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Patricia Ariza Wins LPTW Gilder/Coigney Award

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Oct 21, 2014
On Monday, October 27, The League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW) and its International Committee will honor Patricia Ariza from Colombia with the LPTW Gilder/Coigney International Theatre Award 2014.

In-Depth: The Crystal Meth Epidemic Makes Comeback in Gay Community

By Jason Parsley | Oct 21
Over the past few years, there has been a resurgence of methamphetamine use in the gay community; some have even called it an epidemic.

Cowboys Release Michael Sam From Practice Squad

Oct 21
The Dallas Cowboys have released Michael Sam from the practice squad, another setback as the NFL's first openly gay player tries to make an active roster during the regular season for the first time.

Wyoming Becomes Latest to Legalize Gay Marriage

By Bob Moen | Oct 21
Wyoming has become the latest state to allow gay marriage, bringing the national wave of expanded rights for same-sex couples to a state where the 1998 beating death of Matthew Shepard still influences national perceptions.

International Women's Media Foundation Celebrates 25th Anniversary

By Winnie McCroy | Oct 21
The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) will celebrate the 25th anniversary of honoring women journalists at the 2014 Courage in Journalism Awards on October 22 at Cipriani 42nd Street.

Lawsuit: Detained Transgender Teen Treated as Boy

By Dave Collins | Oct 21
Lawyers for a 16-year-old transgender girl detained in Connecticut say she's being forced to wear male clothing and officials are calling her by her male birth name.

Group Calls Its Marriage Complaint Irrelevant

Oct 21
The leader of a Republican group representing gay conservatives said Monday that if he could, he'd likely withdraw a complaint alleging Clark County officials illegally issued same-sex marriage licenses before the state's gay marriage ban was struck down.

Judge Sets Hearing On Arkansas Same-Sex Marriage Case

Oct 21
A federal judge has set a hearing for next month in a lawsuit challenging Arkansas' gay marriage ban.

Rights Group: LGBT Jamaicans Targets of Violence

By David McFadden | Oct 21
LGBT people are the targets of unchecked violence and discrimination in Jamaica, frequently refused housing or employment in the Caribbean country typically described as the region's most hostile to LGBT citizens, according to Human Rights Watch.

Gov. Cuomo Announces 'End of AIDS' Taskforce

By Winnie McCroy | Oct 21
On October 14, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the creation of the End of AIDS Task Force to implement his bold plan to end new HIV infections in the Empire State by 2020.

Oakland Could Beat SF to Having Out Mayor

By Matthew S. Bajko | Oct 21
Oakland voters could make history in November by electing the Bay Area's first out mayor to serve a full term, should lesbian at-large City Councilwoman Rebecca Kaplan win the race as polling has suggested.