Fire Island Pines

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It has been three decades since that photograph was snapped in the blazing Fire Island sun. I am powerless to bring any of those friends back. But I must remember their names. They must not be forgotten.
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The land of sun, sand and surf added some skin to the mix.
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In this cult, the weekend evening ritual of dancing until dinnertime, or beyond, to DJ Lina Bradford's music has been indulged in, celebrated and repeated - as rituals are - for years. A decade, to be precise.
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During a recent half-hearted attempt to organize my life, I discovered a shoebox filled with old photographs. In one of them, four friends are lying contentedly on the soft sand of the Pines beach at Fire Island. The year is 1985. A decade later, I would be the only one remaining.
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In truth, not one part of Fire Island is not magical -- and it's been through a lot in the past few years. Whether you're more into the wonderful town-like community feeling of Cherry Grove, or the amped up extravagant resort feeling of The Pines that allows you to believe you've taken a real vacation, you will fall in love.
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July 25 marked the return of the all-night Pines Party fundraiser on New York's Fire Island, and for many gay men in the
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Weiderpass goes on to claim that "the next chapter" of the mainstream gay rights movement will require queers to reach across
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As long as people like Sens. Ron Johnson and Ted Cruz are working against LGBT equality, none of us should be giving them any cover, let alone raising money for them. We surely don't have the luxury to join them on other issues with which some of us may agree, not when they're trying to make us second-class citizens. And that's why the boycott against the hoteliers is so important.
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Reisner and Weiderpass initially defended their meeting with Cruz following backlash from the lesbian, gay, bisexual and
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In response to Reisner and Weiderpass' "fireside chat," a Facebook group called "Boycott Fire Island Pines Establishments
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Proceeds from the show will benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. The cast of Broadway Bares will kick off summer by
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On January 22 at 1:00 PM in West Islip, Long Island, Maltz Auction House will auction off most of the "downtown" strip of the Pines, possibly for a song. With an opening suggested bid of only 8.5 million dollars for 80 percent of the commercial district this is a golden opportunity, to say the least.
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The summer might be over, but the Jewish boys of the famed Viagra Falls house in the New York gay getaway Fire Island Pines
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His insouciant and poignant travelogue, States of Desire, is a description of gay life in all the major cities of the United States in the late 1970's before the onslaught of the AIDS epidemic.
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For me, the festival also triggered a flood of memories that I thought had been buried with my youth.
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It was there that The Normal Heart and Larry Kramer reminded us living today: Act Up. Fight AIDS.
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The Pines," the gay summer vacation destination off the coast of Long Island, is usually known more for groovy disco or throbbing dance music than for opera, but that changed this past weekend.
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You do drag for the first time because you want to be called "fierce." You do drag because you really want to be on that boat invading the Pines. You do drag because your best friend told you that the only version you should attempt is the grotesque one, and he said that scoffingly.