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Who's Pride is it anyway?
The decision to bar uniform police officers has drawn cheers- and criticism. A gay officer and NY parade organizer talk through the fallout

The New York Times

June 9, 2021 


Op-Ed: Embrace Inclusion

Gay City News

June 3, 2021 


Why the LGBTQ community sidelined police for Pride

ABC News

May 29, 2021 


A Passionate Plea for—and Against—Police at Pride


May 27, 2021 


Opinion: Let LGBTQ cops march in New York City’s pride parade

The Washington Post

May 23, 2021


Gay Officers Action League President Opposes Pride's Uniformed Law Enforcement Ban


May 22, 2021 


NYPD Pride March Ban: Hear From a Cop & an Organizer

NBC 4 New York

May 21, 2021 


The Pride Parade's Anti-Police Insult: A Gay NYPD Official Speaks Out 

NY Daily News

May 20, 2021 


NYPD Sgt. Ana Arboleda of the Gay Officers Action League


May 20, 2021 


Gay Officers Action League reacts to NYC Pride parade ban

PIX 11

May 20, 2021 


Gay Pride Parade Discriminates Against Gay Cops: Demonizing an entire profession is not the shortest path to criminal justice reform


May 18, 2021 


A Misstep by the Organizers of Pride

The New York Times

May 18, 2021 


NYPD: Law Enforcement Banned From NYC Pride March, ‘Runs Counter To Our Shared Values Of Inclusion And Tolerance’

CBS New York

May 17, 2021 


Police groups banned from NYC Pride events

NY 1

May 16, 2021 


Cops banned from participating in NYC Pride events

NY Post

May 15, 2021 


New York City Pride parade organizers ban cops from marching in uniform


May 15, 2021 


Pride Parade organizers bar gay police officers’ group from marching in 2022 event

NY Daily News

May 14, 2021 


Gay NYPD Officer Both Supporting and Securing Pride March

The Wall Street Journal

Jul 26, 2019 

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NYPD holds its Pride celebration, counterterrorism chief gets Ally Award

1010 Wins

Jul 12, 2019 


How NYC police's relationship with LGBTQ+ community changed after Stonewall Uprising

ABC News

May 21, 2019


How a small group of LGBTQ cops changed the NYPD forever

NY Post

December 18, 2018

NYPD, Gay Officers Action League describe being discriminated against in powerful documentary

PIX 11

November 14, 2019


An LGBT Group Is Changing the NYPD From Within


July 18, 2018


Police at Pride? Gay cops, LGBTQ activists struggle to see eye-to-eye

NBC News

June 23, 2018

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NYPD outlines security for NYC Pride March

NY 1

June 22, 2018

The Cops Standing With, and for, the Gay Communities They Serve

Nation Swell

June 22, 2018

NYPD Honors 9/11 Hero Whose Health Is Deteriorating

NBC 4 New York

June 13, 2018

Auxiliary officer who got cancer after responding as a civilian to Ground Zero honored at NYPD gay pride event

NY Daily News

June 13, 2018

GOAL NY on Elvis Duran & The Morning Show Discuss 2018 National Police Week

Z-100 Elvis Duran & The Morning Show

May 15, 2018

GOAL’s Marathon for Acceptance in the NYPD

Gay City News

May 09, 2018

Police rally for former SWAT officer who says he was harassed for being gay

PIX 11

February 27, 2018

Fellow officers rally for laid-off cop who says he was targeted for being gay

February 23, 2018

New York’s Police Department Gets Real Gay for Pride


June 23, 2017

NYPD provides clear guidelines for how transgender cops can inform superiors of preferred pronouns, names

NY Daily News

June 22, 2017

Gay Officer's Action League Pride Celebration held in NYC

ABC 7 New York

June 21, 2017

NYPD set to make transition easier for transgender cops

NY Post

June 21, 2017

NYPD gay officers group to honor ‘twerk cop’ Michael Hance who died of 9/11-linked cancer

NY Daily News

June 17, 2017

"Let's not take away from the courage of a transgender police officer on the job" - Brian Downey

The John Oakley Show

May 23, 2017

GOAL NY invites Toronto Police Officers to march alongside NYPD in 2017 NYC Pride March


May 22, 2017

Newly promoted sergeant is a proud lesbian who calls the NYPD her second family

NY Daily News

May 14, 2017

GOAL NY live on Elvis Duran & The Morning Show

Z-100 Elvis Duran & The Morning Show

October 11, 2017

Transgender on the Force

The New York Times

August 05, 2016

LGBT members of the NYPD proudly march during annual Pride Parade

PIX 11

June 26, 2016

A Cop Who Really Was New York’s Finest

Gay City News

June 23, 2016

NYPD shows support for gay pride with new-look patrol SUV

NY Post

June 22, 2016

A Gay Officer Caught Between Two Worlds

The Wall Street Journal

June 21, 2016

NYC renames intersection for policeman who founded LGBT group

PIX 11

June 17, 2016

Gay NYPD Officer Who Came Out at City Hearing Honored in Street Renaming

DNA Info

June 17, 2016

A Day Of Pride at NYPD Headquarters

The Wall Street Journal

June 15, 2016

At Pride Event, Police Move to Mend Bond With Gay New Yorkers

The New York Times

June 15, 2016

NYPD Groups Join Queens’ St. Patrick’s Day Parade In Solidarity With LGBT Members

Huff Post

February 02, 2016

Sam Ciccone, a Champion of Gay Police Officers, Dies at 71

The New York Times

May 17, 2015

Gay NYPD cops seek honor for hero sergeant who came out three decades ago

NY Daily News

September 16, 2013