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Trans Community Calls for Solidarity

| By John Riley | Monday Nov 24, 2014
More than a hundred people packed the Metropolitan Community Church of D.C. to the brim Thursday evening as part of the annual Transgender Day of Remembrance.

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Ex-Gay Calls on HRC to Pay for Co-Founder's Conversion Therapy

| By EDGE | Nov 23
Conversion therapist and ex-gay advocate Christopher Doyle may be looking to make a buck as he demands that HRC pay for reparative therapy in the wake of his arrest on sex abuse charges involving a minor.

City's 'Ugly" Christmas Tree Prompts Public Outcry

| Nov 23
A Christmas tree that might make Charlie Brown think twice is getting kicked to the curb a little early after residents of a Pennsylvania town complained it was too ugly.

Mike Nichols, Crafter of Films, Plays, Dies at 83

| By Shelley Acoca | Nov 20
Mike Nichols, the director of matchless versatility who brought fierce wit, caustic social commentary and wicked absurdity to such film, TV and stage hits as "The Graduate," "Angels in America" and "Monty Python's Spamalot," has died. He was 83.

Former Pier Dance Space to Become Futuristic Park, Performance Space

| By EDGE | Nov 17
The pier that formerly served as the stage for Whitney, Janet and J Lo during NYC's annual Pier Dance is about to get a drastic makeover.

Patricia Ariza Wins LPTW Gilder/Coigney Award

| By Winnie McCroy | Oct 21
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

| 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

| 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

| 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

| 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

| 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.

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