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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.

Office of Human Rights Launches #DC19 Campaign

LOCAL | By John Riley | Oct 13
The D.C. Office of Human Rights (OHR) on Monday launched the #DC19 campaign, designed to inform District residents of their rights under the city's nondiscrimination law.

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.

Stein Election Endorsements Round Out Ticket

LOCAL | By John Riley | Oct 12
The Gertrude Stein Democratic Club, the District's largest LGBT political organization, endorsed Edward "Smitty" Smith, in his bid to become the District's first elected attorney general.

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.

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.