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Escape to New York for a Cultural Fling

By Heather Cassell | Apr 3
My girlfriend and I were feeling the tug of New York pulling at us from 3,000 miles away, or it might have been my auntie, who lives in Manhattan, asking us to visit. You don't have to twist our arms to escape to the Big Apple.

'Manspreading' Illustrated: Exhibit Studies Subway Etiquette

FINE ARTS | By Ula Ilnytzky | Apr 2
Seat-hogging is just one of many inconsiderate behaviors that have been the bane of commuters at least as far back as the 1940s in transit systems across the globe.

Broadway & Brooklyn Beckon

CULTURE | By Jim Provenzano | Jun 21
Here is a plan for a fabulous summer escape east, where we share the joys of Brooklyn's cultural and natural splendor, with a hot weekend dose of Manhattan and Brooklyn clubs, and Broadway hits with a queer edge.

NYC Mayor Marches in Gay Pre-St. Patrick's Parade

NATIONAL | By Verena Dobnik | Mar 1
Mayor Bill de Blasio told hundreds of participants at a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender-friendly St. Patrick's Day parade on Sunday that a society for all is one that embraces and respects everyone.

AIDS Activists Zap HRC's NYC Gala and DC Headquarters

AIDS | By EDGE | Feb 2
On Saturday night, activists from the AIDS Coalition To Unleash Power (ACT UP) gathered outside the Waldorf Astoria at a gala sponsored by Human Rights Campaign (HRC) to honor Fortune 500 corporations.

NYC to Allow Trans Citizens to Change Gender on Birth Certificates Without Surgery

LOCAL | By EDGE | Dec 8
The rights of transgender New Yorkers took a big step forward Monday when the New York City Council passed a bill allowing them to change the gender on their birth certificates without sex change surgery.

No Indictment for Officer in NYC Chokehold Death

CRIME | By Tom Hays and Coleen Long | Dec 3
A grand jury cleared a white New York City police officer Wednesday in the videotaped chokehold death of an unarmed black man who had been stopped on suspicion of selling loose, untaxed cigarettes

Former Pier Dance Space to Become Futuristic Park, Performance Space

LOCAL | By EDGE | Nov 17
The pier that formerly served as the stage for Whitney, Janet and J Lo during NYC's annual Pier Dance is about to get a drastic makeover.

'OITNB''s Big Boo Blabs About Bible-Banging Bigot Bash

RELIGION | By Jason St. Amand | Nov 7
"Orange is the New Black" star Lea DeLaria is speaking out after a video of her went viral this week that shows the out actress getting into a heated argument with an anti-gay subway preacher.

VIDEO: 'OITNB''s Big Boo Goes Ballistic on Bible Bigot

CELEBRITIES | By EDGE | Nov 4
Mention of Sodom and Gomorrah and the "sin of homosexuality" was enough fodder for lesbian actress Lea DeLaria of "Orange is the New Black" to release the fury of Big Boo on a bigoted subway preacher.

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