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New York Gays

Queer and Selfie Loathing in NYC (Part 2): On Leaving New York

Lester Brathwaite | Posted 01.02.2015 | Gay Voices
Lester Brathwaite

To keep up appearances -- and New York is a city of appearances -- one must always compete, and sex is simply another leg to have up on the other guy. Literally and figuratively. The competitive nature of New York is what drew me here, inspiring me to better myself in the pursuit of being the best. But the best what? What am I fighting for here but the preservation of my vanity?

How Did You End Up in New York City?

Marti Gould Cummings | Posted 11.11.2014 | Gay Voices
Marti Gould Cummings

On June 23, 2005, I moved to New York. My parents drove me up and helped me move into my dorm and then walked me to orientation. As I watched them walk away, I knew that I was home, no longer a flamboyant country boy but a future star in the city that I would conquer and take over.

New York Gays Vs. Los Angeles Gays

Mark Brennan Rosenberg | Posted 04.10.2013 | Gay Voices
Mark Brennan Rosenberg

For years the fine, upstanding residents of both hamlets have fought over which city is better to live in if you're gay. It's one of life's greatest mysteries, unanswered by the greatest minds... until now. I believe it's time to put this fight to bed.

Cuomo's Gay Problem?

nytimes.com | MICHAEL BARBARO | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

As a landmark gay marriage bill hurtled toward an uncertain vote last year, New York's Democratic leaders scrambled to corral support. Gov. David A. P...