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Open Letter to Long Island PrideFest Organizers: Eliminating Parade Eliminates Legacy

Erinn Furey | Posted 06.03.2016 | Queer Voices
Erinn Furey

To me, the only thing that feels better than walking in a LGBT pride parade is watching LGBT youth walk in pride. I've seen tears stream down their faces as they are celebrated and validated and applauded by crowds for who they are.

Dos and Don'ts of Being a House Guest on Fire Island

Greg Scarnici | Posted 07.15.2016 | Queer Voices
Greg Scarnici

If you're wondering why some get the honor of returning to sleep on the slow-leaking blow-up mattress on my living room floor while others do not, I've compiled a few dos and don'ts on being a house guest on Fire Island.

Reasons to Do Drag (PHOTOS)

Nish Gera | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Nish Gera

You do drag for the first time because you want to be called "fierce." You do drag because you really want to be on that boat invading the Pines. You do drag because your best friend told you that the only version you should attempt is the grotesque one, and he said that scoffingly.

Hot Fun in the Sun on the Beach

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michael Henry Adams

How much did regular summer Cherry Grove residents appreciate having the ferry parking lot closed for hours on end and restaurants and the beach over-run by LGBT African Americans?