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D'Lo Headlines Dixon Place HOT! Festival With 'To T, Or Not to T'
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D'Lo Headlines Dixon Place HOT! Festival With 'To T, Or Not to T'

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 27
Dixon Place proudly presents the 26th Annual HOT! Festival, the NYC annual celebration of LGBTQ culture. Headlining the festival is D'Lo's solo work "To T, Or Not to T," which begins performances on Friday, July 7.

More Than 50 Medicines and Vaccines in Development for HIV Infection, Treatment and Prevention

More Than 50 Medicines and Vaccines in Development for HIV Infection, Treatment and Prevention

NEWS | Jun 27
America's biopharmaceutical companies are continuing the fight to conquer HIV, with 52 medicines and vaccines currently in development to help treat and prevent the infection.

Only in Florida: Trump-Happy Retirement Community Raided for Meth and Golf Cart Theft

Only in Florida: Trump-Happy Retirement Community Raided for Meth and Golf Cart Theft

NEWS | Jun 27
A Florida retirement community that enjoys the nicknames "Disneyland for adults" and "the happiest place on earth," may want to add "Meth Mecca" and "Smack Shack" to their list of monikers.

NYC Pride March 2017 Part One :: June 25, 2017

NYC Pride March 2017 Part One :: June 25, 2017

NIGHTLIFE | Jun 27
New York came out by the thousands to celebrate this year's Pride and to support the LGBT community. Here is Part One of three filled with plenty of Pride fun.

Singer Hasley Talks Bisexuality, Demi Lovato Sends Shady Tweet

Singer Hasley Talks Bisexuality, Demi Lovato Sends Shady Tweet

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 27
Pop singer Halsey recently gave an interview with Paper Magazine where she discussed being bisexual and how the music industry exploits sexuality. And it looks like Demi Lovato isn't too happy with her remarks.

Straight But Not Narrow NYPD Officer Moves Thousands with Uplifting Pride Post

Straight But Not Narrow NYPD Officer Moves Thousands with Uplifting Pride Post

NEWS | Jun 27
At the end of a Pride season that saw a group of protestors in the New York City's Pride March claim "there are no queer friendly cops," one straight member of the NYPD buoyed spirits and showed the true meaning of the word "ally."

On Anniversary of SCOTUS Marriage Ruling, NOM Asks Followers to Pray for 'True Marriage'

On Anniversary of SCOTUS Marriage Ruling, NOM Asks Followers to Pray for 'True Marriage'

NEWS | Jun 27
As the old saying goes, "God answers all prayers. But sometimes the answer is 'no.'"

AIDS Institute Recognizes National HIV Testing Day

AIDS Institute Recognizes National HIV Testing Day

NEWS | Jun 27
In recognition of National HIV Testing Day on June 27, The AIDS Institute encourages people to get tested to learn their HIV status and make informed and empowered medical decisions.

June 27 is National HIV Testing Day; Show Your Pride By Getting Tested!

June 27 is National HIV Testing Day; Show Your Pride By Getting Tested!

NEWS | By Eric Brus | Jun 27
National HIV Testing Day is an annual observance to promote HIV testing in the U.S. The 23rd annual HIV Testing Day will be held on Tuesday, June 27. The theme for the 2017 campaign is "Test Your Way, Do It Today!"

Tom Atwood's 'Kings & Queens in Their Castles'

Tom Atwood's 'Kings & Queens in Their Castles'

STYLE | By Matthew Wexler | Jun 27
Acclaimed photographer Tom Atwood spent 15 years photographing the diverse and ever-changing landscape of the LGBT community. EDGE offers an exclusive sneak peek inside his newly released book.

NBJC Strongly Opposes the Senate Health Care Legislation

NBJC Strongly Opposes the Senate Health Care Legislation

NEWS | Jun 27
The National Black Justice Coalition strongly opposes the recently introduced health care legislation, entitled the Better Care Reconciliation Act, which was crafted in secret by Republican Leadership.


Entertainment

 Review :: Anything Goes
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Review :: Anything Goes

THEATRE | By J. Peter Bergman | Jun 27
"Anything Goes," now on stage at the Mac-Haydn Theater in Chatham, NY seems bent on proving that charm and wit are so, so worthwhile.

 Review :: Irving Berlin's 'Holiday Inn' - Original Broadway Cast Recording

Review :: Irving Berlin's 'Holiday Inn' - Original Broadway Cast Recording

MUSIC | By Steven Bergman | Jun 27
Nothing deep to contemplate, this Broadway cast recording is a light-on-the-ears listen that will bring back memories to those who recall the film, and will familiarize those not with an exposure to one of America's most famous 20th century composers.


Business

5 Rare Barbary Lion Cubs Go on Show at Zoo in Germany

CORPORATE | Jun 27
Five rare Barbary lion cubs have been shown to the public for the first time at a zoo in southwestern Germany, delighting visitors as they clumsily plodded through their enclosure.


Technology

Video of Gaming Seattle Officer Discussing Shooting Removed

Video of Gaming Seattle Officer Discussing Shooting Removed

VIDEO GAMES | Jun 27
After an online outcry, a Seattle Police Department video in which an officer playing a video game discussed the recent fatal police shooting of a pregnant mother has been removed from social media.


Finance

Summer Vacation? Lots of Americans Say They Can't Afford It

Summer Vacation? Lots of Americans Say They Can't Afford It

SAVING | By Beth J. Harpaz, Emily Swanson | Jun 20
Forget frequent flier miles, last-minute getaways and even road trips. Nearly half of Americans say they won't be taking a vacation this summer, mostly because they can't afford it.


Cars

Male, Female, X: DC Gives Drivers a New Option on Licenses

Male, Female, X: DC Gives Drivers a New Option on Licenses

NATIONAL | Jun 27
The District of Columbia is giving residents a new gender option on their driver's licenses or identification cards issued by the city's department of motor vehicles.


Style

After Greek and Icelandic, is French the New Trendy Yogurt?

After Greek and Icelandic, is French the New Trendy Yogurt?

FOOD/DRINK | By Candice Choi | Jun 27
There's Greek yogurt, Icelandic yogurt and Australian yogurt. Now, the U.S. maker of Yoplait is hoping to revive its declining sales by marketing yet another culture in the yogurt section.


Health/Fitness

Budget Office Sees 22 Million Fewer Covered with Senate Trumpcare Bill

Budget Office Sees 22 Million Fewer Covered with Senate Trumpcare Bill

NATIONAL | By Alan Fram | Jun 27
The 22 million extra Americans were just 1 million fewer than the number the budget office estimated would become uninsured under the House version. President Donald Trump has called the House bill "mean"


Travel

Alaska Air Offers Charter Flight for Solar Eclipse Viewing

Alaska Air Offers Charter Flight for Solar Eclipse Viewing

Jun 27
Alaska Airlines said Monday it will charter a flight over the Pacific Ocean this Aug. 21 so select passengers can view the astronomical event from the sky.


Nightlife

Levity & Justice for All 2 Honors Kate Clinton
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Levity & Justice for All 2 Honors Kate Clinton

On June 22, LPAC again will gather the top lesbian comics in New York City to celebrate our community, stand up to those who would ignore our power, and laugh at Donald Trump.

19th Annual Pride Brunch For Positive Resource Center :: June 24, 2017

19th Annual Pride Brunch For Positive Resource Center :: June 24, 2017

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jun 26
The 19th Annual Pride Brunch for Positive Resource Center was held the morning of Pink Saturday during SF Pride weekend. Gary Virginia and Donna Sachet hosted what is considered one of everybody's favorite events, which raised over $40,000 this year.