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Yoruba Richen, Irma Salvatierra Bajar and Barbara Hammer with their Stonewall Honors 2014 awards

Stonewall Honors Prominent Women Leaders and Unsung Heroes

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Apr 16, 2014
In a special ceremony on Friday, April 11 at Union Square West, the Stonewall Foundation honored prominent women leaders and unsung heroes who create lasting legacies for the LGBTQ community.

Medical Director Robert Bolan

LA Faces Deadly Meningitis Outbreak Among MSM

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 14
If you’re an MSM living in Los Angeles or surrounding areas, you may want to get vaccinated for meningitis - especially if you are living with HIV.

Last year’s winner, Nick Gilronan, with the classic ’dick in a box’ move

Whip It Out for the Smallest Penis in Brooklyn Competition

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 13
In what may be the contest no man wants to win, owners of the New York boroughs’ tiniest schlongs will gather on June 14 at a Bushwick’s Kings County Bar for the second annual Smallest Penis in Brooklyn Pageant.

Laura Jane Klug will continue to sub

Texas Trans Teacher Triumphs, May Teach Teens

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 11
After being suspended by Lumberton Intermediary School in Texas, transgender teacher Laura Jane Klug was returned to the roster of substitute teachers

surveillance photo of the suspect

Canadian Man Raped and Robbed by Grindr Hook Up in Philadelphia

LOCAL | By EDGE | Apr 11
A Canadian man visiting Philadelphia got more than he expected when he logged onto Grinder, Wednesday. The expected tryst turned into a harrowing experience that included a sexual assault at gunpoint and $3,000 in theft.

Legacy Project with Equality House to Showcase LGBT Contributions

LOCAL | By EDGE | Apr 9
This coming weekend, the Legacy Project will officially unveil its first-ever satellite-installation at Equality House in Topeka, Kansas - across the street from the infamous Westboro Baptist Church.

Ex-President Carter: US ’Dormant’ On Inequality

LOCAL | By Paul J Weber | Apr 9
Former President Jimmy Carter on Tuesday night lamented continuing inequalities between black and white Americans during a 50th anniversary celebration of the Civil Rights Act in Texas that will feature four of the five living U.S. presidents this week.

Rep. Quigley takes questions from University of Chicago law students on the MSM blood ban

U.S. Rep Mike Quigley Discusses MSM Blood Ban with OutLaw

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 8
On March 31, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) spoke to OutLaw, an organization for LGBT students at the University of Chicago Law School, highlighting the need to reevaluate the FDA’s blood donation criteria.

Licensed acupuncturist and board-certified herbalist Sandra Gray

Pathways to Wellness Holds Free Acupuncture Workshop

LOCAL | By Patricio Maya Solis | Apr 8
On April 10, Pathways to Wellness invites women to a free workshop, "Acupuncture and Women’s Health," to explore how acupuncture and Chinese herbs can help regulate your menstrual cycle.

GOP Seeks Coverage Choices in Health Care Law They Hate

LOCAL | By David Espo | Apr 6
At the prodding of business organizations, House Republicans quietly secured a recent change in President Obama’s health law to expand coverage choices, a striking, one-of-a-kind departure from dozens of high-decibel attempts to repeal or dismember it.

Gay Men Concerned After LA Meningitis Deaths

LOCAL | By Christopher Weber | Apr 5
In the heart of close-knit gay community, Luke Martel reflects the feelings of many when it comes to a strain of meningitis that has killed three gay men this year in Los Angeles County: He’s concerned but not overly so.