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(Don’t) Eat, Pray, Hate: Christian Organization Plans 40 Day Fast Against Marriage

Apr 22
The Family Foundation of Virginia and other anti-gay gay religious organizations around America in an marathon protest against marriage equality that will include 40 days of prayer and fasting.

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Pat Brady

Ill. GOP Replaces Six Party Officials Who Wanted To Oust Pro-Gay Marriage Leader

NATIONAL | By Kerry Lester | Apr 21
A crop of Republican officials who wanted to oust former Illinois GOP Chairman Pat Brady for his statements supporting same-sex marriage have been replaced in their party positions.

Miley Cyrus

Ill, Hospitalized Miley Cyrus Postpones More Shows

NATIONAL | Apr 18
Miley Cyrus is postponing more concerts as she remains in a hospital for a severe allergic reaction to antibiotics.

Dave Greenbaum

Gay Business Owners Still Face Challenges

WORKPLACE | By Joyce M. Rosenberg | Apr 23
Despite increasing acceptance of homosexuality in the U.S., gay small business owners say they still encounter discrimination from possible customers and investors.

U.S. Army, Pfc. Chelsea Manning

Soldier Convicted in WikiLeaks Case Gets New Name

NATIONAL | By John Milburn | Apr 23
A Kansas judge granted a request Wednesday to formally change the name of the soldier convicted of leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks from Bradley Edward Manning to Chelsea Elizabeth Manning.

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Pride Films and Plays is accepting submissions through May 1

Chicago’s Pride Films Accepts Submissions for Women’s Words Fest

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 15
Pride Films and Plays is now accepting submissions of new works for the stage and screen for Women’s Words Fest, through May 1.

Legacy Project with Equality House to Showcase LGBT Contributions

FINE ARTS | By EDGE | Apr 9
This coming weekend, the Legacy Project will officially unveil its first-ever satellite-installation at Equality House in Topeka, Kansas - across the street from the infamous Westboro Baptist Church.

Neil Patrick Harris in a scene from "Hedwig and the Angry Inch."

Harris Channels ’Hedwig’ When Audience Acts Unruly

THEATRE | By John Carucci | Apr 23
Neil Patrick Harris knows that his character Hedwig speaks directly to the audience throughout his Broadway show, "Hedwig and the Angry Inch." So he understands how things can sometimes get unruly.

Chris Pratt in a scene from "Guardians Of The Galaxy."

Chris Pratt Enters a New ’Galaxy’

MOVIES | By Jake Coyle | Apr 23
After Chris Pratt tweeted a shirtless photo of himself to flaunt the shape he had gotten into for "Zero Dark Thirty," he received a "giant ball of criticism" from his friends and helped land him the lead in one of the summer’s biggest movies.

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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

Classic Revolution: British Styles for Spring

FASHION | By Matthew Wexler | Apr 23
While the bespoke styles of Savile Row continue to wow men of a certain generation (and means), a new crop of British designers and reimagined familiar ones are making their mark on the streets of London and beyond.

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A scientist holds a juvenile lobster while doing research on Orr’s Island in Harpswell, Maine.

Maine Baby Lobster Decline Could End High Catches

CORPORATE | By Patrick Whittle | Apr 23
The number of baby lobsters settling off the rocky coast of Maine continues to steadily decline - possibly foreshadowing an end to the recent record catches that have boosted New England’s lobster fishery, scientists say.

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Average US 30-Year Mortgage Rate Falls to 4.27 Pct

REAL ESTATE | Apr 21
Average US rates on fixed mortgages fell la week for the second straight week as the spring home-buying season begins. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said that the average rate for the 30-year loan fell to 4.27 percent from 4.34 percent the previous week.

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Driverless Vehicles Could Soon Be on the Road

AUTO NEWS | Apr 22
Automakers debuted their driverless vehicles at the International Auto Show in New York. Volvo says its driverless cars could be at dealerships around the world in less than five years. Jericka Duncan reports.

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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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