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Daniel Trotta

World Pride in New York celebrates LGBTQ advances, but mourns setbacks under Trump

26 Jun 2019

NEW YORK New York City will host 4 million visitors this week to celebrate World Pride for both a celebration of advancements in LGBTQ rights and a call to action in the face of anti-LGBTQ policies enacted by U.S. President Donald Trump.

Seven killed when pickup collides with U.S. Marine motorcycle club

23 Jun 2019

New Hampshire state police investigators encountered what they called the worst scene of their careers after a pickup truck collided head-on with a motorcycle club of U.S. Marine veterans, killing seven and injuring three, officials said on Saturday.

U.S. psychoanalysts apologise for labelling homosexuality an illness

22 Jun 2019

The American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA) apologised on Friday for previously treating homosexuality as a mental illness, saying its past errors contributed to discrimination and trauma for LGBTQ people. | Video

U.S. psychoanalysts apologize for labeling homosexuality an illness

21 Jun 2019

June 21 The American Psychoanalytic Association apologized on Friday for previously treating homosexuality as a mental illness, saying its past errors contributed to discrimination and trauma for LGBTQ people.

Nine-year-old who defies labels helps teach educators about queer youth

19 Jun 2019

When a third-grade teacher from Texas asked her mostly 8-year-old students what they wanted to be when they grow up, one of them wrote on the white board: "drag queen." | Video

WIDER IMAGE-Nine-year-old who defies labels helps teach educators about queer youth

19 Jun 2019

When a third-grade teacher from Texas asked her mostly 8-year-old students what they wanted to be when they grow up, one of them wrote on the white board: "drag queen."

Stonewall uprising veterans still astounded 50 years after making history

17 Jun 2019

NEW YORK Time has claimed many of the street fighters who rebelled against the police raid of a New York City gay bar 50 years ago, in what has become known as the Stonewall uprising. Those who remain are still a little astounded at what they did. | Video

Forsaken transgender pioneers recognized 50 years after Stonewall

12 Jun 2019

NEW YORK According to LGBTQ legend it was Marsha P. Johnson, a black transgender woman, who threw the first brick at the Stonewall Inn 50 years ago, sparking the modern gay liberation movement.

New York police commissioner apologises for Stonewall raid in 1969

07 Jun 2019

NEW YORK The New York Police Department on Thursday apologised for the first time for the raid on the Stonewall Inn gay bar 50 years ago and anti-gay laws of the time that gave rise to the modern LGBT rights movement, describing them as discriminatory and oppressive.

U.S. Rep. Ocasio-Cortez returns to bartending to promote fair wages

01 Jun 2019

NEW YORK U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took lunch orders, served pizza and rocked the cocktail shaker on Friday to promote increased wages for restaurant servers and other tipped workers. | Video

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