Post Tagged with: "LGBTQ"

New York City, NY- Governor Andrew Cuomo marches in the 2016 LGBT Pride Parade in New York City. (Courtesy: Office of the NYS Governor-Flickr)

WYSK: The Christian Community Should Be Upset With Cuomo, Not the Gay Community

What You Should Know By Councilman Rev. Ruben Diaz Christians Should Be Upset With Cuomo, Not the Gay Community You should know that Governor Cuomo is facing a democratic primary from a member of the LGBTQ community by the name […]

Members of the Epiphany Lutheran Church hold an open house along Decatur Avenue in honor of Gay Pride Week. Photo by David Greene

Gay Pride Celebration in Norwood

GAY PRIDE CELEBRATED IN NORWOOD… In honor of 2017 NYC Pride Month, members of the Epiphany Lutheran Church, located at 3127 Decatur Avenue held an open house on Sunday, June 25. The church holds an open house every year during […]

Cuomo Bans Non-essential Again, This Time Mississippi

Cuomo Bans Non-essential Again, This Time Mississippi

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed an executive order banning all non-essential state travel to Mississippi. The order requires all New York State agencies, departments, boards and commissions to immediately review all requests for state funded or state sponsored travel […]

by · April 5, 2016 · Government, LGBT Issues, News
Volunteers Wanted: Women’s Empowerment Self Defense Academy

Volunteers Wanted: Women’s Empowerment Self Defense Academy

The Women’s Empowerment Self Defense Academy is¬†seeking volunteers with computer skills, social media proficiency, clerical and data entry skills. ¬†Interested persons may call 347-810-7330 or send email to wesdaonline@gmail.com.  

Meet the Honorees for the Bronx LGBTQ Pride Awards Dinner

Meet the Honorees for the Bronx LGBTQ Pride Awards Dinner

On July 14, Bronx LGBTQ Pride will be honoring the Bronx Council of the Arts Longwood Art Gallery at Hostos as well as six Bronxites who have been activists in the LGBT community. The honorees for the Bronx LGBTQ Pride […]

by · July 10, 2015 · LGBT Issues
The Bronx Celebrates at the Heritage of Pride March

The Bronx Celebrates at the Heritage of Pride March

While Manhattan hosts the Heritage of Pride March, Bronxite’s turned out in full force to march down Fifth Avenue. Ian McKellen, Derek Jacobi, J. Christopher Neal, and Ugandan activist, Kasha Jacqueline Nabagesera, were the grand marshals of the parade. People […]

by · July 1, 2015 · LGBT Issues
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 […]

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 […]