The Park Church sanctuary had served north Brooklyn for more than a decade, offering performance space, day care, a soup kitchen and a homeless shelter.
A community in mourning asserted its right to exist — and to vogue — in New York City as a teenager turned himself in for fatally stabbing Sibley in what Mayor Eric Adams said “clearly was a hate crime.”
Émilia Decaudin would make history as New York’s first transgender state legislator if elected.
Under Eric Adams’ commissioner, the Department of Correction gutted a specialized LGBTQ+ unit at Rikers. But following an investigation by THE CITY, lawmakers are pushing back with new legislation.
Opponents — and even some of their endorsed candidates — say one well-organized group of parents is turning Community Education Councils into forums for right-wing animosity over issues like critical race theory and the treatment of LGBTQ+ youth.
DYCD commissioner says youth in need can ‘rest’ but not ‘sleep’ — while the mayor blames the migrant crisis for not adding more youth shelter beds.
In a combative appearance, Louis Molina denied there was a problem at the Department of Corrections, despite the collapse of the LGBTQ+ Affairs unit under his tenure.
Craig Chu said he is more qualified than the person the office hired, and was later told by panel members that he made them “uncomfortable.”
A decade ago, New York City set out to lead the nation in efforts to support incarcerated trans people. Now detainees tell THE CITY that they are stranded in all-male housing units, subject to physical violence and sexual assaults.