Category: New York News

“There’s opportunity for improvement”: DiNapoli holds press conference here on discrimination in schools

“There’s opportunity for improvement”: DiNapoli holds press conference here on discrimination in schools

By Susan Jordan Thomas DiNapoli, NYS Comptroller, held a press conference on Oct. 13 at the Out Alliance LGBTQ Resource Center, about his office’s report on discrimination and harassment in Monroe Co. schools, and...

Alliance Signs Letter to Urge For Trans Health Insurance Approval

Alliance Signs Letter to Urge For Trans Health Insurance Approval

The Alliance has signed on to a letter, with over 100 other LGBTQ groups, advocates, medical providers, and public health institutions, directed to Medicaid Director Jason Helgerson and Deputy Superintendent for Health Troy Oechsner...

NYS lawmakers urge Mattis to reverse ban on trans service members

NYS lawmakers urge Mattis to reverse ban on trans service members

September 5, 2017 Jim Mattis Secretary of Defense 1000 Defense Pentagon Washington, DC 20301-1000 Defense Secretary Mattis: We write to you today as members of the New York State Legislature, members of the LGBT...

NYS lawmakers ask AG Schneiderman to challenge trans military ban

NYS lawmakers ask AG Schneiderman to challenge trans military ban

September 5, 2017 The Honorable Eric T. Schneiderman Office of the Attorney General The Capitol Albany, NY 12224-0341 Attorney General Schneiderman: As elected officials who are members of the LGBT community, we write to...

NYPD seeks gay basher who broke man’s jaw, fled

NYPD seeks gay basher who broke man’s jaw, fled

The NYPD is seeking information on a man who allegedly used anti-gay slurs before punching a man in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn and breaking his jaw. The NY Daily News reports: The 27-year-old...