Tag Archive | NYC

US: NYC to add gender-neutral ‘X’ to death certificates

US: NYC to add gender-neutral ‘X’ to death certificates

New York City will start offering a gender-neutral option on death certificates, officials said on Tuesday, as part of a growing movement away from strictly male or female designations. As of next year, the city’s Health Department will include an ‘X’ option for residents who do not identify themselves as male or female.

NYC: First Genderqueer Drag Queen For Dreamwalk Fashion Show

NYC: First Genderqueer Drag Queen For Dreamwalk Fashion Show

The DreamWalk Fashion Show (now in its third year) has announced that their very first disabled genderqueer drag queen has joined the model lineup for this year’s show, at the Live Nation’s Gramercy Theatre in NYC, on September 15.   Pink Oracle, a disability rights advocate from Philadelphia, will be joining all the other fabulous and […]

Queerbio: The Violet Quill Authors Group

Queerbio: The Violet Quill Authors Group

The Violet Quill was an informal group of gay authors of fiction, mostly resident in New York City, formed in 1980. Their purpose was to act as an interest and support group for each other, with the hope of reflecting the uniqueness of the LGBTQ community, and improving the profile and respect of the American […]

Listen: Spelling Lessons – Birch

Listen: Spelling Lessons – Birch

If you want some beat-driven, but really laid-back music (with a message) on this Sunday morning, just have a listen to the latest single from Connecticut-born, NYC-based, indie-pop artist, singer-songwriter, Birch. The single is called Spelling Lessons. Birch says it’s about it’s about “institutionalized sexism and my experience as a girl. I hope it resonates with […]

New York: Genderless clothes store breaks new ground

New York: Genderless clothes store breaks new ground

Caitlin Helms was shopping with her mother in downtown New York when a sign in a store window stopped them in their tracks: “The world’s first gender-free store”. The pitch struck a chord with Helms, who said she had been blurring gender lines with her choice of clothes since age 13. “It’s nice to have […]

Listen: Prime – Satellite

Listen: Prime – Satellite

This Monday morning, we bring you another great track from Prime, whom we featured in our July monthly edition of EILE Magazine. This multi-ethnic pop singer-songwriter is truly a citizen of the world, who was raised in New York City, and this is reflected in his music, which is an unusual mix of energetic beats, […]

Goldfish To Perform In NYC’s Bowery Ballroom 25 Nov

Goldfish To Perform In NYC’s Bowery Ballroom 25 Nov

Those of you who may be going to New York for Thanksgiving may want to see acoustic/electronic band Goldfish live. Goldfish, the South African organic house duo, known for blending acoustic instruments with electronic beats, will be performing at NYC’s own Bowery Ballroom next Friday, Nov 25!