- By Mark Thompson and Robert Doyle | Jul 25One of the biggest Pride celebrations - and longest: ten days and nights! - turns 21 this year. That’s right, Manchester Pride, winner of "Best UK Pride" and a nominee for "World’s Best Pride" shows the world why I [HEART} MCR is a global sentiment.
- Jun 25One of the UK’s favourite fictitious ’trolley dollies’, Pam Ann, will be returning to the North West this August for a short-haul trip to Manchester Pride’s 21st birthday.
- Apr 20In the UK, the Gaydar brands account for half of all gay and lesbian traffic on the internet. GaydarRadio has almost 800,000 listeners each month in the UK alone.
- Feb 11Manchester Pride turns 21 this summer and is marking the milestone with a commemorative exhibition, Queer To Stay: 21 Years Of Manchester Pride, a comprehensive collection of images, memorabillia, and stories documenting the festival’s history.
- By Mark Thompson and Robert Doyle | Jul 5The wealthiest city in Europe, Zurich has been designated the city with the best quality of life in the world - for seven years in a row. A world leader in climate control, Zurich is also a city where a plurality of citizens profess no faith or religion.
- By Mark Thompson and Robert Doyle | Jun 8The airport is in France - but your ticket says Switzerland - and the official language is German. Carmen Sandiego, where are we now? Located on the river Rhine, where the borders of Switzerland, France, and Germany meet, Basel is a nexus of culture.
- May 28Switzerland is a country roughly the size of the state of Maryland, with a population less than New York City - and yet, what an inordinate amount of influence this one country has had on European and global culture.
- By Mark Thompson and Robert Doyle | May 28Consistently ranked among the world’s top ten cities for quality of life, Bern, the capital of Switzerland, was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983 for its medieval Old Town, built in 1191 - and in springtime, few places are as beautiful.
- Jul 21Nearly one in four residents of Montpellier, France is a student, which makes for an eternally youthful city - even one that was founded in 985 AD. If Paris is for lovers, Montpellier is for students in love - and especially in summer.
- By Mark Thompson and Robert Doyle | Jul 21Nearly thirty years ago, Montpellier, France had been our home. In those days, Montpellier was a sleepy town - and now, it’s the fastest growing city in France. So we returned to Montpellier to discover whether we or the city had changed more.
- By Mark Thompson and Robert Doyle | Jul 19For many of us, jotting down a list of dream travel destinations is an annual (if not monthly) pastime. Presumably, "Taking Root In Provence" author Anne-Marie Simons did the same thing while working for 30 years in the Washington D.C. area.
- Jul 14Ever since F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald landed in the south of France during the Twenties, the Cote d’Azur has been a haven for the beautiful and the gifted who are drawn to the azure waters of the Mediterranean and the pink villages of France.
- By Mark Thompson and Robert Doyle | Jul 14With at least fifteen gay bars, three gay beaches, two major LGBT festivals, and as many rainbow flags as wave in le Marais in Paris, Nice has become the de facto gay resort of France.
- By Mahalel Kilian Melloy | Aug 1The 21st edition of Belfast’s Pride Parade took place on July 30, drawing a crowd to the city but also triggering anti-gay religious protests. Organizers took pains to make the occasion welcoming to all, going so far as to host a "family fun day."
- Aug 4The city council of South America’s biggest city has adopted legislation calling for a Heterosexual Pride Day to be celebrated on the third Sunday of each December.
- By Mahalel Kilian Melloy | Aug 5The Czech city of Prague is set to host its first gay Pride events later this month, but the historic occasion has already been marred by anti-gay trash talk from the top levels of the country’s government.
- By Mahalel Kilian Melloy | Aug 19A spat between two British women allegedly culminated in an anti-gay attack earlier this year. But the defendant in the case told a jury she was not anti-gay, and she had a tattoo on her bum to prove it.
- By Steve Weinstein | Sep 12How do you navigate your way from the United States to the United Kingdom for the first time? EDGE’s Jim Halterman takes you step-by-step how to get there, what to do when you’re there and, of course, where to find the boys!
- Oct 23Manchester Pride has announced that it has raised a grand total of £105,000 this year. This figure means that, since 2003, the annual festival has raised over £1M distributed to LGBT organisations and HIV charities and organisations.
- Apr 20The Charity that organises Manchester Pride has confirmed that the award-winning LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) festival will light up the streets of Manchester from 17 - 27 August 2012.
Halloween Party @ Alegria :: October 26, 2014Alegria is an institution in NYC and its Halloween version is without a doubt the best one of them all. Ric Sena, its producer, puts together the most amazingly striking spectacle of lights , music, costumes and dancers.
Rush @ Club Cafe :: Saturday, October 25, 2014It was another packed Rush @ Club Cafe this past Saturday. Here are the pics.
Night Of The Living Drag :: October 25, 2014Milk, Jujubee, Ivy Winters, Ben DeLaCreme and many others, were the stars at RuPaul's "Night Of The Living Drag," a night of scary looks and brilliant performances. A Brando Voss production, hosted by Sharon Needles, with music by Mimi Imfurst.
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