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No Parking Bar Is Latest NYC Gay Club To Shut Down
By April 3, 2014 Read More →

No Parking Bar Is Latest NYC Gay Club To Shut Down

No Parking, the hugely popular gay bar in New York City’s Washington Heights section, will join the growing number of LGBT nightclubs to close their doors when it shuts down on April 13.

Mississippi Legislature Passes Anti-Gay Bill, Gov. Bryant Expected To Sign
By April 2, 2014 Read More →

Mississippi Legislature Passes Anti-Gay Bill, Gov. Bryant Expected To Sign

Mississippi Legislature Passes Anti-Gay Bill, Gov. Bryant Expected To Sign By Nathan James SB 2681, Mississippi’s “Religious Freedom Restoration Act”, has passed both houses of its Legislature, and is now awaiting Governor Phil Bryant’s signature, lawmakers said yesterday. The bill, whose far-reaching provisions not only permit individuals and businesses to refuse goods or services to […]

Students at two Black colleges jolted by intolerance towards gays
By March 28, 2014 Read More →

Students at two Black colleges jolted by intolerance towards gays

As activities wrap up for the annual weeklong celebration of LGBTQ Pride at Spelman and Morehouse Colleges in Atlanta, student leaders are finding that not everyone believes in notions of tolerance, equality and gay rights.

NYC’s Secret Lounge Closes
By March 25, 2014 Read More →

NYC’s Secret Lounge Closes

Secret Lounge, the longtime gay nightspot in New York City’s Chelsea section, has closed its doors, the latest casualty of Manhattan’s changing landscape and soaring business costs.

Texas Father Held In Lesbian Couple’s Slaying
By March 16, 2014 Read More →

Texas Father Held In Lesbian Couple’s Slaying

Texas Father Held In Lesbian Couple’s Slaying By Nathan James A Texas man is being held in the double murder of his daughter and her partner, in a case that once again highlights the issue of homophobic violence in American society. Britney Cosby and Crystal Jackson, both 24, were found dead near a dumpster in […]

2 Dead, Dozens Injured, 9 Missing In E. Harlem Explosion, Building Collapse
By March 12, 2014 Read More →

2 Dead, Dozens Injured, 9 Missing In E. Harlem Explosion, Building Collapse

2 Dead, Dozens Injured, 9 Missing In E. Harlem Explosion, Building Collapse By Nathan James First responders continue to search through the remains of two neighboring five-story buildings that collapsed this morning in the East Harlem section of New York City, after a powerful explosion that rocked the area shortly after 9:30 AM. Fire crews […]

Nets To Sign Collins For Balance Of Season
By March 12, 2014 Read More →

Nets To Sign Collins For Balance Of Season

Nets To Sign Collins For Balance Of Season By Nathan James The Brooklyn Nets, pleased with the performance of their new player, Jason Collins, will sign him up for the remainder of this year’s basketball season, league and team officials said. Collins, 35, an NBA veteran who made history last spring when he came out […]

Suspect Sought In NYC Subway Gay-Bashing
By March 7, 2014 Read More →

Suspect Sought In NYC Subway Gay-Bashing

By Nathan James A 39-year old man was attacked in front of his partner on the platform of a Greenwich Village subway station Sunday night, after his assailant asked the couple if they were gay.  Police say the suspect “sucker-punched” the victim in the face after the pair ignored him at the West 4th Street […]

‘Turn Away The Gays’ Bill advances In MS Legislature
By March 6, 2014 Read More →

‘Turn Away The Gays’ Bill advances In MS Legislature

By Nathan James Despite Arizona Governor Jan Brewer’s veto of a similar bill last week, Republican Mississippi legislators have advanced their version of a “religious freedom” act, commonly known as “Turn Away The Gays”. SB 2681, which would make it legal for individuals and businesses to refuse goods and services to gays, lesbians, based on […]

Brewer Vetoes Controversial Arizona Bill
By February 27, 2014 Read More →

Brewer Vetoes Controversial Arizona Bill

By Nathan James Saying she has “not seen one example of religious freedom being impeded in our state”, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer announced that she has vetoed SB 1062, a bill that would have made it legal to refuse goods or services to gays, lesbians, and others based on the “sincerely held religious belief” of […]