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N.Y. Assembly approves bill to outlaw transgender discrimination – for the 8th consecutive year

Wednesday, June 3, 2015
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The New York state Assembly has voted again to outlaw discrimination against transgender people, but the measure appears stalled in the state Senate. ...

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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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Suspect identified in chair bashing attack on gay couple in Manhattan restaurant

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
New York police say the man pictured here,  El-Amin Bayna, is wanted in connection with the attack on two men in New York on May 5.
New York police say they have identified the suspect in an attack earlier this month inside a Manhattan restaurant in which a same-sex couple was bashed over the head with a wooden chair. ...

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New York AG takes on transgender discrimination in health care

Friday, May 15, 2015
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New York's attorney general has started a program to ensure transgender individuals have equal access to health care. ...

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Owner of NYC gay-oriented hotel lashes out at ‘gay extremists’ over backlash for Ted Cruz dinner

Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Mati Weiderpass (right) with U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz
n owner of a gay-oriented New York City hotel lashed out at "extremists" who have urged a boycott over a dinner invitation to Sen. Ted Cruz, a Texas Republican and a vocal opponent of same-sex marriage. ...

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Gay couple bashed over head with chair in Manhattan restaurant attack

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
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The beating came after the attacker lobbed several gay slurs at the couple. ...

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New York hotel owners on why they hosted Ted Cruz, and the backlash from the gay community

Saturday, May 2, 2015
From left: Mati Weiderpass, Ted Cruz, Sam Domb, and Ian Reisner gather in Weiderpass’ apartment in April, for a ‘fireside chat’ set off a firestorm of reactions within the gay community.
As many have pointed out, "owning businesses that cater to the LGBT community comes with a heightened level of responsibility." ...

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N.Y. Assembly votes to ban conversion therapy for LGBT youth; Senate passage unlikely

Thursday, April 30, 2015
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Lawmakers in the New York state Assembly have voted once again to prohibit therapy aimed at changing the sexual orientation or gender identity of LGBT youth. ...

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Gay businessmen apologize for co-hosting Ted Cruz event

Monday, April 27, 2015
Ted Cruz with Mati Weiderpass
Two gay hotel owners who co-hosted an event for Texas Sen. Ted Cruz have apologized after many in the LGBT community joined a call to boycott their properties for catering to a conservative politician who is staunchly opposed to same-sex ...

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New York attorney general warns Boy Scouts on state laws prohibiting discrimination

Tuesday, April 21, 2015
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New York's attorney general's office wrote this week to the Boy Scouts of America nationally, advising that state and city laws prohibit hiring discrimination based on sexual orientation. ...

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