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Phylicia Rashad Interviews Billie Allen for League of Pro Theatre Women

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Saturday Sep 20, 2014
On September 22, actress Phylicia Rashad will interview Billie Allen, for the League of Professional Theatre Women.

Strippers protest Ohio church. Aug. 22: Supporters of The Fox Hole strip club protest against New Beginnings Ministries Church in Warsaw, Ohio.

Can't We All Get Along? Officials Ask Pastor, Strip Club to End Feud

LOCAL | Sep 16
Officials are pleading for a pastor and an Ohio strip club owner to stop weekly protesting of each other's establishments over a years-long feud.

Indiana Agrees to Recognize 2nd Same-Sex Marriage

LOCAL | Sep 12
Indiana has agreed to recognize a second same-sex marriage because one of the women is battling cancer.

Jane Lynch will host the event

Jane Lynch Hosts Astraea Lesbian Foundation Benefit Concert

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 12
On Monday, September 15, actor Jane Lynch will host Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice which proudly announces Uprising of Love: A Benefit Concert for Global Equality at Broadway's Gershwin Theatre.

Broadway Backdown: Lights to Dim for Joan Rivers Tonight

LOCAL | By Bobby McGuire | Sep 9
Following an outcry of outrage, The Broadway League has reversed its decision not to dim the lights on Broadway tonight in tribute to Joan Rivers.

Justin V. Bond in 'The Drift'

Justin V. Bond Stages Free Association Show 'The Drift' at Joes' Pub

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 8
On September 11, Justin Vivian Bond embarks on a new, free associative collage of spoken word and song that is inspired by Tennessee Williams' story "The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone."

Oakland Pride, for the kids

Oakland Pride Clarifies: Hide Okay - As Long As It's Tanned

LOCAL | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 2
Oakland Pride kicked off its own event this weekend, but found itself embroiled in a near-tempest with media reports that the leather community had been disinvited.

MATERC Applauds Worcester's Nondiscrimination Protections

LOCAL | By EDGE | Aug 21
The Worcester City Council voted unanimously in favor of an amendment to the city's Revised Ordinances of 2008 enacting nondiscrimination protections based on gender identity or expression.

Virginia Prepares for Possibility of Gay Marriage

LOCAL | By Brock Vergakis | Aug 20
Virginia officials are preparing for the possibility that same-sex couples will be able to wed in the state Thursday by drafting a revised marriage license form for courthouse clerks to use as soon as they open their doors.

Fort Lauderdale Wins Bid to Host 2015 NGLCC Conference

LOCAL | Aug 16
Mark your calendars! The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) has chosen Fort Lauderdale as the host city for the 2015 NGLCC International Business & Leadership Conference.

Kiehl's President Chris Salgardo, left, holds the certificate presented by Dr. Howard Zucker, New York State's Acting Commissioner for Health

AIDS Quilt Comes to Governor's Island as Kiehl's LifeRide Ends

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 13
The Kiehl's LifeRide ended its 10-day trek across the U.S. at Governor's Island in New York City, where the AIDS Quilt was displayed for all to see.