Pride - Special

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June 26, 2019 - 8:07 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The wait is over! World Pride kicked off in New York City with a benefit concert at the Barclay's Center -- the start of an expanded weekend of activities leading to Sunday's pride parade. 1010 WINS CELEBRATES WORLD PRIDE : Meet the heroes of the movement Listen: ChannelQ |...
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New York City Opera  performs stonewall
May 30, 2019 - 11:25 am
The New York City Opera is the only opera company in the world that has committed itself to performing at least one LGBTQ-themed work each season. Stonewall , which debuts June 21, is the third in this series. Stonewall is also the first original LGBTQ-opera commissioned by this or any other opera...
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Nobody Promised You Tomorrow
May 30, 2019 - 11:14 am
In 1969, New York City’s Greenwich Village was a “safe place” for young adults who were part of what was considered an underground LGBTQ community. The Stonewall Inn was one of those places, a refuge for those who hid behind ‘society approved’ clothing, behavior, and faces. Stonewall was free of...
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Edward Casey, Stevedores Bathing Under Brooklyn Bridge, 1939
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May 30, 2019 - 11:09 am
“When Brooklyn Was Queer” author and historian Hugh Ryan, and Brooklyn-based artist, activist, and founding member of Silence=Death, Avram Finkelstein, have joined forces to create the “On the (Queer) Waterfront: The Factories, Freaks, Sailors, & Sex Workers of Brooklyn” exhibition at the...
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Art After Sonewall
May 30, 2019 - 11:05 am
In timing with the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprisings and World Pride Month, the Columbus Museum of Art, NYU’s Grey Art Gallery and the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art present the exhibition “Art After Stonewall.” This two-part exhibition is considered the first to showcase and...
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The boys in the band
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May 30, 2019 - 10:23 am
Broadway theater historian Terry Miller once said that for many actors, homophobia ran so deep that men were more uncomfortable getting into character to play a gay character than to portray a murderer onstage. Fifty Years Later In 1968, “The Boys in the Band,” a comedy set at a gay birthday party...
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