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Democrats commemorate LGBTQ+ rights movement with Stonewall Day resolutions (exclusive)

The resolutions recognize the legacy of the Stonewall Uprising, which ignited the push for equal rights for queer folks.

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U.S. Rep. Ritchie Torres responds to ACT UP NY’s removal of his flag from Fire Island’s Trailblazers Park

The gay Democratic U.S. congressman stood by his positions and called the protest action “regrettable.”

Almost 5,000 New Yorkers have 'X' gender markers on their IDs

The Gender Recognition Act of 2022 made a third gender option available on state-issued identification in New York.

Lauren Boebert didn't show up at her teen son's trial — but she's attending Donald Trump's

Tyler Boebert, 19, appeared in court last week without his mother or a lawyer.

Pro-Palestine protesters march outside GLAAD Media awards: ‘In honor of our Queer history’

Several famous drag queens protested one of the biggest LGBTQ+ advocacy organizations in the world over the weekend. Here's why.

George Santos's latest money-making plot? Reviving his drag persona, Kitara Ravache

The lying gay former congressman from New York has a new way to make a buck by turning into the drag queen he previously denied being.

NYPD officers involved in fatal shooting of gay Black man Kawaski Trawick won't be disciplined

Five years after the Black gay man was fatally shot in his Bronx apartment, the NYPD’s decision not to discipline the involved officers has sparked widespread anger and calls for accountability.

The federal government failed on mpox. Ritchie Torres's new bill addresses that (exclusive)

A new Government Accountability Office report highlights significant flaws in the federal handling of the mpox outbreak, emphasizing the need for a more unified public health response system to tackle future health emergencies better.

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Notorious B.I.G. producer and sexual health advocate Mister Cee dead at 57

After being arrested for soliciting male sex workers, the legendary producer launched a “new sexual revolution” campaign where he encouraged people to use protection and not hide who they are.

Don Lemon marries long-time partner in fabulous Manhattan wedding

The former CNN anchor pulled out all the stops for his union to Tim Malone.

Former Olympian Caitlyn Jenner supports New York policy banning trans women from sports

LGBTQ+ advocates are stunned by the transgender woman’s ongoing stance against the inclusion of trans people in many facets of public life.

Diverse books left in trash at NYC school with worrying notes: 'Not approved'

Hundreds of new books — which featured stories about race, immigration, and LGBTQ+ lives — were found in the trash with sticky notes documenting their content.

This women’s roller derby league is standing up for trans athletes by suing their county

Under a new Nassau County executive order, "female" teams with transgender athletes will be outright denied permits to use local facilities.

NYPD seeks teens in suspected homophobic hate crime

The four youths reported hurled fists, hard objects, and anti-LGBTQ+ slurs at two gay men out for a walk.

Hunter Schafer arrested at pro-Palestine rally protesting Joe Biden on 'Late Night'

Euphoria star Hunter Schafer was arrested at a rally protesting Joe Biden's continued support of Israel's war with Hamas as the death toll in Gaza climbs.

After years of exclusion, Staten Island will host LGBTQ-friendly St. Patrick's Day parade

The New York City government is responding to years of LGBTQ+ exclusion by hosting a new, second parade, which will welcome queer groups in Staten Island for the first time.

New York City Archdiocese condemns funeral of trans icon Cecilia Gentili at St. Patrick's Cathedral

St. Patrick's Cathedral even held a Mass of Reparation. Gentili's family has called out church leaders for what they said was "hypocrisy" and transphobia.

George Santos calls GOP lawmakers 'idiots' in shared group chat after Dems flipped his House seat

“I hope you guys are happy with this dismal performance and your 10 million for futile Bull Sh*t cost the party,” Santos reportedly told his former Republican colleagues in the House in a group chat.

George Santos' replacement: What you need to know about the New York election today

Tuesday's special election looks to be a close race between Democrat Tom Suozzi and Republican Mazi Pilip.

New York pizzeria to pay $25,000 to settle harassment suit by transgender cook

The cook says owners and coworkers told him he wasn't "a real man," asked about his genitalia and transition, and equated being transgender with being a pedophile.