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You're Invited: Celebrate Washington D.C.'s Capital Pride

You're Invited: Celebrate Washington D.C.'s Capital Pride

By Kilian Melloy | May 26, 2022

Capital Pride returns June 10 - 13 with a plethora of events celebrating our out, proud, and patriotic community, including the city's historic Pride Parade. And you're invited!

Say Gay! — at One Magical Weekend in Orlando

Say Gay! — at One Magical Weekend in Orlando

May 23, 2022

Gather your friends and let us introduce you to Orlando's most iconic weekend experience: Celebrate with us at One Magical Weekend in Orlando!

Come Out with Pride to Host Pride Prom

Come Out with Pride to Host Pride Prom

Mar 16, 2022

Come Out With Pride, Inc., will host its first adult-only (21+) Pride Prom, themed "Express Yourself."

French Quarter Festival Returns after Two-Year COVID Hiatus

French Quarter Festival Returns after Two-Year COVID Hiatus

Feb 21, 2022

It's been two years since the largest free festival and showcase of Louisiana music, food and culture has taken place in New Orleans' French Quarter. But that changes in April.

Flesh Queer Festival and 4 More Can't-Miss UK LGBTQ Events in 2022

Flesh Queer Festival and 4 More Can't-Miss UK LGBTQ Events in 2022

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 24, 2022

The Flesh Queer Festival featuring EDM and camping is among the UK's best LGBTQ+ events of 2022, which also includes anniversary Pride celebrations in Birmingham and London.

Mid-Atlantic Leather Weekend Returns to Washington DC

Mid-Atlantic Leather Weekend Returns to Washington DC

Jan 5, 2022

Mid-Atlantic Leather Weekend, better known as MAL Weekend, an event that attracts thousands of weatherman, kinksters, fetish-lovers, and curious spectators from all over the world, returns to Washington, D.C in 2022.  

Carnaval des Couleurs Recommits to the Fight Against Racism and Homophobia

Carnaval des Couleurs Recommits to the Fight Against Racism and Homophobia

Sep 15, 2021

This year's celebration of Carnaval des Couleurs will be a multicultural celebration filled with fun and activities.

Fifth B.A.R. Talks Panel, Living in Leather, Features Community Leaders

Fifth B.A.R. Talks Panel, Living in Leather, Features Community Leaders

By Jim Provenzano | Aug 29, 2021

The Sept. 2 oniline B.A.R. Talk will be a conversation with Race Bannon, Scott Brogan, Gayle Rubin, Rich Stadtmiller and Graylin Thornton, who each have a longtime connection to the leather/kink community.

It's a 'Oui!' for Montreal's Black & Blue Festival and Carnaval des Couleurs

It's a 'Oui!' for Montreal's Black & Blue Festival and Carnaval des Couleurs

Aug 20, 2021

The 2021 Montreal Black & Blue Festival and the Montreal Carnaval des Couleurs: The organization is in full swing and the programming is falling into place.

Gay Days Anaheim Announces Headliners for September Event

Gay Days Anaheim Announces Headliners for September Event

Jul 15, 2021

The 2021 Gay Days at Disneyland are set for September 17-19, with "RuPaul's Drag Race" star Jackie Cox, Chita Rivera and Audra McDonald slated to appear at the event.

Powerhouse Nightlife Producer Jeffrey Sanker Dead at 62

Powerhouse Nightlife Producer Jeffrey Sanker Dead at 62

By Matthew Wexler | May 30, 2021

Jeffrey Sanker, who took LGBTQ nightlife and the circuit party to stratospheric levels, died on Friday, May 28 at age 62, from liver cancer.

Home Entertainment: How to Host a Virtual Casino Night

May 24, 2021

In line with increases and improvements in internet connectivity, we have more options than ever to connect with friends from around the globe. Maybe it's time to get creative with a virtual casino!

Burning Man Cancels 2021 Festival in Northern Nevada Desert

By Scott Sonner | Apr 29, 2021

Burning Man organizers announced Tuesday they are canceling this summer's annual counter-culture festival in the Nevada desert for the second year in a row because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Sisters' Easter Celebration's Online April 4

By Jim Provenzano | Mar 20, 2021

For the second time, The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence will host their very popular Easter party online. the event will still include the Hunky Jesus and Foxy Mary contests, plus a basket full of drag fun.

Event Producer Jake Resnicow to Help Queer Nightlife Workers Impacted by the Pandemic with $8,000 in Grants

Mar 14, 2021

Jake Resnicow Events pledges to donate $200 grants to 40 LGBTQ+ nightlife workers and artists impacted by COVID-19 shutdowns.

Over the Years with the Santa Speedo Run 2

Over the Years with the Santa Speedo Run 2

Dec 13, 2020

The Santa Speedo Run was born 20 years ago in Boston Back Bay. Here's a second look back at Speedo runs around the country over the years.

Over the Years with the Santa Speedo Run 1

Over the Years with the Santa Speedo Run 1

Dec 12, 2020

Since it started in Boston in 2000 the Santa Speedo Run has been one of the most fun charitable events of season. Other runs followed in other cities. Over the years - from Boston to Chicago to SF - EDGE has covered the event. Here's some flashback pics.

Santa Skivvies Run: Memories & a 2020 Revision

Santa Skivvies Run: Memories & a 2020 Revision

Dec 5, 2020

This year's Santa Skivvies Run, the SF AIDS Foundation's fun fundraiser, is an online challenge, and you can still have fun on Dec. 13 (sign up at www.sfaf.org). Here's an album of Steven Underhill's best photos from past events.

The 30th Anniversary of the Black & Blue Festival and the 3rd Edition of the Carnaval des Couleurs are Postponed to October 2021

Sep 25, 2020

The 30th Anniversary of the world-renowned Black & Blue LGBTQ Festival and the 3rd edition of the Carnaval des Couleurs of Montreal are postponed to October 2021.

Community Through Cocktails: Stoli's Nationwide Effort to Unite

Community Through Cocktails: Stoli's Nationwide Effort to Unite

SPONSORED CONTENT | Aug 4, 2020

The Stoli Key West Cocktail Classic may be on hiatus, but its impact on the LGBTQ community is in full swing.

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