Gay Philadelphia: The Latest

AP Exclusive: 'Bathroom bill' to Cost North Carolina $3.76B

AP Exclusive: 'Bathroom bill' to Cost North Carolina $3.76B

NEWS | By Emery P. Dalesio and Jonathan Drew | Mar 27
Despite Republican assurances that North Carolina's "bathroom bill" isn't hurting the economy, the law limiting LGBT protections will cost the state more than $3.76 billion in lost business over a dozen years, according to an Associated Press analysis.

Lawmakers: Fired Radio Reporter Didn't ID Herself at Meeting

Lawmakers: Fired Radio Reporter Didn't ID Herself at Meeting

NEWS | Mar 27
A reporter for a radio station at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga has been fired after state lawmakers complained she failed to disclose her presence during a meeting on a state transgender bathroom bill.

Meet Last Year's Mr. Fire Island Bear

Meet Last Year's Mr. Fire Island Bear

NIGHTLIFE | By David Goodman | Mar 26
The third annual Fire Island Bear Weekend is coming on June 15th - 18th 2017. Part of the weekend is the Mr Fire Island Bear competition. We caught up with last year's winner, Patrick Donohue, to talk about the competition.

Beauty and the Beast' Dances Off with Top Box-Office Spot

Beauty and the Beast' Dances Off with Top Box-Office Spot

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Mar 26
This weekend at the box office, nostalgia-driven fare was everywhere, from "Beauty and the Beast" to "Power Rangers" and "CHIPS," producing both successful and underwhelming results.

Berkeley Killing Renews Debate Over Gender Pronouns

Berkeley Killing Renews Debate Over Gender Pronouns

NEWS | By Paul Elias | Mar 26
Pablo Gomez Jr. was a University of California, Berkeley, senior majoring in Latino studies and a prominent campus activist when authorities say he stabbed to death a popular elementary-school teacher.

Mike Tyson Suffers Rare Loss In Noisy Latin America Bout

Mike Tyson Suffers Rare Loss In Noisy Latin America Bout

NEWS | By Mark Kennedy | Mar 26
Over his career, former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson recorded 50 wins and six losses. But he recently notched another big loss in Latin America - this time as a coach of a bird.

Memorial Planned for Ruth Coker Burks, Who Cared for Early Victims of the AIDS Epidemic

Memorial Planned for Ruth Coker Burks, Who Cared for Early Victims of the AIDS Epidemic

NEWS | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 26
Back in the '80s, when the population of gay men was rapidly decimated by AIDS one woman, Ruth Coker Burks, cared for them, stood beside them on their deathbed and made sure they were buried with basic human dignity.

Opponents: Arkansas Exposure Bill Targets Transgender People

Opponents: Arkansas Exposure Bill Targets Transgender People

NEWS | By Tafi Mukunyadzi | Mar 26
An Arkansas lawmaker wants to expand the state's indecent exposure in a move that opponents say could criminalize transgender people's use of bathrooms.

Ron Reyes: Finding the Hero Within

Ron Reyes: Finding the Hero Within

ENTERTAINMENT | By Joel Martens | Mar 26
Based out of Orange County, Ron Reyes specializes in photos of men, unapologetic images that celebrate the male form... and, in particular, the gay male form.

Mental Makeover Month

Mental Makeover Month

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Jacob Glass | Mar 26
We must be very careful what we agree to, even mentally, because what we agree with, we are creating for ourselves. Just as there are no idle thoughts, there are no idle agreements, and that includes the next four years.


News

Pride in Palm Beach: Parade Will Feature Jazz Jennings as Grand Marshal

Pride in Palm Beach: Parade Will Feature Jazz Jennings as Grand Marshal

PRIDE | By Ryan Yousefi | Mar 26
Just as they have since 1992, the LGBT community will celebrate the strength and growth of the Palm Beach County LGBT community with the annual two-day Palm Beach PrideFest celebration Saturday, March 25 and Sunday, March 26.


Entertainment

Logo Announces "Fire Island" Release Date

Logo Announces "Fire Island" Release Date

TELEVISION | Mar 26
"Fire Island" follows a group of young professionals living together in a beachfront share house for the summer as they search for the romance, temptation and thrills that have brought the LGBTQ community to the island for decades.


Business

Trump Administration Approves Keystone XL Pipeline

Trump Administration Approves Keystone XL Pipeline

LEGAL | By John Lederman | Mar 26
The Trump administration issued a permit Friday to build the Keystone XL pipeline, reversing the Obama administration and clearing the way for the $8 billion project to finally be completed.


Technology

FCC Approves Measures Intended to Combat Prison Cellphones

FCC Approves Measures Intended to Combat Prison Cellphones

PERSONAL TECH | By Meg Kinnard | Mar 26
The Federal Communications Commission in Washington voted 3-0 to approve rules to streamline the process for using technology to detect and block contraband phones in prisons and jails across the U.S.


Style

Anthony's Kitchen: Totellini Salad with Bacon

Anthony's Kitchen: Totellini Salad with Bacon

FOOD/DRINK | By Anthony Caltabiano | Mar 26
This week on Anthony's Kitchen is my recipe for Tortellini Salad with Bacon. It's a very tasty meal, or in smaller portions a great lunch.


Travel

MA Students Take Part in Queer SF Travel Class

MA Students Take Part in Queer SF Travel Class

NEWS | By Charlie Wagner | Mar 25
At first blush, spending spring break studying queer San Francisco might seem a bit too much navel-gazing even for the average LGBTQ San Franciscan. Think again!


Nightlife

Qflix Philadelphia Film Festival
Philadelphia, PA

Qflix Philadelphia Film Festival

PHOTO ALBUMS | Mar 23
Qflix Philadelphia held their 23rd annual Film Festival. Despite the snow and extreme temperatures, people came in droves to catch directors and stars while watching quality LGBT films.

Mr. Nude York :: March 23, 2017

Mr. Nude York :: March 23, 2017

PHOTO ALBUMS | Mar 26
Who else in NYC other than Daniel Nardicio would come up with Mr. Nude York? Well, it is now in its 6th successful year. An impressive display of HUGE ( cough ) talent. To use Nardicio's own words "They don't make them do these things in Miss America"