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Musical Review of the Roaring '20s Benefits UN Women

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Friday Oct 24, 2014
This weekend, from Oct. 24-26 at New York's Moscow 57, Karen Nason and special guest Ellen Kaye will star in "Let's Misbehave! A Musical Review of the Roaring '20s and Beyond," to benefit UN Women.

Patricia Ariza Wins LPTW Gilder/Coigney Award

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 21
On Monday, October 27, The League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW) and its International Committee will honor Patricia Ariza from Colombia with the LPTW Gilder/Coigney International Theatre Award 2014.

God's Love We Deliver Hosts 8th Annual Golden Hearts Awards

LOCAL | By EDGE | Oct 20
More than 700 guests attended God's Love We Deliver's Eighth Annual Golden Heart Awards on Thursday, October 16, making it the largest and most successful event in the New York non-profit's 29-year history.

Aspen Gay Ski Week Raises Community Fund

LOCAL | By EDGE | Oct 17
Aspen Gay Ski Week returns for its 38th year, January 11-18, 2015. With 5,000 attendees, the event raises funds for Roaring Fork Gay and Lesbian Community Fund.

NC High School Cancels Play Featuring Same-Sex Couple

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 15
Students at a North Carolina high school are seeing red over their principal's decision to shut down their current production of "Almost, Maine," a romantic comedy by John Cariani that depicts multiple love stories, including one between two men.

Gay Men Seek SF College Board Seats

LOCAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Oct 12
As City College of San Francisco continues to fight a decision to yank its accreditation, a pair of out candidates is seeking seats this fall on the board that is supposed to oversee the local community college system.

NY Yanks Pornhub's Newly Erected Billboard

LOCAL | By Bobby McGuire | Oct 11
Pornhub's largest erection to date, a 54 foot billboard in Times Square, got a hefty dose of saltpeter this week, when an area hotel complained about its suggestive, yet very PG-rated, message

NYC Councilman Proposes Birth Certificate Modernization

LOCAL | By EDGE | Oct 9
New York applauds Councilmember Corey Johnson for removing surgery requirements for altering birth certificates of transgender residents in New York City.

Marijuana Soda Bottles Explode at Washington Shop

LOCAL | Oct 9
Bottles of legal marijuana-infused soda delivered to a Washington state pot shop started exploding on the store shelf.

Fenway Gets $800K To Study Health of FTM Transpeople

LOCAL | By EDGE | Oct 7
The Fenway Institute at Fenway Health has been approved for an $813,000 funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to study the sexual health of female-to-male (FTM) transgender people.

Lena Dunham :: Candid As Always

LOCAL | By Alicia Rancilio | Oct 5
With her new book and promotional tour, Lena Dunham continues to be the voice of millennials. And as outspoken as ever.