Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Gay-Straight Young Professionals meet-up wednesday

Posted by Greg Hambrick on Tue, Sep 29, 2009 at 3:47 PM

The Young Professional Gay-Straight Alliance of Charleston will be meeting for happy hour from 5:30 to 9 p.m. on Wed., Sept. 30, at the Recover Room, 685 King St.

Boston and the gang at Recovery Room are thrilled to host us and they'll be extending happy hour until 9pm just because we're so special. :) Happy Hour specials include a dollar off domestics and liquor drinks, 1/2 off wings, $1.25 PBR and High Life! Mmmmm, champagne of beer!

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Friday, September 18, 2009

Out Magazine offers gay Charleston travel tips

Posted by Greg Hambrick on Fri, Sep 18, 2009 at 10:35 AM

Look for some fall family tourists this year.

In the latest issue of Out (not available yet online), the leading national GLBT magazine offers some Charleston travel tips. The feature includes Pantheon and Dudley's (of course) along with food picks Hominy Grill, Peninsula Grill, and Vickery's (noting the gay scene on the patio). It also highlights Charleston Place (a favorite of David Sedaris) and the Mills House.

Look for it on the newsstand and we'll update here when its available online.

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Tuesday, September 15, 2009

AFFA Darkness To Light event, Gay Pride Wrap

Posted by Greg Hambrick on Tue, Sep 15, 2009 at 3:29 PM

Our S.C. Pride wrap is on the main site.

We stopped by the booth for Charleston's Alliance for Full Acceptance and got word of an event AFFA will be participating in with Darkness to Light, the Charleston based nonprofit that prevents child abuse by educating adults about the signs to look out for.

The event will be at 10 o'clock on Oct. 10. We'll get you more information and details as we get closer.

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Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Gay Issue hits the stands: André Bauer, Kathy Griffin, local theater and more

Posted by Greg Hambrick on Wed, Sep 9, 2009 at 10:53 AM

The City Paper's Gay Issue is on the stands and there are a handful of online exclusive features as well. Take a look at all the coverage.

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Tuesday, September 8, 2009

A Gay Pride Message From Joe Riley

Posted by Greg Hambrick on Tue, Sep 8, 2009 at 3:13 PM

Our Gay Issue is out the door and on the rack tomorrow.

Here's the letter from Charleston Mayor Joe Riley to attendants of the 2009 S.C. Gay Pride Festival:


I would like to extend a warm welcome to everyone attending this year's South Carolina Pride Festival. This year's organizers have succeeded in putting together a series of fun and awareness-raising events celebrating South Carolina Gay and Lesbian families. The festival is not only a time for reflection on the social issues facing the Pride movement, but also a celebration of the successes it has seen in raising awareness and compassion for the civil rights of the gay and lesbian community. Take this opportunity to proudly focus on your own individual accomplishments and efforts for a more tolerant society.

It is my sincere hope that you will have an enjoyable visit and will want to return to our wonderful city time and time again!

Most sincerely yours,

Joseph P. Riley Jr.
Mayor, City of Charleston

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