LGBT Issues

Cuomo will get the power to preside at weddings

In a last, last minute development, Governor Andrew Cuomo has requested the power to marry people. People familiar with his push note that Cuomo has received several requests to solemnize gay weddings since 2011, when he signed a law legalizing […]

by · June 25, 2015 · Government, Law, LGBT Issues, News
Bronx Democratic County Committee to March at Heritage of Pride Parade

Bronx Democratic County Committee to March at Heritage of Pride Parade

The Bronx Democratic County Committee (BDCC) in Conjunction with New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli has announced that BDCC will be marching in the Heritage of Pride Parade this Sunday, June 28th. The BDCC, which is led by Bronx Democratic […]

Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. with the 2015  Honorees Dr. Douglas Reich, Councilman Danny Dromm, Vanessa Victoria, Eric Soto, Cesar Sanchez, Damon Jacobs

Bronx Borough President Diaz & Allies Host 5th Annual LGBTQ Awards Ceremony

Continuing with the celebrations for Pride Month, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and allies hosted the Fifth Annual LGBTQ Pride Awards Ceremony this past Wednesday. Bronx residents and those who work with the LGBTQ community gathered at Billy’s Sports […]

Hector Cotza, Michael Czaczkes, Peter Frank, Lewis Goldstein, Assistant Pastor Rev. Kevin O'Reilly, Evan Dembrowski

First Event for LGBT Pride Month is Held in the Bronx

One day before the officially recognized start of Pride Month, Bronx LGBTQ Pride held its kickoff event at The Bronx Brewery in the Port Morris section of the Bronx. The brunch was a prelude to the Bronx LGBTQ Pride Awards […]

National Mental Health Awareness Month Event to be held May 4th

National Mental Health Awareness Month Event to be held May 4th

  National Mental Health Awareness Month April 28, 2015, the Bronx, NY: The Bronx LGBTQ Center and SAGE Center Bronx announce an event highlighting National Mental Health Awareness Month, which is designated as May of each year, in the hopes […]

by · May 2, 2015 · Bulletin Board, LGBT Issues
Congressman Engel Introduces Legislation for National Day of Silence for LGBT Youth

Congressman Engel Introduces Legislation for National Day of Silence for LGBT Youth

Today and every year on April 17th, thousands of youth at various schools across the country and globally, will observe a day-long vow of silence in support of LGBT students. The event is organized by the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight […]

The Time to Enact GENDA is Now: End Discrimination

The Time to Enact GENDA is Now: End Discrimination

Recently, I was heartened to read that Pope Francis had reached out to a transgender man, Diego Neria Lejárraga, and his fiancée after being called, “the devil’s daughter” and facing continued discrimination from their own church and community. Pope Francis responded […]

by · February 7, 2015 · Editorials, LGBT Issues
SAGE Opens Center for LGBT Senior Citizens in The Bronx

SAGE Opens Center for LGBT Senior Citizens in The Bronx

As a native born and openly gay Bronxite, it was truly moving and very personal to be present at the first LGBT center for seniors opened in the Bronx last night. For the first time LGBT Bronxites do not have […]

LGBTQ Pride Flag

NYC LGBT Political Clubs meet to discuss agendas for 2015 and 2016

On Wednesday November 19, 2014, the leaders and members from the major New York City LGBT political clubs met jointly at the LGBT Center in Manhattan to discuss the results of the 2014 election, issues and strategies for the 2015 […]