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Long Island Food Not Bombs Dance Party, Wednesday Oct.29th @ Cinema Arts

LI-FNB | On Wedne​sday,​ Octob​er 29th @ 7pm Long Islan​d Food Not Bombs​ is havin​g a benef​it Hallo​ween dance​ party​ at the Cinem​a Arts Centr​e.​ Invit​e your frien​ds and get ready​ to get your dance​ on. more...  0 Comments

Radical Homosexual Agenda disrupts hearings on term limits at City Hall

Radical Homosexual Agenda | RHA disrupted hearings Friday, October 17 at City Hall to call attention to the fact
that Mayor Bloomberg, with the help of Speaker Quinn, is attempting an
undemocratic power grab. more...  2 Comments

Right to Memory and Truth

Debora Boeker | The Brazilian military dictatorship will not have finished until they know the content of military archives, that detail the atrocities and their parents. more...  0 Comments

Astoria Residents March Against Hate

Astorians for Peace and Justice | On Sunday, September 7th at 1:00pm, several Astoria Civic Groups under the umbrella coalition, Astorians United Against Hate Crimes, will hold a March Against Hate in response to the July 7th assault on gay and transgender residents of Carmen’s Place who were targeted because of their gender and sexual orientation, as well as Reverend Louis Braxton Jr., the priest who runs Carmen’s Place, who was also attacked after his attempt to defend the youth. more...  0 Comments

Renata Hill Freed on Bail

anonymous | Renata Hill was incarcerated two years ago with three of her friends, the New Jersey 4, on gang assault charges after defending themselves against verbal and physical violence on the streets of New York's West Village. This summer, Terrain Dandridge's appeal led to her release two months ago. Hill's appeal was successful, she was granted a new trial in September 2008. Last week the judge gave into pressure, lowering her bail from $75,000 to $5,000. more...  0 Comments

En El Fuego (In the Fire) Screening and Panel Discussion

SRLP | Join us for this screening of the documentary En El Fuego (In the Fire) + panel discussion about The Sex Worker Industry in NYC and the Fight for Trans Rights with local trans activists and the director of the film Dante Alencastre. Learn about ways you can support trans sex workers! more...  0 Comments

PSL on the ballot in Iowa, Utah, and New Jersey

votePSL | The La Riva/Puryear PSL Presidential Campaign is proud to announce that we have achieved ballot status in New Jersey, Iowa and Utah! We are already on the ballot in five other states: Arkansas, Vermont, Colorado, Florida and Washington. Over the next five weeks, we will be working to gain ballot access in many additional states, including New York, Louisiana, Wisconsin and Rhode Island. more...  0 Comments

Reminder: Astoria Event on August 7

Mickey Z. | "Myth America: War, elections, and our way of life" more...  0 Comments

Trans/Queer/Womyn Housing @ RNC

saferhousing | Queer/Trans/Womyn Housing update more...  0 Comments

"Hope for more than the established cultural system is willing to grant..."

T | "The death rate for African American men ages 20 to 34 in Philadelphia was 4.37 per 1,000 in 2002, 11 percent higher than among troops in Iraq. Slightly more than half the Philadelphia deaths were homicides.” As an African-American, I have no problem comparing the war on minorities in the USA with the war in Iraq. more...  0 Comments

Homophobic Attack in West Queens

Marisa Ragonese | In aftermath of Monday’s assault on Father Braxton, Director of Carmen’s Place, a homeless shelter for LGBT youth, participants gather to discuss hostility they face daily in school and in the streets of Queens more...  0 Comments

WNU #953: Latin American Pride, Mexican Torture Training

Weekly News Update | On June 30 El Heraldo de León, a newspaper based in León in the central Mexican state of Guanajuato, released two graphic videotapes showing police agents from León's Special Tactical Group (GET) torturing other agents during training sessions.
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March with ACT UP's F**k Safe LGBT Pride Contingent

John Riley | This year we will be focusing on getting the word out about our exciting new harm reduction campaign that we are launching in print and on the web. more...  0 Comments

Joy of Resistance examines the "wedding industrial complex" Sunday

Joy of Resistance | A special edition of Joy of Resistance multicultural feminist radio on WBAI 99.5 FM Sunday at 5 p.m. more...  0 Comments

PSL on the ballot in Arkansas, Vermont & Colorado!

votePSL | The La Riva/Puryear PSL Presidential Campaign is proud to announce that we have achieved ballot status in Arkansas, Vermont and Colorado! We are also in the final stages for ballot status in Utah, Florida, New Jersey and Iowa. Over the next two months, we will be working to gain ballot access in many additional states, including Washington state, New York, Louisiana, Wisconsin, Rhode Island, California and other states. more...  0 Comments

Moscow Lesbians and Gays Out-Fox Authorities, Successfully Hold 3rd Gay Pride

Gay Liberation Network (Chicago) | Despite the banning of their protest for the third year in row and attempted pre-emptive arrests by the authorities, Moscow Lesbians and Gays successfully held Pride with widespread coverage by alternative, prominent international and some mainstream Russian media. more...  0 Comments

Support Gay Marriage

Skylar Braun | Support marriage equality for ALL by signing the HRC petition more...  0 Comments

AJLPP Applauds same-sex marriage rights victory in California

AJLPP-USA | The Alliance-Philippines (AJLPP) joyously joins the LGBT community in celebrating the California Supreme Court decision that overturned the same-sex marriage ban.

According to the news sources, the California Supreme Court struck down the state's ban on same-sex marriage Thursday in a broadly worded decision that would invalidate virtually any law that discriminates on the basis of sexual orientation.

For the AJLPP, the inconvertible truth stands that the court decision was only possible because of the tireless efforts of a grassroots, community-based movement that has challenged the narrow and antiquated ideas of what constitutes a family. This victory came through decades of struggle. more...  0 Comments

PROTEST AT ANTI-GAY ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARADE TARGETS NYPD & FDNY

Irish Queers | Protest the right-wing NYC St. Patrick's Day parade and the illegal participation of uniformed NYPD & FDNY contingents. more...  16 Comments

Queer. Gruppo EveryOne: Mehdi Kazemi is safe!

EveryOne Group | EVERYONE GROUP CELEBRATES WITH ITS ALLIES AND ANNOUNCES NEW HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGNS
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