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VIDEO: Young Georgia Man Beaten By Christian Family After Coming Out

A young man in Georgia who was beaten and disowned by his religious parents for being gay, is learning the true meaning of "Christian charity" after receiving over $9,000 in donations from strangers

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Faces of Pride :: The New York Parade

Aug 30
EDGE looks back to earlier this summer when New York Pride turned the city into the biggest street party in the world.

Labor Day Drag Party Seeks to Break World Record

By EDGE | Aug 28
On Saturday August 30, Scaup Walk in The Pines will be transformed into La Isla Bonita and hopefully the site of the Guinness World Record for the Largest Gathering of People Dressed as Madonna.

Javed Jaghai

Jamaican Ends Legal Challenge to Anti-Sodomy Law

POLITICS | By David McFadden | Aug 30
A young Jamaican gay rights activist who brought an unprecedented legal challenge to the Caribbean island's anti-sodomy law has withdrawn the claim after growing fearful about violent backlashes.

Houston Mayor Annise Parker

Houston Pastors Battle Lesbian Mayor's Gay Rights Ordinance

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 30
A group of pastors and congregants seeking a repeal for Houston's Equal Rights Ordinance have taken their case to the highest court in Texas.

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Varla Jean Merman Returns to NY's 54 Below

By EDGE | Aug 29
Varla Jean Merman, the purported love child of Ethel Merman and Ernest Borgnine, returns to 54 Below on Sept. 3 & 4 by popular demand. Varla Jean (Jeffery Roberson) unveils a show of hilarious songs, videos & fashion, featuring Tom Judson at the piano.

Justin Vivian Bond

Justin Vivian Bond's 'The Drift' Returns

By EDGE | Aug 29
Beloved artist and performer Justin Vivian Bond returns to Joe's Pub at The Public with "The Drift," a new free-associative collage of spoken word and song inspired by Tennessee Williams' novella "The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone."

Photo of Bisexual Organizing Project marching in Twin Cities Pride 2014

Bisexuality From A-Z - Part 1 of 3

By Faith Cheltenham | Aug 30
In honor of the 15th anniversary of Celebrate Bisexuality Day on Sept. 23rd, 2014, BiNet USA, GLAAD and a host of other bisexual and LGBT organizations are launching Bisexual Awareness Week. Here's Part 1 of a handy primer...

Hack Attack on PlayStation: Work of Spoilsports or Cyber-Terrorists?

CULTURE | By Rhuaridh Marr | Aug 30
When you think of terrorism, images of terrific damage, large-scale loss of life, tragedy and destruction come to mind. But an interruption of multiplayer gaming?

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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.…
Manchester gayborhood Canal Street

Police Arrest Five in Anti-Gay Attack Before Manchester Pride

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Aug 21, 2014
The police have arrested five people in an alleged hate crime on Canal Street that happened days before Manchester Pride, one of the biggest gay events in the UK.

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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Amazon shows the company's Firefly app.

Visual Search to Shop :: Gimmick or Game Changing?

By Mae Anderson | Aug 30
Imagine using your phone to snap a photo of the cool pair of sunglasses your friend is wearing and instantly receiving a slew of information about the shades along with a link to order them. It's a great idea - but it doesn't quite work.

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Chief engineer Sadayoshi Koyari poses for photographers in front of the Land Cruiser 70 van during the Land Cruiser Motor Show at a Toyota showroom in Tokyo.

Toyota's Most Rugged Land Cruiser is Back in Japan

VEHICLE SPOTLIGHT | By Yuri Kageyama | Aug 27
Toyota Motor Corp. is bringing back the Land Cruiser 70 in Japan, catering to nostalgic demand for the rugged off-roader that's favored for challenging terrains and as an aid agency vehicle in disaster zones.

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Humpback Whales Have an Appetite for the Big Apple

Aug 29
Researcher Paul Sieswerda counts humpback whales in and around New York City, and they're on the rise, allowing a whole new generation of whale watchers to make acquaintance with the majestic animals. Jim Axlelrod reports.

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James Howard mixing sauce with chicken wings at the Anchor Bar in Buffalo, N.Y.

Go for the Food: Buffalo, NY

By Carolyn Thompson | Aug 28
There's no need to confine yourself to one place if you're winging your way to New York's second-largest city; the fiery finger food is a staple at virtually every pizza joint and pub you'll visit.

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Nicole Bray wants to help other transgender individuals

Transwoman Nicole Bray's Documentary Will Follow Her Transition: Part II

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 29
In Part II of this two-part series, transwoman Nicole Bray shares the story of her gender transition, and the documentary film she is creating to help other transgender individuals have hope.

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