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A false alarm caused a stampede at an NYC Pride event in a New York City park after hundreds fled after mistaking the sounds of fireworks for gunfire. A huge crowd of Pridegoers gathered in Washington Square Park on Sunday, hours after the city’s Pride March fireworks, police said. Videos on social media showed hundreds …

Loud Proud Still Allowed

New York City mayor Eric Adams yesterday launched a campaign inviting Floridians concerned by their state’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ law to move to NYC. The campaign will include billboards with messages like Loud Proud Still Allowed, and Come to the city where you can say whatever you like. Another reads: People say a lot of …

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Describing himself as her ‘ favourite son’, not to mention, ‘the gay one who writes catty obituaries in his spare time’, New York man Andy Corren’s hilarious obituary of his mother has gone viral. Andy Corren said he knew he couldn’t gather all his mother’s approximately 7000 friends for a funeral. So, instead, he published …

december 12 continental baths

On December 12, 1969, New York police continued their ongoing harassment of the Continental Baths. Good looking young police officers dressed in towels enticed patrons to either proposition or grope them. They then produced handcuffs from under their towels and effected an arrest. Steve Ostrow opened the Continental Baths the previous year. He told The …

Sex and the City Just Like That Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon, Kristin Davis, Samantha Jones, Michael Patrick King

The first teaser trailer for And Just Like That the Sex and the City reboot has landed. With rumours swirling about the show, fans are thrilled at their first sneak peek. If this is anything to go by, the reboot looks set to kick off perfectly. And Just Like That, a new story in a …

nyc pride

NYC Pride yesterday announced a ban on police and other law enforcement officials at Pride events. The organisation committed to maintaining the ban until 2025. “Effective immediately, NYC Pride will ban corrections and law enforcement exhibitors at NYC Pride events until 2025.” Further, the organisation challenged local law enforcement to acknowledge past harm. NYC Pride …

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A New York gay porn star is under fire after he posted videos apparently showing a crowded house party during coronavirus lockdown. Adult performer Ian Frost posted the lengthy Instagram story from the packed party at a New York City apartment amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Frost later deactivated his Instagram, but clips of his videos …

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LGBTIQ advocates have cheered news the New South Wales government will provide funding to Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras to support a bid to host World Pride in 2023. World Pride is a global LGBTIQ festival that is held every two years in different host cities around the world. It was first held in …

Two proud dogs dressed in rainbow for pride month in the US

June is recognised in many countries around the world as Pride Month, and thousands of people clad in rainbow colors marched through US cities last weekend in a massive celebration of LGBTIQ identity. Thousands turned out today to celebrate New York City’s Pride parade on Sunday, with a theme this year of “Defiantly Different” which …

Gay Rights Movement Mourns

Dick Leitsch, a founding father of the gay rights movement, has died in New York. He was 83. Leitsch became an icon of the LGBTQ movement after leading protests that pre-dated the Stonewall Inn uprising. Born on May 11, 1935, Leitsch went on to lead the the New York City chapter of the Mattachine Society, …

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