More than 40 local Valentine’s couples participated in MyBuffaloPride’s #SameLoveBuffalo community-building exercise last month, and now they’ll be featured in a homegrown music video to the song “Same Love,” by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis.
The song, released last year by the independent hip-hop artist and his producer, tells his story of...Read more
Corned Beef Brisket with Salt & Vinegar Mashed Potatoes and Juniper-Braised CabbageCorned beef and cabbage is most often associated with St. Patrick’s Day, but the classic Irish dish is actually bacon and cabbage. Irish-American immigrants in the late 19th century substituted the bacon for corned beef, and the North American...Read more
Police arrived on the scene nearby a local LGBT nightclub on Sept. 22, 2013 around 4:15 a.m. after a caller reported someone had been mugged while walking to their car.
The victim, Ronnie Coon, a local drag performer known as Melody Michaels, had already retreated back inside the bar. He wasn’t...Read more
Gregory P. Rabb
For seven years now, I have been the only openly gay elected official in the eight counties of Western New York as Jamestown City Council president and councilman at-large.
After we achieved marriage equality, I became a city marriage officer and have presided over the weddings of hundreds of gay and...Read more
Marcus L. Wise
I know the sun has barely begun to crack the clouds, let alone the snow to melt, but Pride Center of Western New York has already begun planning Buffalo Pride Festival 2014. It’s scheduled for May 27 – June 2, and this year, the theme is “Out Loud!”
I had the...Read more