Tag Archive | NYC

Bear World Magazine’s First Summer Fashion Week Celebrates Fashion for The Bigger Man

Bear World Magazine’s First Summer Fashion Week Celebrates Fashion for The Bigger Man

Bear World Magazine, the magazine for the gay bear community, is celebrating the success of its first ever Summer Fashion Week, which focused on fashion for the bigger man. The week featured a photo shoot in New York City using plus-sized models, and featuring brands which tailor specifically for the larger man.  Quality, comfort and […]

NYC: At Last, LGBT Community March In 255th NYC St Patrick’s Day Parade

NYC: At Last, LGBT Community March In 255th NYC St Patrick’s Day Parade

After a 25-year ban, the NYC LGBT community have finally been allowed march in the largest American St Patrick’s Day parade, under their own banner, in an event that has been held since the 1760s. They had previously been allowed march, but with no identifying banners or badges. Grand Marshal this year for the 255th […]

InterPride: WorldPride To Be Held In NYC For Stonewall 50th

InterPride: WorldPride To Be Held In NYC For Stonewall 50th

InterPride – the International Association of LGBTI Pride Organisers – have announced that New York City will host a huge WorldPride event on 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, which happened in 1969, to be held in 2019. According to NYC Pride: “Early in the morning of June 28, the Stonewall Inn was raided by […]

Victory As New York Paddy’s Day Parade Ban on Gay Groups Lifted

Victory As New York Paddy’s Day Parade Ban on Gay Groups Lifted

Irish Queers have announced that an Irish LGBTQ group will finally be able to march in next year’s NYC St Patrick’s Day Parade! They say that they “are happy and relieved to announce that, after 25 years of struggle, we have won! The NYC St. Patrick’s Day parade has dropped its bigoted ban: an Irish […]

Event: ‘Eirebrushed’ @ Irish Arts Centre, New York City: Jan 21, 2015

Event: ‘Eirebrushed’ @ Irish Arts Centre, New York City: Jan 21, 2015

New York City’s oldest LGBT theater company and its all-inclusive St. Patrick’s Day parade have joined forces to present a benefit reading of Irish playwright Brian Merriman’s new play, Eirebrushed, at the Irish Arts Center, Wednesday, January 21 at 7:30pm. Eirebrushed premiered at the 2014 International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival to sellout houses, extensive coverage […]

Top Celebrities Auction Used Cameras for MIX NYC

Top Celebrities Auction Used Cameras for MIX NYC

Over 150 celebrities – from actors to musicians and writers to performers – are currently auctioning off used disposable cameras as part of the MIX NYC #NakedEye Camera Benefit. The Naked Eye benefit features some of the biggest names in entertainment and the arts, including James Franco, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Frankie J. Alvarez, Julie Bowen, Jesse […]

Sunday Serenade: Sonali – Find Your Way

Sunday Serenade: Sonali – Find Your Way

Sonali Argade is a wonderful singer/songwriter from Florida, who is now based in New York City. Her EP, Wake Up, is currently available on iTunes, and our song of the day is the beautiful Find Your Way, taken from the EP. You can also find out more about Sonali in our interview with her on pages 8-10 […]

Irish/LGBTQ Coalition Slams NYPD Commissioner’s Decision to Join St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Irish/LGBTQ Coalition Slams NYPD Commissioner’s Decision to Join St. Patrick’s Day Parade

“NYPD Commissioner Bratton’s announcement that he will march in the homophobic St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Fifth Avenue is a slap in the face to LGBTQ people and all New Yorkers,” said JF Mulligan of Irish Queers. “The Commissioner’s one-word dismissal of a boiling civil rights issue is insulting and deliberately provocative. Bratton should be joining the Mayor and the City Council […]

Million Dollar Grant for Homeless LGBT Youth in New York

A $1 million government grant has been awarded to three LGBT institutions to help homeless gay youths in New York, allowing them to fund job training and education. The $1 million grant will be shared by three organizations: the Ali Forney Center, the Hetrick-Martin Institute and the NYC LGBT Center.

Almost Half of Homeless Youth in NYC Are LGBT

In 2011, it was reported that out of the 3,600 homeless young people in New York City, 1,500 of them identified as LGBT. This short video – A Day In Our Shoes – looks at the story of one such young person, Tiffany “Life” Cocco and her story on the streets of New York. The video […]