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Homophobia in Hipsterland: Landlord Bans Brooklyn Gay Bar

Apr 21
A Brooklyn bar owner’s Long Island landlord is banning him from turning his pub in the Greenpoint neighborhood of the borough into gay bar.

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Quick Ruling Requested in PA. Marriage Case

NATIONAL | By Marc Levy | Apr 21
Plaintiffs in a challenge to Pennsylvania’s 1996 law banning same-sex marriage made a big change in strategy Monday, asking a federal judge to bypass a trial in favor of a quick ruling in the case.

Sgt. Chad Adams of the Pulaski Township Police, dressed as an Amish woman

Male Cop Dresses as Amish Woman to Stop Flasher

CRIME | By Joe Mandak | Apr 18
A western Pennsylvania police officer says he spent much of December and January dressed as an Amish woman in hopes of scaring off a man suspected of exposing himself to Amish children.

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon

Mo. House Panel to Consider Impeaching Gov. Over Gay Marriage Support

POLITICS | Apr 23
A Republican-led Missouri House committee plans to hold a hearing on measures seeking to impeach Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon.

Jodie Foster

Jodie Foster Ties the Knot

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 23
Jodie Foster reportedly married her girlfriend of nearly a year last weekend.

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Rock, Roll and Pray for ’Alter Boyz’

THEATRE | By Michael Cox | Apr 19
11th Hour Theatre Company presents its only mainstage production of the season, the hilarious, boy-band "holy hit" musical "Altar Boyz" running May 15-June 1, 2014 at The Arts Bank at the University of the Arts.

MOMIX Returns with the Philadelphia Premiere of ’Alchemia’

THEATRE | By EDGE | Apr 7
Known for creating breathtaking works of splendor and exceptional beauty, MOMIX’s artistic director Moses Pendleton brings his latest full-length multimedia spectacle, Alchemia to the Annenberg Center.

The White Party and Club Culture: Is It Really for Everyone?

CULTURE | By Caleb Rainey | Apr 24
Circuit parties, clubs and events like them can be wonderfully inclusive spaces, where all can be made to feel welcome and expect to be treated kindly. Let’s make sure this year’s White Party is precisely that type of inclusive space.

People magazine shows the cover of its special "World’s Most Beautiful" issue, featuring Lupita Nyong’o.

Lupita Nyong’o Named People’s ’Most Beautiful’

CELEBRITIES | Apr 23
People magazine has named Lupita Nyong’o as the "World’s Most Beautiful" for 2014.

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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.…
Laverne Cox

NYC Pride Announces 2014 Grand Marshals

Tuesday Apr 22, 2014
Organizers of New York City Pride announced this year’s marshals: Laverne Cox, Jonathan Groff and Rea Carey.

Dante Puleio

Dante Puleio is a Jersey Boy who began dancing shortly after he learned how to walk. By the time was three years old, he had already choreographed and performed dances to everything from Michael Jackson to Donna Summer.

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

Inside the Craft Beer Revolution

FOOD/DRINK | Apr 24
Over the past five years, the big beer conglomerates, Anheuser-Busch InBev and Miller-Coors, have decreased production by 10 percent. At the same time, craft beer is going through a renaissance.

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Sales of US Existing Homes Slip to a 20-Month Low

REAL ESTATE | By Christopher S. Rugaber | Apr 23
Sales of existing U.S. homes slipped in March to their lowest level since July 2012 as rising prices and a tight supply of available homes discouraged many would-be buyers.

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A prototype of an electric carriage is displayed at the New York International Auto Show in New York.

Alternative to NYC Horse Carriages: Old-Timey Car?

AUTO NEWS | By Deepti Hajela | Apr 24
An electric car that proponents hope will replace horse-drawn carriages in New York City was presented at the New York International Auto Show, as critics expressed their distaste for the idea.

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How El Nino Might Affect U.S. Weather

SCIENCE | Apr 24
Time Magazine’s Bryan Walsh explains how a rise could in the temperature of the Pacific ocean could be signs of the El Nino weather phenomenon. He describes how that might affect global and U.S. weather.

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Literary Dublin

By Helen O’Neill | Apr 23
With its old-world pubs filled with faded pictures of poets and rebels, clattery cafes and cobblestone alleys, Dublin is a haven for those who want to immerse themselves in books and writers and words - washed down of course, with a pint of Guinness.

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Russia May Fingerprint HIV-Positive Citizens

HIV/AIDS | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 22
After cracking down on its LGBT citizenry last year, when President Vladimir Putin signed the controversial "homosexual propaganda" law, it looks like some Russian lawmakers are now taking aim at HIV-positive individuals.

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