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Eyewitness Disputes Self-Defense Claim in Philly Gay Bashing

Sep 19
An eyewitness' account of last week's brutal attack on two gay men in Philadelphia disputes any impending claim of self-defense from attorneys representing the men and women allegedly involved in the assault.

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Eyewitness Disputes Self-Defense Claim in Philly Gay Bashing

CRIME | By EDGE | Sep 19
An eyewitness' account of last week's brutal attack on two gay men in Philadelphia disputes any impending claim of self-defense from attorneys representing the men and women allegedly involved in the assault.

Lawyers for Philly Gay Bashers Cry Self Defense

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Sep 18
The chips are beginning to fall in the case of the gang involved in the beating of two gay men in Philly last week as a flimsy cries of self-defense emerge and one member of the alleged gang gets fired from his position as a high school basketball coach.

Vitaly Milonov

16 Hospitalized After LGBT Festival Attacked in Russia

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 19
Sixteen people were hospitalized Thursday after a group allegedly stormed an LGBT festival in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Dr. Howard Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS

Ask the Doc: Sexual Roulette

AIDS | By Howard L. Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS | Sep 19
Is it safer to have sex with someone who doesn't know their HIV status, or with a pozzer that has an undetectable viral load? The Doc knows....

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Nick Stuccio

'FringeArts' Digs In With New Digs

CULTURE | By Lewis Whittington | Sep 12
'FringeArts,' Philadelphia's 3-week arts festival, reaches a milestone this year with the opening of the FringeArts building. EDGE spoke to festival co-founder Nick Stuccio about the festival and new space.

Lantern Theater Company presents "Arcadia" by Tom Stoppard.

Four-Day Festival to Accompany Lantern's "Arcadia"

THEATRE | By EDGE | Sep 10
Lantern Theater Company will open its 21st season with a production of "Arcadia" by Tom Stoppard in an extended five-week run, along with "In Arcadia: Celebrating Tom Stoppard's Masterpiece," a festival featuring short works and other experiential events.

The leather flag flies as swirled by a flagger at 2013's Folsom Street Fair

Folsom Street Fair's Fascinating History

CULTURE | By Race Bannon | Sep 20
On Sunday, September 21, from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., the folks at Folsom Street Events, along with countless volunteers, will mount the granddaddy of all leather events, Folsom Street Fair, now in its 31st year.

Obsessions, by EDGE

CULTURE | By EDGE | Sep 19
In EDGE's latest Obsessions feature, the editors pour over their love for a new shaving product, NBC's thriller "The Blacklist," the big heat some of the hottest working celebrities are packing and the incredible second season of "Nathan For You."

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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.…

2014 Las Vegas PrideFest Closing Party @ The Revolution Lounge :: September 7, 2014

Wednesday Sep 10, 2014
Las Vegas PrideFest 2014 held its closing party in the Revolution Lounge at the Mirage Hotel. It was the perfect end to a fabulous week of fun. Check out the pics!

Kat Coric

Coric is an ardent activist supporting LGBT rights and HIV/AIDS awareness. A multidisciplinary artist, Coric stands out as a heterosexual female artist in the gay Circuit party subculture.

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.

EDGE Goes Social

Pizza Hut Tests "Skinny Slice"

FOOD/DRINK | By Candice Choi | Sep 19
Pizza Hut is testing out a lighter pizza in two U.S. markets as it seeks to freshen up its menu and regain its footing against competitors.

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Women's Words Fest Includes a Week of Lesbian-Themed Entertainment

By Winnie McCroy | Sep 18
Chicago's Women's Words Fest will now include a week of lesbian-themed entertainment, including a film festival, staged readings, dance, prose and plays, all at the Chicago Public House Theater.

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NOAA shows one of four drones ready to be released into Hurricane Edouard from a hurricane hunter plane flying over the Atlantic Ocean.

Hurricane Edouard Right Environment for Drone Test

LEGAL | By Jennifer Kay | Sep 19
U.S. government scientists say Hurricane Edouard was the right storm to test new data-seeking drones. Four drones were launched into the hurricane this week, even as Edouard had 115 mph winds far out in the Atlantic.

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Is the Way We Pay for Things Changing?

SAVING | Sep 18
A new study by Bankrate says 63 percent of those between the ages of 18 and 29 don't have a credit card. But debit cards are the payment tool of choice. CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger explains what's behind this trend.

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House Panel: Safety Agency Mishandled GM Recall

AUTO NEWS | By Joan Lowy, Tom Krisher | Sep 18
A House committee has determined that the government's auto safety agency should have discovered General Motors' faulty ignition switches seven years before the company recalled 2.6 million cars to fix the deadly problem.

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Airline Amenity Kits Unpacked: The Best of the Mile High Club

By EDGE | Sep 19
Wondering what's inside those amenity kits in Business or First Class? We've gone on the hunt for the best swag in the sky and you wouldn't believe what we've found.

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Robert Garcia, New York, 1990

Veteran Photographer Kickstarts AIDS Activist Portrait Book

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 19
Veteran photographer and ACT UP/NY member Bill Bytsura is launching a Kickstarter campaign to fund the publication of his coffee table-style art book, titled "The AIDS Activist Project."

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