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Shark Sightings Cause Officials to Evacuate Beach Near Fire Island

By EDGE | Jul 24
The sighting of two six-foot sharks swimming close to the shore Thursday caused officials on Long Island to evacuate waters in the Town of Oyster Bay beach located roughly 20-miles west of the gay communities Fire Island Pines and Cherry Grove.

Roaches Lead to Castro Eatery Closures

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jul 18
A handful of restaurants have reopened in San Francisco's Castro neighborhood after recently being closed when city inspectors found cockroaches and, in some cases, rodent infestations.

Introducing Fever Bar & Lounge

By EDGE | Jul 16
On August 1, Shaheer Williams and Angelo Ellerbee will launch the newest LGBT hotspot -- Fever Bar & Lounge at 415 Central Avenue in Newark, New Jersey.

PAWS Director 'Forced to Leave'

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jul 12
The former executive director of Pets Are Wonderful Support, a San Francisco-based nonprofit, says the agency recently made him quit.

NYC Council Member Daniel Dromm & LGBT Activists Hold Vigil

By EDGE | Jul 6
New York City Council Member Daniel Dromm (D-Jackson Heights, Elmhurst), LGBT activists, and family members of the late Julio Rivera family gathered for a candlelight vigil to mark the 25th Anniversary of Rivera's murder on July 2, 1990.

Statement From Fire Island Invasion Organizer: The Show Will Go On

By EDGE | Jul 2
According to event organizer Panzi, the 40th annual "Invasion of the Pines" will go on as scheduled - no thanks to Ian Reisner. PJ McAteer notes that as always, for all in drag, the drinks will be on the house.

Lesbian Herstory Archive Boycotts NYC Pride

By Winnie McCroy | Jun 25
The Brooklyn-based Lesbian Herstory Archives will no longer be participating in the Annual Lesbian and Gay Pride March in Manhattan.

Citing Boycott, Ascension Party Leaves Fire Island for Mykonos

By EDGE | Jun 22
The drama in Fire Island Pines now officially spans two continents.

Since Moving to Pier 26, NYC Pride Rally Has Grown

By Winnie McCroy | Jun 19
The NYC LGBT Pride Rally kicks off festivities on June 26 with a show featuring Titus Burgess, Sir Ian McKellan and Sir Derek Jacobi, and singer Ashanti.

DBGM Looks at Suicide and Depression Among LGBTs of Color

By EDGE | Jun 16
Depressed Black Gay Men Inc. (DBGM) invites the community to address mental health during pride with their June 18 panel, "In My Mind: Facing Depression & Suicide Affecting LGBT People of Color."

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