Stonewall House, New York Citys First Ever LGBT-Welcoming Senior Housing, Opens Its Doors

Diedra Nottingham is getting ready to move into her new apartment, and she could not be more excited. The 69-year-old lesbian will be one of the first tenants of LGBT-welcoming senior housing development in New York City. This historic building will be declared officially open today, Tuesday, with the first residents expected to move into the 145-unit building near Fort Greene Park in Brooklyn before Christmas, with the rest of the residents moving in throughout January. The Daily Beast exclusively reported on the construction of Stonewall House in March. It is the largest such development in the country, and its construction has been overseen by BFC Partners, the developer of Stonewall House, in partnership with Hurricane Maria when it struck …

What Lara Spencers Apology to Male Ballet Dancers Gets Rightand Wrong

I hate to be the gay weighing in on the controversy surrounding joking about men who dance ballet Friday on courses that Prince George will be enrolled in when he begins school, Spencer outwardly laughed as she explained that he will be taking ballet, and ad libbed jokes at the expense of the six-year-old and his parents until her co-hosts and the GMA studio audience joined her in laughter. After a the Cats movie, spoke about being in middle school when his schoolmates discovered that he was taking a dance class down the street, showed up at the window of the studio, and pointed and laughed. I cant tell you how much that hurt, he said. Calmels, a French ballet …