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Gay Hero of Sydney Hostage Crisis Died a Second Class Citizen

James Peron | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
James Peron

One man charged the terrorist. Tori Johnson was 34. He managed the Lindt Chocolate Café for two years. Employees and customers all said he was a good man, a kind man. He was also a gay man.

The Right Way to Tour NYC's 9/11 Memorial

Ethan Gelber | Posted 11.18.2014 | New York
Ethan Gelber

Isn't what matters most that we all remember? That we remember not just the drama and the tallies of lives lost, but the individual moments and people. And the efforts by those who love them to create lasting temples to their memory.

Remembering 9/11: A Fitting Double Feature

John Farr | Posted 05.31.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

At a time of profound cynicism, uncertainty and frustration within our own borders, if nothing else, these two amazing films remind us that in the very worst of times, it's possible to find the best in ourselves.

Fallen 9/11 Priest Emerges As Gay Catholic Icon

Posted 10.25.2011 | Religion

By Daniel Burke Religion News Service (RNS) When All Saints Church sought to signal its hospitality to gays and lesbians, the Catholic parish in S...

Gay '9/11 Saint' Honored By Church

Posted 10.10.2011 | Religion

By Sean Kirst Religion News Service SYRACUSE, N.Y. (RNS) Like most Americans, Brother Edmund Dwyer was stunned by early coverage of the 9/11 terro...

Turtles, Terrorists and TWA Flight 800

Christine Negroni | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Christine Negroni

TWA Flight 800 always seems to be six degrees of separation from everything else. The coincidences and odd details remain intriguing.

Astoria Characters: The Proud Parader

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

The famed Manhattan St. Patrick's Day Parade excludes gays and lesbians. Brendan Fay and his peers were allowed to march on Fifth Avenue only once -- in 1991.