LGBT

City Council Speaker Corey Johnson
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Mike Smeltz
September 12, 2019 - 4:50 pm
The City Council is planning on repealing a law that places a ban on conversion therapy aimed at turning gay people straight, to avoid a court battle that could eventually set a nationwide precedent.
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Subway entrance
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Erica Brosnan
September 10, 2019 - 1:10 pm
Support is flooding in for a gay Jewish man who filmed himself being relentlessly harassed at a subway station in Manhattan.
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Martin Boyce
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June 24, 2019 - 12:26 pm
Friday marks the 50-year anniversary of the Stonewall Riots – which sparked when police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay nightclub in Greenwich Village.
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Governor Cuomo and Andy Cohen
Gov. Cuomo's Office
June 11, 2019 - 9:47 am
A week before the end of the legislative session in Albany, Gov. Cuomo says it’s time to ban the gay/transpanic defense.A week before the end of the legislative session in Albany, Gov. Cuomo says it’s time to ban the gay and trans panic defenses.
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Pride earring
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May 31, 2019 - 1:14 pm
Saturday marks the start of a month-long celebration of gay pride on the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising in Greenwich Village and to mark the occasion the organizers behind the Five Mile Pride Run are looking to set a Guinness World Record.
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Union Church of Bay Ridge
Sean Adams
April 19, 2019 - 8:02 am
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — The behavior was certainly not in keeping with the spirit of Good Friday when Christians are supposed to feel compassion. An angry man on Wednesday left a ranting voicemail threatening harm to the Union Presbyterian Church in Bay Ridge. He is opposed to a small LGBT rainbow...
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Dreamstime
April 04, 2019 - 2:43 pm
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints repealed rules on Thursday that previously banned baptisms for children of gay parents and made gay marriage a sin worthy of excommunication.
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Suffolk County Police
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October 30, 2018 - 1:07 pm
LGBT advocates are calling for a hate crime investigations after anti-gay language was discovered Tuesday on some campaign signs in Suffolk County.
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