Posts from March 4, 2013

NYC’s ‘Rawhide’ Gay Bar to Close


Chelsea's Rawhide bar, opened in 1979, is set to shutter, according to Vanishing New York: "The building that houses it on 8th and 21st in Chelsea was sold a couple of years ago and the new landlord has jacked up the rent, nearly doubling it…

Train Backs Out of Boy Scouts Jamboree Over Gay Ban


The SF-based pop rock band Train has bowed out of the Boy Scouts Jamboree following pressure from GLAAD, Eagle Scout Derek Nance, and over 3,000 people who signed a petition to do so. Wrote Train on its website: When we booked this show fo…