For the second time in a little over a month, a rainbow flag at the entrance to a New York City gay bar was set aflame. Alibi Lounge owner Alexi Minko said staff members alerted by someone on the street found the flag had been set on fire between 12:20 and 12:45 a.m. Monday.
Monument Park has a new addition that celebrates diversity. A plaque behind the center field fence at Yankee Stadium was dedicated Tuesday night to commemorate the Stonewall Inn uprising 50 years ago, which sparked a pivotal rebellion in the LGBTQ rights movement.
Thousands marched together at dusk down Park Slope's 5th Avenue for Brooklyn's Twilight Parade, which showcases exactly what makes the LGBTQ community so special: it is a group that radiates acceptance, kindness, and, above all, resilience.
Manhattan will look like a virtual rainbow on Sunday as more than 2 million people are expected to attend the annual Pride March. The organizers unveiled a new route for 2018's event.