The story of marriage equality, as told by an undying love…
Carl Schultz was grocery shopping in Nov. 2011 when he got the call from his husband, George Ferry. Six years had passed since George was diagnosed with carcinoid syndrome, a rare group of symptoms related to cancerous neuro-endocrine tumors in...Read more
Local members of the gay and bisexual male communities are doing what they can today to replenish the local blood supply, despite a Federal Drug Administration ban on blood donations from men who have had sex with another man.
Until 4 p.m., American Red Cross, at 786 Delaware Ave., is playing...Read more
Happy Anniversary, New York State!
Three years ago this month, New York State legalized marriage equality. The sky didn’t fall. The world didn’t collapse in on itself. Heterosexual marriage was not ruined. Much like for all the states before us, it’s done nothing but shift the tide of equality in a...Read more
Delwyn Milander and Mark Meyer had been a wholeheartedly committed couple for a long time — 27 years — before the state of New York ever allowed them to legalize that commitment with a wedding certificate.
But on July 24, 2011, when the Marriage Equality Act was signed into law, they...Read more
It’s usually a day or two before the couple’s wedding that Carol Speser first meets the betrothed at Spot Coffee. They chat over grounds, and she gets to know them.
They’ve come a good distance to meet her — places like Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio and other states that haven’t yet legalized...Read more