Is PrEP the End of HIV in the U.S.?
October 30 2014 8:00 AM ET

Is PrEP the End of HIV in the U.S.?

Sunnivie Brydum

Among a community that has for nearly 30 years preached the singular gospel of condom use, a change in tune — or more accurately, a harmony added to that ongoing chorus — could have a substantial impact.

Trans Woman Blazes Trail for Women, LGBTs in New York's Fire Department
October 27 2014 2:15 PM ET

Trans Woman Blazes Trail At New York Fire Department

Mitch Kellaway

Brooke Guinan has been quietly raising the profile of LGBT folks and women in the FDNY for years. Now she's become a visible role model, taking part in V.O.I.C.E.'s new 'So Trans, So What?' campaign.

WATCH: Brooklyn Hammer Attack Being Investigated as a Hate Crime
October 15 2014 2:13 PM ET

Brooklyn Hammer Attack Investigated as a Hate Crime

Jorge Rodriguez-Jimenez

Police are searching for a suspect in connection with a hate crime in Brooklyn after a gay man was attacked with a hammer in his building.

New York City Could Ease Requirements for Changing Birth Certificate Gender
October 07 2014 1:23 PM ET

NYC Could Ease Requirements for Changing Birth Certificate Gender

Jorge Rodriguez-Jimenez

New York City Council member Corey Johnson has introduced legislation that would allow transgender people to update the gender on their birth certificate with fewer restrictions.

Police Release Video of Suspect in NYC Antigay Hate Crime
October 03 2014 1:01 PM ET

Police Release Video of Suspect in NYC Antigay Hate Crime

Parker Marie Molloy

On September 14, two men became the target of antigay slurs and physical violence while walking through Midtown Manhattan.

Three Arrested in Brooklyn Hate Crime
September 29 2014 1:45 PM ET

3 Arrested in Brooklyn Hate Crime

Parker Marie Molloy

Two men have been charged with hate crimes and menacing while another faces first-degree assault charges after opening fire on two Brooklynites.

PHOTO: Antigay Harlem Church Curses All LGBT Supporters
August 02 2014 1:15 PM ET

Antigay Harlem Church Curses All LGBT Supporters

Sunnivie Brydum

Any church or church member who supports LGBT people should be cursed with 'cancer, HIV, syphilis, stroke, madness, itch, then hell," according to the ATLAH World Missionary Church in Harlem.

WATCH: Mara Keisling on MSNBC: Trans People Need Proper ID to 'Participate Fully in Society'
July 11 2014 4:52 PM ET

WATCH: Mara Keisling on MSNBC: Trans People Need Proper ID to 'Participate Fully in Society'

Rebecca Juro

Activist Mara Keisling talks transgender ID issues with MSNBC's T.J Holmes.

Portraits of Pride: New York City Edition
July 01 2014 6:00 AM ET

Portraits of Pride: New York City Edition

Advocate Contributor

Pride is always really about people who are willing to live their lives openly. Meet a few of them from this weekend's New York City Pride.

PHOTOS: NYC Gets Funky for Pride
June 30 2014 1:30 PM ET

PHOTOS: NYC Gets Funky for Pride

Advocate.com Editors

NYC got down for some serious fun celebrating the 45th anniversary of Stonewall.

PHOTOS: The Rally Kicks Off Pride Weekend in NYC
June 29 2014 6:57 PM ET

PHOTOS: The Rally Kicks Off Pride Weekend in NYC

Advocate.com Editors

New York City's 45th Annual Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Rally launched the weekend with Michelle Visage, Demi Lovato, Sharon Needles, and Betty Who.

Satirical Song Draws Ire From Westboro
June 24 2014 7:10 PM ET

Satirical Song Draws Ire From Westboro

Michelle Garcia

The owner of a New York gay bar knew he would get some attention for a song he wrote, but he didn't expect it would come from the very subjects of his song, members of the Westboro Baptist Church.

Boy Scouts to Add Khaki to NYC Pride March's Rainbow
June 23 2014 8:22 PM ET

No Pride Is Complete Without — A Boy Scout?

Sunnivie Brydum

For the first time, an intergenerational cadre of uniformed gay Boy Scouts serve as color guard during New York City's annual Pride Parade.

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