For Same-Sex Couples in France, Marriage May Soon be the Only Option for Equality

Same sex marriage may soon be a reality in France, but equality for homosexual couples is still out of reach. Less than a year after French President François Hollande made the legalization of same- sex marriage a major platform of his 2012 presidential campaign, marriage equality is well on its way to becoming law. But the…

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Brooklyn Hospital Center See Ominous Future under Obamacare

BROOKLYN —As many Fort Greene and Clinton Hill residents eagerly await the full implementation of the Affordable Care Act, the Brooklyn Hospital Center sees an ominous future under the law. When the law is fully implemented in January 2014, Medicaid eligibility will expand coverage to an additional 16 million Americans. According to Richard Becker, president…

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Museum Exhibit Spotlights “the Forgotten Borough”

MANHATTAN — A new exhibit opening this week at the Museum of the City of New York spotlights Staten Island. The exhibit, titled “From Farm to City: Staten Island 1661-2012”, tells the story of Staten Island’s development over the last 350 years.  The purpose of the exhibit is to show that Staten Island, often referred…

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