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May 20, 2019 - 7:27 pm
On West 13th Street, in the heart of Greenwich Village, is a large yet architecturally insignificant brownstone. It might go unnoticed except for the rainbow flag that hangs three stories above the sidewalk like a sail catching the wind. Inside is a bustling lobby and a sense of kinship. Originally...
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May 17, 2019 - 12:40 am

The arts -- whether it's paintings, opera productions or Broadway musicals -- often tell the stories of the LGBTQ community and also act as mediums through which change is achieved. Here, 1010 WINS has compiled a list of various cultural goings-on in New York City that embrace the LGBTQ experience. 

May 17, 2019
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May 17, 2019 - 12:37 am

New York City is steeped in history. There are landmarks across all five boroughs where LGBTQ history was made. Here, 1010 WINS takes you on a tour of LGBTQ New York.

May 17, 2019
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May 17, 2019 - 12:31 am

The 1998 brutal murder of Matthew Shepard -- he was robbed, pistol-whipped, beaten, tortured, set on fire, and tied to a fence and left to die -- was one of the most brazen acts of hate against an LGBTQ American. The 21-year-old University of Wyoming's death prompted changes in federal hate laws and focused America to face its homophobia. Here, his mother and an LGBTQ community activist discuss his legacy. (For more on the Matthew Shepard Foundation, visit its Facebook page.)

May 17, 2019
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May 17, 2019 - 12:30 am

A critical moment in the LGBTQ movement started at a bar 50 years ago and on its’ anniversary, the movement returns to the Stonewall Inn.

On June 28, 1969, NYPD raided Stonewall and arrested 13 patrons. Unlike previous raids, those inside and others fought back. Several days of unrest between the police and the LGBTQ community marked the beginning of the fight for equality.

WATCH: Stonewall owners speak to 1010 WINS about the landmark's place in LGBTQ history

May 17, 2019
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May 17, 2019 - 12:28 am

They confronted hate, were ostracized by family and friends, put their personal safety at risk, and  never backed down. Every injustice needs a voice for change. Every movement needs heroes. Meet some of the people who helped to move the world forward.  Be inspired by their stories.

May 17, 2019
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May 16, 2019 - 1:01 pm
Fifty years ago this month, NYPD officers raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar on Christopher Street in Greenwich Village. Police raids on gay bars were not uncommon during the 1960s, but this raid was different. Why? Because hundreds of LGBTQ New Yorkers -- deemed "sexual deviants" by the community...
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October 11, 2018 - 3:12 pm
By David Caplan NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- In honor of National Coming Out Day today, New York City-area lawmakers took to Twitter to express their support of the LGBTQ community and share their own personal stories. National Coming Out Day "emphasizes the importance of coming out and creating a safe...
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