Posts Tagged ‘Marriage Equality’

Has Inwood Become New York’s New ‘Gayborhood’? | Northattan

Has Inwood Become New York’s New ‘Gayborhood’? | Northattan

By Sterling Wong When Joel Peterson moved to Inwood in 2011 after ending a relationship, he was single and ready to mingle. He downloaded two location-based dating apps for men hoping to find some local guys to meet. He was disappointed with what he found. “I remember thinking: Wow, there’re not many gay men up […]


Op-Ed: Marriage Equality Is A Triumph For All New Yorkers

BY Juan Ignacio Rosa Today thousands of same sex couples all around New York State will flock to their City or County Clerk offices to solidify their commitment to one another and enter an institution that has forever been barred for us – marriage. This historic day has been in the making for many decades. […]


Uptown Celebration of New York's Historic Vote for Marriage Equality Tomorrow


Jim Swimm’s Open Letter to Senator Adriano Espaillat

On May 9th, I took a trip to Albany as a member of a delegation with Empire State Pride Agenda from District 31, the district represented by Senator Adriano Espaillat, in the New York state legislature. It was a very informative day and quite important to those of us struggling for equal rights for all […]


Marriage Equality: Byron Rushing and the Fight for Fairness – The Review

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) In his groundbreaking 1903 treatise The Souls of Black Folk, African-American giant W.E.B. DuBois predicted, “the problem of the Twentieth Century is the problem of the color-line”. Setting out to show to the reader “the strange meaning of being black here in the dawning of the Twentieth Century.” It would seem […]


Groundbreaking Film On Marriage Equality & Civil Rights Premieres Tonight @ Harlem Stage

The national debate about marriage equality for same-sex couples comes Uptown tonight as Harlem Stage presents the world premiere of the new documentary short film, “Marriage Equality: Byron Rushing and the Fight for Fairness.” A community forum on the topic will follow, featuring entrepreneur/activist Russell Simmons, Rev. Irene Monroe, coordinator of the African American Roundtable […]

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