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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.
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.
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.
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."