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Peter Hujar: A Lover and a Fighter

Peter Hujar: A Lover and a Fighter

By Jemima McEvoy, Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Top Stories

The Morgan Library & Museum is currently hosting an exhibit on the works of Peter Hujar, an influential photographer whose art is largely associated with gay life in downtown New York City.

Welcome to the Gayborhood

Welcome to the Gayborhood

By Amelia McBain, Contributing Writer

September 18, 2017


Filed under Features

Welcome to the gayest neighborhood in New York City.

LGBT Members and Allies Protest Trump’s Cabinet Picks at Stonewall

LGBT Members and Allies Protest Trump’s Cabinet Picks at Stonewall

By Miranda Levingston, Deputy News Editor

February 6, 2017


Filed under 2016 Election, City News, Diversity at NYU, News

The biting cold could not stop the LGBT community and their supporters from waving kaleidoscopic flags in the sky at a pro-LGBT rally held at the historic Stonewall Inn.

Whitewashing and the Monetary Excuse in Blockbusters and Indies

Whitewashing and the Monetary Excuse in Blockbusters and Indies

By Ryan Quan, Contributing Writer

September 29, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

Whitewashing has been and continues to be a practice in the film industry that is heavily criticized and disputed, and racial representation is an issue that plagues both independent and blockbuster films alike.

National Anthem Protests Met with Fascist Thinking

National Anthem Protests Met with Fascist Thinking

By Matthew Perry, Staff Writer

September 22, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Beyond its implication that law enforcement is opposed to calls for justice, the request for cops to abandon protesters is also deeply troubling due to its fascist elements.

Preservationists call for greater protection for LGBTQ sites

Preservationists call for greater protection for LGBTQ sites

February 21, 2014


Filed under News

New York City preservationists are seeking further protections for Greenwich Village’s LGBTQ historical sites including the bar Julius' and the Stonewall Inn. Kurt Kelly, the owner of the Stonewall Inn, located on Christopher Street, said he is grateful for the efforts the Greenwich Village Society...