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Dancers Responding to AIDS Hold Hudson Valley Dance Festival in Catskills
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Dancers Responding to AIDS Hold Hudson Valley Dance Festival in Catskills

NEWS | Sep 18
Head to the Catskills, New York, over Columbus Day weekend when Dancers Responding to AIDS, a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, is hosting its fifth annual Hudson Valley Dance Festival at the Historic Catskill Point.

At UN, Trump Threatens 'Total Destruction' of North Korea

At UN, Trump Threatens 'Total Destruction' of North Korea

NEWS | By Jonathan Lemire and Darlene Superville | Sep 19
President Donald Trump, in a combative debut speech to the U.N. General Assembly, threatened the "total destruction'" of North Korea if it does not abandon its drive toward nuclear weapons.

Records: 2 Knew About Porn on Oklahoma Lawmaker's Computer

Records: 2 Knew About Porn on Oklahoma Lawmaker's Computer

NEWS | By Sean Murphy | Sep 19
A least two people knew about child pornography on former Republican state Sen. Ralph Shortey's computer at the Oklahoma Capitol, but failed to disclose that information to authorities until years later.

PopUps: 'This is Us' Star Sterling K. Brown Shows Off New Emmy, Abs

PopUps: 'This is Us' Star Sterling K. Brown Shows Off New Emmy, Abs

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 19
Emmys and abs. Who could ask for more?!

Words With Friends Adds 50,000 Pop Culture Words, Including 'Kween' & 'Yas'

Words With Friends Adds 50,000 Pop Culture Words, Including 'Kween' & 'Yas'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | Sep 19
Among the new words are kween, smize, TFW, turnt, werk, yas - as well as bae and bestie.

'Human Ken Doll' Says He was Drugged & Robbed by Prostitutes

'Human Ken Doll' Says He was Drugged & Robbed by Prostitutes

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 19
The man known as the "Human Ken Doll" says he was drugged and robbed by prostitutes while he was partying in Marbella, Spain last week.

Shake Shack Launches 'Will & Grace' Shakes to Benefit GLAAD

Shake Shack Launches 'Will & Grace' Shakes to Benefit GLAAD

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 19
Shake Shack and NBC have pledged a $2 donation to GLAAD for every "Will & Grace"-themed shake sold.

Post-Vigil Protest for Slain LGBTQ Activist; 3 Arrests

Post-Vigil Protest for Slain LGBTQ Activist; 3 Arrests

NEWS | By Kate Brumback | Sep 19
Three people were arrested during a protest that followed a vigil for a Georgia Tech student who was fatally shot by campus police, a university spokesman said.

In Emotional Post, '13 Reasons Why' Star Shows Support for Marriage Equality, Possibly Comes Out

In Emotional Post, '13 Reasons Why' Star Shows Support for Marriage Equality, Possibly Comes Out

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 19
A star of the breakout Netflix series "13 Reasons Why" took to Instagram Monday to express his support for marriage equality in Australia and possibly identified with the LGBTQ community while doing so.

Film Academy President Welcomes New Members at Private Party

Film Academy President Welcomes New Members at Private Party

ENTERTAINMENT | By Sandy Cohen | Sep 19
Academy chief Dawn Hudson said the new membership class reflects a "re-envisioning of the academy as a truly international institution."

The Person Named Most Dangerous Online Might Surprise You

The Person Named Most Dangerous Online Might Surprise You

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | Sep 19
One-time pop-punk princess Avril Lavigne has beaten superstar Beyonce at something, but she may not be totally happy with her victory - she's been named the most dangerous celebrity on the internet.


News

Spicer Suggests Critics of Emmy Appearance Should Lighten Up

Spicer Suggests Critics of Emmy Appearance Should Lighten Up

POLITICS | By David Bauder | Sep 19
Sean Spicer says his surprise Emmy Awards appearance was a chance to have some fun, and suggested Tuesday that people who were upset by it were taking things too seriously.


Entertainment

Spiderwoman Celebrates 40th Anniversary With Gala
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Spiderwoman Celebrates 40th Anniversary With Gala

THEATRE | Sep 18
Spiderwoman Theater, beloved stalwart of New York's downtown theater scene, will celebrate 40 years of remarkable performances with a gala celebration at the landmark East Village venue La MaMa on Tuesday, September 19.

 Review :: The Big Sick

Review :: The Big Sick

MOVIES | By Michael Cox | Sep 19
A story of forbidden love that only an Uber-driver-aspiring-to-be-a-standup-comedian could tell - the reason that people can't stop talking about this film is Kumail Nanjiani works with some amazing collaborators.


Business

Shadows of Secrecy Begin to Spread Across Federal Government

Shadows of Secrecy Begin to Spread Across Federal Government

CORPORATE | By Laurie Kellman | Sep 19
There are cracks in the curtains President Donald Trump tried to draw around the government early in his presidency, but the slivers of light aren't making it easier to hold federal officials accountable for their actions.


Technology

Across U.S., Lawmakers Chip Away at Public's Access to Records

Across U.S., Lawmakers Chip Away at Public's Access to Records

PERSONAL TECH | By Andrew DeMillo and Andrew | Sep 19
In February, Arkansas lawmakers marked the 50-year anniversary of the Freedom of Information Act with a resolution calling it "a shining example of open government" that had ensured access to vital public records for generations.


Finance

Irma vs. Mar-a-Lago: Bet on Trump's House

Irma vs. Mar-a-Lago: Bet on Trump's House

HOME | By Terry Spencer | Sep 8
Hurricane Irma is likely to test President Donald Trump's longtime boast that his Mar-a-Lago mansion can withstand any storm. If history is any guide, the smart money this weekend will be on the house.


Cars

Renault-Nissan Promises 12 New Electric Vehicles by 2022

Renault-Nissan Promises 12 New Electric Vehicles by 2022

AUTO NEWS | Sep 17
The Renault-Nissan alliance is ramping up electric car production, vowing 12 new models by 2022 and to make electric cars 30 percent of its overall production.


Style

Most Americans Would Rather Be Alone: Here's Why

Most Americans Would Rather Be Alone: Here's Why

HOME | Sep 19
Is it ok to go to the movies or hang out at a bar alone? The votes are in. Millions of Americans are now happy to live a solitary existence, according to newly released research. Nine in 10 US adults are now content to be in their own company.


Nightlife

GMHC To Honor Actor and Activist Kathy Najimy
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GMHC To Honor Actor and Activist Kathy Najimy

AIDS | Sep 15
On Monday, September 18, Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) will honor multitalented performer Kathy Najimy with the 2017 Howard Ashman Award for her contributions to the LGBT community and the fight against HIV/AIDS.

Our Women in Uniform

Our Women in Uniform

LEATHER-KINK | By Race Bannon | Sep 17
The Dyke Uniform Corps (D.U.C.) was founded in April 1998 for women uniform fetishists by four people known as the General Officers: Gunner, Kane, Blade and Tomo. I had an opportunity to speak with one of those founders, Tomo.