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Postal Service Unveils Image for Harvey Milk Stamp

Apr 22
The U.S. Postal Service will feature a close-up, black-and-white photograph of Harvey Milk on its commemorative stamp of the California politician and gay rights icon.

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Suit Challenging Ga. Gay Marriage Ban to be Filed

NATIONAL | By Kate Brumback | Apr 22
A gay rights group on Tuesday filed a federal lawsuit in Atlanta challenging the state of Georgia’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriages.

Mark Goshorn Jones

Andy of Gayberry? ’Tennessee Queer’ Explores Rural Gay Life

NATIONAL | By Kevin Langson | Apr 18
The new film "Tennessee Queer" explores life as a rural gay in the South with a keen sense of humor. EDGE spoke to filmmaker Mark Goshorn Jones about finding laughs in what could be thought a more serious subject.

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon

Mo. House Panel to Consider Impeaching Gov. Over Gay Marriage Support

POLITICS | Apr 23
A Republican-led Missouri House committee plans to hold a hearing on measures seeking to impeach Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon.

Jodie Foster

Jodie Foster Ties the Knot

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 23
Jodie Foster reportedly married her girlfriend of nearly a year last weekend.

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In Atlanta

Lasso Up Your Friends and Family for ’Cowgirls’

THEATRE | By EDGE | Apr 19
Back in the saddle for Horizon’s 30th Anniversary Season, it’s classical versus country in "Cowgirls" by Betsy Howie and Mary Murfitt.

Lisa Haas and Jackie Monahan

"The Foxy Merkins" Comes to Atlanta Film Fest

By Conswella Bennett | Apr 1
Merkins are lurkin’ on the streets of Atlanta this week and the public can catch a glimpse during a screening of the much-anticipated lesbian movie, "The Foxy Merkins" at the Atlanta Film Festival on April 3 at The Plaza Theatre.

Fast Theatre for a Good Cause :: Boston Theater Marathon

THEATRE | By EDGE | Apr 24
Boston Playwrights’ Theatre presents the 16th annual Boston Theater Marathon and the sixth year of The Warm-Up Laps. The Boston Theater Marathon features 53 ten-minute plays, by 55 New England playwrights, produced by 53 New England theatres in ten hours.

The White Party and Club Culture: Is It Really for Everyone?

CULTURE | By Caleb Rainey | Apr 24
Circuit parties, clubs and events like them can be wonderfully inclusive spaces, where all can be made to feel welcome and expect to be treated kindly. Let’s make sure this year’s White Party is precisely that type of inclusive space.

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Researchers Closer to a Functional Cure for HIV

By Winnie McCroy | Mar 13
This year’s Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2014) revealed clinical trial results that a "functional cure" for HIV is one step closer to becoming reality.…
Laverne Cox

NYC Pride Announces 2014 Grand Marshals

Tuesday Apr 22, 2014
Organizers of New York City Pride announced this year’s marshals: Laverne Cox, Jonathan Groff and Rea Carey.

Dante Puleio

Dante Puleio is a Jersey Boy who began dancing shortly after he learned how to walk. By the time was three years old, he had already choreographed and performed dances to everything from Michael Jackson to Donna Summer.

Confab Reveals Prevention Gains

By Liz Highleyman | Mar 15
Antiretroviral treatment as prevention, HIV cure research, and new treatments for hepatitis C were among the highlights discussed last week in Boston …

EDGE Goes Social

Inside the Craft Beer Revolution

FOOD/DRINK | Apr 24
Over the past five years, the big beer conglomerates, Anheuser-Busch InBev and Miller-Coors, have decreased production by 10 percent. At the same time, craft beer is going through a renaissance.

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Sales of US Existing Homes Slip to a 20-Month Low

REAL ESTATE | By Christopher S. Rugaber | Apr 23
Sales of existing U.S. homes slipped in March to their lowest level since July 2012 as rising prices and a tight supply of available homes discouraged many would-be buyers.

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A prototype of an electric carriage is displayed at the New York International Auto Show in New York.

Alternative to NYC Horse Carriages: Old-Timey Car?

AUTO NEWS | By Deepti Hajela | Apr 24
An electric car that proponents hope will replace horse-drawn carriages in New York City was presented at the New York International Auto Show, as critics expressed their distaste for the idea.

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How El Nino Might Affect U.S. Weather

SCIENCE | Apr 24
Time Magazine’s Bryan Walsh explains how a rise could in the temperature of the Pacific ocean could be signs of the El Nino weather phenomenon. He describes how that might affect global and U.S. weather.

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Literary Dublin

By Helen O’Neill | Apr 23
With its old-world pubs filled with faded pictures of poets and rebels, clattery cafes and cobblestone alleys, Dublin is a haven for those who want to immerse themselves in books and writers and words - washed down of course, with a pint of Guinness.

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Russia May Fingerprint HIV-Positive Citizens

HIV/AIDS | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 22
After cracking down on its LGBT citizenry last year, when President Vladimir Putin signed the controversial "homosexual propaganda" law, it looks like some Russian lawmakers are now taking aim at HIV-positive individuals.

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