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Philly Lawmaker Requests Gay Bashing Be Investigated by Feds

Sep 20
While the brutal attack on two gay men in Philadelphia last week has caused an outcry from many in Pennsylvania to extend the state's current hate crime law to cover sexual orientation, one lawmaker is appealing to the federal government.

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Janis Ian

Summer Never Ends at the Crown and Anchor

LOCAL | By EDGE | Sep 14
Though we may not be able to wear white pants any longer, Labor Day's passing doesn't mean the end of the summer's entertainment. There is plenty still happening at The Crown and Anchor.

From left, former U.S. Sen. Bob Smith, former state Sen. Jim Rubens and former U.S. Sen. from Massachusetts Scott Brown

News Guide: Primary Election Highlights

POLITICS | Sep 9
Highlights from Tuesday's primary elections in Delaware, Massachusetts, New York, New Hampshire and Rhode Island.

'Tranny' and 'Gay' Joke Didn't Offend Pres: Obama Pens Letter Praising Rivers

POLITICS | By EDGE | Sep 20
In a recent marathon length edition of E! network's "Fashion Police," Melissa Rivers, daughter to the late actress comedienne spoke with hosts about a letter of condolence she received from the White House following her mother's death

The 2014 Ig Nobel prize, the annual award for sometimes inane, yet often surprisingly practical, scientific discoveries.

IG Nobel Winner: Using Pork to Stop Nosebleeds

NATIONAL | By Mark Pratt | Sep 20
Does anybody smell bacon? Packing strips of cured pork in the nose of a child who suffers from uncontrollable, life-threatening nosebleeds can stop the hemorrhaging, a discovery that won them a 2014 Ig Nobel prize.

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Author John Lahr Digs into Tennessee William's Life

THEATRE | By EDGE | Sep 19
As part of Tennessee Williams' Circle of Friends, this year's theme at the Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival, theater critic and author John Lahr will delve into "Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh," his highly acclaimed new biography of Williams.

Liz Hayes in "Grounded" at the Gamm Theatre

'Grounded' :: Her Day Job Is To Target Terrorists

THEATRE | By Joe Siegel | Sep 12
Actress Liz Hayes plays an American soldier fighting terrorism from a trailer outside of Las Vegas in Gamm Theatre's production of George Brant's "Grounded." EDGE spoke to director Judith Swift about this provocative, timely drama.

Lady Gaga: It's a Very Happy Time in My Life

MUSIC | By Mesfin Fekadu | Sep 20
After hip surgery and parting ways with her longtime manager, Lady Gaga says things are looking up.

Amelia Broome as Mrs. Lovett in "Sweeney Todd"

Consuming Humans :: Amelia Broome Plays Mrs. Lovett

By Michael Cox | Sep 20
Amelia Broome plays Mrs. Lovett one of the most compelling antiheros written for the musical theatre in the Lyric Stage Company's production of: "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street," through October 11.

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Anti-Cancer Drug Attacks Hidden HIV Reservoirs

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 6
A pilot study by HIV researchers from Aarhus University and Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark has shown that an anti-cancer drug can activate hidden HIV.…

2014 Las Vegas PrideFest Closing Party @ The Revolution Lounge :: September 7, 2014

Wednesday Sep 10, 2014
Las Vegas PrideFest 2014 held its closing party in the Revolution Lounge at the Mirage Hotel. It was the perfect end to a fabulous week of fun. Check out the pics!

Kat Coric

Coric is an ardent activist supporting LGBT rights and HIV/AIDS awareness. A multidisciplinary artist, Coric stands out as a heterosexual female artist in the gay Circuit party subculture.

HIV+ Need to Skip Caffeine for a Real Boost

By Cyd Zeigler Jr. | Aug 22
HIV+ and way too tired? Look to complex carbs, protein, fat and some key vitamins for a better boost than stimulants.

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Colors & Patterns :: Some Rules to Follow

HOME | By Joel Martens | Sep 20
When you look at what is being said in print online or by celebrity designers, the advice on what is "in" is as varied as stars burning in the sky. Here are some hints to help cut through the clutter.

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Women's Words Fest Includes a Week of Lesbian-Themed Entertainment

By Winnie McCroy | Sep 18
Chicago's Women's Words Fest will now include a week of lesbian-themed entertainment, including a film festival, staged readings, dance, prose and plays, all at the Chicago Public House Theater.

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NOAA shows one of four drones ready to be released into Hurricane Edouard from a hurricane hunter plane flying over the Atlantic Ocean.

Hurricane Edouard Right Environment for Drone Test

LEGAL | By Jennifer Kay | Sep 19
U.S. government scientists say Hurricane Edouard was the right storm to test new data-seeking drones. Four drones were launched into the hurricane this week, even as Edouard had 115 mph winds far out in the Atlantic.

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Is the Way We Pay for Things Changing?

SAVING | Sep 18
A new study by Bankrate says 63 percent of those between the ages of 18 and 29 don't have a credit card. But debit cards are the payment tool of choice. CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger explains what's behind this trend.

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House Panel: Safety Agency Mishandled GM Recall

AUTO NEWS | By Joan Lowy, Tom Krisher | Sep 18
A House committee has determined that the government's auto safety agency should have discovered General Motors' faulty ignition switches seven years before the company recalled 2.6 million cars to fix the deadly problem.

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Result of Scottish Independence Vote Predicted by Grindr

PERSONAL TECH | By EDGE | Sep 19
GPS driven hook-up app Grindr has proven to be an effective tool on a variety of fronts, ranging from setting up a last minute lunchtime tryst, to finding converts to Christianity. Could political forecasting be next?

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Airline Amenity Kits Unpacked: The Best of the Mile High Club

By EDGE | Sep 19
Wondering what's inside those amenity kits in Business or First Class? We've gone on the hunt for the best swag in the sky and you wouldn't believe what we've found.

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Robert Garcia, New York, 1990

Veteran Photographer Kickstarts AIDS Activist Portrait Book

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 19
Veteran photographer and ACT UP/NY member Bill Bytsura is launching a Kickstarter campaign to fund the publication of his coffee table-style art book, titled "The AIDS Activist Project."

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