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Female Military Couple Wins Wedding Contest in New York City

The winner of the NuVo Condoms Wedding Contest was announced today and the winner is military couple, Amanda Ortiz and Rachel Murphy. The couple will receive an all-expenses paid wedding in New York City on June 30 during the NYC … Continue reading

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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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Gay Man Murdered in Manhattan in Possible Anti-Gay Hate Crime

Last night in Greenwich Village, Manhattan, a man was shot dead in what is being investigated as a possible anti-gay hate crime. The murder follows a string of anti-gay attacks in New York City in recent weeks and a rally … 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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Rally Plans Gather Momentum as News of 3rd Anti-Gay Attack Emerges in NYC

Calls for a community-based response to recent anti-gay attacks in NYC are being answered and plans to conduct a rally and march in response to these incidents are gathering momentum. Queer Rising, a nonviolent direct action group advocating for full … Continue reading

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