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Fall TV Preview :: 16 New Shows

By Mike Halterman | Sep 20
One of my favorite times of year is the new fall TV season. Who knows, you might find yourself addicted to 2014′s newest hit! Here are 16 shows to watch out for.

The leather flag flies as swirled by a flagger at 2013's Folsom Street Fair

Folsom Street Fair's Fascinating History

By Race Bannon | Sep 20
On Sunday, September 21, from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., the folks at Folsom Street Events, along with countless volunteers, will mount the granddaddy of all leather events, Folsom Street Fair, now in its 31st year.

Supervisor David Campos speaks Wednesday afternoon about meeting with Facebook representatives and their requirement that users only have accounts with their real names. He is backed by members of San Francisco's drag and transgender communities, including, from left, Little Miss Hot Mess, Sister Roma, Heklina, and Carmen Morrison, who also participated in the meeting

Facebook Rebuffs Drag Queens on Name Policy

By Sean Piverger | Sep 20
San Francisco drag queens met with Facebook executives as a war of words has intensified over the social media service's policy on using real names instead of stage names on Facebook pages.

Vitaly Milonov

16 Hospitalized After LGBT Festival Attacked in Russia

By Jason St. Amand | Sep 19
Sixteen people were hospitalized Thursday after a group allegedly stormed an LGBT festival in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Dr. Howard Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS

Ask the Doc: Sexual Roulette

By Howard L. Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS | Sep 19
Is it safer to have sex with someone who doesn't know their HIV status, or with a pozzer that has an undetectable viral load? The Doc knows....

Obsessions, by EDGE

By EDGE | Sep 19
In EDGE's latest Obsessions feature, the editors pour over their love for a new shaving product, NBC's thriller "The Blacklist," the big heat some of the hottest working celebrities are packing and the incredible second season of "Nathan For You."

Result of Scottish Independence Vote Predicted by Grindr

By EDGE | Sep 19
GPS driven hook-up app Grindr has proven to be an effective tool on a variety of fronts, ranging from setting up a last minute lunchtime tryst, to finding converts to Christianity. Could political forecasting be next?

Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond

Alex Salmond Quits as Scotland's Leader

By Jill Lawless and Danica Kirka | Sep 19
Scotland's pro-independence leader Alex Salmond resigned as first minister and leader of his political party Friday, hours after Scots voted to remain in the United Kingdom.

Support is growing for these drag queens

Petition Started to Demand Facebook Drop Name Change Policy

By Winnie McCroy | Sep 19
In the battle to allow drag queens and transgender individuals to continue using their Facebook profile under their stage name or chosen name, a Seattle drag performer has founded a petition on Change.org.

view of police treating the victims after the attack

Eyewitness Disputes Self-Defense Claim in Philly Gay Bashing

By EDGE | Sep 19
An eyewitness' account of last week's brutal attack on two gay men in Philadelphia disputes any impending claim of self-defense from attorneys representing the men and women allegedly involved in the assault.