One year ago today, we had the chance to travel to Albany for our first and only day of reporting there. As days of political reporting go, it did not disappoint. On arrival, the halls were filled with passionate protesters: those demanding that gay and lesbian people not be allowed to "sully" the ... More >>
Marriage equality supporters gather outside of the Stonewall Inn tonight to hail the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that California's Proposition 8 is unconstitutional. There were many of the same people present who were at a rally the first time a federal court ruled the California voter ref ... More >>
The activists over at Queer Rising, who got arrested again and again and again during the past couple of years fighting for marriage equality, took it to the streets yesterday and initiated their first encounter of 2012 with handcuffs in front of Governor Andrew Cuomo's midtown office. According ... More >>
James WorrellLooking back, 2011 has been quite a year, especially on the gay rights front, one of our major beats. Like the cardiac organ caught in a bear trap accompanying Jen Doll's "Plight of the Single Lady," there were times when, objective reporter or not, the stories we were reporting ... More >>
Sen. Tom Duane and Natasha Dillon After the VoteAfter the Senate passed same-sex marriage equality in Albany last night, the reactions were mixed: volatile, ecstatic, tearful, joyous, and outraged. There was a shared sense of history and exhaustion by people for and against the issue, as many ... More >>
As gay marriage becomes the norm, oldsters ask, when did gay life morph into a Jane Austen novel?
In a breaking news development, Senator Rev. Ruben Diaz, Sr. is giving up his anti-LGBT "March for Morality" plans and will, in fact, be earning money for the AIDS Walk this Sunday instead. Actually, he won't. But a cardboard cut-out of Diaz will be raising money for GMHC in his place! The ... More >>
Gay marriage activists - gay, straight, in plain dress, and in wedding drag - pulled off a trio of demonstrations Monday afternoon. Beginning in Grand Central station, the group Drag Queen Weddings held mock nuptials. Two couples and an officiate, all in high wedding dress, descended from the stairs ... More >>
What the networks don't ask the poster boy of the movement against "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," he's happy to tell.