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Pedestrians stroll between gleaming luxury apartment buildings along the High Line in New York, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. The last stretch of the elevated walkway opens to the public Sunday, Sept. 21.

Final Stretch of NYC's High Line Park Opens

NATIONAL | By Verena Dobnik | Sunday Sep 21, 2014
The last stretch of New York's High Line opens Sunday, completing one of the nation's most distinctive urban transformations: abandoned elevated rails that have been turned into a linear oasis of flowers, grasses and trees.

Billie Allen

Phylicia Rashad Interviews Billie Allen for League of Pro Theatre Women

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 20
On September 22, actress Phylicia Rashad will interview Billie Allen, for the League of Professional Theatre Women.

Vice Mayor Jovanka Beckles

Richmond Officials Curb Hate Speech

LOCAL | By Heather Cassell | Sep 18
Following years of anti-gay hate speech directed at Richmond's only out city councilwoman, the City Council voted Tuesday to revise a report addressing rules and procedures for handling disruptions during public meetings.

Steve Kavanuagh, who's advocating for more size selection of condoms, stands outside the 440 Castro bar, one of many San Francisco gay bars that distributes condoms

SF Sizes Up Its Free Condom Program

LOCAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Sep 18
The number of free condoms distributed by San Francisco's health department has sizably increased over the years, with nearly 2.3 million given out to various community-based organizations and local businesses last year.

Strippers protest Ohio church. Aug. 22: Supporters of The Fox Hole strip club protest against New Beginnings Ministries Church in Warsaw, Ohio.

Can't We All Get Along? Officials Ask Pastor, Strip Club to End Feud

LOCAL | Sep 16
Officials are pleading for a pastor and an Ohio strip club owner to stop weekly protesting of each other's establishments over a years-long feud.

Archive Productions staff Vivian Imperiale, left, Bryan Heinrich, and Ehrin Davis discuss a project with Joel Evans, development director at Openhouse, and Archive Executive Director Scott Peterson

Nonprofit Preserves Cultural Events

LOCAL | By Khaled Sayed | Sep 16
A San Francisco nonprofit is working to preserve LGBT and other cultural events and has developed a new funding stream to help it accomplish that task.

Indiana Agrees to Recognize 2nd Same-Sex Marriage

LOCAL | Sep 12
Indiana has agreed to recognize a second same-sex marriage because one of the women is battling cancer.

Jane Lynch will host the event

Jane Lynch Hosts Astraea Lesbian Foundation Benefit Concert

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 12
On Monday, September 15, actor Jane Lynch will host Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice which proudly announces Uprising of Love: A Benefit Concert for Global Equality at Broadway's Gershwin Theatre.

Broadway Backdown: Lights to Dim for Joan Rivers Tonight

LOCAL | By Bobby McGuire | Sep 9
Following an outcry of outrage, The Broadway League has reversed its decision not to dim the lights on Broadway tonight in tribute to Joan Rivers.

Justin V. Bond in 'The Drift'

Justin V. Bond Stages Free Association Show 'The Drift' at Joes' Pub

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 8
On September 11, Justin Vivian Bond embarks on a new, free associative collage of spoken word and song that is inspired by Tennessee Williams' story "The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone."

Crowds spilled into Market Street during Pink Saturday in 2009. In the background, the lighted pink triangle is visible on Twin Peaks

Meeting About Pink Saturday Set

LOCAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Sep 6
Organizers of the annual Pink Saturday street festival and others are set to meet next week to discuss the future of the event, which has been marred by assaults and other violence in recent years.