Photos: Hundreds Protest Trump's Ban On Transgender Service Members At Times Square Recruitment Center
"Democracy demands that all of us raise our voices to this man, who not once but five times was a draft dodger," Public Advocate Letitia James said.
Updated: Jul 27, 2017 10:55 AM
'You Will Lose Your Entire Family': Inside The Struggle To Come Out In Ultra-Orthodox Judaism
In November of 2015, Abby Stein came out to her father, who told her on the spot that he would never speak to her again. "I haven’t spoken to my parents since."
Updated: May 31, 2017 5:09 PM
Cuomo Moves To Ban Homophobic "Conversion Therapy"
"Conversion therapy is a hateful and fundamentally flawed practice that is counter to everything this state stands for," Cuomo said.
Updated: Feb 7, 2016 11:39 AM
FDNY Release "It Gets Better" Video For National Coming Out Day
"When I decided to come out, I kinda channeled [punk rock], that defiant, 'I am the other,'" said firefighter Luke Allen. "I'm okay with that. I'd rather be the other than the cookie cutter."
Updated: Oct 11, 2015 6:05 PM
Arts & Entertainment
NSFW Video: What Brave NYC Gays & Lesbians Endured At Early '90s St. Patrick's Day Parades
For a very bitter reminder of just how bad it once was, watch the video below, which includes clips from both the 1991 and 1992 marches.
Updated: Mar 19, 2015 12:27 PM
Lesbian Employee Says Banana Republic Bosses Mocked Her For Not 'Looking Like A Woman'
She claims she started getting harassed by her bosses "based on her physical appearance and her perceived failure to conform to traditional gender stereotypes."
Updated: Sep 11, 2014 6:15 PM
Nets Sign Jason Collins, First Openly Gay Player In NBA History
The Brooklyn Nets have signed Jason Collins, the first openly gay player in any of the four major North American professional sports leagues.
Updated: Feb 23, 2014 7:17 PM
Giants Owners Applaud Michael Sam's Courage
Steve Tisch said, 'I hope any NFL team would not hesitate to draft Michael if he is right for their team.'
Updated: Feb 10, 2014 4:41 PM
Top College Football Player Michael Sam Says He's Gay
Sam, the SEC Defensive Player of the Year, is planning on entering the NFL.
Updated: Feb 10, 2014 10:53 AM
Marty Markowitz Declares Brooklyn "The Lesbian Capital Of NYC And The Northeast"
"They’ve made unbelievable contributions to the quality of life in our city and our borough."
Updated: Dec 11, 2013 3:36 PM
Two Men Claim Homophobic McDonald's Employee Refused To Serve Them
Two Manhattan men are suing McDonald's claiming that an employee at their Hamilton Heights location mistakenly assumed they were gay, then refused to serve them because of it.
Updated: Nov 17, 2013 12:08 PM
Republican Strategist Fired After Saying Cory Booker Tweets Like "Gay Guy"
A Republican strategist went on a rant claiming Booker's tweets to a stripper were "strange" and "like what a gay guy would say." And you'll never guess what happened next.
Updated: Oct 12, 2013 11:11 AM
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