Tag Archive | New York

New York: Stonewall Inn seeks help to fight closure after lockdown

New York: Stonewall Inn seeks help to fight closure after lockdown

The owners of New York City’s Stonewall Inn are appealing for help to save the historic LGBT+ bar from closure, after more than three months of not trading, due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Greenwich Village bar that gave its name to the 1969 uprising, when its patrons fought back during a police raid, needs […]

‘Our Supreme Court did something’: Iconic New York bar celebrates transgender ruling

‘Our Supreme Court did something’: Iconic New York bar celebrates transgender ruling

(Reuters) – A diverse crowd of New Yorkers wearing masks and waving the rainbow pride flag gathered on Monday at the Stonewall Inn, an iconic gay bar in Manhattan, to celebrate the Supreme Court’s ruling making it illegal for employers to fire workers because they are transgender. “Our Supreme Court did something!” said Marti Cummings, […]

Video: Stonewall national tour headlines Art Basel Miami

Video: Stonewall national tour headlines Art Basel Miami

https://www.thirteen.org/programs/nyc-arts/nyc-arts-choice-art-after-stonewall-19691989-xztjr4/ This video (link above) beautifully showcases the powerful artworks in ‘Art after Stonewall, 1969-1989’, which now leaves New York to headline Art Basel season in Miami (until January 5). This unprecedented survey of LGBT+ art-making, from the first two decades following the Stonewall Riots, features 200 works, including art by Warhol, Arbus, Chicago, Wong, […]

New York: Gender diverse new group works the soil

New York: Gender diverse new group works the soil

(Reuters) – Sporting a backwards grey cap, studded earrings, and a thin, head-to-toe layer of dirt, Layton Guenther took a break from the day’s fieldwork, to talk about their path from an upper-middle-class suburb to a Long Island, New York, farm. “Farming – for where I grew up – was a very unusual career choice,” […]

New York: Genderless clothes store breaks new ground

New York: Genderless clothes store breaks new ground

Caitlin Helms was shopping with her mother in downtown New York when a sign in a store window stopped them in their tracks: “The world’s first gender-free store”. The pitch struck a chord with Helms, who said she had been blurring gender lines with her choice of clothes since age 13. “It’s nice to have […]

US: NY High Court Rules Non-Biological Parents Can Seek Custody and Visitation

US: NY High Court Rules Non-Biological Parents Can Seek Custody and Visitation

On 30th August, the New York State Court of Appeals ruled that non-biological, non-married, non-adoptive parents can seek custody and visitation of children who were born into their relationships with the consent of the child’s biological parent.

Brooklyn, New York: Elements Music & Arts Festival

Brooklyn, New York: Elements Music & Arts Festival

If you’re lucky enough to be in New York for August 13th, you could go along to the Elements Music & Arts Festival in Brooklyn, from 1 pm to 10 pm. On August 13th, Elements Music & Arts Festival will take over an Industrial Waterfront

NY: Governor Cuomo Moves To Ban Coverage of Conversion Therapy

NY: Governor Cuomo Moves To Ban Coverage of Conversion Therapy

Multi-agency regulations announced yesterday (6 February) ban public and private health care insurers from covering Conversion Therapy in New York State. Governor Cuomo: “We will not allow the misguided and the intolerant to punish LGBT young people for simply being who they are.” New York Governor, Andrew M. Cuomo, yesterday announced a series of comprehensive […]

“Paris Is Burning” GAZE Film Screening For Dublin Pride! (+Trailer)

“Paris Is Burning” GAZE Film Screening For Dublin Pride! (+Trailer)

GAZE Film Festival – Dublin Pride Screening A special one-off screening for Dublin Pride 2015, in collaboration with the GAZE film festival, Paris Is Burning is a film about the Harlem Drag Balls which were started in the 1980s, and which continue to this day. “The award-winning Paris Is Burning has been igniting audiences and […]

US: Irish-NYC LGBTQ Community to Protest St. Patrick’s Day Parade Today

US: Irish-NYC LGBTQ Community to Protest St. Patrick’s Day Parade Today

Just as Boston’s St. Patrick’s Parade has allowed two LGBT groups to take part for the first time ever, members of the LGBT community in New York will join the New York Irish Queers community group to protest the ban on gay and lesbian groups from participating in the main St. Patrick’s Day Parade in the […]