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.
3rd December 2014
Anderson Cooper undergoes emergency surgery 8
6:30 PM — Anderson Cooper has revealed that he was forced to undergo emergency surgery earlier in the week.
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.
22nd November 2014
Watch: Cartoon parody of pastor who claims Starbucks is flavoured with semen of sodomites 3
2:12 PM — An animator has made a cartoon mash-up of the New York pastor who claims that Starbucks is flavoured with semen.
21st November 2014
US: New York prison opens specialised transgender wing 1
12:29 PM — A prison in New York City has opened a specialised wing to house transgender inmates.
11th November 2014
Investigators slam New York clinic over Joan Rivers’ death 3
1:35 PM — The New York clinic where Joan Rivers suffered a cardiac arrest during a medical procedure failed to follow standard protocols while treating her, state health officials say.
5th November 2014
NYC pastor: Starbucks is flavoured with the semen of sodomites 163
6:13 PM — A New York pastor has warned that Starbucks coffees are flavoured with the "semen of sodomites".
31st October 2014
Alan Cumming: ‘ I never had any shame about being bisexual’ 6
1:04 PM — Alan Cumming has said he never felt there was "something wrong" with him when he realised he was bisexual.
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.
6th October 2014
US: Cyndi Lauper opens shelter for homeless gay young people in the Bronx 4
4:19 PM — Pop singer Cyndi Lauper is helping to open a shelter in the Bronx for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans young people.
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.
29th September 2014
US: Three arrested over New York anti-gay shooting 1
12:53 PM — Three people who hurled anti-gay slurs at and shot a person in New York have been arrested.
15th September 2014
Photos: Equal marriage runway a surprise hit at New York Fashion Week 2
1:16 PM — A fashion designer celebrated marriage equality during New York Fashion Week, with a runway show themed around same-sex marriage.
11th September 2014
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.
10th September 2014
NYC pastor: Michael Sam could marry a 9-year-old boy 41
4:39 PM — A New York pastor has warned that openly gay NFL star Michael Sam could marry a 9-year-old boy.
8th September 2014
New York: Gay groups apply to march in St Patrick’s Day parade after ban lifting 2
5:50 PM — Several LGBT groups have applied for the right to march in New York's St Patrick's Day parade, after organisers lifted a blanket ban.
New York Gay Men’s Chorus opens Joan Rivers funeral
5:05 PM — As a host of stars gathered to mourn the late comedian Joan Rivers, the New York Gay Men's Chorus and Hugh Jackman were among those to perform.
5th September 2014
Catholic League head: Gays in St Patrick’s Day Parade should ‘keep their pants on’ 27
1:43 PM — The president of the Catholic League has told a gay group to "keep their pants on" when they march in a St Patrick's Day Parade next year.
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.
2nd September 2014
US: Farm fined $13,000 for refusing gay weddings to stop hosting all ceremonies 11
3:12 PM — A New York state farm which was previously fined for refusing to host a same-sex wedding has now said no couples will be allowed to get married there.