Topics :: New York

New York Weighs Kid’s Gay Conversion Therapy Ban

By Josefa Velasquez | Tuesday Jun 10, 2014
A proposed ban against New York health professionals trying to change a child’s sexual orientation through therapy comes too late for Matthew Shurka, a who says he remains emotionally scarred from five years of attempts to "cure" his homosexuality.

10 Years of EDGE @ Boxers :: New York NY

By | Thursday Jun 5, 2014
Comedian Mike Diamond returns to host EDGE’s 10th anniversary party in New York, sponsored by Lexus, held at Boxers NYC in Chelsea!

June 5 is the First National Long Term HIV Survivors Day

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jun 4, 2014
On June 5, long-term survivors of HIV will come together to Kick ASS, "AIDS Survivor Syndrome," and figure out what they want from their future.

Second Annual Women & Fashion Filmfest Empowers Women

By Winnie McCroy | Friday May 30, 2014
On June 3-7, the second annual Women & Fashion FilmFest (WFF) will showcase fashion and beauty to unite leaders in fashion, entertainment and media to support and empower women and girls.

Rochester’s Morning Shock Jocks Fired for Transphobic Tirade

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday May 22, 2014
Rochester 98.9 "Breakfast Buzz" DJs Kimberly and Beck were "suspended indefinitely" Wednesday night, and fired Thursday morning after making controversial and anti-transgender comments during their show on Wednesday.

Rochester DJ Mocks City’s Adding Transgender Medical Benefits

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday May 21, 2014
Rochester "Breakfast Buzz" morning host Kimberly and her co-host Beck have incited the wrath of the LGBT community by mocking the city’s newly added medical benefits for transgender employees.

New Dramatists Honor Susan Stroman

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday May 21, 2014
On Thursday, May 22, the New Dramatists will honor five-time Tony Award winning director/choreographer Susan Stroman with their 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award.

New York State of Mind: 14 Can’t-Miss Discoveries

By Laura Grimmer | Wednesday May 14, 2014
Yes, there is more to New York than the Yankees, Broadway and Coney Island. Head north to discover central and upstate New York and you’ll stumble upon craft beer, internationally acclaimed opera, artisan cheese-making and a whole lot more.

Latino Commission on AIDS Holds Cielo Latino Gala

By Winnie McCroy | Monday May 12, 2014
On Wednesday, May 14, The Latino Commission on AIDS will hold Cielo Latino 14, the annual gala held at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City.

Women’s Theater League’s "Oral History" Presents Bebe Neuwirth

By Winnie McCroy | Friday May 2, 2014
On May 5, The League of Professional Theatre Women will present Award-winning actress Bebe Neuwirth as part of their successful Oral History project.