Being LGBTQ in the Bronx: Growing Despite Resistance


Lisa Linsky, noted as “an award-winning LGBTQ equality attorney in New York,” stressed the need to acknowledge geographic, racial and ethnic demographics within the New York LGBTQ community, “Anytime you have a neighborhood with tremendous racial and ethnic diversity, that can make it even more difficult for LGBTQ individuals because they may be dealing with issues of intersectionality, race, and religion on top of sexual orientation and gender identity,” Ms. Linsky said.