Have you ever been catfished? Have you been trolled? Or are you the type to catfish and troll others? As the world becomes remarkably more digital, it’s hard to go on social media without coming across at least one troll or catfish…. not to mention, the millions of bots that scour Instagram, Twitter, and FaceBook.
On Wed. May 5, a six-alarm fire broke out around 8:48 p.m. on Covert Lane in Westbury. The day-long blaze took place at Jamaica Ash & Rubble Removal, a waste and environmental management site. Located in a 55,000-square foot building, Jamaica Ash is home to one of New York’s largest solid waste and recycling companies.
Long Island Drag Queen Naomi, the Crown Jewel of the Hamptons Has Overcome Hardship and Has a Vital Message For LGBTQ+ Youth
We can all agree that Long Island is no San Francisco when it comes to celebrating Pride. But local queer activists and residents have been working to uplift Long Island’s LGBTQ community, and to create a safe space for each generation. Active LGBT Network volunteer, Drag icon and Sag Harbor resident Robert Kohnken knows what
Ever have something random or unexplained happen to you that feels seemingly more meaningful than just a ‘coincidence’? Do you see reoccurring numbers, repeated patterns, or run into the same people right as you’re thinking about them? Well, you’re not alone. Science and psychology suggest that some of our strangest occurrences and coincidences aren’t actually
Pride month is officially underway, and so is the growing list of pride events on Long Island. Though the festivities of last year’s pride month fell short due to COVID-19 restrictions, this year there are all types of events for LGBTQ+ and allies to attend. Many festivities will take place throughout June, happening place virtually
Cancel Culture is something we are hearing more of every day. Some celebrity or public figure gets exposed and is put on blast by the entire Internet. The New York Times says, “some see it as bullying and divisive, while others claim it to be ‘a means to combat abusive behavior and exploitation of power’”.
Almost 50% of New York residents are fully vaccinated, and more incentives are being offered to work towards getting more New Yorkers vaccinated. Many freebies currently being offered will require customers to either get vaccinated on-site or show proof of vaccination to redeem the promotion. 1. Krispy Kreme: Free Donuts The donut chain is offering
Pride For Youth (PFY) is an non profit organization located in Deer Park and Bellmore created to enhance the health, wellness and cultural competency of LGBTQ+ youth through education, support services and youth development. Although they were originally called Pride For Youth, they are now serving adults up to the age of 45. PFY was first
As New York adopts CDC’s new indoor mask and social distancing guidelines for fully vaccinated people, many local businesses are left to determine what policy they will enforce. On May 13, the CDC announced that fully vaccinated people are no longer required to wear masks or physically distance, in any setting. Following the new guidelines,
The Wiz, a reimagining of L. Frank Baum’s The Wizard of Oz, recreates Dorthy’s story with an all-Black cast set in a dream version of New York City. This week, join the Joneses as they re-watch and react to this family favorite and ultimate Black-ity Black film.
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