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Mike Ruiz' Birthday Party @ Rise Bar :: December 7, 2016

NIGHTLIFE | Dec 9
Celebrity photographer Mike Ruiz pulled together a talented group to celebrate his 52nd birthday. Drag legend Sherry Vine MC'ed the event with performances by Dyson, Megan Vice and Inaya Day, along with models from his 2017 calendar call Pecs and Pups.

Netflix Spokesperson Says Prince Discussed Reality Show

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 11
Here's something else we lost with the death of Prince: A Netflix reality series centered on his Paisley Park home in Minnesota.

Austin Officials Surprised by Park Condoms-in-Trees Campaign

NEWS | Dec 11
Austin health department workers hung bags of condoms and information about safe sex from trees at a park - without informing their bosses or the local parks department, according to a newspaper report.

Salon Owned by Pulse Massacre Victims Reopens

NEWS | By Mike Schneider and Josh Replogle | Dec 11
Six months after her brother and his longtime partner were killed in Orlando's gay nightclub massacre, Jessica Silva is re-opening the couple's beauty salon.

KKK, Other Pro-Trump Racist Groups Disavow the White Supremacist Label

NEWS | By Jay Reeves | Dec 11
Ku Klux Klan members claimed Donald Trump's election as president proves whites are taking back America from blacks, immigrants, Jews and other groups they describe as criminals and freeloaders

Trump Team Challenges Intel on Russian Election Influence

NEWS | By Julie Pace | Dec 11
Donald Trump's presidential transition team on Saturday challenged the veracity of U.S. intelligence assessments that Russia was trying to tip the November election to the Republican. A top Senate Democrat demanded a full congressional investigation.

Tired of Being a Smoker's Haven, Czech Republic Considers Ban in Bars

NEWS | Dec 10
The Czech Republic may lose its place as one of the last havens for tobacco smokers in Europe.

Orlando Shops Designate Themselves 'Safe Places' For Gays

NEWS | Dec 10
Officials in a Florida city are launching a program allowing businesses to designate themselves as safe places for gays and lesbians if they feel threatened.

Winter Movie Preview

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mike Halterman | Dec 10
Winter is a season that is very conducive to cuddling up with someone special and watching a good movie. Once you've exhausted all of the holiday programming and everything on-demand, go to the movie theater.

South Beach Halts Zika Spread, But Risks Remain

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Jennifer Kay | Dec 10
Florida declared its crisis with local transmission of Zika over for the season Friday in a welcome announcement ahead of peak tourism months, but health authorities warned that travelers would continue bringing the disease into the state.

Army Promotes Taylor To Major General

NEWS | By John McDonald | Dec 10
For the first time in history, an openly gay male officer has achieved the rank of Major General in the United States Army.


Business

Apple Pays $450,000 for Alleged Hazardous Waste Violations

Dec 10
Apple is paying $450,000 to settle allegations that the iPhone maker operated and closed two hazardous-waste processing plants without submitting the proper paperwork to California environmental regulators.


Finance

Giving the Gift of Financial Well-Being at the Holidays

By Sarah Skidmore Sell | Dec 3
Instead of the latest toy or gadget, some people are trying to give their loved ones more financial security this holiday season.


Cars

Car Company Offering Red Light-Reading Vehicles in Las Vegas

By Ken Ritter | Dec 8
Audi is unveiling this week in Las Vegas a technology that enables vehicles to "read" traffic signals ahead and tell the motorist how long the wait will be.


Health/Fitness

SAGE Presents the 31st Annual Toys Party to Benefit SAGE and Children's Charities

By EDGE | Dec 9
On Sunday, December 11, 2016, Robby Browne, David Tufts & Chris Kann will host the annual Toys Party to benefit Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) as well as several children's charities.


Travel

German Christmas Markets Draw Crowds

Dec 10
The aroma of hot mulled gluehwein wine mingling with the scent of bratwurst, roasted almonds and gingerbread: these are among the signature attractions of Germany's outdoor Christmas markets.


Nightlife

New York City, NY

The Emery Awards Gala @ Cipriani Wall Street :: December 7, 2016

Dec 8
The Hetrick-Martin Institute celebrated the 2016 Emery Awards, which honors those who help make a safe environment for LGBTQ youth between the ages of 13 and 24 and their families.

Lea DeLaria Is VIP Headliner for San Diego Human Dignity Foundation Gala

By EDGE | Dec 7
On Saturday, December 10, The San Diego Human Dignity Foundation (SDHDF) holds their third annual Aston-Brooks Awards Gala at the Hilton San Diego Resort and Spa.