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Historic same-sex victory: Joy, challenges

By July 2, 2013

On Christopher Street in New York City, the Stonewall Inn opened early on the morning of June 26. At this small, working-class bar in late June 1969, a rebellion against police raids gave rise to the modern lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer movement. Now, 44 years later and 10 years after that movement forced […]


Thousands protest murder of NYC gay man

By May 21, 2013
WW photo: Shelley Ettinger

Thousands of people marched through New York’s Greenwich Village the evening of May 20 to protest the murder of Mark Carson. Shortly after midnight May 18, Carson was shot to death by a man yelling anti-gay slurs. Carson, a 32-year-old African American described by family and friends as “a proud gay man,” had been strolling […]


LGBTQ activists protest exclusionary, Zionist policies

By February 21, 2013

New York — Nearly two years after the New York City Lesbian Gay Bi Trans Community Center first barred the groups Siegebusters and Queers Against Israeli Apartheid from meeting there, the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community erupted in outrage in mid-February, when the Center again denied a space request from QAIA, as it had […]