For most New Yorkers, passing by the orange sari-clad, dancing and singing people in Union Square or on the subway grounds is a normal sight. For the unaccustomed, it comes across as a curious scene. The clanging of bells, the beat of the drum and the rising chant of Hare Krishna often stop people in […]
Brighton Beach is a historic neighborhood, dating back to the early 1900s. Always a home to immigrants of all races, creeds, and religions, the area is currently undergoing changes…but perhaps for the better.
On March 22nd, the LGBTQ center in Manhattan hosted a talk on trans topics in the media. The panel and a large audience gathered to discuss issues and inaccuracies in the coverage of the trans community by prominent media outlets. The conversation took a contentious turn when an audience member felt that her question was not answered by panelist Meredith Talusan, an LGBT […]