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West Hollywood Memorializes the Plague with a New AIDS Monument

Once upon a time, a gay and glamorous city was struck by a terrible plague; this is how we never forget. As AIDS cases rose in the early 1980s, regions like New York City, San...

This Week’s Best LGBT Events in New York City

The LGBT Community’s guide to the best things to do in NYC, including local LGBT events, drag shows, parties, cultural attractions, talks & lectures, free activities and...

Want to Eat Al Fresco? So Do We. Read Our Tips to Dining Outdoors in Style

As the weather warms up, our thoughts turn to dining — and living — outside. So we turned to two New York design firms on a search for secrets to creating successful outdoor...

Outspoken, Uncompromising: Meet Activist Christine Quinn

From City Council Speaker to mayoral candidate to outspoken activist and advocate, Christine Quinn has spent her career waging war on the status quo. We sat down with her to...

DIARY: Hurting My Pride?

When a book event ends up overflowing with fans of his partner Gary, Wade is left wondering: How come no one showed up to root for him? BY WADE ROUSE On a recent book tour, I...

Ready to Buy a Home? Not until You’ve Read Our Step-By-Step Checklist

Becoming a homeowner can seem daunting. But you can start by asking the right questions. the thought of buying a house can be anything from exciting to dispiriting. The decision...

The Ultimate Guide to NYC Pride 2018

Heritage of Pride’s annual collection of official NYC Pride Events will include more than ever — with opportunities to watch LGBTQ cinema, mix with community leaders and...

Editor Paul Hagen Wonders: Does the Cologne Make the Man?

The year is 1999. I’m at home in New Jersey after my freshman year of college, and having gotten a taste of the freedom and excitement of living in NYC, I’m climbing the...

What Trump Hath Wrought: Another Gay Suicide Note, Another Death in the Family

Gay youth pastor Peter Delacroix woke up over the weekend to find that a teen he’d counseled had decided enough was enough. He rushed to the boy’s house, but was too...

Calling NYC-Area LGBTQ Parents: Give Your Kid a Chance to Shine

We know that LGBTQ parents face unique challenges. (Check out our article on choosing the right schools to make your kids feel accepted. ) But here’s an opportunity to celebrate...

Beauty’s Where You Find It in Creating the Ideal Home

Design expert Mike Strohl offers insights into furnishing your dream home — one step at a time. The process of furnishing a dream home is not much different from putting...

Reclaiming My Pride: Bringing the LGBT Community Together

“Reclaiming My Time!” – Congresswoman Maxine Waters Have you felt under fire by the current administration? Do you find yourself frustrated and feeling like your...