It’s the first state park in New York named for an openly LGBTQ+ person.
The footage has been called "deeply troubling' and "incredibly disturbing."
The NYPD ran into peaceful protestors on mopeds and used batons as well as pepper spray.
The organization is the largest anti-LGBTQ+ violence organization in the country and recently received a $1.75 million grant from Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey.
Van Ness says that he hesitated on revealing his status to the wold because he didn't want his “whole career to be necessarily defined by it.”
Young, queer activist Ava Mackin convinced local businesses to celebrate Pride with a cascade of Pride
"My name is Shea Couleé and I didn’t come to play; I came to dismantle white supremacy."