Gay New York City: The Latest

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Battery Dance Presents The 35th Annual Battery Dance Festival

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 23
Battery Dance, in association with Battery Park City Authority, announces the 35th Annual Battery Dance Festival (formerly the Downtown Dance Festival), with free performances on August 14-19, 2016, from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm.

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David Tutera's Dream Bigger Tour with Broadway Singing Star Norm Lewis

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 23
Tutera, star of WE tv's "CELEBrations" and party planner extraordinaire, describes the event as "a festive hybrid of talk show and live theater."

Got Pride?

ENTERTAINMENT | By Cutter Slagle | Jul 23
As summer progresses and continues to come in hot (one can only hope), there's a topic that needs to be discussed other than who's sporting tan lines: Pride.

In 'Looking: The Movie,' a Beautiful Conclusion to HBO's Series

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 23
With an 84-minute film, HBO's "Looking" series comes to a lovely end.

IAS and Partners Present Awards for Outstanding Research

NEWS | By EDGE | Jul 23
The 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016), concluded on July 22 with the awarding of five prestigious scientific awards recognizing exceptional research presented at the conference.

Openly Gay Candidate Runs for Berkeley Mayor

NEWS | By Matthew S. Bajko | Jul 23
Gay Berkeley City Councilman Kriss Worthington has decided to run this November for mayor of the East Bay city.

San Francisco to Begin Collecting LGBT Data

NEWS | By Matthew S. Bajko | Jul 23
The number of San Francisco city agencies collecting sexual orientation and gender identity data is set to grow due to the passage this week of an ordinance authored by gay District 8 Supervisor Scott Wiener.

CA Includes LGBT History in School Curriculum

NEWS | By Matthew S. Bajko | Jul 23
California's public school children, beginning in the second grade, will now be taught the most LGBT-inclusive curriculum in the country due to revisions made by the state's Board of Education.

In Florida, Haters' Corner Repurposed - For Love

NEWS | By Jason Parsley | Jul 23
Love really does win. At least it has on the corner of US1 and Oakland Park Blvd. where for years hate filled groups have gathered to protest and rally.

Homo History 101: Summer Olympics Edition

NEWS | By Pier Angelo | Jul 23
The news that the Rio Olympics will feature 33 out LGBT athletes is welcome -- but LGBT Olympians have always been part of the picture.

The Ugliness of Fat Shaming

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jill Gleeson | Jul 23
More than a third of gay men, researchers say, have experienced antifat bias, many of them people who would not be considered overweight by body mass index standards.


News

Did Trump's Dark Tone at Convention Resonate With Voters?

Jul 23
CBS News contributor and Republican strategist Frank Luntz joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the tone of Donald Trump's acceptance speech and how he predicts Trump will poll after Thursday night at the GOP convention.


Business

Chipotle Pulls Out the Stops to Win Back Customers

By Candice Choi | Jul 23
Chipotle saw a smaller drop in sales as it tries to win back customers, but the company says it doesn't know how long it will take to fully recover after an E. coli outbreak and norovirus cases last fall.


Technology

'Mr. Robot,' 'Suicide Squad' Debut in VR Form At Comic-Con

By Derrik J. Lang | Jul 23
The creators of the USA Network hacker drama and the Warner Bros. supervillain mash-up respectively premiered virtual reality experiences Thursday in atmospheric venues located outside the San Diego Convention Center.


Cars

Autopilot technology drives Teslas but comes with warnings

By Justin Pritchard and Joan Lowy | Jul 23
A Tesla in Autopilot mode can drive itself but it's not a "self-driving" vehicle, at least as far as safety regulators are concerned.


Style

Style or Sexism? Female Leaders Face Focus on Appearance

By Jill Lawless | Jul 22
For Margaret Thatcher, it was handbags. For Theresa May, it's shoes. Female leaders are still scrutinized as much for style as for substance, and invariably compared to one another - a sign they are considered exceptions, rather than the rule.


Travel

Discover Gay Florida :: Delray Beach

By Ian Maloney | Jul 23
Delray Beach offers the diversion of cozy theaters, quaint and high end shops, live entertainment, sporting events, and a downtown art district that has made the area famous.


Nightlife

New York City, NY

Oasis Benefit for Ali Forney Center @ Lighthouse :: July 20, 2016

Jul 22
The Ali Forney Center's Oasis, now in its 7th year, is one of the most anticipated events of the summer. This year the benefit was hosted by the brilliant Simon Doonar and Paige Tuner, with happy beats by the handsome JonJon Battles.

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Beers And Bears @ The Ritz :: July 21, 2016

Jul 22
Shane Tate held an amazing backyard summer party at The Ritz. Beers and Bears, sexy dancers, hot bartenders and great music by Corey Craig.