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Salem's Old Town Hall

Anti-Gay Phone Calls Turn Into a Windfall for Mass. LGBT Non-Profit

LOCAL | By EDGE | Friday Jul 18, 2014
The mayor of Salem, Mass., turned a torrent of angry out-of-state phone calls and responses from "right-leaning blogs and websites" over her decision to cut ties with an anti-LGBT discriminatory college, into a fundraising windfall for a LGBT charity.

Check Out 3rd Annual Drink Craft Beer Summerfest This Weekend

LOCAL | By EDGE | Jul 17
On Friday, July 18th through Saturday, July 94th, nationally known, locally-based beer enthusiasts Drink Craft Beer will take over the Space 57, 200 Stuart Street, Boston, MA for their 3rd annual Drink Craft Beer Summerfest.

Last year's fundraiser; at center, Richard Martinez and Eileen Bastien

GMHC Holds Zumba Fundraiser at Chelsea Piers

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 16
On Sunday, July 27, Zumba Fitness teachers Richard Martinez and Eileen Bastien, will host for a second time the Zumba® Fitness AIDS Fundraiser to benefit GMHC.

Kim Watson

Kim Watson wins Christine Jorgensen Trailblazer Award

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 14
The Bronx LGBTQ Center has announced that they will present their Christine Jorgensen Trailblazer Award to transgender activist and mother Kim Watson.

MassEquality Applauds FY15 State Budget Funding of LGBTQ Youth and Homelessness Programs

LOCAL | By EDGE | Jul 12
Friday, Governor Patrick approved a new budget that funds LGBTQ homeless programs and services for youth.

Miracle House will close after 24 years

Miracle House Closes After 24 Years

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 11
After 24 years, the health care charity Miracle House has announced they will shutter operations after one final fundraising drive for closing costs.

Desiree Mark, right, and her partner

Scranton Venue Says No to Same-Sex Weddings

FAMILY | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 11
When a Pennsylvania inn refused to hold a same-sex wedding for two lesbians, the outrage on social media only served to highlight the fact that while gays can legally wed in the Keystone State, they can just as legally be discriminated against.

Eric Williams and his boyfriend Diego

Iraq War Vet Tossed Out of Cab For Kissing Boyfriend

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 10
A Washington state gay veteran who served two tours in Iraq says he was discriminated against for kissing his boyfriend when a Yellow Cab driver tossed them out of his car on the evening of July 4.

Greater Ft. Lauderdale Supports Repeal of Florida's Same-Sex Marriage Ban

LOCAL | By EDGE | Jul 10
The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau today announced its unconditional support for the overturning of bans on same-sex marriage in Florida.

Magnet celebrates their 11th Anniversary!

SF’s Magnet Celebrates Their 11th Anniversary

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 9
Later this evening, July 9, the San Francisco AIDS service organization Magnet celebrates their 11th Anniversary with delicious food, fantastic drinks, amazing company and a photo booth.

God’s Love fundraiser will help outfit their new kitchen at the Michael Kors Buildling

God’s Love We Deliver Launches "1,000 Tiles for Love"

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 8
As part of the renovation and expansion of their SoHo home at the Michael Kors Building, God’s Love We Deliver has announced the charity event "1,000 Tiles for Love."