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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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Gov. Jerry Brown

Gov. Jerry Brown Signs Leno Bill Recognizing the Freedom to Marry

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Jul 7
California’s Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation today that brings state law in line with court rulings that recognize marriage for same-sex couples.

Hate Group Laments SCOTUS Decision to Pass on Conversion Therapy Petition

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Jun 30
The anti-gay Liberty Counsel received a well deserved setback today when the U.S. Supreme Court passed on the Southern Poverty Law Center designated hate group’s petition regarding California ban on harmful gay conversion therapy for minors.

This Sunday, July 27, 2014 booking photo provided by Bernalillo County shows Freddy Shelby.

Police: Naked Intruder Fell Asleep in Couple's Bed

CRIME | Jul 31
A New Mexico man faces charges after authorities say a couple found him naked and sleeping in their bed.

Man Charged with DC Metro Stabbing of Transgender Girl

CRIME | Jul 31
A man has been charged with stabbing a transgender girl on a DC Metro train.

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Michael Walters as Dame Edna

Ready Possums, Michael Walters as Dame Edna Returns

CELEBRITIES | By EDGE | Jul 30
Back by popular demand, world famous celebrity impersonator Michael Walters as Dame Edna returns to Purple Room 
Restaurant and Stage in Palm Springs for three shows only.

Jeremiah Clark Brings Bluegrass and Soul to Purple Room

MUSIC | By EDGE | Jul 15
Rising star and nationally touring singer-songwriter Jeremiah Clark brings his unique bluegrass, rock-n-roll, gospel and soul songs and music to Purple Room Restaurant and Stage on Saturday, July 26.

First Look: Disney's 'Into the Woods' Trailer Released

MOVIES | By EDGE | Jul 31
The trailer for Disney's long awaited screen adaptation of the Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine 1987 Broadway classic "Into the Woods" was released today offering fans of the dark fairy tale inspired musical a first glimpse at the movie

Plaintiff Michael Egan, left, with his attorney, Jeff Herman

Lawyers for Hollywood Sex-Abuse Accuser Want Out

CULTURE | Jul 31
Lawyers for a former child model accusing 'X-Men' director Bryan Singer of sex abuse said Tuesday they want to get off the case because their relationship with the accuser has deteriorated.

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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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Twin Oaks creates community!

Twin Oaks Hosts Annual Women's Gathering

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 31
This year marks 30 years of women coming together for the Twin Oaks Women's Festival, with workshops, yoga, drumming, dance, song, sweat lodges, mud pits and more.

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Gay rights campaigners act out electric shock treatment to protest outside a court where the first court case in China involving so-called conversion therapy is held in Beijing, China,

Chinese Man Brings Gay Conversion Therapy Lawsuit

LEGAL | By Louis Watt | Jul 31
A gay Chinese man said Thursday he was suing a psychological clinic for carrying out electric shocks intended to turn him straight, as well as the search engine giant Baidu for advertising the center.

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Trulia Kindle Fire .

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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Did Bad Luck Doom the Dinosaurs?

SCIENCE | Jul 31
The experience of the dinosaurs shows us "that groups that have been dominant for millions and millions of years can suddenly disappear when times go bad." A study claims that a colossal case of bad luck is what ultimately lead to their downfall.

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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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