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Photo Eric McNatt June is an exciting time for the LGBTQ community, and arguably nowhere does Pride Month better than NYC. With each borough putting on its own Pride Parade, the city becomes a rainbow of queer-centric activities. At the the non-profit Queer|Art, this month-long celebration of diversity and inclusion presents a unique opportunity to bring an alternative type of event to the community. Hosted at the Wythe Hotel in Williamsburg as part of Pride@Wythe...
In 2010, after years spent navigating the cis/straight menswear scene as a transmasculine person, New York native Rae Tutera had an epiphany. Inside a tailor shop in Manhattan, Tutera reconnected with their body while getting fit for a custom suit. Noting the frustration in finding clothes for both trans and gender nonconforming people, Tutera approached former architect and cis male suit maker Daniel Friedman in hopes of deconstructing this narrative. But these modest ambitions...
Across from Maria Hernandez park in Bushwick, there's a pro-intersectional feminist bookstore and sex shop called Troll Hole tucked inside the Mermaid Laundromat. A few days before Halloween, I was sitting on the purple astroturf inside the shop, a modest five-by-seven-foot cubicle, drinking white wine and eating not-gluten-free chocolate brownies made by Monica Yi, a co-founder. Monica's dog Francis was there (named after a Jesuit), and so were Justin Shock and Hayley Blatte, the other...
Last week, Indiana governor Mike Pence signed into law the "Religious Freedom Restoration Act," which seems to have very little to do with freedom but a whole lot to do with discrimination and homophobia. New York State and City leaders expressed their outrage on Wednesday by announcing an official travel ban to a state best known for its rabid devotion to basketball and claim to being home to the worst smelling city in America—Gary. According...

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