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An affordable housing project for the LGBT community in Bay Shore is closing down. The center was also used for social events and HIV testing. CAITLYN MCDUFFEE/COURTESY OF THE OPSREY

Construction starting for Long Island’s first LGBT affordable housing project

Caitlyn McDuffee and Augustus Fei April 14, 2019
The 16-year-old structure is being torn down this April to make room for 75 units of budget-friendly residential properties, which will be built by The D&F Development Crew and expected to be ready for use by May 2020.
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City maintenance worker Maria Burgos holds a Rainbow Pride Flag ahead of its raising by Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia, the citys first openly gay mayor, over the Civic Plaza in response to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage on Friday, June 26, 2015. (Rick Loomis/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

State leaders react to Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage decision

Hanaa’ Tameez June 26, 2015
Leaders in New York are showing their support for the Supreme Court’s ruling that same-sex marriage is a constitutional right in the landmark case Obergefell v. Hodges.
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The FDAs lifetime ban of blood donations from men who have had sex with other men may be replaced by a 12 month ban. (PHOTO CREDIT: STONYBROOK.EDU)

FDA proposal to lift lifetime blood donation ban still upsetting to some

Peter Chen January 27, 2015
LGBTQ advocates at Stony Brook are questioning part of the Food and Drug Administration’s recommendation to lift a lifetime ban on blood donations by gay and bisexual men.
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SBU hosts 18th annual GLBT conference

Heather Khalifa March 25, 2013

20 years ago, when David Kilmnick was a graduate student here at Stony Brook University, his decision to do his master’s project in social work was,regardless of the incentive, an impacting choice. “I...

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