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Fans awaiting the fall premiere of Showtime’s The L Word reboot, The L Word: Generation Q, might want to get their hands on what’ll likely become a semi-collector’s item: The L Word-themed Metrocards for New York City’s subway system. NYC has rolled out the brightly-colored cards just in time for this weekend’s historic World Pride celebration. But there are only 50,000 cards and they’re only available at 10 select subway stations — so super fans better hustle to get their...

On June 30 New York City will light up the iconic Empire State Building in rainbow colors in recognition of World Pride. Additionally, 11 other city buildings will similarly be lit up to show solidarity with the world LGBTQ community. As you may know, New York is hosting World Pride this year and also commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising. They’re expecting over four million international visitors, numerous Pride-related films, panels, parties, community events and a June 26...

To honor World Pride, New York City is renaming the iconic Gay Street in Greenwich Village to be more inclusive. But if you think ever-expanding list of letters to describe the LGBTQ community is getting too long, wait until you see the street sign. For two weeks, Gay Street will be called “Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Trans, Queer, Intersex, Asexual, Nonbinary, Pansexual, Two Spirit, + Street.” And, of course, the tongue-tangling name requires a new sign – maybe the most awesomely...

Pride season is in full bloom, with rainbows appearing on walls and crosswalks and even the parking lot behind the Lululemon in West Hollywood (photo above). And we have not even gotten to the socks, t-shirt and underwear yet. To celebrate Stonewall 50 around the world, we’ve collected some favorite rainbow-themed selfie spots, perfect for popping a pic and letting the world know how you are celebrating your pride. Birmingham Artists with the organization Color Bham, in Birmingham, Ala., brought a big...

Actor Indya Moore was assaulted by a Trump supporter, and someone posted video of it online. Moore, best known for their work in the role of Angel Evangelista in Pose, was in New York City when they got into an argument with a Trump supporter outside of the studio where they’re filming. The video starts where Moore is taking the Trump supporter’s sign away. The altercation likely started earlier, since they say, “Well, you guys aren’t fans of our show, and...

 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...

Early Friday morning, the day before Pride month, someone burned rainbow flags located outside of Alibi Lounge, New York City’s only black-owned gay bar. Police are now investigating the incident as a hate crime. Surveillance cameras captured the sneakers of a person who walked up to the flags hanging outside the bar’s downstair entrance. The person knelt down, set fire to the flags and then walked off. Moments later, a woman notified the bar that their flags were aflame and...

One of New York’s favorite gay bars has just closed it doors, and the reason is pretty infuriating. Therapy, located in the Hell’s Kitchen gayborhood of Manhattan, announced on Thursday that it was forced to close right before LGBT Pride Month because the building next to it is being condemned.  A statement from the bar reads: Out New York Council Speaker Corey Johnson addressed the matter on his Twitter, saying that it was...

The many ways to enjoy New York in shorts this celebratory pride season New York City: The Concrete Jungle, a forest of steel-and-glass towers reaching to the sky you’re lucky to see if you ever remember to look up from your smartphone and the drama of humanity that plays out on every sidewalk, on every block in every wonderful ‘hood. Every summer, people travel from all over the world to take a bite out of the Big Apple, to indulge in...
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New York City police have arrested 54-year-old Allah Allasheed, a man who allegedly sucker punched a 20-year-old lesbian in the subway in late November after he saw another woman kiss her. He has been charged with assault as a hate crime. The attack occurred on a Manhattan-bound E train during evening rush hour on November 30. Police report that Allasheed called his victim a “slur based upon his interpretation of the victim’s sexual orientation” before punching her. More specifically, he allegedly...

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The 2018 Oscars race has begun. The trailer for the gay conversion drama, Boy Erased, is finally here, and grab some tissues because it is...

Terrell Joseph and Jarius Goudeau have gone through a rollercoaster ride as they tried to become parents. Terrell (above, left) had grown up around children...