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The rights of transgender New Yorkers took a big step forward Monday when the New York City Council passed a bill allowing them to change the gender on their birth certificates without sex change surgery.
A grand jury cleared a white New York City police officer Wednesday in the videotaped chokehold death of an unarmed black man who had been stopped on suspicion of selling loose, untaxed cigarettes
Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) announced a $1 million donation from the Chapman Perelman Foundation in support of a new program that will provide mental health services to victims of domestic violence.
The pier that formerly served as the stage for Whitney, Janet and J Lo during NYC's annual Pier Dance is about to get a drastic makeover.
"Orange is the New Black" star Lea DeLaria is speaking out after a video of her went viral this week that shows the out actress getting into a heated argument with an anti-gay subway preacher.
Mention of Sodom and Gomorrah and the "sin of homosexuality" was enough fodder for lesbian actress Lea DeLaria of "Orange is the New Black" to release the fury of Big Boo on a bigoted subway preacher.
A rally was held in Brooklyn Tuesday night in response to the attack on a transgender woman by a group of men Sunday night.
The last stretch of New York's High Line opened Sunday, completing one of the nation's most distinctive urban transformations: abandoned elevated rails that have been turned into a linear oasis of flowers, grasses and trees.
Accompanied by drumbeats, wearing costumes and carrying signs, thousands of demonstrators filled the streets of Manhattan and other cities around the world on Sunday to urge policy makers to take action on climate change.
On September 22, actress Phylicia Rashad will interview Billie Allen, for the League of Professional Theatre Women.
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