New York City

August 6, 2013

Snapshots of our work: Rusa LGBT, Josh Thomas, and Molotov

Wonder what we’re up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.

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United Restaurant and Tavern Owners Association dumps Russian vodka in response to anti-LGBT laws in Russia

The United Restaurant and Tavern Owners Association (URTO) along with their President, Paul Hurley, held a press conference at Desmonds Steak House with LGBT activists as they dumped Russian made vodka into the streets of Manhattan. This public display of protest occurred in response to the anti-LGBT action occurring in Russia.

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Help the Bureau of General Services - Queer Division raise $50K in 50 Days

The Bureau of General Services – Queer Division is holding a continuous fundraiser from July 26 through September 13 in efforts to keep this valuable queer resource available to New York City.

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July 29, 2013

GLAAD joins LGBTQ orgs to urge NYC council to ban discriminatory profiling, despite Bloomberg veto

National and local groups hail historic protections against profiling based on race, sexual orientation and gender identity; urge legislators to override veto.

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June 27, 2013

PHOTOS: GLAAD on the ground at marriage equality rallies

June 26th 2013, marked a major milestone in the movement for full LGBT equality, Prop 8 and Section-3 of DOMA were both overturned.

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Real Housewife Aviva Drescher advocates against employment discrimination

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.
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Reports of more anti-LGBT attacks in New York after thousands march for violence victims

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.

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PHOTOS: 'Take Back the Night' rally following anti-LGBT attacks in NYC

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.

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Anti-Violence Project Addressing Recent Reports of Attacks on NYC Gay Men

A recent series of alleged attacks targeting gay men in New York City have raised alarm among local advocates. Warning: Graphic Image Below.

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April 16, 2013

Author Lesléa Newman To Read From "October Mourning: A Song For Matthew Shepard" In NYC

Author Lesléa Newman is coming to New York City to read from her new novel-in-verse, "October Mourning: A Song for Matthew Shepard."

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