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Activists Want Gay Rights on Africa Summit Agenda

Human rights and gay rights activists on Tuesday urged President Barack Obama to ensure that the issue of anti-gay discrimination in Africa is on the agenda at next week's summit in Washington with more than 40 African leaders.

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Salem's Old Town Hall

Anti-Gay Phone Calls Turn Into a Windfall for Mass. LGBT Non-Profit

LOCAL | By EDGE | Jul 18
The mayor of Salem, Mass., turned a torrent of angry out-of-state phone calls and responses from "right-leaning blogs and websites" over her decision to cut ties with an anti-LGBT discriminatory college, into a fundraising windfall for a LGBT charity.

They want a world safe for families everywhere

Jane Doe Inc. and The Network/La Red Imagine a World Without Domestic Violence

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 8
Massachusetts’ Jane Doe Inc., a coalition of 60 domestic violence provider organizations across the state, have teamed up with The Network/La Red to launch the "I Want a World" campaign.

Suing Obama: GOP-Led House Gives the Go-Ahead

POLITICS | By Alan Fram | Jul 31
A sharply divided House approved a Republican plan Wednesday to launch a campaign-season lawsuit against President Barack Obama, accusing him of exceeding the bounds of his constitutional authority.

Plaintiff Michael Egan, left, with his attorney, Jeff Herman

Lawyers for Hollywood Sex-Abuse Accuser Want Out

NATIONAL | Jul 31
Lawyers for a former child model accusing 'X-Men' director Bryan Singer of sex abuse said Tuesday they want to get off the case because their relationship with the accuser has deteriorated.

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(Clockwise from top left) Alissa Cordeiro, Meredith Saran, Laurie Singletary, and Alisha Jansky.

The 'Wonder' Women

THEATRE | By Michael Cox | Jul 31
The talented group of women in Titanic Theatre Company's production of David Lindsay-Abaire's 'Wonder of the World' struggle to stand apart and make art in a market where the rolls are limited and the competition is stiff.

Kristin Chenoweth

Kristin Chenoweth Makes Provincetown Debut

MUSIC | By EDGE | Jul 30
Kristin Chenoweth, star of Broadway's original "Wicked" and Tony-Winner for "You're A Good Man Charlie Brown," will make her anticipated Provincetown debut in Broadway @ Town Hall on August 10 for two shows only at 6:30 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.

Men Who Moisturize

CULTURE | By Pier Angelo | Jul 31
The metrosexual, a straight man meticulous about his grooming and appearance - with David Beckham as its poster child - came first, followed by men coming out as bisexuals and more recently by the "Yummies" or Young Urban Males.

Naked Rowers Raise Money to Fight Homophobia

CULTURE | By Nicole Wiesenthal | Jul 31
The Warwick University rowing team in England is helping to eliminate homophobia in sports by raising money in an interesting way: The team strips for a good cause as they raise money by selling calendars depicting the team nude and in various poses.

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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

Five Food Writers Subpoenaed in 'Pink Slime' Lawsuit

FOOD/DRINK | By Regina Garcia Cano | Jul 31
Several food writers, including a New York Times reporter, have been subpoenaed by a meat producer as part of its $1.2 billion defamation lawsuit against ABC in regards to the network's coverage of a beef product dubbed "pink slime" by critics.

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Las Vegas: Let It Entertain You

By Kelsy Chauvin | Jul 31
How entertaining is Las Vegas as of late? We sent a writer to "go down" on Vegas... downtown, that is, as well as explore what's hot on the Strip.

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Law school graduates taking the bar exam gather outside the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center in Buffalo, N.Y.

Tech Issues Delays Bar Exam Submissions

LEGAL | By Carolyn Thompson | Jul 31
Law school graduates sweated their way through the final day of their bar exams, some relieved to see paper and pencil after running into a technical glitch that kept test takers in several states from uploading the answers from their computers.

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Trulia Kindle Fire .

Zillow Buying Trulia to Build Real Estate Titan

REAL ESTATE | By Mae Anderson | Jul 30
Zillow and Trulia, two companies that changed the way people shop for homes, are combining. Real estate website operator Zillow Inc. is buying its rival in a $3.5 billion deal that will make the biggest player in the online real estate information market.

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A worker assembles a vehicle on an assembly line at Ford factory in Chongqing, China.

US Companies Increasingly Fish for Growth Overseas

AUTO NEWS | By Michael Liedtke | Jul 30
Major U.S. companies are starting to reap their most rapid growth in fertile lands of opportunity far from home. Technology trendsetters and century-old companies such as Ford Motor Co. are hoping to make more money in countries including China and India.

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T-Mobile Deal Helps Rhapsody Hit 2M Paying Subs

PERSONAL TECH | Jul 30
Rhapsody International Inc. said Tuesday its partnership with T-Mobile US Inc. has helped boost its number of paying subscribers to more than 2 million, up from 1.7 million in April.

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Brotherly Love: Looking Beyond the Slogans in Philadelphia

By Robert Israel | Jul 31
"The City of Brotherly Love" takes on new meaning as Pennsylvania embraces marriage equality and Philadelphia rolls out the red carpet for LGBT visitors.

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