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Religious Right Tantrum Over Virginia Marriage Decision

Jul 29
A brief round-up of the religious right's temper tantrum over the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals decision Monday, striking down Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage.

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Illinois Warns Insurers of Discrimination Ban

NATIONAL | Jul 29
The state of Illinois has cautioned insurers about discriminating against transgender people.

Gov. Chris Christie

NJ Gov. Christie to Campaign for Rauner in Chicago

POLITICS | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 25
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will be in Chicago to support Bruce Rauner's campaign for Illinois governor.

Texas: Gay Marriage Ban Best for Children

NATIONAL | By Nomaan Merchant | Jul 29
Texas' ban on same-sex marriage allows the state to promote the birth and upbringing of children in "stable, lasting relationships," the state's attorney general argued Tuesday while asking a federal appeals court to reinstate the ban.

Wyoming Judge Lets Gay Marriage Lawsuit Continue

NATIONAL | By Mead Gruver | Jul 29
A state judge declined Tuesday to either summarily rule on the constitutionality of a Wyoming law that specifies marriage is limited to one man and one woman or suspend a lawsuit challenging the law.

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LezFest Producer Libby Lane

LezFest Chicago Motivates Community for Women's Words Weekend

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 23
On July 28, Pride Films and Plays presents "LezFest: A One Night Fling," a celebration in words, songs, music and theater at Mary's Attic. Join PFP for an evening all about ladies who love ladies who are artists.

John Amaechi, Diana Nyad, Fallon Fox

Class of 2014: John Amaechi, Diana Nyad, Among New Inductees to Gay & Lesbian Sports of Hall

CULTURE | By Sasha Razumikhin | Jul 10
Wade Davis, Fallon Fox, Nike Corp are all being inducted into the National Gay and Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame, along with the entire 2014 class.

Prinze (right) claims he was asked to take his shoes off while filming '24' scenes with Sutherland (second from left).

PopUps: Freddie Prinze Jr. :: Kiefer Sutherland = Biggest Drama Queen in Showbiz?

CELEBRITIES | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 29
Freddie Prinze Jr. says he almost quit acting after appearing on "24" because Kiefer Sutherland was so "unprofessional."

Cookie Monster and Tigger enjoy a smoke break in the middle of Times Square

Unfriendly Neighborhood 'Spiderman' Punches NYC Cop in the Face

CULTURE | By Bobby McGuire | Jul 29
Saturday's incident involving a violent costumed Spiderman in midtown leaves many nostalgic for the days of a hooker-filled and less kid-friendly Times Square.

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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

George A. Manko waits on customers at his father George Manko's shave ice concessions trailer in Westerly, R.I.

Beach Town's Ban Prompts Battle Over Shaved Ice

FOOD/DRINK | By Jennifer McDermott | Jul 29
A $3 cup of shave ice is at the center of a dispute in this beach town between street vendors trying to stay in business and town officials who say the vendors cause traffic congestion and increase the potential for accidents.

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Blue Lagoon Pool Party :: July 26, 2014

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jul 29
The Blue Lagoon was the absolute perfect pool party to get everybody prepared for Pines Party, one of the most anticipated events of the year. DJ Matty Glitterati was in charge of the happy tunes and Fire Island iconic Porsche was the MC. Fun for everyone

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Asia Stocks Widen Gains Ahead of US, China Data

FINANCE | By Youkyung Lee | Jul 29
Asian stocks extended gains Tuesday with the South Korean stock market closing at a three-year high ahead of U.S. and Chinese economic reports later this week.

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2014 Honda Accord Plug-in Hybrid

Accord's Latest is Most Fuel Efficient

VEHICLE SPOTLIGHT | By Ann M. Job | Jul 25
The 2014 Honda Accord Plug-in Hybrid sedan doesn't amaze and daze with its mainstream looks, nice cloth seats and pleasant ride. Its "wow" factor is, simply, how few times a driver may need to stop at a gasoline station in a year.

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Group Tours - Picking the Right One For You

Jul 29
Group tours sound easy: Choose a destination and the tour company plans your trip, delivering you to hotels, restaurants and attractions. You don't have to Google or organize a thing.

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Hepatitis-C medication Sovaldi

$1,000 Pill Now Hepatitis C Treatment of Choice

HEALTH | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jul 29
A $1,000-per-pill drug that insurers are reluctant to pay for has quickly become the treatment of choice for a liver-wasting viral disease that affects more than 3 million Americans.

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