessesThis is Pride: Love. Unity. Strength. This year, Pride gives back. Help New York's LGBTQ+ small businesses. They need us, and we need them. For more information, go to http://NGLCC.org/Covid19
Pride Gives Back: A Celebration Of Acceptance, Resilience And Bringing People TogetherLast year, we celebrated 50 years of World Pride.And this year, 2020 is the 50th anniversary of the NYC Pride March. Fifty years of acceptance, love, unity. This year, to show strength and unity. Pride is about helping the LGBTQ+ small businesses.
Larry Kramer, LGBTQ Icon And Activist, Dies At Age 84Larry Kramer, an icon in the LGBTQ community, has died at the age of 84; CBS2's Lisa Rozner looks back on his remarkable life.
Gay Coronavirus Survivor Not Allowed To Donate Blood Because Of Deferral Period PolicyAs the nation fights against COVID-19, blood and plasma donations are needed more than ever, but some coronavirus survivors are being told they're not allowed to donate; CBS2's Cory James reports.
Coronavirus Pandemic Prompts NYC To Cancel All Public Events In JuneThat means the Pride, Puerto Rican Day and Salute to Israel parades are all cancelled, for the moment. Mayor Bill de Blasio said they may be rescheduled for later in the year.
Coronavirus Update: FDA Eases Restrictions On Gay Blood Donors Amid ShortageThe FDA says there's an urgent need for blood, so the agency is now easing restrictions on gay blood donors.
Staten Island LGBTQ Groups Say They Weren't Allowed To Sign Up For 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; CBSN New York's Lisa Rozner reports.
Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Focuses On Education, Testing: 'We're In This Together'Friday is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, and inside the New York Blood Center, Project Achieve's family of team members and researchers are busy with prevention work. CBS2's Cindy Hsu reports.