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Leaders Gather in Chicago to Address Violence Against Transgender Community

NEWS | By EDGE | Mar 27
On March 27-28, transgender and gender nonconforming leaders from across the country will gather in Chicago to connect across regions, share solutions, and build upon national strategies that address the physical and structural violence transgenders face

Ind. Gov Get's Twitter-Slapped By Broadway Diva Over Anti-Gay Law

NEWS | By EDGE | Mar 27
Leave it to a six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald to add some major theatrics to the scene playing out over social media in response to Republican Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's signing of a "license to discriminate" bill Thursday.

Wish There Was a Netflix for Lesbians? Tune Into Tello!

NEWS | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 27
If you've ever wished that there was a network where you could see a wide variety of shows that honestly depicted lesbian lives, consider Christin Baker and her new online network Tello your fairy godmother.

UPDATE: Ice Palace Nightclub Spared in Cherry Grove Fire

NEWS | By EDGE | Mar 27
Save the "disco inferno" comments for another day.

SF Mayor Pulls the Plug on Taxpayer-Funded Travel to Indiana

NEWS | By EDGE | Mar 27
Don't worry San Franciscans. None of your hard earned tax dollars will go to support Indiana's economy.

Notre Dame Gay Group to Give Award to NHL Exec.

NEWS | Mar 27
The Gay and Lesbian Alumni/ae of the University of Notre Dame and Saint Mary's College plan to honor an NHL executive who helped launch the You Can Play Project in honor of his younger brother.

FL Insurance Commissioner Improves Nationwide Access to HIV Drugs

NEWS | By EDGE | Mar 27
Florida Insurance Commissioner Kevin M. McCarty announced this week that Aetna, Inc. and Coventry Health Care of Florida, Inc. are revising plans to include HIV drugs at a lower cost.

BREAKING: Inferno Engulfs Businesses in Cherry Grove, Fire Island

NEWS | By EDGE | Mar 27
A huge fire that sparked overnight has done extensive damage to the gay vacation destination of Cherry Grove on Fire Island. The Ice Palace and Cherry Grove Beach Hotel are victims of the blaze.

Authorities: 2 People Unaccounted For in NYC Blast

NEWS | By Colleen Long | Mar 27
Firefighters using high-powered water towers worked Friday to extinguish pockets of fire at the site of an apparent gas explosion in Manhattan's East Village as authorities reported that two people were unaccounted for.

Judge in Texas Blocks Federal Rules Change for Gay Couples

NEWS | Mar 27
A federal judge in Texas has blocked temporarily federal rules that would have expanded medical leave benefits to some gay couples.

Former Brigham Young Univ. Student Sues Apt. Complex

NEWS | By Brady McCombs | Mar 27
A former Brigham Young University student has sued a university-contracted apartment complex that he says evicted him after he told his roommates he was attracted to men.

Georgia 'Religious Freedom' Bill Stalls in House Committee

NEWS | Mar 27
A divisive religious freedom bill stalled Thursday in a Georgia House committee after a Republican member of the panel successfully added anti-discrimination language to the proposal.


News

NCAA Says It Will Monitor Impacts of Indiana Religious Law

NATIONAL | By Ralph D. Russo | Mar 27
With the Final Four a week away from shining a spotlight on Indianapolis, NCAA President Mark Emmert said Thursday that the governing body for college sports is concerned about an Indiana law that could allow businesses to discriminate against gay people.


Entertainment

Cinema Review :: 'The Wrecking Crew'

MOVIES | By Tony Pinizzotto | Mar 27
It's very likely that your favorite classic Rock N' Roll bands never played on their own studio recordings. This is the mind-boggling topic explored in Denny Tedesco's ear-popping documentary, "The Wrecking Crew."


Business

FAA Streamlines Rules to Speed Up Permits to Fly Drones

LEGAL | Mar 27
Federal aviation officials, battered by complaints that bureaucratic hurdles are preventing industry from realizing the economic benefits of drones, announced they are streamlining rules to expedite permits to fly small, commercial unmanned aircraft.


Cars

Motorist Removed from Car and Beaten by Officers

AUTO NEWS | Mar 26
A pastor leading a protest outside a Detroit-area police department threatened to shut down the city until two white officers are fired for the bloody arrest of a black man who was pulled from his car and repeatedly punched in the head.


Style

Is Your Seafood Caught by Slaves?

FOOD/DRINK | Mar 27
In the Indonesian island village of Benjina and the surrounding waters, hundreds of trapped men represent one of the most desperate links criss-crossing between companies and countries in the seafood industry.


Health/Fitness

Do Black Lives Matter? Asks amfAR in New Report

HIV/AIDS | By EDGE | Mar 25
A new report by The Foundation for AIDS Research concludes that the impact of HIV on Black gay men is the 'greatest' failure in the United States' response to AIDS.


Travel

Going Green: Houston (We Don't ) Have a Problem

By EDGE | Mar 26
Although many may associate Houston with oil and gas, everything from its tourist attractions to its sports teams are keeping Mother Nature top-of-mind.


Nightlife

Drag Tag: NYC's Queens Top Tips for a Drag-Tastic Evening

BARS | By Justin Luke | Mar 26
New York City a "DRAG"? You bet it is! The city's most indelible drag personalities take us on a walk of shame scouring the scene from cabaret to caddy! Now prance and sissy that walk!