Topics :: Queens, New York

Edie Windsor Presents Activist Award at Queens Pride

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jan 21, 2014
Edie Windsor and activist Cathy Renna will be honored on Jan. 25 at Queens Pride 21st Winter Pride event.

NYPD Continue Search for Suspects in Murder of Gay Man

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Oct 17, 2013
New York City police are continuing their search for three suspects connected with the killing of a gay rights activist who was murdered in Queens in 2012.

No Hate Crime Charge in Queens Murder Case

Friday Sep 20, 2013
Prosecutors are still considering whether to bring a hate crime charge against a suspect accused of fatally stabbing a 69-year-old stranger in Queens.

Man Charged With Murder as Hate Crime in Queens, NY

Tuesday Sep 17, 2013
The NYPD has charged a 22-year-old man with a hate crime in the stabbing death of a man found under an elevated subway line in Queens.

More Arrests Made in Queens Gay Man’s Murder

By David Perry | Thursday Mar 21, 2013
Additional arrests were made on Mar. 21 in the murders of David Rangel, one of three gay men killed in Queens over the course of the past two months.

Queen for a Day: What’s Happening in NYC’s Outer Borough

By Matthew Wexler | Thursday Jan 10, 2013
While many tourists head to New York City with their eyes set on the Empire State Building and Rockefeller Center, jump on the subway (approximately 15 minutes from Times Square depending on your final destination) and become "Queen" for a day.

NYC Gay Activist Murder Spurs Charges of Hate Crime

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Oct 31, 2012
On Oct. 26, Lou Rispoli, 62, died, after suffering a brutal assault at the hands of two men in the early morning hours of Oct. 20 near his home in Sunnyside, a quiet neighborhood in New York City. Police have yet to classify it as a bias crime.

Critics Lambast Censoring of NYC Public School Student’s Marriage Equality Speech

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Jun 19, 2012
A New York City fifth grader in a public school will be allowed to read his pro-gay marriage speech in a school competition after a principal initially prohibited him from doing so.

Queens Pride draws more than 40K people

By Michael K. Lavers | Friday Jun 11, 2010
Queens Pride is among the first of a series of celebrations, commemorations, parades and other events that will take place throughout the five boroughs in June.

Hundreds march in Queens against hate crimes

By Michael K. Lavers | Saturday Oct 17, 2009
An estimated 500 people marched through College Point, Queens, on Oct. 17 to denounce the anti-gay attack that nearly killed local resident Jack Price earlier this month.