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Activists Want Gay Rights on Africa Summit Agenda

Human rights and gay rights activists on Tuesday urged President Barack Obama to ensure that the issue of anti-gay discrimination in Africa is on the agenda at next week's summit in Washington with more than 40 African leaders.

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Georgia Seeks Same-Sex Marriage Lawsuit Dismissal

NATIONAL | By Kathleen Foody | Jul 21
Georgia's attorney general is asking a judge to dismiss a federal lawsuit filed by a gay rights group challenging the state's constitutional ban on same-sex marriages.

Ga. University System Changes Gay Couples’ Benefits

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 1
Married same-sex couples will get tax benefits equal to heterosexual couples through a retirement plan offered by the University System of Georgia, following a Monday vote by the system’s governing board.

Brandon Armstrong, left, and Thomas Etheridge, both of Alexander, kiss and embrace after they were wed in the rotunda of the Pulaski County Courthouse in Little Rock, Ark. Monday.

Arkansas Asks Judge to Keep Marriage Ban in Place

NATIONAL | By Andrew DeMillo | Jul 31
Arkansas officials asked a federal judge Wednesday to keep the state's marriage ban in place, arguing the prohibition is constitutional and serves a legitimate purpose.

Court Upholds Wisconsin Domestic Partner Registry

NATIONAL | By Bobby McGuire | Jul 31
A 2009 law creating a domestic partner registry that provides limited benefits to same-sex couples does not violate the state's ban on gay marriages, a unanimous Wisconsin Supreme Court said Thursday.

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Lance Bass to Lead Record Breaking Effort in Atlanta for Gay Marriage

CELEBRITIES | By EDGE | Jun 16
An attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the Largest Arms-Linked Toast will be made Monday when entertainer and activist, Lance Bass joins over 200 marriage equality supporters in Atlanta.

Del Shores will do two back-to-back benefits for AID Atlanta

Del Shores: My Sordid Best Benefits AID Atlanta

CELEBRITIES | By Winnie McCroy | Jun 10
On June 11 and June 12, Del Shores will come to Atlanta for two benefit performances for the AIDS Service Organization AID Atlanta.

Men Who Moisturize

CULTURE | By Pier Angelo | Jul 31
The metrosexual, a straight man meticulous about his grooming and appearance - with David Beckham as its poster child - came first, followed by men coming out as bisexuals and more recently by the "Yummies" or Young Urban Males.

Who wouldn't want to punch this face?

PopUps: Bloom Takes On Bieber

CELEBRITIES | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 31
There is a list of endless reasons to want to live vicariously through Orlando Bloom. However, his recent altercation with Justin Bieber that lead to him punching the teeny pop idol in the kisser could possibly top that list.

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New amfAR Grants Fund Search for the Cure

By EDGE | Jul 14
amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, has dedicated $2.4M in research grants to fund the search for an end to HIV/AIDS.

Faces of Pride :: Boston

Monday Jul 28, 2014
Boston Pride had its biggest year to date. EDGE was on hand for the pre-parties, the parade, the block parties & club events.

Thomas Evans

For Thomas Evans, the devastation of HIV/AIDS literally hits home. The Mt. Kisco, N.Y., native may himself be HIV-negative but the impact of the AIDS epidemic really hit him in 1992, when he lost his father to AIDS-related complications.

Smoking is Even Worse For HIV-Positive People

By Sasha Razumikhin | Jul 24
Smoking is bad. But it can be worse, especially if you're HIV-positive - and the CDC wants you to know it.

EDGE Goes Social

Five Food Writers Subpoenaed in 'Pink Slime' Lawsuit

FOOD/DRINK | By Regina Garcia Cano | Jul 31
Several food writers, including a New York Times reporter, have been subpoenaed by a meat producer as part of its $1.2 billion defamation lawsuit against ABC in regards to the network's coverage of a beef product dubbed "pink slime" by critics.

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Las Vegas: Let It Entertain You

By Kelsy Chauvin | Jul 30
How entertaining is Las Vegas as of late? We sent a writer to "go down" on Vegas... downtown, that is, as well as explore what's hot on the Strip.

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Law school graduates taking the bar exam gather outside the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center in Buffalo, N.Y.

Tech Issues Delays Bar Exam Submissions

LEGAL | By Carolyn Thompson | Jul 31
Law school graduates sweated their way through the final day of their bar exams, some relieved to see paper and pencil after running into a technical glitch that kept test takers in several states from uploading the answers from their computers.

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Zillow Buying Trulia to Build Real Estate Titan

REAL ESTATE | By Mae Anderson | Jul 30
Zillow and Trulia, two companies that changed the way people shop for homes, are combining. Real estate website operator Zillow Inc. is buying its rival in a $3.5 billion deal that will make the biggest player in the online real estate information market.

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A worker assembles a vehicle on an assembly line at Ford factory in Chongqing, China.

US Companies Increasingly Fish for Growth Overseas

AUTO NEWS | By Michael Liedtke | Jul 30
Major U.S. companies are starting to reap their most rapid growth in fertile lands of opportunity far from home. Technology trendsetters and century-old companies such as Ford Motor Co. are hoping to make more money in countries including China and India.

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T-Mobile Deal Helps Rhapsody Hit 2M Paying Subs

PERSONAL TECH | Jul 30
Rhapsody International Inc. said Tuesday its partnership with T-Mobile US Inc. has helped boost its number of paying subscribers to more than 2 million, up from 1.7 million in April.

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Brotherly Love: Looking Beyond the Slogans in Philadelphia

By Robert Israel | Jul 31
"The City of Brotherly Love" takes on new meaning as Pennsylvania embraces marriage equality and Philadelphia rolls out the red carpet for LGBT visitors.

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