Queens

Citing ongoing discrimination, Queens Borough President rescinds Boy Scout presentation

Melinda Katz, the President of the Queens Borough in New York City, has rescinded an invitation to the Boy Scouts of America to offer a presentation to her cabinet, citing the discriminatory policy of banning gay Scout leaders.

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April 24, 2014

Petition for teen couple banned from prom because one of them is transgender

Petition created for Anais Celini and boyfriend Nathaniel Baez whom have recently been banned from their prom, at Martin Luther King High School, because Nathaniel is transgender.

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April 17, 2014

VIDEO: Teen couple banned from prom because one of them is transgender

A transgender student at a New York high school is being blocked from attending prom with his girlfriend because he is transgender.

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January 31, 2013

Queens teacher fired for being transgender

In a story that has been making its way around the media for the past few weeks, a former teacher at a Roman Catholic prep school in Queens suing after being fired for coming out as transgender.

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October 14, 2011

Caribbean and South Asian LGBT Films to Screen in NYC This Weekend

This weekend, New York City will host two film screenings focused on LGBT communities of color.
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October 15, 2009

Extensive Media Coverage of Brutal Attack on Gay Man in Queens

Media coverage of the vicious beating of a gay man in Queens, which we mentioned in
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