Trans Women to Get Own Housing Unit on Rikers Island

Trans Women to Get Own Housing Unit on Rikers Island

The New York City jail is opening a new housing unit for transgender women to offer protection against rape and other violent incidents.

Christine Quinn's Next Political Move? Equality For Women

Christine Quinn's Next Political Move? Equality For Women

New York's former City Council speaker Christine Quinn is using her experience as a lesbian and a woman in politics by leading a new party.

WATCH: Brooke Guinan, Trans FDNY Firefighter, Gets Real About Employment Discrimination

Trans Firefighter Gets Real About Workplace Discrimination

In a recent interview with MSNBC, the face of V.O.I.C.E.'s viral 'So Trans, So What?' campaign discusses trans people's external and internal barriers to getting jobs.

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

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

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

Trans Woman Blazes Trail At New York Fire Department

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

Brooklyn Hammer Attack Investigated as a Hate Crime

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

NYC Could Ease Requirements for Changing Birth Certificate Gender

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

Police Release Video of Suspect in NYC Antigay Hate Crime

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

3 Arrested in Brooklyn Hate Crime

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

Antigay Harlem Church Curses All LGBT Supporters

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.

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