Buddies offers HIV/AIDS services

Buddies of NJ logoThere are 35,000 people living with HIV/AIDS in the Garden State. Hence, many AIDS service organizations across the state offer their clients a variety of programs and services related to HIV/AIDS prevention and education. Among these AIDS service organizations, Buddies of New Jersey, Inc. stands out.

Co-chairs introduced by Garden State Equality

Garden State Equality youth co-chairs 2014-2015Garden State Equality introduce the new Youth Caucus Co-Chairs for the 2014-2015 school year: Alex Lasher and Leah Greenhaus. They join GSE to assist in leading LGBT youth advocacy and supporting local chapters.

Out In Jersey has a new readers survey for 2015

Out In Jersey requests your input for our expanded coverage of the New Jersey LGBT community in 2015. This short survey takes less than 5 minutes...

New Year’s Eve in Atlantic City with six exciting events in...

New Year's Eve at the Claridge Hotel 12-31-14ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - The Claridge Hotel is hosting a New Year's Eve Bash with something for everyone. The Diva's Reunion, one of AC's most popular shows returns for one night only.

Recover with Pride offers LGBT-specific substance abuse treatments

Recover with Pride graphicThe Center for Network Therapy has opened an LGBT-specific substance abuse program in Middlesex County, New Jersey. The Recover with Pride program will fill a gap in the addiction service delivery system that currently exists for sexual minorities in the state.

Ladies 2000 parties – The beat goes on

Diane Lusk 2013Out Profile

Entrepreneur Diane Lusk of Ladies 2000 recalls her first exposure to the club scene for gay women: it was several decades ago at "some hole in the wall," a moment in time that actually induced her to bite her finger and say to herself, "This isn't me."

The silence of Transgender domestic violence

Transgender Day of RemembranceDomestic violence is often regarded as a "silent crime." Most abuse is not reported or spoken about for a variety of reasons, but it is something that pervades society across all classes, races, and sexual orientations.

PAWS has a forever pet for everyone

Hazel in carFounded in 1977, PAWS (Pound Animal Welfare Society of Montclair, Inc.) is an animal rescue and shelter organization dedicated to the humane treatment of animals and facilitating pet adoption for stray and abandoned cats and dogs in its community.

Transgender People are invisible in most data surveys says new report

Trans symbolTransgender people and other gender minorities have long been an invisible group in population- based surveys says a recent report. Due to a lack of data they are also under- represented says the GenIUSS Group.

Tenderloin’s LGBT story survives in San Francisco

Paul Lee (left) and and Louie Lopez stand outside Aunt Charlie's Lounge, one of the last gay bars in the Tenderloin. Photo Seth Hemmelgarn.San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood has a colorful history and was once the center of gay life in San Francisco. Grittier than the Castro, which in the late 1970s overtook "The Loin," as it's sometimes called, as the city's gay hub, the neighborhood is just blocks away from City Hall.