Thursday, June 29, 2017
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Not My President Rally

“Not My President Day” Protesters Rally at Trump International Hotel

New Yorkers gathered at the Trump International Hotel on Monday for a Not My President Day’s rally protesting the “un-American” policies of the current White House. The rally, which took place between 12pm and 4pm at Columbus Circle, was attended by [...]

February 21, 2017 Grassroots, Human Rights, Immigration, LGBTQ, News, Women
Transgender Forum

Transgender Forum Holds Strategy Session to Discuss Trump Policies

The Transgender Forum met at the YWCA in Brooklyn last week to discuss issues affecting the transgender and Gender Non-Conforming (GNC) community. The Trump administration is expected to make big changes that will impact the lives of transgender and GNC [...]

February 10, 2017 LGBTQ, News
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LGBT Suicide Helpline Calls Skyrocket in Wake of Trump Victory

A suicide helpline for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people says calls have tripled since Donald Trump won the election on November 8. “Everyone is more emotional when they call, regardless of age or demographic group,” says [...]

November 26, 2016 LGBTQ, News