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Activists Want Gay Rights on Africa Summit Agenda

Human rights and gay rights activists on Tuesday urged President Barack Obama to ensure that the issue of anti-gay discrimination in Africa is on the agenda at next week's summit in Washington with more than 40 African leaders.

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Pennsylvania Couple Wants Gay Marriage Validated

NATIONAL | Jul 21
Two northwestern Pennsylvania women want a judge to validate their marriage, which occurred with a license issued by a rogue county clerk before this year's landmark decision that nixed a state law defining marriage as the union of one man and one woman.

Police Union: Video Shows Woman Attacked Officer

PRIDE | By Joe Mandak | Jul 21
More pictures and video have surfaced showing what happened before a city officer punched a woman at the city's gay pride parade and festival last month, which the city's police union contends show the officer was justified.

Naked Rowers Raise Money to Fight Homophobia

NATIONAL | By Nicole Wiesenthal | Jul 31
The Warwick University rowing team in England is helping to eliminate homophobia in sports by raising money in an interesting way: The team strips for a good cause as they raise money by selling calendars depicting the team nude and in various poses.

ailey House CEO Gina Quattrochi received the CHIP Award

Bailey House CEO Receives Prestigious CHIP Award

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 30
On Wednesday, July 23, Bailey House CEO Gina Quattrochi received the UCLA/Johnson & Johnson Health Care Executive Program Community Health Improvement Project (CHIP) Award.

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Patrick Kelly

Back to the 80s: Patrick Kelly's Legacy Celebrated in Philly Show

CULTURE | By David Perry | Jul 29
Fashion designer Patrick Kelly's career was cut short by AIDS, but his innovative fashions live on in a retrospective at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. EDGE looks at the life of the designer and his designs.

Catch 'Andy,' a Popera in the Making

THEATRE | By Lewis Whittington | Jul 25
This weekend The Bearded Ladies present 'ANDY: A Popera,' a cabaret version of their upcoming collaboration with Opera Philadelphia. EDGE spoke to Bearded Lady John Jarboe about their operatic bio of Andy Warhol.

Men Who Moisturize

CULTURE | By Pier Angelo | Jul 31
The metrosexual, a straight man meticulous about his grooming and appearance - with David Beckham as its poster child - came first, followed by men coming out as bisexuals and more recently by the "Yummies" or Young Urban Males.

Who wouldn't want to punch this face?

PopUps: Bloom Takes On Bieber

CELEBRITIES | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 31
There is a list of endless reasons to want to live vicariously through Orlando Bloom. However, his recent altercation with Justin Bieber that lead to him punching the teeny pop idol in the kisser could possibly top that list.

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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 :: Boston

Monday Jul 28, 2014
Boston Pride had its biggest year to date. EDGE was on hand for the pre-parties, the parade, the block parties & club events.

Thomas Evans

For Thomas Evans, the devastation of HIV/AIDS literally hits home. The Mt. Kisco, N.Y., native may himself be HIV-negative but the impact of the AIDS epidemic really hit him in 1992, when he lost his father to AIDS-related complications.

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.

EDGE Goes Social

Five Food Writers Subpoenaed in 'Pink Slime' Lawsuit

FOOD/DRINK | By Regina Garcia Cano | Jul 31
Several food writers, including a New York Times reporter, have been subpoenaed by a meat producer as part of its $1.2 billion defamation lawsuit against ABC in regards to the network's coverage of a beef product dubbed "pink slime" by critics.

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Las Vegas: Let It Entertain You

By Kelsy Chauvin | Jul 30
How entertaining is Las Vegas as of late? We sent a writer to "go down" on Vegas... downtown, that is, as well as explore what's hot on the Strip.

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Law school graduates taking the bar exam gather outside the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center in Buffalo, N.Y.

Tech Issues Delays Bar Exam Submissions

LEGAL | By Carolyn Thompson | Jul 31
Law school graduates sweated their way through the final day of their bar exams, some relieved to see paper and pencil after running into a technical glitch that kept test takers in several states from uploading the answers from their computers.

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Zillow Buying Trulia to Build Real Estate Titan

REAL ESTATE | By Mae Anderson | Jul 30
Zillow and Trulia, two companies that changed the way people shop for homes, are combining. Real estate website operator Zillow Inc. is buying its rival in a $3.5 billion deal that will make the biggest player in the online real estate information market.

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A worker assembles a vehicle on an assembly line at Ford factory in Chongqing, China.

US Companies Increasingly Fish for Growth Overseas

AUTO NEWS | By Michael Liedtke | Jul 30
Major U.S. companies are starting to reap their most rapid growth in fertile lands of opportunity far from home. Technology trendsetters and century-old companies such as Ford Motor Co. are hoping to make more money in countries including China and India.

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T-Mobile Deal Helps Rhapsody Hit 2M Paying Subs

PERSONAL TECH | Jul 30
Rhapsody International Inc. said Tuesday its partnership with T-Mobile US Inc. has helped boost its number of paying subscribers to more than 2 million, up from 1.7 million in April.

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Brotherly Love: Looking Beyond the Slogans in Philadelphia

By Robert Israel | Jul 31
"The City of Brotherly Love" takes on new meaning as Pennsylvania embraces marriage equality and Philadelphia rolls out the red carpet for LGBT visitors.

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Hepatitis-C medication Sovaldi

$1,000 Pill Now Hepatitis C Treatment of Choice

HEALTH | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jul 29
A $1,000-per-pill drug that insurers are reluctant to pay for has quickly become the treatment of choice for a liver-wasting viral disease that affects more than 3 million Americans.

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