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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.

Montana joins the marriage equality states

wedding bands over rainbow flagMontana's marriage ban was overturned by a federal judge, making it the 34th state in the nation to allow same-sex marriage.

Marriage inequality is ruled constitutional by court in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico flagUS District Judge Juan Perez-Giminez ruled the Puerto Rican commonwealth's ban on same-sex marriage is constitutional. He dismissed a case brought by Lambda Legal on behalf of five same-sex couples and LGBT civil rights group Puerto Rico Para Todas.

Summer is over but Rehoboth Beach parties on

Rehoboth Beach Delaware's Poodle Beach. Photo by Andrew CollinsSummer in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware came to a blustery and chilly conclusion last month, but that doesn't mean the party has to end. It's now time to hit up the gay "ghettos," mom and pop joints and everything in between.

Jersey City Gay Pride is on Saturday, October 25

Jersey City Gay PrideOn Saturday, October 25 don't miss Jersey City Gay Pride! Meanwhile, don't miss the week of exciting events planned to celebrate during the week. More infomation is available at www.HudsonPride.org.

 

Getting down with Ms. New Jersey Leather

Ms. NJ Leather 2014New Jersey Leather Weekend will celebrate 15 years with its Mr. and Ms. Leather Contests held at Paradise in Asbury Park on October 17th through 19th. The event hosts a meet and greet uniform party on October 17th, Leather Contests on October 18th, and a Victory Brunch on October 19th.