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Mark Carson's Alleged Murderer Almost Shot by Arresting Cop

The man who is accused of ki Comments (7)
Legal

Witnesses Detail Confrontation Prior to Mark Carson’s Murder

Elliot Morales (l.), seated next to his legal advisor Adam Freedman, on the first day of testimony in his trial on charges of second-degree murder as a hate crime in the 2013 slaying of M […] Comment
Theater

Down the Rabbit Hole

“Speakeasy: John and Jane’s Adven Comments (2)
Breaking News

Foreclosure Auction on Anti-Gay Church Stayed for Now   

The Blood of Jesus Atlah World Missionary Church on 123rd Street and Lenox Avenue in Harlem –– which for the past several years has posted viciously homophobic messages on its outdoor marque sign &# Comments (1)
Legal

Anti-Gay Justice Antonin Scalia Exits the Stage

With the death of Antonin Scalia, the Supreme Court has lost its most outspoken anti-gay member. Ever since taking his seat on the high bench in 1986, Justice Scalia voted consistently against gay rights claims, sometimes in the majority and sometimes in dissent, regardless of the factual context in which the Comments (3)
From the Editor

The Win-Win Politics of This Critical Juncture

Every presidential election cycle, Democrats talk about the importance of controlling appointments to the US Supreme Court. In the abstract, my bet is that the warning doesn’t often move many voters. Comments (24)
Legal

Scalia's Gay Adventures in New York City

But on several occasions, the newspaper reported on his extracurricular visits to his home town, New York. Comments (15)
Breaking News

Cases Against Six Rentboy.com Employees Arrested Last Summer Dismissed

As Gay City News was going to print on February 17, the newspaper learned that charges against six employees of rentboy.com who were arrested last summer along with the website's owner, Jeffre Comments (1)
Legal

As Meth Returns, So Do the Prosecutions    

Standing on the wrong side of the rail in a Manhattan federal courtroom, Anton Jepsen was emptying his pockets, taking off his coat and removing his belt, and surrendering his possession Comments (3)
Theater

Getting Straight  

My mother used to say, ‘Threes are bad.’ That’s why she ne Comments (1)
Kelly Jean Cogswell

Election 2016: Misogyny and the Audacity of Plans

I haven’t written anything about the election yet. Hillary Clinton is running again, and there’s so much misogyny involved I can’t stand it. And sheer idiocy. My God, whole crowds willing to swallow any crazy thing their candidate promises — whether it’s Trump vowing he’ll throw out immigrants or end gay marriage, or Bernie guaranteeing a revolution featuring single-payer healthcare and free college, and pie, and the sky. Comment
Morsels

Tibet Atop the Q Train

The hot salad called logo-patsel was one of the brightest things I’ve ever eaten, a blisteringly spicy bowl of shredded carrots, cabbage, a little tomato, and chopped cilantro in a warm tomato-vinegar broth with lots of chilies, garlic, and ginger. The Tibetan entrée was boringly referred to as “stir-fried cabbage with carrot” on the menu, but though the vegetables were cooked, it must have only been for five seconds. They retained a vivid freshness that made me want to keep digging my spoon into the enormous tureen ($8.50, available with optional beef, chicken, or tofu). Colored in beautiful yellows, oranges, and reds, they were a perfect thing to eat in winter. Comment
Politics

Fifty Years After Gays Demanded a Drink, Landmark Status Sought

The push is on to make Julius’ bar in Greenwich Village the second New Yo Comments (6)
Health

Meeting of Minds Among ACT UP, City, State  

Officials from the city and state, including Dan Tietz, Susan Haskell, Dr. Sue Blank, Dr. Demetre Daskalakis, and Dan O’Connell participated in the February 8 meeting with ACT UP members. | GAY […] Comment
Film

Crowdsourcing the Thrills  

Throughout his career, director Paul Verhoeven has challenged audiences with his films. His Dutch dramas in the early 1980s, “Spetters” and “The Fourth Man,” showed his penchant for Comment
Media Circus

Emissions Control

"Do not watch. I cannot go when you watch.” Comment
Theater

All Hail the New King

You can see a new star exploding at Lincoln Center these days in the revival of “The King and I,” in the title role-personage of Hoon Lee, an actor I’ve admired for years who has now fully Comment
Theater

Starry Nights

Whenever one is lucky enough to see Linda Lavin on stage, it’s a cause for celebration. Her ability to fill a character, find nuance, and communicate with brilliant econom Comments (3)
Music

Subs Surface at the Met

In any of the m Comments (11)
Health

Sloppy HIV Confidentiality Breach Costs $1.1 Million  

A Delaware trial judge has ordered a healthcare provider to pay more than $1.1 million in damages to a man who convinced a jury that he lost his job because the provider faxed information about his HIV-related treatment to his workplace. Comment
Film

Showcasing Undistributed Cinema

BY STEVE ERICKSON| Now in its 16th year, “Film Comment Selects” has grown mature e Comment

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