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New York Becomes 23rd State to Legalize Medical Marijuana

New York has become the newest state to legalize medical marijuana, after the Senate passed a bill on June 20 that allows cannabis to be prescribed in non-smokeable form only.

NY Assembly Bans Gay Conversion Therapy for Kids

New York’s Assembly has passed a ban against health professionals trying to change a child’s sexual orientation through therapy.

New York’s Queer Entertainers Host Fundraiser for Kate Bornstein

MUSIC | By Winnie McCroy | Jun 12
On Sunday, June 15 at The Cutting Room, New York City’s leading queer and indie entertainers will join forces for We Love Kate, a benefit to help raise money for transgender author, artist and activist Kate Bornstein’s cancer treatment.

New York Weighs Kid’s Gay Conversion Therapy Ban

NATIONAL | By Josefa Velasquez | Jun 10
A proposed ban against New York health professionals trying to change a child’s sexual orientation through therapy comes too late for Matthew Shurka, a who says he remains emotionally scarred from five years of attempts to "cure" his homosexuality.

Lexus Presents 10 Years of EDGE @ Boxers :: New York NY

Comedian Mike Diamond returns to host EDGE's 10th anniversary party in New York, sponsored by Lexus, held at Boxers NYC in Chelsea!

June 5 is the First National Long Term HIV Survivors Day

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jun 4
On June 5, long-term survivors of HIV will come together to Kick ASS, "AIDS Survivor Syndrome," and figure out what they want from their future.

Second Annual Women & Fashion Filmfest Empowers Women

FASHION | By Winnie McCroy | May 30
On June 3-7, the second annual Women & Fashion FilmFest (WFF) will showcase fashion and beauty to unite leaders in fashion, entertainment and media to support and empower women and girls.

Rochester’s Morning Shock Jocks Fired for Transphobic Tirade

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | May 22
Rochester 98.9 "Breakfast Buzz" DJs Kimberly and Beck were "suspended indefinitely" Wednesday night, and fired Thursday morning after making controversial and anti-transgender comments during their show on Wednesday.

New Dramatists Honor Susan Stroman

SPECIAL EVENTS | By Winnie McCroy | May 21
On Thursday, May 22, the New Dramatists will honor five-time Tony Award winning director/choreographer Susan Stroman with their 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award.

Rochester DJ Mocks City’s Adding Transgender Medical Benefits

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | May 21
Rochester "Breakfast Buzz" morning host Kimberly and her co-host Beck have incited the wrath of the LGBT community by mocking the city’s newly added medical benefits for transgender employees.

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