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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.

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."

#WickedPissed: Activists Disrupt Boston Pride Parade

By EDGE | Jun 15
On Saturday, June 13, 2015 about a dozen LGBTQ activists of Color and allies participated in a sit-in to disrupt and shut down the 45th Annual Boston Pride Parade. The sit-in served to refocus attention on those most marginalized in the LGBTQ community,

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