By Bruce-Michael Gelbert
At a reflective Memorial Day service, organized by Roland Michely and hosted by the Cherry Grove Fire Department’s Dominic DeSantis, at the Community House on May 31, Cherry Grove remembered those lost to us since the previous Memorial Day. Read more
Daniel Nardicio Kicks Off Underwear Party Season with Memorial Day Weekend Extravaganza at Ice Palace
By Bruce-Michael Gelbert
Daniel Nardicio, originator of the Underwear Party on Fire Island, did his part to ensure a lively Memorial Day Weekend, in Cherry Grove, by giving his first party of the season on May 29. A near-capacity crowd filled the Ice Palace to hear the music of DJ Gant Johnson Read more
“Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” Repeal Passes U.S. Senate Committee & House of Representatives, But McCain & Colleagues Announce Plan to Filibuster
by Bruce-Michael Gelbert
On May 27, the United States Senate Armed Services Committee, chaired by Michigan Democrat Carl Levin, passed, by a vote of 16 to 12, an amendment to the National
Defense Authorization Act that would remove “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”(DADT)-the heinous 17-year-old policy whereby open gay and lesbians are discharged from military service-from federal Read more
By Lee Sharmat
GLSEN (the Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network), the leading national education organization, focused on ensuring safe schools for all students, and headed by Executive Director Dr. Eliza Byard, held its sold out annual Respect Awards ceremony Read more
By Joey Adami
“The sun feels nice,” breathed Will, fitting his hands behind his head.
Stretched out above the sand on a wide blanket, Will and Luke relaxed their bodies. Memorial Day Weekend was less then a week away, giving the guys just enough time to get some color after a long, dull winter of gray skies and cold.
“Sunscreen?” Grady asked, sheltered under the enormous-rainbow striped umbrella that shaded him from view. Clad in a baseball hat, white t-shirt, and globs of thick sunscreen, Grady sighed loudly, returning to his magazine.
“I’m not going anywhere near that ridiculous umbrella,” Luke snapped. Read more
By Denise Dell Harbin :: Dell 2 Travel – A Gazooba Travel Agency, Orlando FL
Continuing our spring migration up the East Coast from Florida, we snowbirds make a very satisfying stopover in Charleston, South Carolina. Condé Nast named Charleston “one of America’s most delightful cities” and Southern Living readers voted it “Best Southern City.” Charleston calls itself “America’s Most Historic City.” Read more