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LGBT Welcome Center Opens in St. Petersburg

By Mike Halterman | Dec 21
In August 2013, the bungalow at 2335 Central Avenue in St. Petersburg was donated to Metro Wellness and Community Centers for them to use as an LGBT Welcome Center and coffeehouse.

San Antonio Gay Bar Workers Beaten in Alleged Anti-Gay Attack

By Winnie McCroy | Dec 18
Employees of the San Antonio, Texas gay bar, the Saint Showbar, said they were brutally beaten outside their place of employment in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Dec. 17, and they believe it was because they are gay.

Santa Gets a Lawyer Before Invading Gay Manhattan Neighborhood

By Bobby McGuire | Dec 11
In anticipation of being unwelcomed this weekend by residents of Manhattan's gay Hell's Kitchen, organizers of SantaCon have hired a noted civil rights attorney.

ACRIA's 19th Holiday Dinner Honors Larry Kramer and Bruce Weber

By Winnie McCroy | Dec 8
On Wednesday, December 10 at the Skylight Modern, the leading HIV/AIDS research and education organization, ACRIA, will honor Larry Kramer and Bruce Weber at their 19th Annual Holiday Dinner.

Michigan May Soon Get 'License to Discriminate'

By Winnie McCroy | Dec 8
The state of Michigan may soon write discrimination into law with the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, legislation that would allow those with deeply held religious beliefs to discriminate against those who don't share those beliefs.

NYC to Allow Trans Citizens to Change Gender on Birth Certificates Without Surgery

By EDGE | Dec 8
The rights of transgender New Yorkers took a big step forward Monday when the New York City Council passed a bill allowing them to change the gender on their birth certificates without sex change surgery.

VIDEO: Diminutive Diva's Dance Party Goes Viral

By Bobby McGuire | Dec 8
We dare you not to smile when watching this viral video sensation get a subway platform full of jaded Brooklyn hipsters to dance along with her.

Apple CEO Lends Name to Alabama's Anti-Gay Discrimination Bill

By Winnie McCroy | Dec 5
Apple CEO Tim Cook -- the first CEO of a Fortune 500 company to come out as gay, in October -- has lent his support and his name to an anti-gay workplace discrimination bill in his home state of Alabama.

Art Basel Celebrates Miami's Leading Ladies of Glamour

By Winnie McCroy | Dec 4
Kicking off on December 1, Art Basel Miami welcomes all to "La Force de Femmes au Naturel" (The Power of Natural Women), a new exhibition featuring portraits by Artist Henry Perez, to benefit the Sabrina Cohen Foundation.

AHF's "Evening of Celebration" Benefits World AIDS Museum

By Winnie McCroy | Dec 2
On December 2 at 8 p.m. in the Amaturo Theater at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, the AIDS Healthcare Foundation presents "An Evening of Celebration," benefitting the World AIDS Museum and Education Center.

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