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Thousands Rally in NYC in a Defiant and Spirited Response to Anti-Gay Murder

An estimated crowd of more than two thousand this evening marched and rallied in New York City in response to a spate of anti-gay crimes in Manhattan in recent weeks. The wave of anti-gay violence came to a head on … Continue reading

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New Yorkers to March and Rally Monday Evening 5/20 in Response to Anti-Gay Murder

The LGBT Center of New York tonight announced there will be a rally in NYC on Monday evening in response to Saturday’s anti-gay murder and other recent anti-gay assaults. The event will commence at 5.30pm at 208 West 13th Street. … Continue reading

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One New Yorker’s Response to Saturday’s Anti-Gay Murder: A Free Hug Session!

Following a string of anti-gay assaults in NYC in recent weeks, and today’s shocking revelation of an anti-gay hate murder, one New Yorker has a novel suggestion for how to cope: free hugs! Miss Stonewall 2013, Frostie Flakes, today announced … Continue reading

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LGBT New Yorkers and Allies Rally in Response to Recent Anti-Gay Attacks in NYC

A spirited and peaceful rally to ‘Take Back the Night’ was held this evening (5/16/13) in Manhattan in response to recent anti-gay assaults in New York City. LGBT New Yorkers and their allies participated in the event which commenced with … Continue reading

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‘Take Back the Night’ Rally Planned in Response to NYC Anti-Gay Attacks

Queer Rising is leading a community response to recent anti-gay attacks that have taken place in NYC. A rally will take place in Manhattan at 7pm on Thursday, May 16th, 2013. See the invitation below for details. Please go to … Continue reading

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LGBT Community Responds to Anti-Gay Attacks in New York City

It has certainly been a week of mixed emotions. I felt overjoyed to see Delaware become the 11th state to legalize same-sex marriage and to see the Minnesota House pass a marriage equality bill with a clear majority. But that … Continue reading

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Anti-Gay Hate in NYC: It’s Time to Rally!

    Authored by Gay Marriage USA, May 11, 2013 Published on Huffington Post, May 13, 2013. In the past week in Manhattan two anti-gay assaults have been reported, seriously drawing into question the validity of NYC’s “gay friendly” tag. … Continue reading

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