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On Saturday, June 24, the Knight Hawks of Virginia turned the Carrie B. paddleboat (no pun intended) into the largest floating leather bar during its annual Leather Pride Cruise.  Men and women from throughout the area took a three...
National HIV Testing Day is June 26! When the first test for HIV became available in 1985, it was known how HIV was spread, but not how to treat it.  Thirty years later, there are now three dozen medications to...
Recently, June 26, a.k.a "Equality Day" has become an important date in the recent history of the LGBTQ community as it is the release date of three Supreme Court decisions which changed many lives.  Three landmark court decisions from...
Norfolk's Northside Park was once again the site of a Pride celebration on Sunday, June 25 at the Alternative Pride Picnic organized by Mel Frizzell and Alternatives HR.  Promoted as a grassroots, non-corporate event, dozens showed up to socialize,...
Scores of fans of RuPaul's Drag Race living in the 757 participated in a very unscientific poll this week that sought to predict who would be crowned the next Drag Superstar! It took much of today to count the eleventy-million...
Last Saturday, Mother Nature attempted to dampen the spirits of coastal Virginia's LGBTQ community.  Fortunately, the lightning and rain moved on and the celebration resumed in Norfolk's Town Point Park, featuring the nation's only Pride boat parade, local vendors...
On Friday, June 23, the Season 9 winner of RuPaul's Drag Race will be crowned.  This year, there are four finalists and OutWire757 is interested to find out which one of the four YOU would ask to "shante, you...
Many thank to Lach McClellan, son of Norfolk City Councilwoman Andria Padgett-McClellan for capturing the essence of what it means to be PROUD and to celebrate everyone in our vibrant, diverse community.  
Hampton Roads Pride volunteers have their hands full this week putting the final touches on the 29th Annual Pridefest coming up this weekend. The two-day main event is the culmination of a weeklong celebration with a block party at...
Last night, scores of couples, families and individuals attended the Fifth Annual Hampton Roads LGBTQSI Interfaith Group's Pride week celebration at the Unitarian Church of Norfolk. Temperatures inside the church soared, as did the messages of hope, inclusion and celebration...