Gay New York City: The Latest

Somi Petite Afrique Brings Supple Jazz Stylings to Harlem
New York City, NY

Somi Petite Afrique Brings Supple Jazz Stylings to Harlem

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 18
Singer Somi will perform a special, one-night-only concert at Aaron Davis Hall on Friday, October 20, as part of a national performance and dialogue series on immigration in the African Diaspora.

GOP Leaders Decry North Carolina Governor's LGBT Rights Deal

GOP Leaders Decry North Carolina Governor's LGBT Rights Deal

NEWS | By Jonathan Drew | Oct 20
North Carolina's Republican leaders said Thursday that a federal court should reject a deal by the Democratic governor that would affirm the rights of transgender people to use restrooms corresponding to their gender identity.

Wondrous World of Tom of Finland

Wondrous World of Tom of Finland

ARTS & CULTURE | By David Lamble | Oct 19
Early in the new biopic "Tom of Finland," opening Friday, our hero is a Finnish soldier guarding his country's northern border from enemy attack.

Shia LaBeouf Pleads Guilty to Misdemeanor Charge in Georgia

Shia LaBeouf Pleads Guilty to Misdemeanor Charge in Georgia

NEWS | Oct 19
Actor Shia LaBeouf was sentenced to probation Thursday after the "Transformers" star pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of obstruction stemming from his attempt to elude police following a vulgar public outburst in Georgia.

Demi Lovato, Shawn Mendes to Perform at MTV Europe Awards Hosted by Rita Ora

Demi Lovato, Shawn Mendes to Perform at MTV Europe Awards Hosted by Rita Ora

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 19
Pop star Demi Lovato, singer-songwriter Shawn Mendes, rockers The Killers and grime artist Stormzy are set to perform at MTV's EMAs in London.

Today on 'Megyn Kelly Today': Megyn Kelly Dances to Pitbull

Today on 'Megyn Kelly Today': Megyn Kelly Dances to Pitbull

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 19
Today on "Megyn Kelly Today," Megyn Kelly and Hoda dance to a Pitbull song.

Equality Caucus Shames PA Senators for Putting Transgender Kids at Risk

Equality Caucus Shames PA Senators for Putting Transgender Kids at Risk

NEWS | Oct 19
Leaders of the legislature's LGBT Equality Caucus said the state senators who voted yesterday to deny health care to transgender young people should be ashamed of themselves.

AIDS Institute Calls on Medicaid to Stop Using Price of Hep C Drugs as Excuse

AIDS Institute Calls on Medicaid to Stop Using Price of Hep C Drugs as Excuse

NEWS | Oct 19
Today, The AIDS Institute sent a letter to Seema Verma, Administrator of Medicaid, urging her to enforce Medicaid law and compel states to lift their restrictions on hepatitis C drugs.

Joanna Gleason, Andrea McArdle, Laura Osnes Star in 'Best in Shows' Benefiting Humane Society of New York

Joanna Gleason, Andrea McArdle, Laura Osnes Star in 'Best in Shows' Benefiting Humane Society of New York

NEWS | Oct 19
On October 22, Joanna Gleason, Andrea McArdle, Brad Oscar, Laura Osnes and Karen Ziemba will star in the 2017 Best in Shows, a star-studded cabaret evening benefitting the Humane Society of New York.

Watch: Kelly Clarkson Releases Video for 'Meaning of Life'

Watch: Kelly Clarkson Releases Video for 'Meaning of Life'

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 19
Grammy-winning Atlantic recording artist Kelly Clarkson has released the title track from her highly anticipated eighth studio album "Meaning of Life"

The Impact of Eating Disorders on the LGBTQ Community

The Impact of Eating Disorders on the LGBTQ Community

Eating disorders are an under-discussed yet significant health issue affecting the LGBTQ community.


News

Following Trump Vid Controversy, Kathy Griffin Says She's 'Blacklisted' From Hollywood

Following Trump Vid Controversy, Kathy Griffin Says She's 'Blacklisted' From Hollywood

NATIONAL | Oct 19
Kathy Griffin recently took to Facebook to tell her fans she's "blacklisted" from Hollywood following the controversial video of herself holding a severed head that resembled President Trump.


Entertainment

 Review :: Becks (NewFest)
New York City, NY

Review :: Becks (NewFest)

MOVIES | By Roger Walker-Dack | Oct 19
When aspiring musician Becks drives right across the country and catches her girlfriend having sex with someone else, she know it's time to make some new life choices.

 Review :: Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Review :: Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

MOVIES | By JC Alvarez | Oct 19
If the pirates life is for you, then "Pirates of the Caribbean - Dead Mean Tell No Tales" starring Johnny Depp is for you! Bring the adventure and Disney magic home available now on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD.


Business

StartOut Launches Global LGBTQ Entrepreneur Network

StartOut Launches Global LGBTQ Entrepreneur Network

CORPORATE | Oct 19
The Global Network empowers the LGBTQ community by connecting entrepreneurs and their business partners, investors, and mentors with each other, in a safe and secure environment.


Finance

An Insider's Look at a Timeshare Pitch

An Insider's Look at a Timeshare Pitch

REAL ESTATE | By Marjorie Miller | Oct 6
I had filled out a form to win a Whole Foods gift certificate. Instead I got a phone call from "Hannah" at FantaSea Resorts congratulating me on winning a travel package.AP Photo/Julio Cortez


Cars

Autonomous Cars Head for the Big Apple

Autonomous Cars Head for the Big Apple

AUTO NEWS | By Dee-Ann Durbin and Tom Krisher | Oct 19
Autonomous vehicles may soon be tested by the chaos of Manhattan, where pedestrians, taxis, buses and bikes embark daily on an eternal quest to avoid impact.


Health/Fitness

Shocking Research Shows That Exercise Is Medicine

Shocking Research Shows That Exercise Is Medicine

FITNESS | Oct 18
Increasingly, researchers are pointing to the fact that exercise is medicine, and yet according to the CDC, only around 22% of adults in the country meet their physical activity guidelines.


Travel

Drag, Dining & Discovery: 36 Hours in Atlantic City

Drag, Dining & Discovery: 36 Hours in Atlantic City

By Matthew Wexler | Oct 20
Thirty-six hours at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa reveals drag shows, upscale dining, and a glimmering spark of Atlantic City's days gone by.


Nightlife

HIV Experience Resources Organization Presents 4th Annual Broadway and Ballet HERO Awards
New York City, NY

HIV Experience Resources Organization Presents 4th Annual Broadway and Ballet HERO Awards

THEATRE | Oct 16
On Monday, October 16, The HIV Experience Resources Organization (HERO) will proudly present, in association with Stage48, "The Fourth Annual Broadway and Ballet, HERO Awards."

Polish The Queen @ Stonewall Inn NY  :: October 17, 2017

Polish The Queen @ Stonewall Inn NY :: October 17, 2017

PHOTO ALBUMS | Oct 19
Phil Chanel and The Stonewall Inn presented a Tuesday night weekly event. A new concept with an amateur drag pre-show, and a contest performance judged by some well known queens where the winner receives $100. DJ Chauncey was on hand for some great music.