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National News: October 2014

Florida County to Create Domestic-Partnership Registry Tampa, Florida’s third largest city now has a domestic-partnership registry. Commissioners in Hillsborough County, Fla., voted unanimously to create a domestic-partnership registry that would…

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Gay Parenting on Long Island

How We Got Here from There!

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First GLBT Senior Housing in New York Tri-State Area

Over 100 joined Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, NYS Assemblyman Phil Ramos, The Network, dozens of public officials, business leaders and community members to announce that the first GLBT and…

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Fall Favorite Recipes

These recipes are sure to warm up any chilly Autumn day!

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International News: October 2014

t.A.T.u. Singer Doesn’t Mind Lesbians, ‘Won’t Accept’ Gay Men A singer from Russian duo t.A.T.u., condemned gay men in a recent interview. Julia Volkova, who has identified herself as bisexual,…

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What’s in a ‘nym?

While not the first and certainly not the only one, Facebook has become a giant in the era of social networking. In only ten years since its founding, the website…

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Joan Rivers – A Gay Icon Gone

You either loved Joan Rivers or you hated her. Her stand-up red carpet catcalls, and colorful over-the-top humor – insult comedy, shock humor, ribaldry, just to name a few of…

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FRIENDS Forever

The long time running show, FRIENDS, celebrated its 20th Anniversary on September 22nd. Here is a look back at the FIRENDS cast to see just how much things have changed over the years.

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Fall 2014 Bookshelf

In Their Own Words Hillary Clinton: In Her Own Words (Seal, 2014), edited by Lisa Rogak, contains more than 300 quotations from Secretary of State (as well as New York…

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Fall Back to Summer

Feel like summer was too short? Extend it a little bit! What better way to begin the fall than with a stress-free vacation and much needed R&R in some great…

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The iPhone Debate: 6 vs. 6 Plus

In September, two new iPhones were announced by Apple, the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus. Apple devotees have been given the tough decision of choosing their next phones….

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Are We in a Serious Deadly Relationship with our Food?

Why is it that foods on the shelves at the supermarket are made to be so attractive but yet can be so harmful?  It is just the same as an…

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Autumn Dance Party

The dance music world was dealt a tragic blow when legendary producer and songwriter Frankie Knuckles passed away in March 2014. An artist of epic proportions, openly gay Frankie Knuckles…

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Open Heart: An Interview with Mary Lambert

Mary Lambert is nothing if not grateful for her newfound popularity. The out singer/songwriter and performance poet’s swift and meteoric rise to fame occurred via her collaboration with the duo…

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“Welcome to the Night Vale”

(Warning: Slight spoilers involving character development) “A friendly desert community where the sun is hot, the moon is beautiful, and mysterious lights pass overhead while we all pretend to sleep….