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Salt Lake City Elects First Openly Gay Mayor Amid Setbacks

By Michelle L. Price | Nov 18
Former Utah lawmaker Jackie Biskupski on Tuesday became the first openly gay mayor of Salt Lake City, the capital of the conservative state where the Mormon church and a small town judge delivered setbacks last week to the LGBT community.

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La Mama Brings to Stage Life of Nun and Proto-Feminist Hildegard Von Bingen

By EDGE | Nov 30
From December 3-20 in Manhattan, LaMaMa will present their production of "Hildegard (vision)," an intimate and immersive performance installation inspired by the life and work of visionary nun Hildegard Von Bingen.

LPTW Study Shows Gender Parity Outside Broadway Theatres

By EDGE | Nov 30
The League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW), as part of a larger initiative called Women Count, has issued findings from its second annual analysis of the status of women employed in New York City theatres off-stage and outside the Broadway district.

The DOMA Destroyer: Attorney Roberta Kaplan's New Book Tells Story Behind Legal Battle For Same-Sex Marriage

By Winnie McCroy | Nov 28
Edie Windsor's attorney, Roberta Kaplan, chronicles the struggle for marriage equality in her new book, "Then Comes Marriage: United States V. Windsor and the Defeat of DOMA."

Gambia Leader Denounces Female Genital Mutilation

By Abdoulie John | Nov 27
Gambia's president advocated banning female genital mutilation, giving hope to human rights activists who are urging Gambia to adopt a law against the practice.

Laugh Away the Pounds With Whitney Cummings in 'Lipshtick'

By EDGE | Nov 27
On Saturday, November 28, laugh off the Thanksgiving calories with Whitney Cummings. The comedian and co-creator of "2 Broke Girls" will take the stage in "LIPSHTICK -- The Perfect Shade of Stand Up" for a holiday weekend performance.

6 Easy Tips to Gain Weight This Holiday Season!

Nov 26
Green Mountain at Fox Run offers EDGE readers some insider perspective on the real truths around holiday eating habits.

Surgery Could Give Transwomen Wombs Within Five Years

By EDGE | Nov 26
After the Cleveland Clinic announced last week that they are performing uterus transplant surgery on women born without a womb or whose uterus is diseased or malfunctioning, many have asked if transwomen or men will be able to give birth.

Varese Saranbande Releases 20th Ann. Anthology of 'Xena Warrior Princess'

By EDGE | Nov 24
Varèse Sarabande will release the "Xena Warrior Princess: 20th Anniversary Anthology" on November 20, containing all seven volumes of soundtracks from the series.

Miss America Pageant Inks 3-Year TV Deal With ABC

Nov 23
The Miss America organization has agreed to a new three-year broadcast deal with ABC.

Paula Poundstone Plays Jonathan's in Ogunquit

By EDGE | Nov 23
On Saturday, November 28, Jonathan's Restaurant in Ogunquit, ME welcomes comedian Paula Poundstone.

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