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Google Supports Stonewall National Monument With $1M

Google Supports Stonewall National Monument With $1M

BY PAUL SCHINDLER | In an unmistakable sign of the role private philanthropy can — and may have to — play with federal funding threatened across a broad array of worthy social goals, Google has committed $1 million to support efforts at the LGBT Community Center to develop oral histories and other narratives related to […]

Rooftop Garden Grows on Hell’s Kitchen Farm Project Volunteers

Rooftop Garden Grows on Hell’s Kitchen Farm Project Volunteers

BY REBECCA FIORE | When Jennifer Shotts moved to New York City from Kansas, she knew she wanted to be a part of the community. As a self-professed environmentalist, Shotts was shocked at how much trouble she had finding a community garden. New York Cares, which guides volunteers to places where they can work to […]

At Stonewall Site, Thousands Remember Pulse Victims

At Stonewall Site, Thousands Remember Pulse Victims

BY DUNCAN OSBORNE | Thousands gathered near the Stonewall National Monument in the West Village on June 12 to remember the 49 LGBTQ people who were shot and killed by a gunman in a Florida nightclub one year earlier. “It’s been a mission this year to get some independence back,” said Keinon Carter, who was […]

First Citi Bike Fatality Happened on Congested Chelsea Side Street

First Citi Bike Fatality Happened on Congested Chelsea Side Street

BY JACKSON CHEN | A Brooklyn resident was killed on Mon., June 12 when the Citi Bike he was riding collided with a bus on W. 26th St., between Seventh and Eighth Aves., police said. Dan Hanegby, a 36-year-old investment banker, was on his way to work at Credit Suisse when he was struck by […]

New Yorkers Rally to Gay Chechen Cause

New Yorkers Rally to Gay Chechen Cause

BY ANDY HUMM | Fifty demonstrators drawn from the ranks of Rise and Resist – a group largely focused on protesting right-wing assaults by the Trump administration on American democratic institutions and ideals – and their allies took to the sunny streets of Greenwich Village and Chelsea on June 11 to call attention to the […]

SAGE Launches Self-Care App

SAGE Launches Self-Care App

BY PAUL SCHINDLER | Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) has partnered with Self Care Catalysts, a cloud-based provider of solution analytics for health care patients, in launching a Health Storylines digital app that allows individuals to create and maintain an accurate record — or “story” — of their health for their own use, […]

Much Afoot: Baryshnikov Center Hosts HY / HK Alliance Annual Meeting

Much Afoot: Baryshnikov Center Hosts HY / HK Alliance Annual Meeting

BY WINNIE McCROY | The new kids on the block took care of business like old hats, when the Hudson Yards / Hell’s Kitchen Alliance recapped a successful third year at June 6’s Annual Meeting. Held in the heart of its burgeoning Business Improvement District (BID), about 100 people gathered at the Baryshnikov Arts Center […]

Just Do Art: Week of June 15, 2017

Just Do Art: Week of June 15, 2017

R2R: RIVER TO RIVER FESTIVAL | As reliable as the tide but considerably less predictable, a deep dive into the sheer volume of events scheduled for the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s River to River Festival will leave your head swimming with ways to soak in this annual genre-blurring, boundary-bursting celebration of dance, music, theater, and […]

Desperately Seeking a Definitive Trump Doctrine

Desperately Seeking a Definitive Trump Doctrine

BY MAX BURBANK | I’ve been trying to write a column about America’s foreign policy and our place in the world for months. I’d be almost done and then, just before deadline, there’d be a massive explosion of inanity and I’d have no choice but to trash everything I’d written and cover it: President Donald […]

Childhood Sex Abuse Survivor Justice Alive in Albany’s Waning Days

Childhood Sex Abuse Survivor Justice Alive in Albany’s Waning Days

BY PAUL SCHINDLER | Legislators aiming to relax New York’s unusually stringent statute of limitations on sexual abuse of minors remain hopeful that, with the State Assembly already having taken action, the State Senate could yet follow suit before the session ends next week. According to out gay West Side Senator Brad Hoylman, “The Governor’s […]