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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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The Men’s Event Hits 20!

LOCAL | By Douglas Baulf | Apr 23
The Men’s Event, billed as "Boston’s biggest night on the town for more than 1,300 gay and bi men, transgender people, and allies," is set for Saturday.

Stephen Kovacev at this year’s Boston Marathon

Long-Term AIDS Survivor Runs Boston Marathon for Victims

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 23
On Monday, April 21, long-term AIDS survivor Stephen Kovacev returned to run in this year’s Boston Marathon, in honor of those who lost their lives.

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon

Mo. House Panel to Consider Impeaching Gov. Over Gay Marriage Support

POLITICS | Apr 23
A Republican-led Missouri House committee plans to hold a hearing on measures seeking to impeach Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon.

Jodie Foster

Jodie Foster Ties the Knot

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 23
Jodie Foster reportedly married her girlfriend of nearly a year last weekend.

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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.

The White Party and Club Culture: Is It Really for Everyone?

CULTURE | By Caleb Rainey | Apr 24
Circuit parties, clubs and events like them can be wonderfully inclusive spaces, where all can be made to feel welcome and expect to be treated kindly. Let’s make sure this year’s White Party is precisely that type of inclusive space.

People magazine shows the cover of its special "World’s Most Beautiful" issue, featuring Lupita Nyong’o.

Lupita Nyong’o Named People’s ’Most Beautiful’

CELEBRITIES | Apr 23
People magazine has named Lupita Nyong’o as the "World’s Most Beautiful" for 2014.

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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.…
Andy Bell and Vince Clarke (Erasure) in 1986

Erasure’s Andy Bell, ’Glee’ Star to Sing at Detroit Gay Pride Festival

Wednesday Apr 16, 2014
Andy Bell of Erasure and "Glee" actor Alex Newell are among the musical acts that will perform at this year’s gay pride festival in Detroit.

Dante Puleio

Dante Puleio is a Jersey Boy who began dancing shortly after he learned how to walk. By the time was three years old, he had already choreographed and performed dances to everything from Michael Jackson to Donna Summer.

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

Inside the Craft Beer Revolution

FOOD/DRINK | Apr 24
Over the past five years, the big beer conglomerates, Anheuser-Busch InBev and Miller-Coors, have decreased production by 10 percent. At the same time, craft beer is going through a renaissance.

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Sales of US Existing Homes Slip to a 20-Month Low

REAL ESTATE | By Christopher S. Rugaber | Apr 23
Sales of existing U.S. homes slipped in March to their lowest level since July 2012 as rising prices and a tight supply of available homes discouraged many would-be buyers.

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A prototype of an electric carriage is displayed at the New York International Auto Show in New York.

Alternative to NYC Horse Carriages: Old-Timey Car?

AUTO NEWS | By Deepti Hajela | Apr 24
An electric car that proponents hope will replace horse-drawn carriages in New York City was presented at the New York International Auto Show, as critics expressed their distaste for the idea.

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How El Nino Might Affect U.S. Weather

SCIENCE | Apr 24
Time Magazine’s Bryan Walsh explains how a rise could in the temperature of the Pacific ocean could be signs of the El Nino weather phenomenon. He describes how that might affect global and U.S. weather.

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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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