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Free people from all over the world descended on New York City for the first-ever WorldPride celebration to be held in the U.S. marking the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. Here’s how our 30-something New York-based writer John Russell survived the magic and mayhem. Press check-in for the WorldPride Opening Ceremony at Barclays Center goes pretty smoothly, though there’s no place on the “Rainbow carpet” for me. Which is fine because the battery on my phone is about to...

50 years after it sparked a worldwide movement for LGBTQ rights, the New York Police Department has apologized for raiding the Stonewall Inn. The Stonewall Riots, as they came to be known after queer people fought back, throwing rocks, bottles and bricks, torching cars, and filling the streets, are known as one of the seminal events in the fight for full LGBTQ equality. New York police commissioner James P. O’Neill apologized on behalf of the force during a safety briefing...

 NYPD has apologized. New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson has called on the New York Police Department to apologize for the 1969 raid on the Stonewall Inn that sparked the Stonewall Riots. This year is the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, one of the most important events in the early LGBTQ movement. The riots started after police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar, early on June 28, 1969. During a radio interview, Johnson said that the NYPD should apologize...
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Big congratulations are in order for Corey Johnson, who just became elected speaker of the New York City council on Wednesday. Corey, who is openly gay, is the first person with HIV to be elected in this position, which happens to be the second most powerful elected official in city government outside of the mayor. “We believe in New York where no one is targeted simply because of who they are — Muslim New Yorkers, immigrants, the undocumented, African Americans, Jewish...

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Today this video blog became viral. John Barrowman, a star of “Doctor Who”, “Torchwood” and  TV’s Arrow, shot his daily video blog near the swimming pool. His...

A revealing photo of Britney Spears’ boyfriend is getting everyone’s attention. Shared on Twitter earlier this week, the image shows model Sam Asghari posing for...