“The last 137 days have been hell for New York as we were the epicenter of this pandemic. However, New Yorkers stood as one, acted responsibly and – as many other states in this nation are now grappling with new spikes of this insidious virus – the beast, for now, hasContinue Reading

One World Trade Center, Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge, Kosciuszko Bridge, H. Carl McCall SUNY Administration Building, State Education Building, Alfred E. Smith State Office Building, New York State Fairgrounds, Niagara Falls, Olympic Ski Jumps, Olympic Center, Franklin Delano Roosevelt Mid-Hudson Bridge and Park Avenue Viaduct to be Illuminated IconicContinue Reading

This year, LGBTQIA+ people and allies all over the world are reflecting on the Stonewall Riots, and how those five nights of unrest galvanized the LGBTQIA+ rights movement as we know it today. Here in New York City, many will engage with that history by visiting the site of theContinue Reading

NYC Pride announces its Grand Marshals, performers, and hosts for a WABC Channel 7 Pride broadcast special on Sunday, June 28, 2020, from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the first Pride March held in 1970, and though it will be a very differentContinue Reading

(PressReleasePoint.com) The first Pride was a riot . It was a riot against police harassment and violence towards the LGBTQ+ community, a riot led in part by trans women of color . This history feels especially pertinent today, as Pride month coincides with massive, country-wide protests against police violence perpetrated against Black people. Today,Continue Reading