LGBTQ+ Trailblazer Karla Jay and Brooklyn Community Pride Center intern Mya Padilla reflect on the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising. Watch the report on PBS.org.
“In a city as progressive as New York is today, it’s difficult to imagine that sexual orientation or gender identity could make something as simple as hailing a cab a traumatic experience.” Read Floyd Rumohr’s op-ed article at citylimit.org.
“NYPD reaching out in the way that they’re doing will help broaden their message they they’re here to serve the community and protect us.” said Floyd Rumohr, Chief Executive Officer. Watch the report on NBC News 4.
Chief Executive Officer Floyd Rumohr speaks with Edafe Okporo about how the choices we make and our experiences shape us and give us wisdom. Listen to the podcast
Brooklyn Community Pride Center calls on Council Member Deutsch to join us in building a network of support for LGBTQ+ Brooklynites in face of criticisms that he engages in anti-LGBTQ politics. Read the article
“This is the most egregious, pernicious act of tyranny against the transgender community and it has got to stop,” said Floyd Rumohr, Chief Executive Officer, in response to the Department of Health and Human Resources’ attempt to redefine gender under the Trump Administration. Watch the video on News 12 Brooklyn.
World Liberty TV’s list, of the 50 Brooklynites who are key players in the world of New York politics and government is out. And Floyd is in! Read the article.
Floyd Rumohr, Executive Director, appears with Mickey Heller, Co-Chair, Brooklyn Pride on BRIC TV / BRIC Radio in a 112BK interview by Ashley Ford. Watch the video on BRIC TV or audio stream the interview on SoundCloud
Yesterday marked the beginning of the Brooklyn Community Pride Center’s participation in the nationally-operated PowerOn program, which provides housing-insecure LGBTQ+ youth with the technology they need to access crucial online resources. Read the article >
Jenny Q and Sam Kirk are the fabulous artist couple behind the gorgeous new mural at the Brooklyn Community Pride Center. Read interview at gomag.com >
Brooklyn Community Pride Center’s Executive Director Floyd Rumohr and Laverne Cox among honorees for the upcoming Excel Awards at the My True Colors Festival! Read about this exciting upcoming event >
Honchos at a city-based trust awarded leaders of a Bedford-Stuyvesant pride center with $120,000 to create a paid-internship program geared specifically towards Kings County’s young LGBTQ professionals, who are largely underserved compared to their counterparts in other boroughs, according to the grant’s author. Read the article by Colin Mixson
Despite provisions in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) restricting insurance providers from discriminating against patients with pre-existing conditions like HIV, insurance companies continue to employ “utilization management” (UM) protocols like prior authorization to block patients trying to prevent HIV infection from accessing prophylactic care. Read the article by Floyd Rumohr
The Brooklyn Pride Community Center on Wednesday celebrated the opening of its new home that gives it twice the space of its old provisional headquarters downtown. Read the great article by Nathan DiCamillo at Gay City News
“The significance of the rainbow colors in and of itself means unity,” said our very own Lisa Davis. See more at Fox 5 News
This year’s honorees were Queer Health Warrior, Dr. Demetre Daskalakis, and City Councilmember Carlos Menchaca, who represents Brooklyn’s 38th Council District. Read more at Gay City News
The initiative is aimed at better serving the LGBTQ community in Brooklyn by providing assistant district attorneys with training to ensure they are culturally equipped to handle LGBTQ-specific crime victims. Read more at the Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Floyd Rumohr was one of four people honored in a Pride Month celebration hosted by acting Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez. Watch the video at News 12 The Bronx
Vaughn E. Taylor-Akutagawa and Floyd Rumohr describe areas of need for the LGBTQ+ community of Brooklyn on BK Live. Watch the video