Broadway star latest addition to NBC production
Rejection comes from many sides, locals report
mile-long tribute placed at Pulse, hospital
Spiraling events worthy of Larry Kramer-caliber righteous indignation
Dexter Thomas has advocated for animals since 17
New faces at HRC; Agers joins Brother Help Thyself
Naming of monument a first for site important to LGBT rights
55 percent report having been tested in past 12 month
If successful, measure would be a first for Sunshine State
Perkins biopic depicts life of forgotten literary agent
A year ago on June 26th, several of us from NCLR sat in white-knuckled silence at the U.S. Supreme Court, waiting for the Court’s most important decision ever for LGBT Americans and their children. Anticipation gave way to jubilation when Justice Kennedy announced the Court’s decision. In soaring and inspirational prose, Kennedy’s opinion for the…
BY PAUL SCHINDLER | In December 1950, when William Faulkner accepted the Nobel Prize in Literature in a speech in Stockholm, he confronted the agonizing existential fear that weighed heavily on the minds and spirits of people everywhere. Just five years after Hitler’s terror had been halted, it was impossible to forget that the World […]
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BY PAUL SCHINDLER | Just one day after a vigil at the Stonewall Inn commemorating those lost in the Orlando gay bar massacre was transformed into a rally calling for more stringent gun control measures nationwide, New York City’s first lady, Chirlane McCray, led off with the same issue in an interview with Gay City News. […]
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BY DUNCAN OSBORNE | With the New York State legislative session ending without an agreement on how to spend billions that Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed be used to fight homelessness, advocates and their allies are pummeling the governor for breaking a promise. “The governor is on the hook for promising 20,000 units of supportive housing, but […]
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BY ANDY HUMM | A stone’s throw from the Stonewall Inn where cops battled LGBT rebels in 1969, the corner of Sixth Avenue and Waverly Place was named for the first police officer with the guts to come out publicly, the late Sergeant Charlie Cochrane, co-founder of the Gay Officers Action League, or GOAL. It was a […]
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But, said Yim, a GSA is just one component of an inclusive school community … The students also hosted a queer prom for high school students across the city in June, and a Transgender Day of Remembrance vigil in November. But one of their biggest …