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Out gay Councilmember Ritchie Torres of the Bronx made it clear from the beginning of his congressional campaign that he would not join the growing herd of Democratic candidates who have disavowed campaign donations from real estate developers or other big-money corporate interests. That decision has morphed into a recurring theme — with the most recent chapter having an entirely new twist. Comment
Out gay State Senator Brad Hoylman of Manhattan will introduce a bill requiring informed consent by an intersex minor before doctors can perform non-medically necessary treatment or intervention on that individual, he announced on November 8, Intersex Day of Solidarity. Comment
Reached for comment about Michael Bloomberg seeking to become the Democratic nominee for president, Dan Tietz first let out an audible groan upon hearing the former New York City mayor’s name and then suggested that his more pointed response would be, “Oh for fuck’s sake.” Comment
Theater

Love Unmasked Too Late

Theater

Love Unmasked Too Late

When a beloved, timeless classic like “Cyrano de Bergerac” is revived onstage, it begs the question: What fresh twist justifies recounting this story for the umpteenth time? Erica Schmidt and The New Group have taken on this challenge. Comment
A record-high number of LGBTQ characters are expected to appear on broadcast primetime scripted programming by the end of the 2019-2020 TV season, according to GLAAD’s annual “Where We Are on TV” report, and there are overall gains in transgender characters and women. Comment
The Tyler Clementi Foundation, founded in memory of the New Jersey college freshman who died from suicide in 2010 after suffering a humiliating episode of cyber-bullying by his roommate and which works to end bullying, harassment, and humiliation in schools, the workplace, and other settings, held its annual Upstander Legacy Celebration on October 23. Comment
The US government is suing Gilead for patent infringement just months after AIDS activists cried foul over the pharmaceutical company’s collection of taxpayer dollars to fund research of drugs that cost consumers up to $2,000 per month. Comment
Features

Mj Rodriguez a Headliner at Center Women’s Event

Features

Mj Rodriguez a Headliner at Center Women’s Event

“Pose” star Mj Rodriguez was among the honorees at the LGBT Community Center’s annual Women’s Event, held November 2 at Guastavino’s on East 59th Street. Comment
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