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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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LGBTQ Youth Job Fair Comes to Chicago

LOCAL | By EDGE | Sep 16
Work! Chicago, an LGBTQ youth job fair, will be hosted Wed., Oct. 22, 2014, noon-4 p.m. at the Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted, sponsored by Windy City Times, Chicago House TransWorks, TransTech and the Center on Halsted.

Some White Sox Fans Angered Over LGBT Event

SPORTS | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 6
Some fans of the Chicago White Sox took to social media websites this week, expressing their outrage that the baseball team will host a LGBT-friendly event called "LGBT Pride Night: Out at the Sox."

Gay and Lesbian Rights Group Keeps Wyoming Staffed

NATIONAL | Sep 21
One of the country's largest gay and lesbian rights organizations says it will permanently station staffers in Wyoming.

Utah Anti-Gay Activists Use Photos of Kids as Propaganda

NATIONAL | Sep 21
Supporters of same-sex marriage in Utah are condemning opponents they accuse of exploiting the children of same-sex couples by using their photos as propaganda at an anti-gay marriage rally.



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@ Reeling :: LGBT Films to Watch For

MOVIES | By Kevin Langson | Sep 15
Reeling, Chicago's LGBT film fest, celebrates its 32nd year this week. EDGE's Kevin Langston offers a preview of some titles that will be screened.

Reeling Opens with 'Boy Meet Girl'

MOVIES | By EDGE | Aug 27
Celebrate 32 years of The Chicago LGBT International Film Festival, Reeling Film Festival on Thursday, September 18th at The Music Box Theatre with a screening of "Boy Meets Girl."

Melissa Etheridge

Melissa Etheridge :: This Is M.E.

MUSIC | By Joel Martens | Sep 21
Melissa Etheridge is one of the most popular singer/songwriters of our generation, with millions in album sales and multiple Grammy nominations. If there ever was a singer/songwriter who represented the LGBT community artistically and in music, she is it.

Luau! :: Orlando Bear Bash 2014

By Mike Halterman | Sep 21
The Orlando Bear Bash, an annual party for bears, leather enthusiasts, and their admirers, is returning for another fun year of parties and get-togethers beginning Sept. 25. This year the theme is a festive and Hawaiian "Bear Luau."

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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.

EDGE Goes Social

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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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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Avoiding the Home of the Hard-Up

RETIREMENT | By David Auten and John R. Schneider | Sep 21
Between the Dutch tulip bubble and the U.S. housing bubble, there have been many other bubbles that have grown and burst. It seems that no matter how many calamities investors experience, they run from bubble to bubble like hipsters to trends.

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Supervisor David Campos speaks Wednesday afternoon about meeting with Facebook representatives and their requirement that users only have accounts with their real names. He is backed by members of San Francisco's drag and transgender communities, including, from left, Little Miss Hot Mess, Sister Roma, Heklina, and Carmen Morrison, who also participated in the meeting

Facebook Rebuffs Drag Queens on Name Policy

PERSONAL TECH | By Sean Piverger | Sep 20
San Francisco drag queens met with Facebook executives as a war of words has intensified over the social media service's policy on using real names instead of stage names on Facebook pages.

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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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Are You At Risk for Osteoporosis?

HEALTH | By John Maroussas | Sep 21
Osteoporosis is a very common condition that makes bones weak and more likely to break easily. Whether or not you think you may be at risk, here are some tips to keep your bones dense and strong as the years pass.

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