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Providence: Mayor OK to Send Firemen to Gay Parade

LOCAL | By Michelle R. Smith | Sep 24
Former Providence Mayor Buddy Cianci did not violate the rights of firefighters ordered to drive a fire truck in a 2001 gay pride parade, a lawyer for the city argued to the Rhode Island Supreme Court on Tuesday.

Register Now for the CONNECTED Boston 2014 Summit

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 24
On Saturday, Sept. 27 from 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at the Whittier Street Health Center, the MAC will convening The CONNECTED Boston 2014 summit.

The event raised &782,849 for The Center

20th Annual Cycle for the Cause Raises Nearly $800,000

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 23
Cycle for the Cause: The Northeast AIDS Ride was held from September 19-21, with riders starting in Boston and pedaling roughly 275 miles to New York City. The event raised $782,849 for Center programs.

A promotional photo for "Through a Glass Darkly"

Catch 'Through a Glass Darkly' Tonight

AIDS | By EDGE | Sep 22
Catch "Though a Glass Darkly," a retrospective celebration of the vibrant Black presence in Boston theater, in Dorchester tonight.

Billie Allen

Phylicia Rashad Interviews Billie Allen for League of Pro Theatre Women

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

LGBTQ Youth Job Fair Comes to Chicago

LOCAL | By EDGE | Sep 16
Work! Chicago, an LGBTQ youth job fair, will be hosted Wed., Oct. 22, 2014, noon-4 p.m. at the Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted, sponsored by Windy City Times, Chicago House TransWorks, TransTech and the Center on Halsted.

Archive Productions staff Vivian Imperiale, left, Bryan Heinrich, and Ehrin Davis discuss a project with Joel Evans, development director at Openhouse, and Archive Executive Director Scott Peterson

Nonprofit Preserves Cultural Events

LOCAL | By Khaled Sayed | Sep 16
A San Francisco nonprofit is working to preserve LGBT and other cultural events and has developed a new funding stream to help it accomplish that task.

Janis Ian

Summer Never Ends at the Crown and Anchor

LOCAL | By EDGE | Sep 14
Though we may not be able to wear white pants any longer, Labor Day's passing doesn't mean the end of the summer's entertainment. There is plenty still happening at The Crown and Anchor.

HGBC Awarded Queer Youth Fund Grant

LOCAL | By EDGE | Sep 10
The Hispanic Black Gay Coalition, located in Boston, MA, was one of four organizations awarded a 2014 Queer Youth Fund Grant from the Liberty Hill Foundation. The Queer Youth Fund awards $100,000 grants to innovative leadership development.

Justin Bieber at the 'Fashion Rocks' event, September 9, 2014

Bieber Crashes 'Fashion Rocks' Charity, Strips on Stage

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Sep 10
Boos turned to boxer briefs last night at Brooklyn's Barclay Center when former teeny-bop batboy Justin Bieber made an unannounced appearance at the annual "Fashion Rocks" charity event and gave a semi-appreciative audience an impromptu striptease.