A great photo of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr addressing New York City Officials in 1964. MYD remembers Dr. King today and strives to live his dream. (source: Divine 9, Bro. Lawrence C. Ross, Jr.)

Photo of the Week: Appreciation

After Sen. Ruth Hassell-Thompson’s touching speech during her unexpected “yes” vote on marriage equality in the New York Senate, openly gay New York Sen. Thomas Duane expresses his thanks. Express appreciation to Sen. Hassell-Thompson by phone or email here. Photo credit: Nathaniel Brooks/NYT

Photo of the Week: Elvis, Obama & Washington

Why not? Just your typical New York City cabbie sprucing up his dash on the Van Wyck expressway in Queens. Image elegantly captured by Joseph O. Holmes of Joe and other great New York photographers will be exhibited tonight! at The Jen Bekman Gallery’s Mixtape show in Soho.

Photo of the Week: Equality Now

From Monday’s Light the way to Equality! pre-session vigil at Union Square Park. More photos at here. To learn how you can take action for marriage equality in New York, visit

Photo of the Week: Almost Is Not Enough

A lot happened on Tuesday. The Republican Party imploded in upstate NY and allowed Democrats to gain a House seat we hadn’t held since 1852. However, two Democratic legislatures have gone Republican and there were widespread losses sustained across the state by Democrats. Here, in our own City, we elected a Democratic Comptroller and Public […]

Photo-ish of the Week: El Barrio

It’s more painting than photography this week, but it’s so beautiful (and depicts a 1920s view of New York’s 14th street), that we couldn’t resist. The painting is part of Nexus New York: Latin/American Artists in the Modern Metropolis on view at El Museo del Barrio in East Harlem. El Museo hosted the New York […]

Photo of the Week: Hora Trumps Hate

From last weekend’s counter-protest against Westboro Baptist Church, a severely disillusioned group that traveled all the way from Wichita, Kansas to spread their hate for gays, Jews and President Obama at Brooklyn synagogues. But the people fought back, they did, by singing, dancing and holding signs like the one above. (Great coverage of the event […]

Photo of the Week: Back-up Plan

The Empire State Building unveiled its new $12.5 million Art Deco lobby this week, designed by architect Frank Prial. We had originally planned to feature the Building’s display of green Thursday night, for the 70th anniversary of The Wizard of Oz (and much to the delight of Iranian activists opposing Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s visit to our […]