Articles Tagged ‘LGBT’

Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, R-Rockville Centre, speaks to reporters after meeting with Gov. Cuomo on gay marriage, Thursday, June 16, 2011 in Albany, N.Y.  Conflicting interests and political maneuvering threatened to stall a vote in New York on whether to legalize gay marriage, viewed by advocates and opponents alike as a pivotal moment in the years-long debate.(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

NY Gay Marriage: LI GOP Senators Unlikely To Approve

Don’t expect the one critical vote needed to make same-sex…


Centereach Starbucks Incident Finds Justice Via Blog

Earlier this week, Missy Alison took to her family blog…

Wear Purple October 20: Spirit Day, Wear Purple Day

On Wednesday Oct. 20, people are wearing purple to show their support for the teens who took their lives because of anti-LGBT bullying. Spirit Day…

Growing Up Gay on Long Island

It’s Friday night in Bay Shore, and groups of noisy teens are filing into Long Island Gay and Lesbian Youth (LIGALY) headquarters. Each week, the nonprofit hosts OUTlet, a weekly social gathering for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) teens ages 13 to 21. Tonight’s theme is high school stereotypes: Goth. Geek. Cheerleader.