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Santa Skivvies Run: Memories & a 2020 Revision

Santa Skivvies Run: Memories & a 2020 Revision

Dec 5, 2020

This year's Santa Skivvies Run, the SF AIDS Foundation's fun fundraiser, is an online challenge, and you can still have fun on Dec. 13 (sign up at Here's an album of Steven Underhill's best photos from past events.

The 30th Anniversary of the Black & Blue Festival and the 3rd Edition of the Carnaval des Couleurs are Postponed to October 2021

Sep 25, 2020

The 30th Anniversary of the world-renowned Black & Blue LGBTQ Festival and the 3rd edition of the Carnaval des Couleurs of Montreal are postponed to October 2021.

Community Through Cocktails: Stoli's Nationwide Effort to Unite

Community Through Cocktails: Stoli's Nationwide Effort to Unite


The Stoli Key West Cocktail Classic may be on hiatus, but its impact on the LGBTQ community is in full swing.

Actor John Cameron Mitchell to Appear at Save Julius' Bar Online Fundraiser

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jul 23, 2020

Iconic LGBTQ+ screenwriter and star to appear at online fundraiser for legendary NYC bar.

Gay Days Anaheim 2015 :: Kingdom

Gay Days Anaheim 2015 :: Kingdom

Jul 22, 2020

After a magical day in Disneyland, thousands packed the Anaheim House of Blues for Kingdom, the biggest party of the weekend. With Kimberly S at the turntables and with a special performance by Well Strung, the night ruled again!

Announcing KindRED Pride Foundation's Virtual Celebration of the 30th Anniversary of Gay Disney

Jun 3, 2020

To kick off Pride Month, the KindRED Pride Foundation announces two events on June 6: The RED Shirt Challenge, and a 12-Hour Virtual Celebration.

Interim Mr. Gay World a Heroic Doctor Who Battled COVID-19

By Kilian Melloy | May 28, 2020

When Mr. Gay World 2020 had to be put off to next year, the plan was for first runner-up from 2019 to serve an interim term. Then an ironic twist emerged - one with a heroic tinge.

Over 100 NYC Performers to Join 'Pride 2020 Dragfest - A Weekend to Support Our Queens'

May 20, 2020

Political activist and New York City drag staple Marti Gould Cummings and The Only Productions have announced the largest digital drag festival during Pride 2020.

Gay Days: 30th Annual Celebration Rescheduled To Halloween Weekend 2020

Apr 15, 2020

This year's Gay Days has not been canceled - just postponed. This time, the annual summertime festival will a Hallowe'en event!

'One Magical Weekend' Canceled for 2020

By Kilian Melloy | Apr 3, 2020

The annual "One Magical Weekend" event that brings LGTBQ revelers to Orlando from around the world has been canceled for 2020, organizers of the event said in a release.

Phoenix Pride Announces New Dates for Festival and Parade

Mar 23, 2020

Phoenix Pride has announced the rescheduled dates for the 40th Annual Phoenix Pride Festival and Parade, with the Festival now set to run Saturday and Sunday, November 7-8, 2020.

Winter Party Attendee Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Mar 16, 2020

One of the largest LGBTQ circuit parties in the world may have exposed thousands of attendees to COVID-19.

RuPaul's DragCon in LA is Canceled Due to Coronavirus Concerns

Mar 11, 2020

RuPaul's popular DragCon event in Los Angeles has been canceled.

Join Us for 'LGBTQ+ Night at the Circus Spectacular!'

By EDGE | Feb 19, 2020

For this special, once-a-year benefit, the New England Center for Circus Arts invites NECCA alumni and professional performers from around the world to donate their talents to raise money for NECCA's outreach and scholarship programs.

10 Tips for Folsom newbies - Navigating the sexy street fair for optimum fun

By Race Bannon | Sep 26, 2019

Folsom Street Fair is just days away. Among the crowd will be throngs of people who have traversed past Fairs multiple times. For them, it's an annual gathering for which they already know the ins and outs.

Killer Queens: Seattle's Art Drag Scene is Slaying It

By Jill Gleeson | Sep 13, 2019

Seattle's drag scene reigns supreme. Writer Jill Gleeson investigates who's leading the pack, why the Emerald City is the epicenter for the next generation of drag divas, and how travelers can pack it all in.

'RuPaul' Stars Headline 22nd Annual Gay Days at Disneyland

Aug 22, 2019

For its 22nd year, the event is expected to attract more than 30,000 LGBT park-hoppers from California and all over the country. They will enjoy Disneyland in a way that it can only be experienced during Gay Days.

Provincetown Carnival, 'Enchanted Forest,' Set for August 17-25

Jul 30, 2019

The Provincetown Business Guild (aka the Guild), one of the oldest LGBTQ business organizations in the country, has announced the schedule of the 41st annual Carnival, August 17—25, 2019.

2019 Pride Roundup

By Sam Cronin | Jul 15, 2019

2019 has been a great year for Pride festivals and parades nationwide, many of which commemorated the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising. Check out our roundup of EDGE coverage and photo albums from this year's events so far!

Life Ball 2019 in Pictures

Life Ball 2019 in Pictures

Jun 10, 2019

Life Ball 2019 welcomes celebrities including Alan Cumming, Lea DeLaria, Amanda LePore, Keala Settle and more for Europe's biggest HIV/AIDS fundraiser.

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