Reviews | New York Blood Center can get upgrade if NIMBYs don’t get in the way

In a quiet neighborhood on the Upper East Side of New York City, scientists are conducting vital research in an aging old trades school covered with asbestos flooring. This is the absurd reality of the New York Blood Center, a vital part of the region’s health infrastructure in desperate need …

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Democrats slam Bruce Poliquin for helping group that opposes same-sex marriage

Democrats on Thursday targeted Republican hope in Congress Bruce Poliquin for his “tacit support” of a conservative Christian political group that remains deeply opposed to the legalization of same-sex marriage nearly a decade ago. Ad for candidate training in December by a Christian group that wants to see more pro-biblical …

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Island Nation Supreme Court assesses constitutionality of anti-LGBT law – Clear 76 crimes

The Supreme Court of the island nation of Mauritius, off the east coast of Africa, is deliberating on whether to overturn the country’s law which provides for up to five years in prison for sodomy. Abdool Ridwan Firaas (Ryan) Ah Seek (Photo courtesy of 5plus) Mauritius LGBT rights group Collectif …

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US House censors Arizona Representative Paul Gosar after violent video post

The US House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to censor and remove Arizona Representative Paul Gosar from his House committee duties, a strong rebuke after days of outcry over a violent animated video released on social networks. After nearly four hours of debate, the vote for the sanction was 223-207, …

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Joel Perez, thanks for coming – Gay City News

Joël Perez. Sign up for our PoliticsNY newsletter for the latest coverage and to stay informed about the 2021 elections in your district and across New York In this week’s episode of Gay City News’ “Thank You For Coming Out” podcast, creator and host Dubbs Weinblatt (they / them) welcomes …

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Why Veterans Day 2021 was special for LGBT veterans

Veterans Day was special for LGBT veterans, the military has come a long way LGBT veterans experienced Veterans Day differently this year. As has been widely reported, “Navy launches ship named after gay rights leader Harvey Milk” (military.com, November 7). Milk was removed from office under the military’s old anti-gay …

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Reveal five proposed designs for the LGBTQ2 + National Monument

The LGBTQ2 + National Monument will be a visible landmark commemorating the history of discrimination suffered by generations of LGBTQ2 + people in Canada OTTAWA, ON, November 15, 2021 / CNW / – The Canadian and international arts and design community have submitted five proposals for the LGBTQ2 + National …

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