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I LOVE NY Logo - stackedVideo Submission Contest Encourages New Yorkers to Share How They Showcase Their New York Pride

Contest Coincides with WorldPride Celebration and Stonewall 50 Coming to New York in 2019

NEW YORK – February 27, 2019 – Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today launched the WorldPride 2019 Ambassadors competition, ahead of the WorldPride and Stonewall 50 commemorations planned for June. WorldPride, the largest international LGBTQ Pride celebration, is coming to New York City in 2019, marking the first time it has been held in the United States. The commemoration includes marches, performances and festivals that promote the LGBTQ rights movement, and the WorldPride Ambassadors selected to highlight the diversity of New York's LGBTQ community will be invited to join I LOVE NY in New York City to be part of the celebration, including participating in the Pride March.

LGBT Logo transparent stackedEvents Across New York State Honor LGBTQ History and Heritage in Monumental Year for LGBTQ Pride

New York, NY – January 17, 2019: Fifty years ago this summer, a group of LGBTQ individuals stood up to discrimination at the Stonewall Inn in New York City – a pivotal moment that started the modern gay rights movement. That night became known as the Stonewall uprising, and the Stonewall Inn is now the country’s first national monument dedicated to LGBTQ rights. In conjunction with the anniversary this June, New York City will host WorldPride 2019, an international month-long celebration of the LGBTQ community, taking place in the United States for the first time ever.

LGBT NetworkNew York Mets and LGBT Network set to welcome thousands to Citi Field 

Queens, N.Y.— Two years ago, the LGBT Network and the New York Mets made history hosting the first-ever Pride Night held in a New York major league ballpark.  On Saturday August 4th, thousands will celebrate the Third Annual Pride Night at Citi Field in an action-packed night when the New York Mets take on the Atlanta Braves at 7:10pm at Citi Field.

Sweet AmiantoJuly 28–29, 2018

Co-presented with Cinema Tropical. Organized by guest curator Ela Bittencourt, who will introduce screenings.

New York, N.Y. – The Museum of the Moving Image has announced a weekend-long series celebrates the Brazilian LGBTQ community’s contribution to contemporary cinema with 'LGBTQ Brazil' a unique lineup of recent films, all screening in New York for the first time.

LGBT Logo transparent stackedMemorializes Victims of the 2016 Pulse Nightclub Shooting in Orlando

Recognizes the Sacrifice of the LGBT Community and Celebrates New York's Commitment to a More Just and Inclusive Society - See Unveiling Here

New York, N.Y. – June 27, 2018 – Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the opening of New York's official monument honoring the LGBT community, including those lost in the Orlando Pulse nightclub shooting in June 2016, and all victims of hate, intolerance and violence. The memorial, designed by artist Anthony Goicolea, is located at the western edge of Greenwich Village, in Hudson River Park. 

CNY Pride2018Syracuse, N.Y. -- Three Syracuse staples have joined together this year to raise awareness for the LGBTQ community by partnering with CNY Pride and Syracuse Guerilla Gay Bar. Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, 1911 Established and The Great New York State Fair will be putting on an event June 14th during Pride Week to help raise money for this cause. The 2018 CNY Pride Week runs June 11-16th.

nycgoMore Than 2 Million Expected to Attend the 49th Anniversary of the World’s 1st Pride

New York, N.Y. — NYC & Company, New York City’s official destination marketing organization, proudly highlights annual LGBTQ Pride events taking place throughout the City as the summer travel season heats up. Recognized as the number one LGBTQ travel destination in the United States, New York City will burst with energy, diversity and a palpable sense of pride this June. From the iconic Heritage of Pride events in Manhattan—which attract more than 2 million attendees—to the diverse events and celebrations happening throughout the five boroughs, New York City is the ideal destination for visitors seeking a unique, joyful and empowering Pride experience.

NYC Pride50th Anniversary of Stonewall Riots, Birthplace of Modern Gay Rights Movement, to Coincide with WorldPride 2019

New “One World, One Pride, One New York City – Unite in 2019” Invitational Campaign Encourages Travel for WorldPride 2019

New York, N.Y. NYC & Company, New York City’s official destination marketing organization, has joined with Heritage of Pride, organizers of NYC Pride, to formally announce the two-year countdown to WorldPride 2019. Set to take place in New York City in June 2019, the global celebration of Pride will coincide with the historic 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots—the birthplace of the modern gay rights movement—making it a year to underscore New York City’s progress and resilience as a global LGBTQ capital.

Tyler Clementi FoundationNew York, NY On June 4 at 2 PM, Distinguished Concerts International New York (DCINY) will present Tyler’s Suite at Lincoln Center’s David Geffen Hall in commemoration to the memory of Tyler Clementi, a young musician who died by suicide shortly after being bullied online by his roommate for being gay. Featured soloists include acclaimed singer Ann Hampton Callaway, known as one of the leading champions of the great American Songbook and recently voted as ‘Performer of the Year’ by BroadwayWorld. A special introduction will be given by Jane Clementi, Tyler’s mother, along with other celebrity guests throughout the afternoon. The performance will be livestreamed to DCINY’s Facebook page.

Canandaigua, N.Y. - Looking to get away for the weekend, get active, and make some new friends? Finger Lakes Visitors Connection has put together a special offer for LGBT ski and snowboard enthusiasts, their friends, allies, and especially for members of the New York City-based Ski Bums and Canadian-based Out Slopes LGBT ski & snowboard groups. FLVC invites you to visit the Finger Lakes region of New York State, ski or snowboard at Bristol Mountain Winter Resort in Canandaigua, and warm up with a beverage.

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