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Patricia Ariza Wins LPTW Gilder/Coigney Award

LOCAL | 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.

Aspen Gay Ski Week Raises Community Fund

LOCAL | By EDGE | Oct 17
Aspen Gay Ski Week returns for its 38th year, January 11-18, 2015. With 5,000 attendees, the event raises funds for Roaring Fork Gay and Lesbian Community Fund.

NC High School Cancels Play Featuring Same-Sex Couple

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 15
Students at a North Carolina high school are seeing red over their principal's decision to shut down their current production of "Almost, Maine," a romantic comedy by John Cariani that depicts multiple love stories, including one between two men.

Gay Men Seek SF College Board Seats

LOCAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Oct 12
As City College of San Francisco continues to fight a decision to yank its accreditation, a pair of out candidates is seeking seats this fall on the board that is supposed to oversee the local community college system.

NY Yanks Pornhub's Newly Erected Billboard

LOCAL | By Bobby McGuire | Oct 11
Pornhub's largest erection to date, a 54 foot billboard in Times Square, got a hefty dose of saltpeter this week, when an area hotel complained about its suggestive, yet very PG-rated, message

Marijuana Soda Bottles Explode at Washington Shop

LOCAL | Oct 9
Bottles of legal marijuana-infused soda delivered to a Washington state pot shop started exploding on the store shelf.

The GSDBA :: Harnessing LGBT Power

LOCAL | By Caleb Rainey | Oct 8
Relegated communities depend on the financial infrastructure provided by small businesses, run by fellow community members, for a variety of things such as employment and culturally sensitive products.

Fenway Gets $800K To Study Health of FTM Transpeople

LOCAL | By EDGE | Oct 7
The Fenway Institute at Fenway Health has been approved for an $813,000 funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to study the sexual health of female-to-male (FTM) transgender people.

Lena Dunham :: Candid As Always

LOCAL | By Alicia Rancilio | Oct 5
With her new book and promotional tour, Lena Dunham continues to be the voice of millennials. And as outspoken as ever.

Nation's Largest HIV/AIDS Conference Comes to San Diego

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 3
The United States Conference on AIDS (USCA) will make San Diego its home through October 5.

GLAAD CEO Sarah Kate Ellis to Receive Women Achiever Award

LOCAL | By EDGE | Sep 29
GLAAD President and CEO Sarah Kate Ellis and three others will be honored at the Women's Fund of Long Island's 20th Annual Women Achievers Breakfast on October 23.