Joy Behar is leaving, but Elisabeth Hasselbeck is staying, despite the wishful thinking, I mean erroneous reports, of the gossip press.
But who would you want to see on The View to make it worth shutting your trap so you can watch them flap their gums for an hour?
First of all, I'd keep Whoopi. Sh ... More >>
Yesterday's Pride Parade was marked by extremely beautiful weather and a much more relaxed tone than last year's march, which was frantic right after Marriage Equality Act had just passed.
Although we wrote in this week's Voice feature that debate has grown limited in gay organizations, the march ... More >>
So, the promised fallout between blacks and gays continues!
Four weeks after President Obama came out for same-sex marriage, today will see one of the most significant signs of a new alliance between traditional race-based civil rights groups and the current wave of LGBT oriented civil rights group ... More >>
Tuesday night, we were invited to play a small part in Kate Bornstein's book party at the experimental theater Dixon Place, to celebrate the release of her memoir, A Queer and Pleasant Danger.
Earlier that day, our cover story about Kate had popped up on the website, and the print version of this ... 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 >>
Zuccotti Park this morning, with police inside and protesters outside.After the police moved on Zuccotti Park around 1 a.m. this morning, lawyers working on behalf of the occupiers and their allies sprang into action, securing a temporary restraining order from Justice Lucy Billings.
The ord ... More >>
BittenByAZebraNicola Briggs, the Tai Chi instructor who fought back when a man flashed her on the subway and turned into an Internet sensation, was awarded one of the 5th Annual Women's Awards last night at the Stonewall Inn.
Briggs spoke to the Voice about winning the award and why, sometim ... More >>
Ben CarverAfter holding a vigil Sunday in Washington Square Park last night to commemorate the rash of (known) gay teen suicides caused by bullying, New York's gay community has been in for a harsh week. Two attacks have occurred against gays in a neighborhood thought to be "safe" by some for ... More >>
Ah, New York City! It's the day to vote in the election you know about and think you're going to vote in but might not, one in which the most suspenseful race of the day involves whether or not you actually care enough to get out there and pull the lever. We're going to be liveblogging and up ... More >>
The Village Voice's Steven Thrasher was in attendance at a rally in New York's Foley Square last night where some 200 folks gathered to celebrate yesterday's ruling that California's Proposition 8 is unconstitutional. There, civil rights attorneys Yetta Kurland and Todd Fernandez read key sec ... More >>
In City Council Districts 2 and 3, incumbents have much more of a lock than Alan Gerson does in District 1. In the former, first-termer Rosie Mendez built the right connections as a district leader, makes meetings, and has all the big endorsements. Her challenger Juan Pagan (pictured) is ass ... More >>
The city's campaign finance laws and matching fund program allow the public to see into a candidate's war chest as if it were made of glass. But as the unfolding story of the blurred line between the non-profit Working Families Party and the for-profit Data and Fields Services shows, those me ... More >>
The Littlest City Council Candidate, Dodge Landesman, has abandoned his quest to unseat Rose Mendez and is throwing his support to challenger Yetta Kurland, who is running against council speaker Christine Quinn. 19-year-old Landesman gives City Hall News no reason for his withdrawal, nor does he e ... More >>
City Council Speaker Christine Quinn told a Democratic Party club in her home base of Chelsea last night that she's not about to pledge to back her own party's mayoral nominee -- whoever it is. "When the Democratic primary is all said and done I will choose one candidate," she told the Chelsea ... More >>
Democratic candidates for city council seats in districts 1, 2, and 3, district attorney, and comptroller came to the Village Independent Democrats last night to make their cases, under strict time limits and with screened questioning, for the venerable club's endorsement.
In District 1:
Pete Gle ... More >>