Tag Archives: Ann Northrop

New Yorkers Turn Out To Mourn Orlando

With only a few hours notice, a massive crowd of New Yorkers jammed tiny Sheridan Square in Manhattan’s West Village late this afternoon to express anger and heartbreak over last night’s massacre in Orlando. As a steady stream of mourners arrived to lay flowers outside the iconic Stonewall Inn, veteran activists including Ann Northrop and Ken Kidd clambered onto a ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Queer Nation Protests Russian Investment Event

Photos by Scott Wooledge. That’s activist Ken Kidd in the bottom photo. Queer Nation is posting more photos and Vine clips on their Twitter account, where you’ll see other noted activists such as Gilbert Baker, Bill Dobbs, and Ann Northrop.

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Gay USA: Year End Wrap-Up

This week you’ll find yours truly on the year-end episode of Gay USA, the nationally broadcast weekly LGBT news show hosted by Ann Northrop and Andy Humm. Happy New Year! On this week’s show, Ann leads an end-of-the-year roundtable discussion of 2009’s events and issues. Our guests are Joe Jervis, author of the JoeMyGod.com blog; Pauline Park, veteran transgender activist ...

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Gilbert Baker: “Where’s The ANGER?”

At last night’s Maine response rally in NYC’s Union Square, rainbow flag creator Gilbert Baker said to me, “Where’s the ANGER? Where are the pitchforks?” as he surveyed the glum crowd. I told him his opinion reflected much of what you folks here were saying yesterday. From the bullhorn came the usual speechifying to the usual audience of activist regulars. ...

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False Arrests Protest At
Mayor Bloomberg’s House

Today a group of LGBT rights and sexual freedom activists gathered just down the block from Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Upper East Side mansion to protest the false arrests of gay men in NYC’s adult bookshops. Robert Pinter, a victim of this campaign, gave interviews to a number of local and national newsmedia outlets as two dozen gay men marched with ...

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