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Postal Service Unveils Image for Harvey Milk Stamp

Apr 22
The U.S. Postal Service will feature a close-up, black-and-white photograph of Harvey Milk on its commemorative stamp of the California politician and gay rights icon.

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Paint the town red for their 25th anniversary gala

Boston Celebrates 25 Years Preventing LGBT Partner Abuse

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 22
On April 24, 2014 The Network/La Red will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a rockin’ gala fundraiser at The Center for the Arts at the Armory, Somerville, MA.

. Just over a year ago, Marc Fucarile lost his right leg - and nearly his left, too - in the Boston Marathon bombings.

Marathon Survivor Throws Out First Pitch at Sox Game

SPORTS | Apr 21
Boston Marathon survivor Marc Fucarile threw out the ceremonial first pitch before the Red Sox traditional Patriots Day game

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.

Edith Windsor

Johns Hopkins Univ. to Honor DOMA Plaintiff

NATIONAL | Apr 23
Two women involved in a case challenging the federal government’s recognition of same-sex marriages that went to the Supreme Court are among the people receiving honorary degrees from Johns Hopkins University at commencement next month.

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Fast Theatre for a Good Cause :: Boston Theater Marathon

THEATRE | By EDGE | Apr 22
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.

Paul Daigneault

Paul Daigneault Honored with Elliot Norton Prize

THEATRE | By EDGE | Apr 19
SpeakEasy Stage Company Founder and Producing Artistic Director Paul Daigneault has been named the recipient of the 2014 Elliot Norton Prize for Sustained Excellence.

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.…

Toronto World Pride Preview: 5 Tips for the Ultimate Experience

By Robert Israel | Tuesday Apr 22, 2014
World Pride Toronto is hedging its bets on success when it joins forces with Pride Toronto on June 20-29 for what’s expected to be the largest Pride event in North America. Here’s an insider’s look plus recommendations for the ultimate Pride weekend.

Ned Rorem

Rorem has composed three symphonies and four piano concertos, 10 operas, a wide variety of choral works, ballet scores, music for the theater, and literally hundreds of songs. He is also the author of 16 books.

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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