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An Evening of Recognition and Community-Building

An Evening of Recognition and Community-Building

BY DONNA MINKOWITZ | “Silence really does equal death,” said Paul Schindler, Gay City News’ editor-in-chief, to several hundred people gathered to build community under the rosy pink, yellow, and blue lights and romantic cherub paintings of Brooklyn’s Grand Prospect Hall on March 30. The occasion was Gay City News’ 2017 Impact Awards, where queer […]

2017 Gay City News Impact Awards

2017 Gay City News Impact Awards

BY PAUL SCHINDLER | The 33 individuals profiled in this commemorative special section come from many walks of life — government, healthcare, business, labor, law, the arts, advocacy, and activism. What all of them, in their unique ways, have in common is their engagement in the project of building community. And building community is a vital […]

Henrietta Hudson V-Day Bash Benefits SAGE

Henrietta Hudson V-Day Bash Benefits SAGE

PHOTO ESSAY BY DONNA ACETO | Minnie Rivera and Lisa Cannistraci opened up their Henrietta Hudson bar in the West Village to a Valentine’s Day Benefit for SAGE, Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders. Edie Windsor, the winning plaintiff in the 2013 Defense of Marriage Act case, was on hand as was her fellow marriage equality activist […]