In Fire Island
A staffer with the popular service Airbnb is making headlines this week after asking a New York City party planner to remove a homoerotic photo from his listing even though she found the image "captivating."
State agencies have begun adding gender identity to their data collection, part of an effort Gov. Andrew Cuomo said will help the state better meet the needs of lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender New Yorkers.
A new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention analysis shows that while most primary care physicians offer regular, routine HIV testing to gay and bisexual men, only 1 in 5 provides routine screening for all patients.
North Carolina's attorney general says his office will no longer defend the state's voter-approved ban on same sex marriage in court after a federal appeals court ruled a similar prohibition in neighboring Virginia unconstitutional.
It’s no secret that homophobia has been an unfortunate aspect of the rap world but after President Obama announced his support for marriage equality, a number of prominent rappers have followed suit, perhaps signaling a change in the community.
Sweet Cakes by Melissa, the Gresham, Oregon-based bakery that turned away a lesbian couple’s business on religious grounds earlier this year, is now closed.
In Fire Island
On July 30 at New York's supper club and cabaret 54 Below, Susan Blackwell hosts the "Volleygirls" fundraiser for the It Gets Better Project.
Fire Island Dance Festival celebrated its 20th anniversary with artistry, gravity-defying movement, romance and remembrance, raising a record-shattering $533,860 for Dancers Responding to AIDS, a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.
Sarah Palin has started her own subscription-based online network. The Sarah Palin Channel, which went live on Sunday, bills itself as a "direct connection" for the former Alaska governor and GOP vice presidential candidate with her supporters.
Adult-film icon Michael Lucas ventures into mainstream pictures with an eye-opening documentary about gay life in Russia.
Per studio estimates Sunday, Warner Bros. "Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" was No. 1 at the weekend box office with $73.7 million, besting last weekend’s No. 1 film, Disney’s animated fable "Frozen."
Slow-moving as it sometimes is, Orphans’ Home Cycle, Part One shows real people of a more moralistic but not more moral time. And, as with Chekhov, the sad parts are often funny, and the funny parts often sad.
amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, has dedicated $2.4M in research grants to fund the search for an end to HIV/AIDS.
Boston Pride had its biggest year to date. EDGE was on hand for the pre-parties, the parade, the block parties & club events.
Smoking is bad. But it can be worse, especially if you're HIV-positive - and the CDC wants you to know it.