Topics :: Queens, New York

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Edie Windsor Presents Activist Award at Queens Pride

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

NYPD Continue Search for Suspects in Murder of Gay Man

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 17
New York City police are continuing their search for three suspects connected with the killing of a gay rights activist who was murdered in Queens in 2012.

No Hate Crime Charge in Queens Murder Case

CRIME | Sep 20
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

CRIME | Sep 17
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.

More Arrests Made in Queens Gay Man’s Murder

CRIME | By David Perry | Mar 21
Additional arrests were made on Mar. 21 in the murders of David Rangel, one of three gay men killed in Queens over the course of the past two months.

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

By Matthew Wexler | Jan 10
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.

Critics Lambast Censoring of NYC Public School Student’s Marriage Equality Speech

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 19
A New York City fifth grader in a public school will be allowed to read his pro-gay marriage speech in a school competition after a principal initially prohibited him from doing so.

Hundreds march in Queens against hate crimes

NATIONAL | By Michael K. Lavers | Oct 17
An estimated 500 people marched through College Point, Queens, on Oct. 17 to denounce the anti-gay attack that nearly killed local resident Jack Price earlier this month.

Authorities: NYC Hustler Killed Over Fee for Sex

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 26
A suspect has admitted to stabbing a murder victim in a New York case with eerie similarities to the stabbing death of ABC newsman George Weber, also in New York, last March.

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