gay rights

Push to rename Flushing street for gay rights activist
Push to rename Flushing street for gay rights activist
Northeast Melissa Chan 10/30/2013 at 12:54PM

A trailblazing gay rights activist who left her stamp on the world as a historic and heroic leader may soon be memorialized on a Flushing street sign. Community Board 7 passed a motion on Monday to honor Jeanne Manford with a street-name change for standing up for gays and lesbians at a time when homosexuality [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 3/25/2013 at 8:07AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Overcast with rain. High of 41. Windy. Winds from the NE at 20 to 25 mph with gusts to 40 mph. Chance of rain 80% with rainfall amounts near 0.2 in. possible. Monday night: Overcast with snow, then a chance of snow after midnight. Low of 34F with a windchill as low [...]