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Salt Lake City Elects First Openly Gay Mayor Amid Setbacks

By Michelle L. Price | Nov 18
Former Utah lawmaker Jackie Biskupski on Tuesday became the first openly gay mayor of Salt Lake City, the capital of the conservative state where the Mormon church and a small town judge delivered setbacks last week to the LGBT community.

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Gambia Leader Denounces Female Genital Mutilation

By Abdoulie John | Nov 27
Gambia's president advocated banning female genital mutilation, giving hope to human rights activists who are urging Gambia to adopt a law against the practice.

Laugh Away the Pounds With Whitney Cummings in 'Lipshtick'

By EDGE | Nov 27
On Saturday, November 28, laugh off the Thanksgiving calories with Whitney Cummings. The comedian and co-creator of "2 Broke Girls" will take the stage in "LIPSHTICK -- The Perfect Shade of Stand Up" for a holiday weekend performance.

6 Easy Tips to Gain Weight This Holiday Season!

Nov 26
Green Mountain at Fox Run offers EDGE readers some insider perspective on the real truths around holiday eating habits.

Surgery Could Give Transwomen Wombs Within Five Years

By EDGE | Nov 26
After the Cleveland Clinic announced last week that they are performing uterus transplant surgery on women born without a womb or whose uterus is diseased or malfunctioning, many have asked if transwomen or men will be able to give birth.

Varese Saranbande Releases 20th Ann. Anthology of 'Xena Warrior Princess'

By EDGE | Nov 24
Varèse Sarabande will release the "Xena Warrior Princess: 20th Anniversary Anthology" on November 20, containing all seven volumes of soundtracks from the series.

Miss America Pageant Inks 3-Year TV Deal With ABC

Nov 23
The Miss America organization has agreed to a new three-year broadcast deal with ABC.

Paula Poundstone Plays Jonathan's in Ogunquit

By EDGE | Nov 23
On Saturday, November 28, Jonathan's Restaurant in Ogunquit, ME welcomes comedian Paula Poundstone.

Homicides of Transgender Women in US Reach Alarming High

By David Crary | Nov 22
For a few transgender Americans, this has been a year of glamour and fame. For many others, 2015 has been fraught with danger, violence and mourning.

Tennessee Woman Sneaks Loaded Gun Into Jail... In Her Vagina

By Winnie McCroy | Nov 21
Although some women may euphemistically refer to it as their 'pocketbook,' one Tennessee woman was really going for broke when she snuck a loaded pistol into jail, in her vagina.

Detroit Responds to Killing of Transgender Women

Nov 20
On National Transgender Day of Remembrance, Detroit looks at the killing of trans women like Amber Monroe.

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