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Foxy Merkins Pride Screening at BAM!

MOVIES | By Winnie McCroy | Jun 25
On the heels of a sold-out run at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival comes the New York City premiere of "The Foxy Merkins" on June 27 at BAMcinemaFest.

Anti-Gay Attack Victim Files Lawsuit Against Alleged Hasidic Attackers

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 19
A gay black man who was attacked by a group of Hasidic men in Brooklyn last year filed a civil lawsuit Monday against the five men who are charged with the beating.

4 NYC Hasidic Men Arrested for Alleged Anti-Gay Attack

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 23
Four Hasidic men were arrested this week for the brutal attack against a gay black man in Brooklyn, New York, last December.

Homophobia in Hipsterland: Landlord Bans Brooklyn Gay Bar

BARS | By EDGE | Apr 21
A Brooklyn bar owner’s Long Island landlord is banning him from turning his pub in the Greenpoint neighborhood of the borough into gay bar.

Whip It Out for the Smallest Penis in Brooklyn Competition

LOCAL EVENTS | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 13
In what may be the contest no man wants to win, owners of the New York boroughs’ tiniest schlongs will gather on June 14 at a Bushwick’s Kings County Bar for the second annual Smallest Penis in Brooklyn Pageant.

Jason Collins Gets Anti-Gay Taunts From NBA Player

SPORTS | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 23
The NBA’s first openly gay player, Jason Collins, said that he is keeping his cool despite anti-gay taunts from other players.

AP Source: Jason Collins To Get Second 10-Day Deal

SPORTS | By Brian Mahoney | Mar 3
Jason Collins spent part of his off day on Sunday shopping at Costco. He was wise to stock up, because he’ll be staying with Brooklyn for at least a little while longer.

Jason Collins Set For Home Debut with Brooklyn

SPORTS | Mar 2
Jason Collins has been warmly received in his historic return to the NBA. Now it’s time for his own fans to welcome him back.

GM King Confirms Nets Work Out Jason Collins

SPORTS | By Brian Mahonney | Feb 21
Looking to add a big man, the Brooklyn Nets have worked out center Jason Collins, who would become the first openly gay active NBA player if signed.

Pussy Riot to Appear at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center

MUSIC | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 28
The freed members of the band Pussy Riot will speak at a Feb. 5 Amnesty International Concert at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center.

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