Manchester: Every Reason to Be Proud and GayBy Mark Thompson | Jul 25One of the biggest Pride celebrations - and longest: ten days and nights! - turns 21 this year. That’s right, Manchester Pride, winner of "Best UK Pride" and a nominee for "World’s Best Pride" shows the world why I [HEART}...
Trolley Dolly Pam Ann To Fly In to Manchester PrideJun 25One of the UK’s favourite fictitious ’trolley dollies’, Pam Ann, will be returning to the North West this August for a short-haul trip to Manchester Pride’s 21st birthday.
Gaydar to Sponsor Manchester Pride 2011Apr 20In the UK, the Gaydar brands account for half of all gay and lesbian traffic on the internet. GaydarRadio has almost 800,000 listeners each month in the UK alone.
Manchester Pride Turns 21 This AugustFeb 11Manchester Pride turns 21 this summer and is marking the milestone with a commemorative exhibition, Queer To Stay: 21 Years Of Manchester Pride, a comprehensive collection of images, memorabillia, and stories documenting the festival’s history.
The Gastronomic Allure of Zurich, SwitzerlandBy Mark Thompson | Jul 5The wealthiest city in Europe, Zurich has been designated the city with the best quality of life in the world - for seven years in a row. A world leader in climate control, Zurich is also a city where a plurality of citizens profess no faith or religion.
Blissful Culture Overdose in Basel, SwitzerlandBy Mark Thompson | Jun 8The airport is in France - but your ticket says Switzerland - and the official language is German. Carmen Sandiego, where are we now? Located on the river Rhine, where the borders of Switzerland, France, and Germany meet, Basel is a nexus of culture.
Capturing Switzerland’s Charms in PhotosBy Mark Thompson | May 28Switzerland is a country roughly the size of the state of Maryland, with a population less than New York City - and yet, what an inordinate amount of influence this one country has had on European and global culture.
The Beauty of Bern: Springtime in SwitzerlandBy Mark Thompson | May 28Consistently ranked among the world’s top ten cities for quality of life, Bern, the capital of Switzerland, was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983 for its medieval Old Town, built in 1191 - and in springtime, few places are as beautiful...
Montpellier, France: City of Students in LoveBy Mark Thompson | Jul 21Nearly one in four residents of Montpellier, France is a student, which makes for an eternally youthful city - even one that was founded in 985 AD. If Paris is for lovers, Montpellier is for students in love - and especially in summer.
In Search of Lost History: Return to Montpellier, FranceBy Mark Thompson | Jul 21Nearly thirty years ago, Montpellier, France had been our home. In those days, Montpellier was a sleepy town - and now, it’s the fastest growing city in France. So we returned to Montpellier to discover whether we or the city had changed more.
American Life in the South of France: ’Taking Root in Provence’By Curtis M. Wong | Jul 19For many of us, jotting down a list of dream travel destinations is an annual (if not monthly) pastime. Presumably, "Taking Root In Provence" author Anne-Marie Simons did the same thing while working for 30 years in the Washington D.C. area.
Summer in the South of France: Nice and ToulouseBy Mark Thompson | Jul 14Ever since F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald landed in the south of France during the Twenties, the Cote d’Azur has been a haven for the beautiful and the gifted who are drawn to the azure waters of the Mediterranean and the pink villages of France.
Pink and Blue Summer in the South of FranceBy Mark Thompson | Jul 14With at least fifteen gay bars, three gay beaches, two major LGBT festivals, and as many rainbow flags as wave in le Marais in Paris, Nice has become the de facto gay resort of France.
Belfast Pride Draws Crowd, Protest, RebukeBy Kilian Melloy | Aug 1The 21st edition of Belfast’s Pride Parade took place on July 30, drawing a crowd to the city but also triggering anti-gay religious protests. Organizers took pains to make the occasion welcoming to all, going so far as to host a "family fun da...
Sao Paulo Council Calls for Heterosexual Pride DayAug 4The city council of South America’s biggest city has adopted legislation calling for a Heterosexual Pride Day to be celebrated on the third Sunday of each December.
Czech Officials Trash Prague PrideBy Kilian Melloy | Aug 5The Czech city of Prague is set to host its first gay Pride events later this month, but the historic occasion has already been marred by anti-gay trash talk from the top levels of the country’s government.
Woman Presents Butt Tattoo as Evidence in UK Gay Bash CaseBy Kilian Melloy | Aug 19A spat between two British women allegedly culminated in an anti-gay attack earlier this year. But the defendant in the case told a jury she was not anti-gay, and she had a tattoo on her bum to prove it.
Discovering London, For the First TimeBy Jim Halterman | Sep 12How do you navigate your way from the United States to the United Kingdom for the first time? EDGE’s Jim Halterman takes you step-by-step how to get there, what to do when you’re there and, of course, where to find the boys!
Manchester Pride Raises One Million Pounds for LGBT CharitiesOct 23Manchester Pride has announced that it has raised a grand total of £105,000 this year. This figure means that, since 2003, the annual festival has raised over £1M distributed to LGBT organisations and HIV charities and organisations.
Manchester Pride Announces Dates for 22nd B’day CelebrationApr 20The Charity that organises Manchester Pride has confirmed that the award-winning LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) festival will light up the streets of Manchester from 17 - 27 August 2012.
Bar-Tini Academy Saturdays :: March 8, 2014Fresh new Bar-Tini Academy Saturdays in Hell’s Kitchen was packed with a sexy mix of college boys and girls, who danced the night away to DJ Jonny Mack’s hot poppy beats.
Catwalk @ Marquee :: March 6, 2014Catwalk at Marquee on Thursday nights has changed from weekly to monthly with promoters Brandon Voss, Susanne Bartsch and Frankie Sharp. Check out the photos.
Real Deal @ The Ritz :: March 5, 2014Real Deal at The Ritz on Wednesday nights is the hottest place to be in Hell’s Kitchen with a gaggle of drag queens and go-go boys who are sure to entertain.