Bill would rename New York City subway station after Stonewall, a landmark of the LGBTQ+ rights movement

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City subway station would be renamed to commemorate… Stonewall Riots that galvanized the modern movement for LGBTQ+ rights, under legislation approved by state lawmakers as they wrapped up their session this month. The state Legislature on Wednesday approved a bill directing the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to change the … Read more

Parade for Israel in New York this year focuses on solidarity as Gaza war casts grim shadow

NEW YORK (AP) — An annual parade for Israel in New York, which attracts thousands of people, is expected to take to the streets Sunday with tight security and an emphasis on solidarity during the war in Gaza. The parade takes place nearly eight months after October’s unprecedented parade. 7 Hamas attacks, the deadliest in … Read more

LGBTQ+ Pride Month 2024: Everything You Need to Know

Pride Month, the global celebration of LGBTQ+ culture and rights, kicks off Saturday with events around the world. But this year’s festivities in the United States will take place against a backdrop of dozens of new state laws targeting LGBTQ+ rights, particularly transgender youth. FILE – Revelers participate in the New York Pride March, Sunday, … Read more

Trump behind bars would be a ‘nightmare’ for him and his country

There’s no guarantee Donald Trump will end up behind bars, but with his felony conviction Thursday while still facing three separate indictments, the once-distant possibility of a former U.S. president being incarcerated is moving closer to reality . This prompted a common question: How would Trump be held in prison and what would his life … Read more