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Middle Eastern and North African DJs Create Space in Brooklyn Nightlife
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Middle Eastern and North African DJs Create Space in Brooklyn Nightlife

People dancing at Yalla! Party. Fabian Gomez/Yalla!Middle Eastern and North African (MENA)-focused parties in Brooklyn are creating a wave in the local nightlife. [/the-category-is-bushwick-realness-locals-bring-back-accessibility-to-queer-ballrooms/] DJs and party-goers alike are now making their own spaces to celebrate their roots, and bring together communities where they feel safe to

In Wake Of Anti-LGBTQ & Islamophobic Attacks, Bay Ridge Panel Embraces Diversity
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In Wake Of Anti-LGBTQ & Islamophobic Attacks, Bay Ridge Panel Embraces Diversity

(Photo via francis_ellen [https://www.instagram.com/p/BGoppKSnTZ9/?hl=en])In the aftermath of the Pulse nightclub massacre in Orlando [/stand-orlando-tonight-grand-army-plaza-unity-vigil/#.V5o1XZMrLe0], the killings in Minnesota, Baton Rouge and Dallas, and the string of attacks [/cops-investigating-hate/#.V5o1JJMrLe0] against Muslims during Ramadan, a group of Bay Ridgites are coming

Ingersoll Meeting Turns Contentious Over Who Qualifies For LGBTQ-Friendly Senior Housing
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Ingersoll Meeting Turns Contentious Over Who Qualifies For LGBTQ-Friendly Senior Housing

Public Advocate James took center stage (Courtesy Fort Greene Focus/Michael Randazzo)When a contentious meeting Monday night at the Ingersoll Community Center about a proposed building with 145 affordable apartments for seniors — including those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer (LGBTQ) — threatened to devolve into chaos,

Best Of Brooklyn: Cheesy Snacks, Lightning, Ramen And More…
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Best Of Brooklyn: Cheesy Snacks, Lightning, Ramen And More…

(Courtesy Flickr/Christopher Najewicz [https://www.flickr.com/photos/chiefy/4674606813/in/photolist-885zKc-fuHxy6-fuHy1M-4u8poz-dDCvPq-5T2fxW-ckcjk5-6o2wNf-5SWUFR-UA5fs-fhyA7-6nXb31-nWaAKA-qqsddM-61d8Rz-5xuJuw-9iqTvi-DLskN-7WLqT1-7ZsWmF-7hL3mo-UyRRD-5cGJf-6KexkQ-aaLj4-bVq9Zx-5yAvaT-sdKBUL-4r1NNu-8R3k1g-7KsqHm-4NwZwx-9c1NVp-7RAZ2p-5MpR5W-FJR5o-i1434o-7dEa5-enJxg-4zZLrx-JhYPb-4sivv4-bZF2mG-oLFy9n-7aNJ21-73fT9g-9tqfvx-e9ZDEq-6B4zg-dYmA7s] .)After a busy week, here’s a chance to catch up on some of

See Neighbor Nicolette Dixon’s Show Exploring Gender, Sexuality And Polyamory, ‘Love & Circus,’ This Friday, August 7
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See Neighbor Nicolette Dixon’s Show Exploring Gender, Sexuality And Polyamory, ‘Love & Circus,’ This Friday, August 7

Photo courtesy of Nicolette DixonGet ready for some incredible theater and storytelling: neighbor, director, performer, and teaching artist Nicolette Dixon is presenting her “Love and Circus: A One Woman Queer Fairytale” this Friday, August 7 at the Dixon Place’s 24th annual Hot Festival [http://dixonplace.org/category/hot-festival/] — a

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