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The rights of transgender New Yorkers took a big step forward Monday when the New York City Council passed a bill allowing them to change the gender on their birth certificates without sex change surgery.
New York applauds Councilmember Corey Johnson for removing surgery requirements for altering birth certificates of transgender residents in New York City.
Drag performer Panti (aka Rory O’Neill) was the "Queen of Queens" marching with Mayor Bill deBlasio earlier this month at the "St. Patrick’s Parade for All" across the East River in Sunnyside, Queens.
In response to the recent fire in a Manhattan high rise that killed a gay man and seriously injured his husband, newly elected City Council Member Corey Johnson proposed legislation today to mandate that communications systems be installed in stairwells.
Public Advocate Bill de Blasio held a clear lead Tuesday night in New York City’s mayoral Democratic primary as polls closed, according to early and incomplete voting returns. It was unclear, though, whether he would top the 40 percent threshold needed to
In a letter to President Obama, nine gay elected officials from New York urge the commander and chief to cancel a planned trip to Russia to meet with with President Vladmir Putin.
A crowded field of New York City mayoral candidates faced off at Baruch College in an LGBT forum.
If she wins, the president of New York’s City Council, whom some accuse of being too cozy with business interests, will immediately become one of the nation’s most prominent LGBT politicians.
Lesbians are heading nonprofits, winning high public office and getting national media. Here are some outstanding examples of those who have succeeded in a (straight) man’s world.
One year ago, New York became the largest and most influential state where gay marriage is legal, raising supporters’ hopes that it would boost national momentum and pump money into the state with a flurry of weddings from Manhattan to Niagara Falls.
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