9th December 2014
New York allows trans people to change their birth certificate without surgery 1
12:36 PM — New York City Council has passed a bill allowing trans people to change the gender on their birth certificate without providing proof of surgery.
25th November 2014
Former gay porn star becomes firefighter 12
2:05 PM — A former gay porn actor has begun a new career as a firefighter with the New York Fire Department.
10th November 2014
New York City to decide on easing requirements for birth certificate gender changes 1
4:00 PM — The New York City Council's Health Committee has scheduled a hearing on plans to eliminate the need for gender-reassignment surgery in order to change an individual's gender on documents and birth certificates.
15th October 2014
US: New York trans woman ‘in critical condition’ after brutal assault 5
2:01 PM — A transgender woman is in critical condition, after she was savagely beaten in New York this week.
3rd October 2014
US: New York health department advertises PrEP on Grindr 3
2:57 PM — New York's health department has launched an advertising campaign to promote HIV-preventative drugs on hookup apps.
19th September 2014
US: Alison Bechdel receives MacArthur ‘genius’ award
5:39 PM — Openly-gay graphic memoirist, Alison Bechdel, was awarded the MacArthur Foundation "genius" Grant this week.
11th September 2014
Nick Jonas stripped off at a gay club… and it was actually quite awkward 17
7:40 PM — Former member of the Jonas Brothers, Nick, whilst promoting his new single, stripped off at a gay club in New York - but it was actually quite awkward.
Remembering Mark Bingham and all those lost and affected by 9/11 24
1:54 PM — The US is remembering the victims of the 9/11 attacks in a series of memorials marking the 13th anniversary.
3rd September 2014
US: New York St Patrick’s Day parade ends ban on gay groups 14
5:12 PM — New York's St Patrick's Day parade will allow gay groups to march next year for the first time.
19th August 2014
US: Sting and Patti LuPone to perform at global LGBT equality benefit 1
11:02 PM — Sting and Patti LuPone will perform at Uprising of Love: A Benefit Concert for Global Equality at New York City's Gershwin Theatre on 15 September.
12th August 2014
Photos: AIDS Memorial Quilt on display in New York City
4:56 PM — A portion of the AIDS Memorial Quilt is in New York City for a two-day public display.
6th August 2014
NYC: Woman slashed in face after confronting man who said ‘go back to faggotville’ 2
5:09 PM — A woman who challenged a man for using homophobic language in a New York City street has been left with a slashed face.
10th July 2014
US: New law allows NYC transgender citizens access to gender-affirming ID
10:52 PM — On Thursday, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed into law a bill to create a municipal identification card for residents who face obstacles obtaining government-issued identification.
2nd July 2014
US: Life of a trans activist is celebrated, not forgotten 1
10:09 PM — Wednesday, the LGBT community remembered the life of trans activist Sylvia Rivera on what would have been her 63rd birthday.
28th May 2014
LGBT advocate from the Stonewall riots dies aged 93 4
2:18 PM — Storme DeLarverie, the lesbian activist who took part in the New York Stonewall riots in 1969, has passed away aged 93.
14th March 2014
NYC: Deaths from AIDS-related illnesses falls to 609
5:11 PM — Officials say the number of people dying from AIDS-related illnesses in New York City has fallen, but it still stands at a very high figure.
6th March 2014
NYC: Man suffers broken eye socket in Greenwich Village anti-gay attack 1
2:46 PM — Police in New York City have released an image of a suspect they are looking to trace in connection with a violent homophobic assault on a gay couple.
24th February 2014
Gay NFL star dies after battle with pneumonia 3
6:21 PM — Roy Simmons, the second retired former NFL player to come out as gay and the first player ever to come out publicly as being HIV positive, has died at the age of 57.
28th January 2014
Gay journalist undergoes brain surgery after hate attack in New York 3
3:09 PM — A journalist who suffered a violent homophobic assault on a New York street requires further surgery.
19th December 2013
US: Teacher claims he was sacked by lesbian boss for being straight 9
4:55 PM — A PE teacher from New York City has claimed that he was sacked by his gay boss for being straight.