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NYC Pride Announces 2014 Grand Marshals

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

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Taj Patterson

4 NYC Hasidic Men Arrested for Alleged Anti-Gay Attack

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 23
Four Hasidic men were arrested this week for the brutal attack against a gay black man in Brooklyn, New York, last December.

Laverne Cox

NYC Pride Announces 2014 Grand Marshals

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

Plaintiffs, attorneys and supporters walk out of federal court where a federal judge heard oral arguments in two cases challenging Oregon’s ban on same-sex marriage.

Oregon Gay Marriage Ban Gets Day in Court

NATIONAL | By Jonathan J. Cooper | Apr 24
Lawyers for four gay and lesbian couples and the state of Oregon urged a federal judge Wednesday to strike down Oregon’s voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage.

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.

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Meryl Streep took home the Monte Cristo Award

Meryl Streep Receives Monte Cristo Award

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 22
On Monday, April 21, the Eugene Theater Center presented the 14th Annual Monte Cristo Award to legendary theater, film, and television actress Meryl Streep.

Michael Alig

’Party Monster’ Michael Alig to Leave Prison

CULTURE | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 18
Club Kid icon Michael Alig is slated to leave prison next month after serving 17-years for the murder of fellow Club Kid Andre "Angel" Melendez in 1996.

Ellen DeGeneres arrives at the season 4 premiere of "Arrested Development."

DeGeneres Making Design Series for HGTV

Apr 24
Ellen DeGeneres is making a furniture design competition series for the HGTV network.

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.

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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.…
Andy Bell and Vince Clarke (Erasure) in 1986

Erasure’s Andy Bell, ’Glee’ Star to Sing at Detroit Gay Pride Festival

Wednesday Apr 16, 2014
Andy Bell of Erasure and "Glee" actor Alex Newell are among the musical acts that will perform at this year’s gay pride festival in Detroit.

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

PARTIES | 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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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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