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The solar deck of the North Hollywood Spa is viewed in Los Angeles

Bathhouses Change With the Times

By Matt Hamilton | Aug 23
Gay bathhouses that once remained in the shadows to stay in business are now seeking attention to keep their doors open. Some are doing aggressive online advertising and community outreach.

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In this image from video posted on Facebook, courtesy of the George W. Bush Presidential Center, former President George W. Bush participates in the ice bucket challenge with the help of his wife, Laura Bush, in Kennebunkport, Maine.

Ice Bucket Challenge May Change Nonprofit World

By Alicia Rancillo | Aug 23
The ice bucket challenge's phenomenal success is making other charitable organizations rethink how they connect with a younger generation of potential donors.

Fashion fights AIDS at Getting to Zero

Fashion for a Cause at Getting to Zero Guild of ASF Orange County

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 19
On August 21, Getting to Zero, the AIDS Services Foundation Orange County's newest guild, will hold its second fashion show in the Marc Pridmore Designs Studio.

Feeling Good & Looking Gorgeous :: Six Helpful Pet Care Products

By Cesar Reyes | Aug 17
These six products will help keep your pets looking their best at all times.

Park Service Focusing On LGBT Heritage To Diversify Program

By John McDonald | Aug 17
The Park Service's plan is to identify locations that are significant to the history of America's gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities and protect those places for future generations to enjoy and remember.

Hurricane Season: Bianca Del Rio Takes on Employment Discrimination

By Bobby McGuire | Aug 15
With dim legislative prospects and support waning for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), could America's reigning drag superstar keep the issue of discrimination alive?

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Culture News

Joanie Pelzer poses with her dog Hubbell, a Chihuahua, in New York.

Pet-Friendly Dating Sites Match People and Pooches

By Sue Manning | Aug 22
On these dating sites, a passion for pets will help you find more than just puppy love. Sites like PetsDating.com and YouMustLoveDogsDating.com have found a new niche as singles flock to computers and smartphones to find relationships.

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The Peril of Pedigree Dogs

By Rhuaridh Marr | Aug 20
Whether the huge bundle of fur that disguises the Old English sheepdog or the tiny Chihuahua that's more fashion accessory than pet, there's a dog for everyone. Sadly, though, not all dogs are created equal.

Franklin Street in Uptown Oakland was packed at the 2012 Oakland Pride festival; this year's event will include a parade

Oakland Pride to Have Inaugural Parade

By Sean Piverger | Aug 17
The fifth incarnation of Oakland Pride is coming up later this month and, to mark the occasion, there will be a parade.

#ALSIceBucketChallenge :: The 15 Hottest Guys

By EDGE | Aug 16
EDGE rounded up some of the hottest hotties you probably didn't see get soaking wet for the #ALSIceBucketChallenge.

The Top iPhone and iPad Apps on App Store

Aug 15
App Store Official Charts for the week ending August 11, 2014 -- Top iPhone Apps and Top iPad Apps.

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