Culture Features

Beer and bondage at the 2012 fair

'Up Your Alley' Re-Kinkifies SoMa

By Race Bannon | Jul 24
With the quickly approaching Up Your Alley street fair and the vast array of related events that take place around the same time, San Francisco is poised to yet again celebrate the leather and kinky among us in a truly special way.

The LGBT Guide to Comic-Con 2014

By Kevin Taft | Jul 23
Headed to Comic-Con this weekend? EDGE's Comic-Con guru Kevin Taft offers a guide as to what to catch over this major entertainment event (with a focus on LGBT content).

Sue Fulton

LGBTs Connect at Netroots Nation

By Chuck Colbert | Jul 23
More than 120 LGBT activists, bloggers, organizations, funders, and journalists from across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico gathered in Detroit this past week for a day-long discussion about the future of the LGBT movement.

Xavier Caylor in June 2014

San Fran's 'Flagging in the Park'

By Jim Provenzano | Jul 20
A combination of festive outdoor event and fundraiser, the roots of the swirling tie-dyed dance form goes back to the earliest days of gay culture, and even decades before.

"Coming Out Simulator 2014″ Smart, Heartfelt Game

By Rhuaridh Marr | Jul 19
Coming out is tough. Enter, then, "Coming Out Simulator 2014," which not only takes you back to that first time but hands you the keys to someone else's coming out tale.

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Panic and Prayer: The Christian Right Responds to Archie's Death

By Bobby McGuire | Jul 17
The Christian right prayer and panic machine went into overdrive this week upon learning that comic book icon Archie would die taking a bullet for his gay best friend. Here's a partial round up.

Gay Kevin Keller ties the knot

Singapore Bans 'Archie' Comics Over Same-Sex Wedding

By Jason St. Amand | Jul 17
Singapore officials are banning "Archie" comics because the series depicts a same-sex wedding.

The new Thor

Marvel Comics Makes Thor a Thunder Goddess

Jul 16
Thor is now a Goddess of Thunder.

Rev. Sally Hitchiner

Popular UK Reverend Outed on Live TV

By Jason St. Amand | Jul 16
A popular progressive female reverend from the United Kingdom was accidentally outed on live television this week after a news anchor asked her about being gay.

Archie's Death Latest Comic Book to Inject Reality

By Derrick J. Lang | Jul 15
Freckle-faced Archie will meet his demise when he intervenes in an assassination attempt on senator Kevin Keller, Archie Comics' first openly gay character, who's pushing for more gun control in Riverdale.

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