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Protesters Target Cuomo on Housing Promises 

Protesters Target Cuomo on Housing Promises 

BY PAUL SCHINDLER | A March 13 protest by AIDS and housing advocates outside the Midtown office of Governor Andrew Cuomo ended in 10 arrests, as demonstrators unfurled two banners across Third Avenue, blocking traffic. The demonstrators focused on what they say are inadequate efforts by both the state and city to curb a spiraling […]

Thousands More Turn Out Sunday in Columbus Circle

Thousands More Turn Out Sunday in Columbus Circle

BY ANDY HUMM | A day after a massive march up Fifth Avenue from Union Square, more than 15,000 people marched from the Trump International Hotel in Columbus Circle to Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue and back on Sunday in a multicultural display of support for vulnerable immigrants scapegoated by President-elect Donald Trump during his […]

Today Is Transgender Day of Remembrance

Today Is Transgender Day of Remembrance

BY PAUL SCHINDLER | November 20 is the annual Transgender Day of Remembrance to honor and mourn those lost to violence based on hatred of their gender identity, expression, or nonconformity. According to statistics from Gay Men’s Health Crisis, in the past year there have been 271 documented murders of transgender people worldwide, the majority […]

Building Community in Harlem

Building Community in Harlem

BY PAUL SCHINDLER | An overflow crowd numbering well over 100 –– with more than 100 more turned away by security staff at the Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office Building on West 125th Street –– was testament to the hunger in Harlem for forging stronger social, political, and support ties among a diverse and growing […]

New Yorkers Join Global Protests Against Nigerian, Ugandan Anti-Gay Laws

New Yorkers Join Global Protests Against Nigerian, Ugandan Anti-Gay Laws

BY DUNCAN OSBORNE | Nine AIDS activists were arrested after they blockaded the entrance to the Consulate General of Nigeria while protesting that country’s recently enacted law with harsh criminal penalties for LGBT people and for advocacy of LGBT causes. “We have gathered today to demonstrate our solidarity with the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community […]