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Jamaican Ends Legal Challenge to Anti-Sodomy Law

POLITICS | By David McFadden | Saturday Aug 30, 2014
A young Jamaican gay rights activist who brought an unprecedented legal challenge to the Caribbean island's anti-sodomy law has withdrawn the claim after growing fearful about violent backlashes.

Houston Mayor Annise Parker

Houston Pastors Battle Lesbian Mayor's Gay Rights Ordinance

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 30
A group of pastors and congregants seeking a repeal for Houston's Equal Rights Ordinance have taken their case to the highest court in Texas.

Faces of Pride :: The New York Parade

Aug 30
EDGE looks back to earlier this summer when New York Pride turned the city into the biggest street party in the world.

Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie

Abercrombie Blames Primary Loss on Gay Marriage

POLITICS | By Vijay Joshi and Cathy Bussewitz | Aug 30
Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie said he lost his bid for re-election in a Democratic primary because of his decision to call a special session to legalize gay marriage.

Kayla Gilchrist Jones, who spent four years working as a sex worker, said the police were aggressive and dismissive when she became the victim of sexual violence

Transgender Women's Killings Test Police Outreach

CRIME | By Juliet Linderman | Aug 30
Several unsolved killings of transgender women in Baltimore have cast fresh light on tensions between the LGBT community and police.

Maggie Smith in Israel Horovitz's New Film 'My Old Lady'

Advance Screening of Horovitz's New Film 'My Old Lady'

By EDGE | Aug 30
Gloucester Stage Company Founding Artistic Director Israel Horovitz hosts the only New England special pre-release screening of his new film, "My Old Lady" starring Maggie Smith, Kevin Kline and Kristin Scott Thomas to benefit theatre company.

Photo of Bisexual Organizing Project marching in Twin Cities Pride 2014

Bisexuality From A-Z - Part 1 of 3

By Faith Cheltenham | Aug 30
In honor of the 15th anniversary of Celebrate Bisexuality Day on Sept. 23rd, 2014, BiNet USA, GLAAD and a host of other bisexual and LGBT organizations are launching Bisexual Awareness Week. Here's Part 1 of a handy primer...

Hack Attack on PlayStation: Work of Spoilsports or Cyber-Terrorists?

CULTURE | By Rhuaridh Marr | Aug 30
When you think of terrorism, images of terrific damage, large-scale loss of life, tragedy and destruction come to mind. But an interruption of multiplayer gaming?

Amazon shows the company's Firefly app.

Visual Search to Shop :: Gimmick or Game Changing?

By Mae Anderson | Aug 30
Imagine using your phone to snap a photo of the cool pair of sunglasses your friend is wearing and instantly receiving a slew of information about the shades along with a link to order them. It's a great idea - but it doesn't quite work.

Ice Bucket Challenge Becomes Nationwide Viral Sensation

CULTURE | By Mike Halterman | Aug 30
For those of you who are living under rocks, both normal people and celebrities, far and wide, have been participating in the "ice bucket challenge."

 Alfred Molina as George and John Lithgow as Ben in director Ira Sachs' 'Love is Strange'

Ira Sachs on 'Love is Strange'

MOVIES | By David Lamble | Aug 30
An interview with "Love is Strange" director Ira Sachs explores his philosophy and methods as American queer film's most adroit chronicler of relationships.