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Gay No More, NYC's Out Hotel To Go Mainstream

Jul 28
The days of New York City's Out Hotel as a gay-themed vacation spot are numbered. The Real Deal reports that Merchant's Hospitality has bought the long-term lease on the Times Square area complex for $40 million and plans to go for a mainstream crowd.

Victim's Leg Broken in Hell's Kitchen Anti-Gay Attack

Jul 26
Manhattan's ├╝ber gay neighborhood Hells Kitchen was the site of an anti-gay attack that left a victim badly beaten with a broken leg.

Rent Increase May Close Celebrated San Francisco Gay Bar

By Janie Har | Jul 7
One of the nation's most celebrated gay bars may soon go out of business after a new landlord more than doubled the rent, part of a trend that has old-timers lamenting that the San Francisco they know and love- dilapidated and diverse - is disappearing.

Jobs Fair Connects Transgender Angelenos to Jobs and Career-Building Resources

Jun 22
Hundreds of transgender Angelenos attended today's Diversity Job and Career Fair, a landmark event aimed at bringing opportunity to a population that faces stiff barriers to employment and discrimination in the workplace.

New York City's Storied Four Seasons Restaurant Relocating

May 29
The Four Seasons has been a favorite of celebrities and business titans since it opened in the landmark Seagram Building in 1959. It is scheduled to close in July. The building's owner said last year he was not renewing the lease.

LA Pride Organizers Issue Statement Addressing Charges of Commercialization

May 16
After being roundly criticized for everything from inflated ticket prices and decreased presence for lesbians and trans people, to general lack of financial transparency, Christopher Street West, producers of LA Pride, issued a statement Friday.

The Center O.C.'s Big Ball :: Indigo - You Gotta Go!

By Thom Senzee | Apr 9
To say the LGBT Center Orange County has some good programs for queer folk would be like saying out lesbian comedian Dana Goldberg is prone to cracking a joke or two, now and then. Can you say understatement?

The Center To Administer NYS LGBT Health and Human Services Network

By EDGE | Apr 5
The Center was tapped by the NYS Dept. of Health to administer LGBT Health and Human Services Network.

Boston Area High School Playoff Game Marred By Fans' Hate Speech

Mar 14
A Boston-area high school basketball playoff game became the site of an ugly display of public hate speech Friday when anti-gay slurs from one team's fans were used to respond to an anti-Semitic chant by their opponent's supporters.

Families First: Family Equality Council Creates an Impact

By Ken Knox | Mar 11
"Carving out a space to hear directly from families whose lives have been affected by current social and legal structures is integral to the event's success and efficacy."

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