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The Biggest Lesson I Learned From The Pulse Nightclub Tragedy

Michael Cook | Posted 06.21.2016 | Queer Voices
Michael Cook

There are so many lessons to take from this tragic event. Communication needs to be paramount in any relationship, but when you are truly speaking your truth and living out loud, as the person you truly are, it is crucial; for both sides.

An Open Letter to the Queer Community (and the Straight World We Live In)

Derrick De Lise | Posted 06.16.2016 | Queer Voices
Derrick De Lise

This is not about them. This is about victims--and they should not be talked about in the abstract, or have major parts of the identity and life ignored. We need to have vigils for them; we need to cry for them; we need to remember them; we need to say their names.

Live and Let Live -- An Orlando Afterthought

Taylor Gipple | Posted 06.13.2016 | Queer Voices
Taylor Gipple

I'm not writing to place blame on guns, Islam, or homophobia, I just think it's important to give the victims the respect they deserve with no strings attached. There is a time for solving problems and there is a time to take a step back and pay our respects.

I Blame Hate

Mischa Haider | Posted 06.13.2016 | Queer Voices
Mischa Haider

After the Pulse nightclub massacre, there will be the customary vigils, speeches, and rainbow processions, vows of solidarity, and then the predictable return to business as usual. I am left wondering, amid all the prayers and mourning, wherein lies the responsibility and who is to blame?

This Cafe In Queens Is Every Dog and Coffee Lover's Dream

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 02.09.2016 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

A chocolate Chihuahua, leading a leash-holding woman, prances into Chateau le Woof. Rocky, for that is his name, is a regular. He's coming to meet his girlfriend, Lola, who's sitting pretty in a sweet sweater on the sofa.

We're Not Saying Your Penis Is Small, But...

The Huffington Post | Whitney Meers | Posted 11.16.2015 | Weird News

If you're a straight man who thinks it's bad enough that women in nightclubs are judging your looks, it might make you pee shy to find they're judging...

Romanian Nightclub Fire Leaves 27 Dead And 155 Injured

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 10.30.2015 | World

BUCHAREST, Oct 31 (Reuters) - A fire and explosion in a Bucharest nightclub killed 27 people and injured 155 during a rock concert that featured firew...

Why I Was Disappointed When I Went Clothes Shopping With My Daughters

Audrey van Petegem | Posted 01.07.2015 | Parents
Audrey van Petegem

I never want to discourage my daughters from exploring their own sense of style but I felt strongly that there was no way they would be wearing those clothes! After all, it is my credit card that pays for them!

How My Night in a Vegas Club Can Make You Better at Your Job

Sarah Zapp | Posted 10.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarah Zapp

Good salespeople know how to make everyone around them feel good. So remember names, remember details and most importantly remember how you make someone feel.

Astoria Characters: The Cookie Crooner

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 09.14.2014 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

The tiny two-counter store is as unassuming as its owner. The name -- Astoria Bakery -- is plain vanilla; a more pretentious man would have called it Jack's.

London: Amazing Gay Raves + Indian Food

Fabrizio 'The Fat Jew' Goldstein | Posted 09.23.2013 | Comedy
Fabrizio 'The Fat Jew' Goldstein

So you're going to London, huh? Let me guess, you went once with your parents when you were like 13, and they took you to Big Ben and some mediocre restaurants, so as an adult you have absolutely no idea what to do or where to go. Right? No? Yes? Alright.

WATCH: Underground Osaka With Japan's Hippest DJ

HUMANITY.TV | Posted 02.06.2013 | Travel
HUMANITY.TV

While it doesn't have the international reach of Gangnam Style and Korea's pop scene, Japan also boasts a hip underground music and hip-hop culture.

Travel Picks: World's Best Nightlife Destinations For Post50 Crowd

Posted 12.23.2011 | Fifty

We've all seen it: the seemingly endless lines of dangerously high stilettos and sopping slicked-back hair. Teens and college kids (perhaps even some ...

PHOTOS: International Pole Dancing Contest Begins

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TOKYO (AP) - Zoraya Judd says there is nothing she would rather do than pole dance. She's one of the best in the world at it and someday, she says, th...

Astoria Characters: The Bouzouki Balladeer

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

George Vlesmas has devoted his life to the pursuit of the bouzouki, the Greek stringed instrument with the pear-shaped body and swan-length fretted neck that sounds like a chiming harp.

Colo. Springs Judge: Exposed Breasts Not Covered Under 1st Amendment

Colorado Springs Gazette | Daniel Chacon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A judge has upheld a decision to suspend the liquor license of a Colorado Springs nightclub where several women bared their breasts during a "Girls Go...