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"Lipshtick" Adds Sarah Colonna to Lineup

NEWS | By EDGE | Jan 30
"LIPSHTICK - The Perfect Shade of Stand Up" has added Sarah Colonna to the list of powerhouse comediennes to grace The Sands Showroom stage in 2015.

2Cellos Release Haute Beatles/Bond Video

ENTERTAINMENT | By EDGE | Jan 30
2CELLOS, music's most electric and dynamic instrumental duo, release a new music video for "Live And Let Die" by Paul McCartney together with the pianist Lang Lang.

Montana Lawmakers Consider Deleting Law Banning Gay Marriage

NEWS | By Allison Noon | Jan 30
Lawmakers are weighing whether to strike a voter-enacted ban on gay marriage from the Montana Constitution.

Death Threats for Lesbian Lawmaker Who Threatens to Expose Affairs

NEWS | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 30
An openly lesbian legislator has been receiving death threats in the past few days, after she threatened to expose the extramarital affairs of her colleagues who opposed gay marriage.

Three Artworks Auctioned on Feb. 1 to Benefit AIDS Help Key West

NEWS | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 30
As a part of the celebration of their 25th Silver Anniversary, AIDS Help Art Auction's Committee invited three outstanding artists to submit a piece as a commemoration of the event. These works are to be raffled at the Art Auction on February 1.

Seven Tips for Surviving the Superbowl

NEWS | By EDGE | Jan 30
Hot wings, chili, pigs in a blanket, and chips and dips and dips and dips! Superbowl Sunday is here, and we've got tips to help you survive the brutal hits -- to your waistline!

Bowser Taps Alexander-Reid to Head Newly Named LGBT Affairs Office

NEWS | By John Riley | Jan 30
Alexander-Reid has often been at the forefront of LGBT issues in the District, even serving as moderator of a meeting between community members and high-ranking officials within the Metropolitan Police Department.

SPLC President Spars With AFA Over the Hate Group's Non-Apology

NEWS | By Bobby McGuire | Jan 30
In the wake of the recent dismissal of Bryan Fischer as their official mouthpiece, the AFA wrote to the SPLC to renounce a series of outrageous anti-gay, racist and Islamaphobic statements made by Fischer. But the SPLC is not buying it.

Pro Wrestler Cheats at Wing Bowl, Hides Food in Fanny Pack

NEWS | Jan 30
Professional wrestling star Mick Foley was ejected from the Wing Bowl eating contest Friday after stuffing uneaten chicken wings into a fanny pack.

Six in Washington Go Blind From Ocular Syphilis

NEWS | By EDGE | Jan 30
Six people in Washington State have been infected with ocular syphilis in the past two months -- including two who have gone blind.

Ex-Rap Mogul 'Suge' Knight Arrested in Deadly Hit-and-Run

NEWS | By Raquel Maria Dillon | Jan 30
Marion "Suge" Knight, the former rap music mogul with a long history of violent crimes, was arrested early Friday on suspicion of a hitting and killing a man with his car and then fleeing the crash near Los Angeles.

Former GOP Nominee Romney Will Not Run for President in '16

NEWS | By Steve Peoples | Jan 30
Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will not run for president in 2016.

Madonna is "Living" for the Remix

NIGHTLIFE | By JC Alvarez | Jan 30
After the premature release of demos from her upcoming "Rebel Heart," the Queen of Pop, Madonna has held tight to new music, exclusively unleashing "Love" only to clubland!

Ask An Immigration Lawyer :: What Does Marriage Equality Mean for Same-Sex Families?

NEWS | By EDGE | Jan 30
With the advent of marriage equality in Florida, 70% of Americans now live in states where committed couples of the same gender can legally wed. But for same-sex couples in any state, marriage is not the end of the road. Here's what you need to know.

Louisiana Supreme Court Urged to Rule in Same-Sex Marriage

NEWS | By Kevin McGill | Jan 30
Lawyers on both sides of a same-sex marriage case urged Louisiana's Supreme Court on Thursday to rule soon on the matter even though the U.S. Supreme Court is expected to do so by late June.


News

Federal Judge Won't Delay Nebraska Gay Marriage Case

Jan 30
A federal judge won't delay a lawsuit challenging Nebraska's gay marriage ban while the U.S. Supreme Court is considering the issue for the country.


Business

After 5 Years: Stock Funds Gaining More Believers

By Stan Choe | Jan 30
Last year was the second in a row that investors put more money into U.S. stock funds than they took out. Now that stocks have roughly tripled since hitting a bottom in March 2009, faith is building.


Technology

Secret Cuban Youth Computer Network Defies Wi-Fi Ban

By Michael Weissenstein | Jan 29
Cut off from the Internet, young Cubans have quietly linked thousands of computers into a hidden network that stretches miles across Havana, letting them chat with friends, play games and download hit movies in a mini-replica of the online world.


Finance

Euro Plunges, but European Brands Still Pricy in US

By Scott Mayerowitz, Anne D'Innocenzio | Jan 29
Americans hoping to save on European goods thanks to a falling euro shouldn't rush to uncork that bottle of French Bordeaux. There's very little to celebrate.


Cars

Ex-Ford Employee Says He Was Fired for Anti-Gay Remarks

Jan 30
A former contractor for Ford Motor Co. has filed a complaint alleging he was fired for criticizing the automaker's efforts to support the gay community.


Style

More Haute Couture From Paris Fashion Week

By Thomas Adamson | Jan 30
The second day of spring-summer collections primarily belonged to couturier-cum-social psychologist Karl Lagerfeld. Chanel's designer apparently happened upon a political solution and the perfect antidote to the Paris terror attacks: Flowers.


Health/Fitness

Librarians Educate Community on Blood Donation Policy

By EDGE | Jan 29
In an effort to educate the library community about the issues regarding blood donations, the ALA Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Round Table (GLBTRT) is sponsoring the discussion panel "Blood Donation: Facts, Fear, and Discrimination," on Feb. 1.


Travel

Top 'O' The Mountain to You

By Joel Martens | Jan 30
The trio of mountain experiences Tom Whitman and his team have created are all about the art of elevation... whether literally, on a mountain with a pair of skis or snowboard, or emotional peaks.


Nightlife

What's HOT South Florida :: 01/29 - 02/04

By Scott Holland | Jan 29
Hot Bods, hot pre-Hookie awards, a hot trans teen romance film, and a little thing they call the Superbowl... all coming at you in the week ahead!