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LGBT Community Rally For Voters Who Support Their Community
Midterm Elections 2018 / Politics

LGBT Community Rally For Voters Who Support Their Community

LGBT community are under attack by the Trump Administration who wants to narrowly define gender as male or female.

Lawmakers press to make Stonewall Inn a National Park
News / Uncategorized

Lawmakers press to make Stonewall Inn a National Park

As one of the few bars that openly welcomed LGBT people in the 1950s and 1960s, it became a place of acceptance for the poorest and most discriminated LGBT members. Police raids on gay bars were common and eventually protests and violence erupted at Stonewall Inn after LGBT members fought back.

Band manager and percussionist, Lindsay Becker enjoys performing at city events like the ING New York City marathon. She says it feels good to motivate the runners with the band's songs. Photo by Kulsoom Khan
Special Reports

NYC Marathon: The Lesbian and Gay Big Apple Corps Marching Band energizes runners

This is the first time the LGBAC is performing at the marathon.

Volunteers encourage Obamacare sign ups in Union Square
News

Volunteers encourage Obamacare sign ups in Union Square

The event was part of a national day of action promoting Obamacare

NYC Primary: LGBT voters of color not in Quinn’s corner
News / Politics / Special Reports

NYC Primary: LGBT voters of color not in Quinn’s corner

Quinn’s strategy to pander to the LGBT vote as a bright symbol of progress alienated some queer people of color.

Features / Video

Transition leads to Joy

Joy Ladin’s transition from male to female led her to a happiness that eluded her.

News / Video

Binational same sex couples struggle with deporation

Civil Unions and gay marriages does not stop these couples from being torn apart.

Westboro Baptist Church inflames 9/11 memorial service vistors
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Westboro Baptist Church inflames 9/11 memorial service vistors

“You think 9/11 was bad, you ain’t seen nothing yet,” a church member said.

Advocacy groups push Pentagon for DADT update
News

Advocacy groups push Pentagon for DADT update

Advocacy groups for gay and lesbian service member rights met with Pentagon officials to get a status update on the repeal process of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.

Transgender rights still uncertain after DADT repeal
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Transgender rights still uncertain after DADT repeal

Even after DADT repeal, transgender status is still grounds for disqualification.