Topics :: Brooklyn

4 NYC Hasidic Men Arrested for Alleged Anti-Gay Attack

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Apr 23, 2014
Four Hasidic men were arrested this week for the brutal attack against a gay black man in Brooklyn, New York, last December.

Homophobia in Hipsterland: Landlord Bans Brooklyn Gay Bar

By EDGE | Monday Apr 21, 2014
A Brooklyn bar owner’s Long Island landlord is banning him from turning his pub in the Greenpoint neighborhood of the borough into gay bar.

Whip It Out for the Smallest Penis in Brooklyn Competition

By Winnie McCroy | Sunday Apr 13, 2014
In what may be the contest no man wants to win, owners of the New York boroughs’ tiniest schlongs will gather on June 14 at a Bushwick’s Kings County Bar for the second annual Smallest Penis in Brooklyn Pageant.

Jason Collins Gets Anti-Gay Taunts From NBA Player

By Winnie McCroy | Sunday Mar 23, 2014
The NBA’s first openly gay player, Jason Collins, said that he is keeping his cool despite anti-gay taunts from other players.

AP Source: Jason Collins To Get Second 10-Day Deal

By Brian Mahoney | Monday Mar 3, 2014
Jason Collins spent part of his off day on Sunday shopping at Costco. He was wise to stock up, because he’ll be staying with Brooklyn for at least a little while longer.

Jason Collins Set For Home Debut with Brooklyn

Sunday Mar 2, 2014
Jason Collins has been warmly received in his historic return to the NBA. Now it’s time for his own fans to welcome him back.

GM King Confirms Nets Work Out Jason Collins

By Brian Mahonney | Friday Feb 21, 2014
Looking to add a big man, the Brooklyn Nets have worked out center Jason Collins, who would become the first openly gay active NBA player if signed.

Pussy Riot to Appear at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jan 28, 2014
The freed members of the band Pussy Riot will speak at a Feb. 5 Amnesty International Concert at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center.

BCPC Launches Women’s Groups, Observes Trans Awareness Month

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Nov 27, 2013
The Brooklyn Community Pride Center is gearing up some new groups for women, and observing National Transgender Awareness Month with a march over the Brooklyn Bridge, and a candlelight vigil.

Police: Straight Man Victim of Alleged Anti-Gay NYC Attack

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Oct 2, 2013
A man from New York City says he was attacked last week when he was walking his dogs near his apartment. Though he identifies as straight, authorities are reportedly investigating the incident as a hate crime.