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This Tuesday Aug. 19, 2014 photo shows Josepha Bercau, 93, answering a reporter during an interview with the Associated Press in Paris.

Seven Decades Later, Paris Celebrates End of Nazi Occupation

By Elaine Ganley | Aug 24
Her code name was Rainer and she had a gun she called Oscar. Not yet 20, she aimed her weapon at a Nazi officer and shot him to death on a Paris bridge on a Sunday afternoon.

World OutGames Coming to Miami in 2017

By Mike Halterman | Aug 24
In just three years' time, athletes from all over the world will be heading to Florida to show off their brawn and talents: The fourth World OutGames will be held in Miami from May 26 to June 4, 2017.

Armistead Maupin (left) with his partner Chris Turner in front of the 2012 temple. His experiences at Burning Man inspired parts of 'The Days of Anna Madrigal'

Dispatches from Burning Man

By Max Leger a.k.a Ultra | Aug 24
In less than a week, over 70,000 people will converge on a dry lake bed in Northwestern Nevada to create Black Rock City, which hosts the festival known as Burning Man.

The solar deck of the North Hollywood Spa is viewed in Los Angeles

Bathhouses Change With the Times

By Matt Hamilton | Aug 23
Gay bathhouses that once remained in the shadows to stay in business are now seeking attention to keep their doors open. Some are doing aggressive online advertising and community outreach.

In this image from video posted on Facebook, courtesy of the George W. Bush Presidential Center, former President George W. Bush participates in the ice bucket challenge with the help of his wife, Laura Bush, in Kennebunkport, Maine.

Ice Bucket Challenge May Change Nonprofit World

By Alicia Rancillo | Aug 23
The ice bucket challenge's phenomenal success is making other charitable organizations rethink how they connect with a younger generation of potential donors.

'Dancing Sondheim' :: New App for iPhone

By EDGE | Aug 23
"Dancing Sondheim" - a free App compiling 7 short dance movies by Richard Daniels using the music of Stephen Sondheim - will be released September 1, 2014.

American soprano Sondra Radvanovsky will sing the title role in San Francisco Opera's production of 'Norma'

Out There :: Classy People, Classy Art

By Roberto Friedman | Aug 23
When you hear the phrase "the ladies who lunch," do your thoughts automatically turn to Out There? No? Well, get a load of this...

#ALS #IceBucketChallenge :: The Hottest 15 Girls

By Valerie Suriano | Aug 22
We've seen the guys... now it's time for the hottest girls rocking the ALS ice bucket challenge!

UK Comic Challenges WBC to Protest in Iraq, Members Accept

By Jason St. Amand | Aug 22
Members of the Westboro Baptist Church have accepted an offer made by a British comedian, who challenged the "God Hates Fags" church to bring their protesting ways to Iraq.

San Francisco's Openhouse agency organized a panel to remember and honor gay community leader Jose Sarria on the first anniversary of his death. On the panel, Gerard Koskovich, left, from the GLBT Historical Society, tells of how Sarria's role has been overlooked by historians. Others on the panel, from left, are Galilea, friend and Absolute Empress XLI; friend Robbie Robinson; Juliet Demeter, project archivist at the GLBT Historical Society and archivist for the Jose Sarria Papers; Marlena, Absolute Empress XXV; and moderator Donna Sachet, Absolute Empress XXX

Sarria's Activism Recalled a Year After Death

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Aug 22
Long before queer activists marched and chanted down the streets of San Francisco, Jose Sarria lived his life as an out, proud gay man.