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Gay No More, NYC's Out Hotel To Go Mainstream

Jul 27
The days of New York City's Out Hotel as a gay-themed vacation spot are numbered. The Real Deal reports that Merchant's Hospitality has bought the long-term lease on the Times Square area complex for $40 million and plans to go for a mainstream crowd.

Victim's Leg Broken in Hell's Kitchen Anti-Gay Attack

Jul 26
Manhattan's ├╝ber gay neighborhood Hells Kitchen was the site of an anti-gay attack that left a victim badly beaten with a broken leg.

Rent Increase May Close Celebrated San Francisco Gay Bar

By Janie Har | Jul 7
One of the nation's most celebrated gay bars may soon go out of business after a new landlord more than doubled the rent, part of a trend that has old-timers lamenting that the San Francisco they know and love- dilapidated and diverse - is disappearing.

New York City's Storied Four Seasons Restaurant Relocating

May 29
The Four Seasons has been a favorite of celebrities and business titans since it opened in the landmark Seagram Building in 1959. It is scheduled to close in July. The building's owner said last year he was not renewing the lease.

The Center To Administer NYS LGBT Health and Human Services Network

By EDGE | Apr 5
The Center was tapped by the NYS Dept. of Health to administer LGBT Health and Human Services Network.

Boston Area High School Playoff Game Marred By Fans' Hate Speech

Mar 14
A Boston-area high school basketball playoff game became the site of an ugly display of public hate speech Friday when anti-gay slurs from one team's fans were used to respond to an anti-Semitic chant by their opponent's supporters.

Gay-Conversion Ban Faces Another Uphill Battle in Colorado

Mar 10
Colorado Democrats are trying again to stop therapists from trying to change young people's sexual orientation, joining a number of states that have acted against what's known as gay conversion therapy.

Besties Voting Ends Soon

By Cynthia Laird | Feb 27
Bay Area Reporter readers only have a few more days to vote for the best people, places, and things in this year's readers' poll.

Creating A Legacy at MetroStage

By Doug Rule | Feb 7
Fresh out of college, Thomas W. Jones II thought about becoming a comedian. "I really got into performance that was really engaging an audience," he says. "You know, where it was just the performer and the audience."

SF Pride Names GM Nominees

By Sari Staver | Feb 7
The nominees, a diverse group of queer and straight people, were "selected for their contributions to the LGBTQ communities," according to officials with the San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration Committee Inc.

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