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Ben & Brad Celebrate Sterling Silver Memories

LOCAL | By Michael Cox | Sep 25
Benjamin Sears & Bradford Conner celebrate their Silver Jubilee as a song duo with two special performances, along with a one hundredth anniversary performance of Irving Berlin's first Broadway show, "Watch Your Step."

Providence: Mayor OK to Send Firemen to Gay Parade

LOCAL | By Michelle R. Smith | Sep 24
Former Providence Mayor Buddy Cianci did not violate the rights of firefighters ordered to drive a fire truck in a 2001 gay pride parade, a lawyer for the city argued to the Rhode Island Supreme Court on Tuesday.

20th Annual Cycle for the Cause Raises Nearly $800,000

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 23
Cycle for the Cause: The Northeast AIDS Ride was held from September 19-21, with riders starting in Boston and pedaling roughly 275 miles to New York City. The event raised $782,849 for Center programs.

Nonprofit Preserves Cultural Events

LOCAL | By Khaled Sayed | Sep 16
A San Francisco nonprofit is working to preserve LGBT and other cultural events and has developed a new funding stream to help it accomplish that task.

Bieber Crashes 'Fashion Rocks' Charity, Strips on Stage

LOCAL | By EDGE | Sep 10
Boos turned to boxer briefs last night at Brooklyn's Barclay Center when former teeny-bop batboy Justin Bieber made an unannounced appearance at the annual "Fashion Rocks" charity event and gave a semi-appreciative audience an impromptu striptease.

Get 'Drenched' at The Life Group LA Fundraiser

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 10
As summer turns into fall, The Life Group LA invites you to get "Drenched" one last time at their September 13 first-ever drag water polo game to benefit people living with HIV/AIDS. The event is hosted by DJ eur-O-steve and Stan Smith.

Decision Not to Dim Broadway's Lights for Rivers Has Many Seeing Red

LOCAL | By Bobby McGuire | Sep 9
The decision to not dim the lights on theater marquees Monday to pay tribute to the life of Joan Rivers, a decision made by Broadway League execs, is causing a rift in an industry that has long prided itself on being a community rather than a business.

Broadway Backdown: Lights to Dim for Joan Rivers Tonight

LOCAL | By Bobby McGuire | Sep 9
Following an outcry of outrage, The Broadway League has reversed its decision not to dim the lights on Broadway tonight in tribute to Joan Rivers.

Justin V. Bond Stages Free Association Show 'The Drift' at Joes' Pub

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 8
On September 11, Justin Vivian Bond embarks on a new, free associative collage of spoken word and song that is inspired by Tennessee Williams' story "The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone."

Oakland Pride Clarifies: Hide Okay - As Long As It's Tanned

LOCAL | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 2
Oakland Pride kicked off its own event this weekend, but found itself embroiled in a near-tempest with media reports that the leather community had been disinvited.