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Faces of Pride :: June 6 - 8, 2014

Jul 22
Pride kicked off on the first weekend in June in Washington DC, Philadelphia & Los Angeles. Scroll through and see many of the faces that came out in those three cities to celebrate Pride!

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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.

MSU Beaumont Tower 1

MSU Gets Anonymous $1 Million Gift for Gay Center

NATIONAL | Jul 22
An anonymous gift of $1 million will expand programs at Michigan State University's Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay, Transgender Resource Center.

Riot police officers guarded activists who had been beaten by antigay protesters at a rally in St. Petersburg.

Russian Court Says Local LGBT Group is a Spy Organization

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 22
A court in St. Petersburg, Russia, ruled this week that a local LGBT organization must register as a "foreign agent," which means that the group is a spy operation.

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In Boston

Connor Christiansen

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

THEATRE | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 22
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.

Olive Another

Olive Another Goes Solo This August

THEATRE | By EDGE | Jul 18
Gold Dust Orphan Olive Another will be doing her first solo show "Olive Another --Shaken...Not Stirred" on Wednesdays throughout August in Ptown.

Reinventing Opera at the Met

MUSIC | Jul 23
Bob Simon reports on the Metropolitan Opera's mission: to make opera as popular -- and populist -- as it once was.

Featured Crush Cutie Chandler Kramer

CRUSH Urges Vegas Gay Men to Quit Smoking

CELEBRITIES | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 22
CRUSH, Las Vegas' premiere lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender smoke-free brand recently launched a new video to encourage gay and bisexual men to quit smoking.

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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.

Faces of Pride :: June 6 - 8, 2014

Tuesday Jul 22, 2014
Pride kicked off on the first weekend in June in Washington DC, Philadelphia & Los Angeles. Scroll through and see many of the faces that came out in those three cities to celebrate Pride!

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.

PrEP : The Right Choice for You?

By Family Health Centers of San Diego | Jun 14
PrEP is a good step in the right direction, but it is not the "be-all and end-all" answer to preventing the transmission of HIV. It is not p…

EDGE Goes Social

 Jillian Owens poses with some of her thrift store dresses.

Making Clothes from Castoffs

By Meg Kinnard | Jul 23
For Jillian Owens, some of her passion for fashion was motivated by a desire for new garments without the creation of more waste. And, she says openly on her blog, "I was also quite broke and couldn't afford new clothes."

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Sandblast :: July 19, 2014

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jul 22
How much fun can gays have? Well, Sandblast is the fun-meter and Atlantic City its new home. These three days packed-full of activities and parties left hundreds already looking forward to the next one.

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Johns Hopkins to Pay $190M to Gynecologist's Victims

Jul 23
Johns Hopkins Hospital will pay $190 million to thousands of women after police found more than 1,300 secret pictures and videos on gynecologist Dr. Nikita Levy's computer. The doctor killed himself shortly after the investigation began early last year.

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2014 Land Rover LR4

LR4 is Updated for Fuel Efficiency

VEHICLE SPOTLIGHT | By Ann M. Job | Jul 18
Land Rover's capable and rugged LR4 mid-size sport utility vehicle is more fuel efficient for 2014 and has refreshed exterior front styling and new standard features such as rearview camera.

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Todd Torbert, a Verizon cable splicing technician, works to connect the glass fibers to the Verizon FiOS fiber network in Rockville, Md.

Verizon Boosts FiOS Uploads to Match Downloads

PERSONAL TECH | By Peter Svensson | Jul 22
Verizon is boosting the upload speeds of nearly all its FiOS connections to match the download speeds, vastly shortening the time it takes for subscribers to send videos and back up their files online.

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Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv: Beaches, Boys and Beyond

By Gregory Kiep | Jul 21
Whether you're looking for sexy beaches, posh accommodations or historical tours, Tel Aviv has established itself as one of the hottest LGBT destinations in the world.

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Won't someone think of the children? Mary Lambert will!

Mary Lambert Performs at R Baby Fundraiser at Hammerstein

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 21
On July 23 at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City, Mary Lambert and others will perform to raise funds at R Baby Foundation's Rockin' to Save Babies Lives benefit concert.

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