EQNY Urges NYC to End the Use of Solitary Confinement

EQNY Urges NYC to End the Use of Solitary Confinement

New York City Council Commission on Criminal Justice CC: Hon. Carlina Rivera, Chair Dear Committee of Criminal Justice, I would like to start off by thanking the Committee on Criminal Justice for holding this hearing. I am honored to be here with so many of my colleagues who I have …

EQNY's 6th Anniversary Celebration

EQNY’s 6th Anniversary Celebration

Join us for our next in-person event. We will be hosting our EQNY 6th Anniversary Celebration on November 3rd, 2022 6:00-8:30pm at Industry Bar, 355 W 52nd St, New York City. EQNY will honor three LGBTQI trailblazers.  Join us as we celebrate six years of advocacy and action, bringing together activists and …

Welcome New EQNY Board Members 

Welcome New EQNY Board Members 

Equality New York is excited to expand their current Board of Directors. We are adding four new amazing activists who will help us promote our mission of improving the lives of LGBTQI New Yorkers and their families.  Lindsay Jones (She/They)Lindsay serves two years on EQNY’s Advisory Council and is now …

EQNY's Annual 5K Walk, Run, & Roll

EQNY’s Annual 5K Walk, Run, & Roll

Equality New York (EQNY) is an advocacy organization that unites the social and political voices of the LGBTQI communities throughout New York State. We work to advance equality and justice for LGBTQI New Yorkers and their families.  The Equality New York’s 5K Walk, Run, & Roll is a chance to …

Equality New York is Hiring!

Equality New York is Hiring!

Join Our Team! Equality New York is currently hiring for multiple positions. EQNY is an advocacy organization that unites and amplifies the social and political voices of the LGBTQI communities throughout New York State. Community Organizer(s)  Full-Time & Part-Time Position(s) Equality New York (EQNY) is an advocacy organization that unites …

Equality New York’s Monkeypox MPV Month of Action

Equality New York’s Monkeypox MPV Month of Action

Equality New York will conduct an MPV Month of Action this September to help educate, support, and connect with local community members.  This September, we will hit the ground by doing local education and outreach in 8 cities throughout New York State. In addition, we will hold a weekly MPV …

MPV Demographic Vaccination Data Is Now Public 

MPV Demographic Vaccination Data Is Now Public 

Friday, August 19, 2022 This week Equality New York, The LGBT Center, & The New Pride Agenda sent a letter urging both Governor Kathy Hochul & Mayor Eric Adams to make Monkeypox (MPV) demographic vaccination data public. See letter here. This is important for us to ensure we are applying …

Urging Gov & Mayor to Make MPV Demographic Vaccination Data Public

Urging Gov & Mayor to Make MPV Demographic Vaccination Data Public

Tuesday, August 16, 2022 Hon. Governor Kathy HochulNew York State Capitol BuildingNew York, NY 10007 Hon. Mayor Eric AdamsCity Hall ParkNew York, New York 10007 RE: Make Monkeypox (MPV) Demographic Vaccination Data Public and Help Promote an Equitable Lens in Addressing The Public Health Emergency   Dear Governor Hochul & …

Equality New York, NYSDOHM, & NYCDOHMH August MPX Town Hall

Equality New York, NYSDOHM, & NYCDOHMH August MPX Town Hall

On Wednesday, August 3, 2022 Equality New York, the New York State Department of Health, and the NYC Department Health help a community update on the current state on Monkeypox. The focus included four main themes and gave community a chance to ask questions and get answers. Addressing Government Mistrust …