Tag Archives: Times Square

Freedom To Marry Lights Up Times Square

Via press release: Celebrating a year of big wins and marking the need to finish the job, Freedom to Marry today announced a new video billboard titled “Love for Everyone” featuring three diverse same-sex families and a message of love and commitment. The billboard will display in Times Square throughout the holiday season up until January 4, 2014. More than …

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TIMES SQUARE: Queer Nation Crashes USOC Press Event For Sochi Olympics

The protesters were interviewed by some of the media in attendance, so mission accomplished. More photos.  USA Today reports on the protest. About two dozen protesters tried to disrupt the U.S. Olympic committee’s 100-day countdown event Tuesday in Times Square. Yelling “Homophobia’s gotta go” the protesters unfurled banners that said “don’t buy Putin’s lies ” and “boycott homophobia” while Olympic …

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TOMORROW: Queer Nation Vs USOC

Details here.

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Manhattan’s Roseland Ballroom To Close

The legendary Roseland Ballroom, home to the Saint-At-Large Black Party for more than two decades, will reportedly close in April. Via Billboard Magazine: Evolving from ballroom dancing in the ‘20s to popular music, Roseland has for years been a favored New York play for a wide range of bands from the early days of rock, through disco, grunge, modern rock, …

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Atheists Strike Back In Times Square

Mediaite reports: Responding to a Times Square digital billboard taunting atheists over the existence of God, the Freedom From Religion Foundation is blaring a message of its own. Earlier this week, the evangelical group Answers in Genesis bought ad space in New York City’s tourist-congested Times Square, as well as San Francisco and Los Angeles, proclaiming, “To all of our …

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Creation Museum Posts Times Square Ad

Three similar billboards have gone up in the San Francisco area and “six or seven” are planned for Los Angeles. The Creation Museum’s Ken Ham writes: In a friendly way, we want to reach out to people in secularized parts of the country and share the hope we have in Christ. Atheists live in a world of ultimate meaninglessness and …

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Photo Of The Day

From Reddit’s front page. Ow, my balls. (Via Andres Duque.)

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Broadway Flea Market: September 22nd

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS will hold the 27th annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction on September 22nd in Times Square. Free and open to the public, the annual event takes place from 10 AM – 7 PM in the heart of the theatre district along West 44th Street (between Broadway and Eighth Avenue) and in Shubert Alley. One of …

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At The Coke Protest In Times Square

My pal Scott Wooledge is live-tweeting photos and I’ll add more to this post as they come in. Unfortunately there’s a thunderstorm rolling in, so give our folks extra snaps for being there.

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Wednesday In Times Square

Details. (Via Memographs)

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Queer Nation To Protest Coca-Cola’s Sponsorship Of Sochi Olympics

Details from their Facebook page: Coke: Don’t Sponsor Hate! The Coca Cola Company is sponsoring Russian government hate at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi. In June, Russia enacted its anti-gay propaganda law that bans any pro-LGBT statement in public or private and on the Internet. The Russian government has made being out and proud a crime. Coke is …

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Swag Tuesday

Courtesy of the Karpel Group, today’s Swag Tuesday prize is two tickets to see The Orion Experience, Off-Broadway’s new interactive show that opens this Thursday at XL Nightclub in Midtown Manhattan. THE ORION EXPERIENCE: Off-Broadway’s New Interactive Dance Party! THE ORION EXPERIENCE is an interactive musical event in the style of ROCKY HORROR, BARBARELLA and CAPTAIN EO. In-flight amenities include …

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Broadway Bares: June 23rd In NYC

The 23rd annual installment of Broadway Bares takes place at Times Square’s Roseland Ballroom on June 23rd.   From sea to shining sea, this year’s Broadway Bares will crisscross the country in a racy, raucous road trip, exploring the United States as the 23rd annual edition of the immensely popular modern-day burlesque show delivers Broadway Bares 23: United Strips of America. …

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ImprovEverywhere: Reverse Times Square

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NYE Fireworks Around The World

Taipei was especially impressive.

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Fox News Vs Times Square Billboard

Notice that Fox News couldn’t find a single atheist on the streets of New York City.

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Times Square Gets Its “13”

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All You Need Is Love: Times Square Crowd Drowns Out Pastor Terry Jones

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Billboard Of The Day

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Billboard Of The Day

Now seen in Times Square and Bill Donohue is super pissed. The Catholic League has battled it out with Silverman’s group in the past, even posting opposing signs on each end of the Lincoln Tunnel in 2010. But Catholic League spokesman Bill Donohue said Silverman went too far this year. “This year it’s different,” he said. “This is vile. When …

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