As one of the most diverse cities in the world, NYC offers a tremendous range of resources for our LGBT community and members of the community visiting from both near and far.Use the dropdown menu below to select a resources area of focus and to find out just how much this city has to offer.A training, technical assistance and information services organization dedicated to help strengthen the capacity of state, local, tribal and other publicly administered or supported child welfare agencies.YGB helps place teens, pre-teens and young adults with permanent families before they age out of care and provides preparation and licensing for community members to become foster and adoptive parents.Our staff of creative, caring counselors and therapists (including a consulting psychiatrist - see About Us page), have over 80 years collective experience and knowledge in marriage, couples, relationship counseling and therapy, premarital counseling and relationship problem advice.
Whether you are exploring coming out, looking to connect with other LGBTQ young people or want to take advantage of opportunities to prepare for your future, The Center provides services and programs specifically for LGBTQ young people.Visit Rentals The Center is your one-stop shop for all things LGBT.Whether you’re a New Yorker looking for additional services and support, a visitor to our great city searching for LGBT-friendly businesses, or a professional seeking opportunities or training, The Center is here for you.Visit Youth Find the ideal event and meeting space at The Center!We offer a range of rooms, and with the support of our Event Production & Reservations team you’ll be sure to find the space to meet your event needs.Eventbrite, and certain approved third parties, use functional, analytical and tracking cookies (or similar technologies) to understand your event preferences and provide you with a customized experience.By closing this banner or by continuing to use Eventbrite, you agree.But for the NYPD officers still carrying them, the six-shooter is a trusted companion -- an accurate shot that won't jam when it's needed most. I never had to use it, thank God, but I had to take it out.” In 1993, after a fierce debate, the NYPD switched from six-shot revolvers to make a 9 millimeter semi-automatic its standard gun.“Whenever they see the gun, they realize that I got a lot of time on patrol and that I've done a lot of things and they give me great respect because of it,” SAYS Lt. The sidearm dates to the late 1800s, when Teddy Roosevelt oversaw the city’s police force, and ordered a .32 caliber Colt to be the department's standard gun. The semi-automatic can fire many more bullets is easier to reload.His revolver ran out of bullets, and he was shot in the head trying to reload.With crime now at record lows, the city is far different today.