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Rentboy.com raided, CEO arrested for promoting prostitution

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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CEO Jeffrey Hurant, along with six co-workers, were taken into custody on Tuesday. ...

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Anonymous activists give Stonewall statues historically accurate makeover

Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Before and after activists/vandals altered the Stonewall statues on Christopher Street in New York City.
“It’s bad enough that across the street from Stonewall, they have statues up to commemorate that night. That’s cute, but there’s not a black statue there!" ...

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WATCH: Pastor thinks Starbucks flavors lattes with “gay semen”

Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Pastor James David Manning
"Let's just say I know." ...

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Under new leadership, New York St. Patrick’s Day parade to add second gay group

Thursday, July 2, 2015
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After ending a long and controversial ban on gay groups this year, the nation's largest St. Patrick's Day parade has new leadership and plans to add another gay contingent to its ranks, organizers said Wednesday. ...

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New Yorkers celebrate nationwide marriage ruling with pop-up parties, weddings

Saturday, June 27, 2015
Emily Burke, left, and Lindsay Meeks react with hundreds of others gathered during a rally in Greenwich Village to celebrate the Supreme Court's ruling on gay marriage, Friday, June 26, 2015, in New York.
From pop-up parties to weddings, New Yorkers celebrated the Supreme Court's ruling Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States. ...

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New York City grants landmark status to Stonewall Inn

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Stonewall Inn, New York.
New York City's landmarks commission has voted to grant official status to the Greenwich Village bar where resistance to a police raid sparked the modern gay rights movement. ...

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New York: Suspect in chair-bashing of gay man surrenders

Tuesday, June 16, 2015
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Bayna-Lehkiem El-Amin, 41, walked into a New York precinct with his lawyer on June 16 to surrender for the attack May 5 at a Chelsea Dallas BBQ with a wooden chair. ...

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Suspect charged with shoving trans woman off subway platform pleads not guilty

Tuesday, June 16, 2015
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A man accused of pushing a transgender woman onto the New York City subway tracks has pleaded not guilty to attempted murder and attempted assault. ...

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Transgender woman shoved onto subway tracks in suspected hate crime

Wednesday, June 3, 2015
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New York City police say the hate crime task force is now investigating the case of a transgender woman who was shoved onto the subway tracks. ...

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Commission to consider designating Stonewall Inn a New York City landmark

Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Stonewall Inn, New York.
Designation would grant recognition to a powerful symbol of the gay rights movement. The Greenwich Village tavern would be the first landmark honored specifically for its role in the city's gay history. ...

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