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Ptown Carnival Comic Book Capers :: Thursday, August 21, 2014

Aug 22
Commercial Street became home to the Justice League of America, the Avengers & RuPaul's Drag Race at this year's Carnival "Comic Book Capers" celebration - check out the photos!

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Popular Pa. Bakery Denies Same-Sex Couple Cake

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 14
A popular bakery located in Schuylkill, Pa., is coming under fire this week after owners refused to sell a cake to a same-sex couple.

W.W. Bridal

Pa. Bridal Shop: No Wedding Gowns of Lesbian Couple

NATIONAL | Aug 11
A bridal store's refusal to sell wedding gowns to a same-sex couple is stirring debate in a central Pennsylvania town.

#ALS #IceBucketChallenge :: The Hottest 15 Girls

By Valerie Suriano | Aug 22
We've seen the guys... now it's time for the hottest girls rocking the ALS ice bucket challenge!

Trans teen Riley Matthew Moscatel committed suicide

Trans Teen Commits Suicide, Says He's 'Prisoner Of My Own Body'

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 22
On Monday, August 18, a transgender teen from the Bucks County, Pennsylvania area committed suicide by stepping in front of a fast-moving train.

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Walnut Street Theatre Opens '9 TO 5: The Musical'

THEATRE | By EDGE | Aug 12
Walnut Street Theatre opens its landmark 206th season with the wildly entertaining "9 TO 5: The Musical." Directed by Bruce Lumpkin, with choreography by Michelle Gaudette, this outrageous musical comedy runs September 10th through October 19th.

GayFest! Gets Bigger & Better

THEATRE | By Lewis Whittington | Aug 7
The dog days of August are filled this year with the biggest GayFest! to date. EDGE looks at the upcoming theater festival.

Miley Cyrus (left) being ... uh .. checked for ticks by a dancer onstage at the 2013 MTV Europe Music Awards in Amsterdam.

No Twerking For You!: Miley Banned From Dominican Republic

CELEBRITIES | By EDGE | Aug 22
It looks like until she cleans up her act and stops "promoting lesbian sex," Miley Cyrus will have to keep her party in the U.S.A - or at least out of the Dominican Republic - for now.

Juliet Brett and Jack Dilday in front of pool at the Boatslip for "In the Summer House"

Free Guide to Follow in Tennessee Williams' Footsteps

THEATRE | By EDGE | Aug 22
To further explore Provincetown and to learn about Tennessee Williams, a Festival is offering the public a Free Guide To "Follow in Tennessee Williams' Footsteps," some of the places Williams lived and hung out with his friends.

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Anti-Cancer Drug Attacks Hidden HIV Reservoirs

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 6
A pilot study by HIV researchers from Aarhus University and Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark has shown that an anti-cancer drug can activate hidden HIV.…
Manchester gayborhood Canal Street

Police Arrest Five in Anti-Gay Attack Before Manchester Pride

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Aug 21, 2014
The police have arrested five people in an alleged hate crime on Canal Street that happened days before Manchester Pride, one of the biggest gay events in the UK.

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.

HIV+ Need to Skip Caffeine for a Real Boost

By Cyd Zeigler Jr. | Aug 22
HIV+ and way too tired? Look to complex carbs, protein, fat and some key vitamins for a better boost than stimulants.

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Poachers Push African Elephants to Brink of Extinction

LEGAL | Aug 22
A new study predicts the African elephant may be extinct within 100 years. Poachers get rich my selling their tusks - a trade that's killing elephants by the tens of thousands. Holly Williams reports.

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Police: Woman Left Baby in Car while Shopping

AUTO NEWS | Aug 21
Officials say a Florida mother faces child neglect charges after leaving her 1-year-old daughter in the car while she shopped in grocery and liquor stores. Police were called by someone who saw the child alone inside the parked vehicle.

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How to Stay Grounded in the Information Age

PERSONAL TECH | Aug 22
Best-selling author Daniel Levitin has a new book which details how to take charge of your brain amid a multitude of distractions. Levitin joins the "CBS This Morning" co-hosts to talk about multi-tasking, memory and more.

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