Category: New York News

Cuomo nominates out gay man to Court of Appeals

Cuomo nominates out gay man to Court of Appeals

Governor Andrew Cuomo has made judicial history by nominating Associate Justice Paul Feinman to the New York Court of Appeals. He is the first openly LGBT person to serve on the state’s high court....

Cuomo will commemorate Stonewall Rebellion 50th anniversary in 2019

Cuomo will commemorate Stonewall Rebellion 50th anniversary in 2019

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on June 27 announced efforts to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Rebellion in 2019. In June 1969, LGBT community members held spontaneous demonstrations at the Stonewall Inn in...

Gov. Cuomo unveils design for NY LGBT monument

Gov. Cuomo unveils design for NY LGBT monument

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on June 25 unveiled the design for New York’s official monument honoring the LGBT community, those lost in the Orlando Pulse nightclub shooting in June 2016, and all victims of...

Resistance activists turn out in large numbers for NYC Pride

Resistance activists turn out in large numbers for NYC Pride

According to Joe Jervis on JoeMyGod.com: Resistance groups turned out in large numbers at (the) New York City Pride parade, where they were greeted with whistles and roars when they turned the corner onto...

Anti-corporate protestors plan action for NYC Pride

Anti-corporate protestors plan action for NYC Pride

ccording to Trudy Ring on The Advocate: Organizers allied with the group that interrupted the Capital Pride Parade in Washington, D.C., June 10 are planning an action for the New York City Pride March,...