Topics :: Queens

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Edie Windsor Presents Activist Award at Queens Pride

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jan 21, 2014
Edie Windsor and activist Cathy Renna will be honored on Jan. 25 at Queens Pride 21st Winter Pride event.

No Hate Crime Charge in Queens Murder Case

Friday Sep 20, 2013
Prosecutors are still considering whether to bring a hate crime charge against a suspect accused of fatally stabbing a 69-year-old stranger in Queens.

Man Charged With Murder as Hate Crime in Queens, NY

Tuesday Sep 17, 2013
The NYPD has charged a 22-year-old man with a hate crime in the stabbing death of a man found under an elevated subway line in Queens.

Queens Hotel Boom Attracts Tourists Across the River

By Beth J. Harpaz | Tuesday Apr 9, 2013
A hotel boom is luring tourists out of Manhattan and across the East River to the Queens neighborhood of Long Island City, where 15 hotels have opened since 2006, from boutiques to chains.

NYC Leaders Concerned Over Murders of Gay Men

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Feb 13, 2013
Leaders in New York City are urging the LGBT community to be careful meeting new people as three gay men have been strangled to death within the last few weeks.

Queen for a Day: What’s Happening in NYC’s Outer Borough

By Matthew Wexler | Thursday Jan 10, 2013
While many tourists head to New York City with their eyes set on the Empire State Building and Rockefeller Center, jump on the subway (approximately 15 minutes from Times Square depending on your final destination) and become "Queen" for a day.

Anti-Gay Assault in Astoria?

By Michael K. Lavers | Saturday Jul 2, 2011
Chap James Day said a man walked up from behind and punched him in the back on 36th Avenue in Astoria shortly after 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 30. He said his alleged assailant repeatedly called him a "faggot" during and after the assault.

Police arrest second suspect in NYC anti-gay attack

By Michael K. Lavers | Wednesday Oct 14, 2009
Norfolk, Va., police officers and the U.S. Marshals took Daniel Rodriguez into custody last night at a relative’s home.

On the bus: EDGE follows marchers to Washington

By Michael K. Lavers | Tuesday Oct 13, 2009
An estimated 100 people from the Queens Pride Center, Generation Q, the International Socialist Organization, Gay Peruvians of the Americas and other groups participated in the National Equality March in Washington on Oct. 11.

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