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Get ready for rainbows and Chick-fil-A at Citi Field. Comment
Adelaide Connaughton, a longtime Democratic activist and City Council staffer who also worked in ex-inmate reentry and rehabilitation for the Fortune Society, was remembered on June 23 with a street-naming in her honor in Forest Hills. Comment
On a beautiful Summer Saturday in the East End, Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders, better known as SAGE, and the Callen-Lorde Community Health Center hosted their annual Hamptons Tea Dance at Nova’s Ark Project and Sculpture Park in Water Mill. Comment

Soccer Champs Storm the Canyon of Heroes

Soccer Champs Storm the Canyon of Heroes

The Canyon of Heroes has played host to Charles Lindbergh, Amelia Earhart, Dwight Eisenhower after leading the Allies to victory in Europe, Queen Elizabeth, the Yankees, and the Mets, among many others. Comment
New York City

Therapy Temporarily Closes

New York City

Therapy Temporarily Closes

Therapy, a popular gay watering hole in Hell’s Kitchen, has been forced by the city to shut down temporarily after a neighboring building was deemed structurally unstable. Comment
New York City

A Proud History Ending in Park Slope

New York City

A Proud History Ending in Park Slope

It had a good run. Two, actually! Comment
New York City

City Monument to Honor Marsha P. Johnson, Sylvia Rivera

New York City

City Monument to Honor Marsha P. Johnson, Sylvia Rivera

A monument honoring LGBTQ icons Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera will be erected down the street from the Stonewall Inn, the city announced on May 30. Comments (3)
Political leaders, LGBTQ activists, and special guest Chasten Buttigieg helped kick Pride season into gear at the Stonewall Democratic Club of New York City’s annual event on May 23 at the M1-5 Lounge in Tribeca. Comments (1)
Pride

It Wouldn’t Be Pride Without Queens

Pride

It Wouldn’t Be Pride Without Queens

An official partner of WorldPride, the 27th annual Queens Pride festivities are kicking into gear ahead of the borough’s June 2 parade and festival. Comments (3)
Pride

Next Up for Pride: Brooklyn

Pride

Next Up for Pride: Brooklyn

How do you celebrate Pride? No matter what you like to do, Brooklyn seems to have something for you. Comment
The coalition that is producing the Queer Liberation March and Rally on June 30 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots officially announced its route and rally site at a press conference held across the street from the Stonewall Inn, where the 1969 riots that mark the start of the modern LGBTQ rights movement occurred. Comments (2)
Six places known for playing key roles in New York City’s LGBTQ history will be considered for designation as city landmarks. Comment

Bridging the Gap

Bridging the Gap

Wes Enos, executive director of The Generations Project, has a deep-rooted affinity for history. The enterprising young activist founded the history-minded group in 2015 with the aim of bridging what he saw as the widening chasm between young and old queer generations. Comment

Center Honors Lena Waithe, Don Lemon

Center Honors Lena Waithe, Don Lemon

At the LGBT Community Center’s annual dinner, held April 18 at Cipriani Wall Street, the West 13th Street institution honored out lesbian actor and writer Lena Waithe, who won a 2017 Emmy for her […] Comment
Heritage of Pride, the group that produces New York City’s annual Pride Parade and related events has selected grand marshals for this year’s march that recognize the community’s history, its current state and its future, and the international scope of this year’s events. Comments (3)
Every Friday since March 30, 2018, in what’s known as the Great March of Return, Palestinians in Gaza come to the Israeli border fence to protest nearly 12 years of a blockade that has made Gaza […] Comment
Tucked in between a Saturday storm and one the following evening, it was a clear, sunny day in Queens for the 20th annual St. Pat’ for All Parade on March 3. Comment
Kicking off Women’s History Month on March 1, the City Council unveiled portraits of eight iconic female leaders that will grace the walls of City Hall. Comment

Cause for Action

Cause for Action

From gamer, geek, and drag conventions to the political trenches to center stage on Broadway, LGBTQ fans as well as artists are using their abilities to advance progressive causes, shape the public conversation, and demand authentic depictions. Comment
The tragedy of the annual Toy Fair New York is that most people can’t go. The Jacob Javits Center is crammed full of the coming year’s hottest toys, games, and dolls but the only people who can play with them are toy industry professionals. Plus a few lucky journalists. This Gay City News reporter was among the fortunate few who got to run amok in this dream house, where I learned what the cool kids will be playing with this year. Comment
Media Circus

Anti-Gay Horrors, All But Forgotten

From a horrifying, maddening article in the New Yorker by the great Masha Gessen: “In October, 2017, a young man named Maxim Lapunov spoke at a press conference in Moscow. Flanked by LGBT and human […] Comments (2)
Pride

Rangers Say You Can Play, Too

Pride

Rangers Say You Can Play, Too

The New York Rangers are hosting their annual LGBTQ Pride Night in a game against the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday, January 15 at 7 p.m. Comment
Nightlife

A Madonna NYE Surprise at Stonewall

Nightlife

A Madonna NYE Surprise at Stonewall

Just over one week after Madonna was named a Stonewall ambassador for the 50th anniversary of the 1969 riots that marked the start of the modern LGBTQ rights movement, she made a surprise performance at the Stonewall Inn on New Year’s Eve. Comment
It was a holiday dream come true. Comments (3)
Beautycon began as a small convention for people who hosted beauty-themed YouTube channels. It is now large enough to have bicoastal editions in Los Angeles and New York, with the local edition this past weekend filling up the bottom floor of the Jacob Javits Center. Thousands of beauty bloggers, social media influencers and makeup fans flocked to the con, hoping to score “hauls” of cosmetics, and meet their Instagram friends “IRL.” Amidst this shrine to Narcissus, there was also a message about rebelling against beauty standards. The message was hidden deep beneath layers of foundation and irony, but it was still there. Comment

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