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Leslie Jordan on Being a 'Show Pony'

Jul 28
In a world of muscle-bound young hunks, Leslie Jordan -- diminutive as he is, at 4'11" -- proves that big talent can come packaged in small comic dynamos. Jordan chats with EDGE about his travels and travails as a "Show Pony."

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Salem's Old Town Hall

Anti-Gay Phone Calls Turn Into a Windfall for Mass. LGBT Non-Profit

LOCAL | By EDGE | Jul 18
The mayor of Salem, Mass., turned a torrent of angry out-of-state phone calls and responses from "right-leaning blogs and websites" over her decision to cut ties with an anti-LGBT discriminatory college, into a fundraising windfall for a LGBT charity.

Check Out 3rd Annual Drink Craft Beer Summerfest This Weekend

LOCAL | By EDGE | Jul 17
On Friday, July 18th through Saturday, July 94th, nationally known, locally-based beer enthusiasts Drink Craft Beer will take over the Space 57, 200 Stuart Street, Boston, MA for their 3rd annual Drink Craft Beer Summerfest.

Kan. Gay Man Arrested After Leaving Baby in Hot Car

CRIME | Jul 28
A 10-month-old Kansas girl died after being strapped for more than two hours inside a sweltering car, and police arrested a foster parent who said he'd forgotten about her until something on TV jogged his memory, an official said Friday.

Major General Muhammadu Buhari

Nigeria Says 'Gay Cross-Dresser' Led Bombing Attack That Kills 80

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 28
Nigeria's State Security Service arrested a "clearly homosexual cross-dresser" as the suspected mastermind behind the attempted suicide bombing attack on former dictator Major General Muhammadu Buhari.

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Leslie Jordan

Leslie Jordan on Being a 'Show Pony'

THEATRE | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 28
In a world of muscle-bound young hunks, Leslie Jordan -- diminutive as he is, at 4'11" -- proves that big talent can come packaged in small comic dynamos. Jordan chats with EDGE about his travels and travails as a "Show Pony."

Connor Christiansen

Conner on the Common :: Christiansen on 'Twelfth Night'

THEATRE | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 24
The Commonwealth Shakespeare Company returns to Boston Common July 23 - August 10 for seventeen evenings of "Twelfth Night." Star Conner Christiansen chats with EDGE about The Bard, the show, and being back in Boston.

Costumed characters walk outside of the convention center on day 1 of the 2014 Comic-Con International Convention held Thursday, July 24, 2014 in San Diego.

Sexual Harassment at Comic-Con in the Spotlight

By Sandy Cohen | Jul 28
Amid the costumes and fantasy of this weekend's Comic-Con convention, a group of young women drew widespread attention to a very real issue - allegations of sexual harassment at the annual comic book convention.

Children look at a 2.7-meter-tall (9-foot) model of a 1998 Godzilla character in a Tokyo auto showroom.

Japanese Fans Speak on the Evolution of 'Godzilla'

MOVIES | By Yuri Kageyama | Jul 28
Japanese fans want it known: The radiation-breathing, skyscraper-stomping monster they call "Gojira" was born right here in Japan, 60 years ago.

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New amfAR Grants Fund Search for the Cure

By EDGE | Jul 14
amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, has dedicated $2.4M in research grants to fund the search for an end to HIV/AIDS.

Same-Sex Marriage Ban Struck Down for Miami Area

Jul 25
A Florida judge on Friday overturned the state's ban on same-sex marriage in a ruling that applies to Miami-Dade County,

Joshua Fennell

Growing up in a large family in NJ, life wasn't always easy for this now 45-year old gay man. His first boyfriend helped bring out the artist in him, and grief and hard times over the years have only served to fuel his work.

Smoking is Even Worse For HIV-Positive People

By Sasha Razumikhin | Jul 24
Smoking is bad. But it can be worse, especially if you're HIV-positive - and the CDC wants you to know it.

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Don't Ask Don't Tell @ Great Scott

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jul 28
EDGE checked out the monthly gay dance party called Don't Ask Don't Tell at Great Scott in Allston with host/DJ Colby Drasher. There was a competition for the most "trashy" outfit, as well as performances by Anaol Fetale and Violencia Exclamation Point.

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Nancy Reed Morris holds her cell phone while touring the Battle of Atlanta mobile app in Atlanta.

Historic Civil War Battle Sites Have a Mobile App

CORPORATE | Jul 28
This week marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Atlanta, one of the key conflicts of the Civil War, and researchers at Emory University's Center for Digital Scholarship have released a mobile app for the tour.

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A home for sale in Alameda, Calif.

Average US 30-year Mortgage Rate at 4.13 Pct.

REAL ESTATE | Jul 25
Average U.S. long-term mortgage rates were stable to slightly higher this week, remaining near their lows for the year. Mortgage company Freddie Mac said Thursday that the nationwide average for a 30-year loan was 4.13 percent, unchanged from last week.

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2014 Honda Accord Plug-in Hybrid

Accord's Latest is Most Fuel Efficient

VEHICLE SPOTLIGHT | By Ann M. Job | Jul 25
The 2014 Honda Accord Plug-in Hybrid sedan doesn't amaze and daze with its mainstream looks, nice cloth seats and pleasant ride. Its "wow" factor is, simply, how few times a driver may need to stop at a gasoline station in a year.

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Homestead National Monument of America, located near Beatrice, Nebraska, about 40 miles south of Lincoln.

5 Free Things to do in Lincoln, Nebraska

Jul 25
Lincoln may be famous for Husker football, but Nebraska's capital city also welcomes visitors with free attractions for history buffs and families on a budget. Here are five free things to see and do in Lincoln.

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A man reads a local newspaperson a street with the headline Ebola Virus kills Liberian in Lagos, in Lagos Nigeria, Saturday, July 26, 2014

Nigeria Death Shows Ebola Can Spread By Air Travel

HEALTH | By Heather Murdock | Jul 27
Nigerian health authorities raced to stop the spread of Ebola on Saturday after a man sick with one of the world's deadliest diseases brought it by plane to Lagos, Africa's largest city with 21 million people.

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