Trans activist Shéár Avory to run for Assembly seat in Hudson Valley

If elected, Avory would be the first out trans elected official in New York state.


Meet the next generation of LGBTQ+ rights activists in New York

Seven years after the Empire State Pride Agenda called it quits, Elisa Crespo and the New Pride Agenda are fighting to protect LGBTQ+ rights in the state.

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Al Taylor has come around on New York’s Equality Amendment

The Assembly member and New York City Council candidate said his personal views should not “overrule the right for someone else to make their own decisions.”

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How New York repealed the ‘walking while trans’ law

Activist Kiara St. James, along with other activists and lawmakers, worked for years to end the discriminatory law.

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