Posts Tagged ‘Queens’

Escaping Discrimination

December 2014 The story of Bianey Garcia, a 24-year-old transgender woman. Garcia helps LGBT immigrants stay in the U.S. and avoid persecution and “death sentences” back in their home countries where homosexuality is not accepted. Escaping From Discrimination from Denisse Moreno on Vimeo.

Terminated Union Workers Protest in Queens

January 29, 2014 Terminated Supermarket workers held a protest in Jackson Heights, Queens demanding the manager of the new supermarket at the location to give them their jobs back.

5 Pointz faces Demolition by Landlord

November 27, 2013 Known as the world’s ‘graffiti mecca’, 5 Pointz faces demolition after the landlord’s plan to replace it with two luxury towers. Denisse Moreno reports.

Isamar Tamayo: Starting to Walk Again

Isamar Tamayo is an 18-year-old student from Astoria, Queens, who is unlike most college students her age. She underwent surgery this summer on both sides of her hips because both of her femurs were deteriorating. After the operation she was forced to use a wheelchair and a walker while starting her college life.

Benjamin Gonzalez, Successful and Loves being a Cosmetologist

Gonzalez owns a beauty salon in Jackson Heights, Queens, where his faithful Latino clients have helped his business thrive for more than 15 years.

LGBT Community Against Stop & Frisk

September 12, 2013, Queens, N.Y. The LGBT community met Wednesday night at the Queens Pride House to discuss how the Stop and Frisk program discriminates and targets them. The forum, which included six speakers specializing with the LGBT community and Stop and Frisk program spoke on how people can deal with various issues with the […]