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National and local groups hail historic protections against profiling based on race, sexual orientation and gender identity; urge legislators to override veto.
June 26th 2013, marked a major milestone in the movement for full LGBT equality, Prop 8 and Section-3 of DOMA were both overturned.
Aviva Drescher of Bravo's Real Housewives of New York City held a press conference this past Wednesday at the LGBT Community Center in NYC about a wrongful termination case against Jeffrey Villacampa by his former employer, Bayside Volkswagen of Queens.
After thousands of local advocates, including GLAAD, marched through New York City's West Village in response to the recent series of alleged anti-LGBT attacks, and to mourn the murder of Mark Carson, and openly gay man of color, more attacks have been reported.
LGBT New Yorkers held a 'Take Back the Night' rally in response to a string of anti-LGBT attacks that have occurred in the last two weeks. The rally, organized by Queer Rising, brought together a diverse range of LGBT and allied people to advocate for LGBT safety.
A recent series of alleged attacks targeting gay men in New York City have raised alarm among local advocates. Warning: Graphic Image Below.
Author Lesléa Newman is coming to New York City to read from her new novel-in-verse, "October Mourning: A Song for Matthew Shepard."
As the Supreme Court prepares to hear testimony in the Proposition 8 and DOMA cases later this week, rallies are being held in all 50 states. GLAAD worked more than thirty other to produce a march and rally for marriage equality in New York City.
The New York City-based LGBT organization Harlem Pride has launched a petition calling for the creation of a Community Pride Center in the neighborhood. Sign the petition!
This Friday, March 30, LGBT advocate and ally Marsha Aizumi will be speaking at "Asian American Parents Who Love Their Queer Kids," an event being held at the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center of New York City.