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Olympic Great Michael Phelps to Swim Again

Apr 15
Don’t expect the same Michael Phelps in his return to swimming after a nearly two-year retirement. Even if Phelps’ comeback is a success, it will be different this time around.

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Massachusetts guard Derrick Gordon

UMass Basketball Player Derrick Gordon Comes Out as Gay

SPORTS | Apr 9
UMass guard Derrick Gordon has become the first openly gay player in Division I men’s basketball.

Licensed acupuncturist and board-certified herbalist Sandra Gray

Pathways to Wellness Holds Free Acupuncture Workshop

By Patricio Maya Solis | Apr 8
On April 10, Pathways to Wellness invites women to a free workshop, "Acupuncture and Women’s Health," to explore how acupuncture and Chinese herbs can help regulate your menstrual cycle.

Executive Director of ACLU-Idaho Takes Post in WDC

NATIONAL | Apr 15
The executive director of the ACLU of Idaho has been hired for the same post at the ACLU in Washington, D.C.

NC LGBT Group to Hold Rally Over Tax Filing Policy

NATIONAL | Apr 15
North Carolina’s largest LGBT advocacy group is holding a rally to protest a new state tax policy regarding same-sex couples.

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PJ Griffith

PJ Griffith Will ’Rock You’

THEATRE | By Joe Siegel | Apr 14
Broadway actor PJ Griffith stars in the rock musical "We Will Rock You" featuring the songs of Queen. EDGE caught up with the accomplished actor who talked about his role and the show.

’50 Shades! The Musical’ :: Filling the ’Hole Inside’ RI

THEATRE | By EDGE | Apr 14
With sold out audiences in Chicago and New York screaming for more, and a hit run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with a 4-star review, the original parody "50 Shades! The Musical" is coming for the first time to Woonsocket, RI.

Michael Phelps

Olympic Great Michael Phelps to Swim Again

CULTURE | By Beth Harris | Apr 15
Don’t expect the same Michael Phelps in his return to swimming after a nearly two-year retirement. Even if Phelps’ comeback is a success, it will be different this time around.

Pride Films and Plays is accepting submissions through May 1

Chicago’s Pride Films Accepts Submissions for Women’s Words Fest

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 15
Pride Films and Plays is now accepting submissions of new works for the stage and screen for Women’s Words Fest, through May 1.

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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.…

Bike Shares: Riding Through the World’s Greatest Cities

By Jill Gleeson | Apr 14
Not only is bike sharing good for the environment, it’s a great way for visitors to take in city sights. EDGE offers picks for the brightest cit…

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

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Fur & Gold @ The Alley Bar :: April 11, 2014

PHOTO ALBUMS | Apr 14
Fur & Gold is a monthly gay dance party at The Alley Bar in Boston. DJ’s Brent Covington and Taffy spun the tunes that had the crowd partying all night long.

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Understanding the Alternative Minimum Tax

SAVING | Apr 14
Financial Advisor Ray Martin sits down with MoneyWatch’s Amey Stone to discuss the impetus for starting the Alternative Minimum Tax and the impact it’s having on the American taxpayer.

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Q car travels in the highway that connects Yangon to capital Naypyidaw as a cart pulled by bulls carry a load in a parallel gravel track, close to Toungoo, north of Yangon, Myanmar.

Myanmar Clunkers Scrapped in Rush for ’New’ Cars

AUTO NEWS | By Elaine Kurtenbach | Apr 15
One of the quaintest of many anachronisms in Yangon, a city of moldering colonial villas and gleaming golden pagodas, used to be the decades old Toyotas, Chevys and other clunkers wheezing down its mostly empty roads. Now, new cars flood the streets.

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Unruly Man Forces Southwest Flight to Divert

Apr 15
A man removed from a California-bound Southwest Airlines aircraft after he allegedly tried to open a door during flight was charged Monday with interfering with the crew.

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Medical Director Robert Bolan

LA Faces Deadly Meningitis Outbreak Among MSM

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 14
If you’re an MSM living in Los Angeles or surrounding areas, you may want to get vaccinated for meningitis - especially if you are living with HIV.

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