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Asbury Park suffers great loss

Charlie at Georgies last weekLong-time manager of Asbury Park's own "Cheers," Charlie Gurrera, passed away this week. This is not just a loss for his family and friends, but for the community of Asbury Park N.J.

The Center in Asbury Park to host AIDS Bike Ride

The Center in Asbury Park will host its 3rd annual AIDS Bike Ride fundraiser on September 15, 2018. The Bike Ride starts and finishes at...

Surprising results and trends as couples plan their weddings

The recent Supreme Court decision striking down part of the Defense of Marriage Act and new access to marriage rights in 14 states already with 2 more on the way have led to an increasing number of LGBT couples planning weddings. What we learned is fascinating and would be of interest to anyone involved in the wedding industry," said Bernadette Coveney Smith, President of The Gay Wedding Institute.  "By and large, same-sex couples are quite non-traditional, especially the gay grooms," she said.

New Jersey to hold World AIDS Day observances

Today is World AIDS Day. Every December on the first of the month you are encouraged to take an opportunity worldwide to unite in...

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.

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.

Appeals court in Chicago rules in favor of banning LGBT job...

A federal appeals court has ruled that federal civil rights laws prohibit discrimination in the workplace against LGBT employees, a first-of-its-kind ruling. The decision...

New Jersey candidates endorsed by GSE Equality Action Fund

LGBTQ civil rights and 100% community support are key to get the GSE endorsement approval  Early voting begins in New Jersey for the November general...

NEMA goes above and beyond in the Mile High City

Dozens of LGBT media publishers converged on the Mile High City of Denver at the end of August for the 2017 National Equality Media...

Vice President Pence speaks at anti-LGBT conference

The Family Research Council is considered an antiLGBT hate group Vice President Mike Pence, following in President Trump’s footsteps, recently spoke at the annual...