News Hub: Recent Press

For Brooklyn Community Pride Center press releases or media enquiries, please
email Jere Keys, Development and Engagement Manager, or call (347) 991-8500.

LGBTQ+ Trailblazer Karla Jay and Brooklyn Community Pride Center intern Mya Padilla reflect on the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising.

PBS Newshour, 06/24/19:
Why Stonewall represented a sea change for LGBTQ rights

LGBTQ+ Trailblazer Karla Jay and intern Mya Padilla reflect on the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising. Watch the report on PBS.org.

City Limits, 03/21/19
TLC Rules Threaten Equity for LGBTQ+ New Yorkers

“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.

NBC New York, 03/09/19:
NYPD Brooklyn North is taking the fight to the community

“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.

Gay City News 01/08/2019:
Brooklyn Council Member’s Quiet Anti-LGBTQ Crusade

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

The Pont Podcast 01/07/2019:
Choices you make are very formative with Floyd Rumohr

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

Fury over reported federal plan targeting transgender people

News 12 Brooklyn, 10/22/18:
Fury over reported federal plan targeting transgender people

“This is the most egregious, pernicious act of tyranny against the transgender community and it has got to stop,” said Floyd Rumohr, CEO, in response to the Department of Health and Human Resources’ attempt to redefine gender under the Trump Administration. Watch the video

BRIC TV / BRIC Radio, 05/29/18:
Floyd Rumohr with Mickey Heller, Co-Chair (Brooklyn Pride) on BRIC TV

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

World Liberty TV, 04/08/18:
Floyd Rumohr, Executive Director, among “Brooklyn’s Power 50”

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.

CISION PR Wire (PR Web), 03/22/18:
Brooklyn Community Pride Center Joins National PowerOn Program

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 >

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News Hub: Recent Press

For press releases or media enquiries, please email Jere Keys, Development and Engagement Manager, or call (347) 991-8500.

Gay City News 01/08/2019:
Brooklyn Council Member’s Quiet Anti-LGBTQ Crusade

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

The Pont Podcast 01/07/2019:
Choices you make are very formative with Floyd Rumohr

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

Fury over reported federal plan targeting transgender people

News 12 Brooklyn, 10/22/18:
Fury over reported federal plan targeting transgender people

“This is the most egregious, pernicious act of tyranny against the transgender community and it has got to stop,” said Floyd Rumohr, CEO, in response to the Department of Health and Human Resources’ attempt to redefine gender under the Trump Administration. Watch the video

BRIC TV / BRIC Radio, 05/29/18:
Floyd Rumohr with Mickey Heller, Co-Chair (Brooklyn Pride) on BRIC TV

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

World Liberty TV, 04/08/18:
Floyd Rumohr, Executive Director, among “Brooklyn’s Power 50”

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.

CISION PR Wire (PR Web), 03/22/18:
Brooklyn Community Pride Center Joins National PowerOn Program

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 >

Seven Minutes in Heaven with Artists Sam Kirk and Jenny Q

GO! Magazine, 02/26/18:
Seven Minutes in Heaven with Artists Sam Kirk and Jenny Q

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 >

Windy City Times, 02/05/18:
My True Colors announces champions of social justice, LGBTQIA+ rights and arts

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 >

The Brooklyn Paper, 01/10/18:
Local pride center gets $120,000 to start internship program for LGBTQ youths

Honchos at a city-based trust awarded leaders of a Bedford-Stuy pride center with $120,000 to create a paid-internship program geared specifically towards Kings County’s young LGBTQ professionals… Read the article by Colin Mixson

Kings County Politics, 11/22/17:
Insurance Company Prior Authorization Could Block Access to HIV Meds, PrEP

Insurance providers are discriminating against patients with pre-existing conditions, by employing protocols to block patients trying to prevent HIV infection from accessing prophylactic care. Read the article by Floyd Rumohr

Gay City News, 10/12/17:
Brooklyn Pride Community Center Celebrates New Home

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

Fox 5 News, 6/23/17:
Pride and prejudice? Race tinges LGBT celebrations

“The significance of the rainbow colors in and of itself means unity,” said our very own Lisa Davis. See more at Fox 5 News