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Shark Sightings Cause Officials to Evacuate Beach Near Fire Island

By EDGE | Jul 24
The sighting of two six-foot sharks swimming close to the shore Thursday caused officials on Long Island to evacuate waters in the Town of Oyster Bay beach located roughly 20-miles west of the gay communities Fire Island Pines and Cherry Grove.

Roaches Lead to Castro Eatery Closures

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jul 18
A handful of restaurants have reopened in San Francisco's Castro neighborhood after recently being closed when city inspectors found cockroaches and, in some cases, rodent infestations.

PAWS Director 'Forced to Leave'

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jul 12
The former executive director of Pets Are Wonderful Support, a San Francisco-based nonprofit, says the agency recently made him quit.

Statement From Fire Island Invasion Organizer: The Show Will Go On

By EDGE | Jul 2
According to event organizer Panzi, the 40th annual "Invasion of the Pines" will go on as scheduled - no thanks to Ian Reisner. PJ McAteer notes that as always, for all in drag, the drinks will be on the house.

Jai Rodriguez Guides 'Saddle Up LA'

By EDGE | Jun 24
This year celebrates the 10th annual Saddle Up LA: an AIDS Benefit trail ride and BBQ. Once again Emmy-winning actor and Broadway star, Jai Rodriguez from Bravo's "Queer Eye" & ABC's "Malibu Country" will be the events Honorary Trail Guide!

Citing Boycott, Ascension Party Leaves Fire Island for Mykonos

By EDGE | Jun 22
The drama in Fire Island Pines now officially spans two continents.

APLA Applauds LA Supes Decision to Implement PrEP

By EDGE | Jun 17
APLA applauds the LA County Board of Supervisors for approving a comprehensive PrEP program.

#WickedPissed: Activists Disrupt Boston Pride Parade

By EDGE | Jun 15
On Saturday, June 13, 2015 about a dozen LGBTQ activists of Color and allies participated in a sit-in to disrupt and shut down the 45th Annual Boston Pride Parade. The sit-in served to refocus attention on those most marginalized in the LGBTQ community,

More Drama in Fire Island Pines: Weiderpass Allegedly 86'd From Nightclub

By EDGE | Jun 11
An anti-gay presidential hopeful, a gay resort in the throes of a boycott and a big gay conspiracy theory. Who needs TV when you have Fire Island Pines?

HBGC LGBTQ Youth Empowerment Conference Registration Open

By EDGE | Jun 4
The Hispanic Black Gay Coalition (HBGC) is proud to announce that registration is now open for its 5th Annual LGBTQ Youth Empowerment Conference, September 20 at Roxbury Community College in Roxbury, Massachusetts.

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