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Black queer community often at odds with police

Another study found that Black transgender people are 50 percent more likely than their non-Black counterparts to be arrested following a police stop.

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Van Barbershop provides safe space for LGBTQ+ haircuts

Oftentimes, barbershops are used to traditional gender norms with hairstyles, which leaves individuals in the LGBTQ+ community in a state of distress.

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Dating apps can be a dangerous space for LGBTQ users

Members of the LGBTQ+ community have been targeted on dating apps by individuals who seek to harm them. Some have been victims of robbery, assault and hate crimes.

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CUNY gender non-conforming students and staff want City Council support

Despite the passage of anti-discrimination laws such as the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA), this year, many needs of TGNCNB community, which hovers around 0.6% of all 798,00 adults living in New York, were still being overlooked.

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Professor sponsors trans woman refugee

Members of a LGBTQ group who are traveling with the Central American migrants caravan hoping to reach the U.S. border, […]

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Drag Kid in NYC

Desmond Napoles,10, started dressing in drag when he was two years old.

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A barbershop in Brooklyn that cuts hair outside the gender binary

A pop-up barbershop in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Scissors and Clippers, is offering haircuts for women with short hair and LGBTQ-identified folks, who often feel uncomfortable in regular barbershops and salons.

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LGBTQ hero Edith Windsor celebrated in moving service

Mourners held their heads down, sniffled back tears, held hands or embraced loved ones as they entered the funeral service.

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A new face for the transgender community

New York's transgender community has high hopes for Bruce Jenner.

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LGBTQ students find support on campus

Imagine being an LGBT student on an American college campus in 1969, in fear to come out because of gay […]