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Nobody's Prison Bitch: A Spoiler-Filled Conversation with Lea DeLaria

Jul 24
EDGE chats with Lea "Big Boo" DeLaria as season two of the hit Netflix series "Orange is the New Black" heats up.

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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.

Barack Obama

Right Wing Blasts Workplace Nondiscrimination Executive Order

POLITICS | By Justin Snow | Jul 25
An executive order prohibiting some forms of LGBT workplace discrimination signed by President Barack Obama earlier this week is under fire from social conservatives who have labeled it an assault on religious liberty.

Israeli tank rides near the Israel and Gaza border.

5 Killed in West Bank, Amid New Gaza Truce Efforts

INTERNATIONAL | By Karin Laub and Ian Deitch | Jul 25
The U.N. chief and the U.S. secretary of state made a new attempt Friday to nail down a temporary truce between Israel and Hamas, as Israel's 18-day military operation in the Gaza Strip fueled unrest in the West Bank, where five Palestinians were killed.

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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.

Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton Talks Lady Gaga, New Album

MUSIC | By Michael Cook | Jul 25
Not many performers can be called a true icon; Dolly Parton is the exception to that rule. From movies to music to Dollywood, Parton has managed to stay relevant and adored throughout her career.

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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.

New Report: Gay Marriage Legalization Could Bring Over $180M to Texas

By Jason St. Amand | Jul 25
A new study revealed this week that if gay marriage was legalized in Texas, it would generate at minimum $14.8 million in sales tax revenue to state and local governments and as mu…

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.

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

Lather Up: Choosing the Right Sunscreen for Your Age

GROOMING | By EDGE | Jul 25
Everyone knows that we need to protect our skin from the sun to prevent getting wrinkles and avoid getting skin cancer. But did you know that the type of sunscreen you should use is different depending on your age?

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A home for sale in Alameda, Calif.

Average US 30-year Mortgage Rate at 4.13 Pct.

FINANCE | Jul 25
Average U.S. long-term mortgage rates were stable to slightly higher this week, remaining near their lows for the year. Mortgage company Freddie Mac said Thursday that the nationwide average for a 30-year loan was 4.13 percent, unchanged from last week.

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Detroit retiree William Davis protests near the federal courthouse in Detroit.

Bond Insurers Vow to Fight Detroit Financial Plan

RETIREMENT | Jul 24
Companies that insure Detroit's bonds are repeating their pledge to aggressively challenge the city's plan to get out of bankruptcy. Results released Monday night show city workers and retirees voted in favor of pension cuts.

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2014 Land Rover LR4

LR4 is Updated for Fuel Efficiency

VEHICLE SPOTLIGHT | By Ann M. Job | Jul 23
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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Homestead National Monument of America, located near Beatrice, Nebraska, about 40 miles south of Lincoln.

5 Free Things to do in Lincoln, Nebraska

Jul 25
Lincoln may be famous for Husker football, but Nebraska's capital city also welcomes visitors with free attractions for history buffs and families on a budget. Here are five free things to see and do in Lincoln.

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Young people are not using condoms as often, and not getting tested for HIV

Only 1 in 5 Sexually Active Students Tested for HIV, Says CDC

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 24
A new comprehensive analysis by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals that only 1 in 5 sexually experienced U.S. students has ever been tested for HIV.

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