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Faces of Pride :: June 6 - 8, 2014

Jul 22
Pride kicked off on the first weekend in June in Washington DC, Philadelphia & Los Angeles. Scroll through and see many of the faces that came out in those three cities to celebrate Pride!

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In Philadelphia

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.

Smoking is Even Worse For HIV-Positive People

AIDS | 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.

Judge Strikes Down Colo. Gay Marriage Ban, Stays Ruling

NATIONAL | Jul 23
A federal judge in Denver has declared Colorado's gay marriage ban unconstitutional, but he issued a temporary stay of the ruling until an appeals court hearing next month.

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In Philadelphia

Hunks at the Camac Block Party

Philly Fun

By Jim Provenzano | Jul 12
With same-sex marriage bans being lifted in many states, including Pennsylvania, why not share some travel tips about our nation's historically political birthplace?

Ben Dibble

For Ben Dibble, Nowhere to Hide in Solo Musical 'Herringbone'

THEATRE | By Lewis Whittington | Jul 11
For Philly actor Ben Dibble, playing 10 characters in the eerie musical "Herringbone" is a challenge that leaves him nowhere to hide from the audience. EDGE spoke to the actor about the role in this little-seen solo musical.

Historic Footage :: Happy 200th Birthday, Verdi

MUSIC | Jul 24
A 1987 60 Minutes report on opera composer Giuseppe Verdi's legacy.

Opera for Broadway-Lovers?

CULTURE | Jul 24
Director Michael Mayer adds Broadway flair to the Metropolitan Opera's production of "Rigoletto"

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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.

Judge Strikes Down Colo. Gay Marriage Ban, Stays Ruling

Jul 23
A federal judge in Denver has declared Colorado's gay marriage ban unconstitutional, but he issued a temporary stay of the ruling until an appeals court hearing next month.

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.

PrEP : The Right Choice for You?

By Family Health Centers of San Diego | Jun 14
PrEP is a good step in the right direction, but it is not the "be-all and end-all" answer to preventing the transmission of HIV. It is not p…

EDGE Goes Social

A patio garden view shows the connected sections of seven-story modern modular apartment building called the Stack.

Stackable Apartments Arise in NYC

HOME | By Jennifer Peltz | Jul 23
In a city piled high with ambitious architecture, a seven-floor structure off the beaten path boasts a distinction of its own: It's billed as the first multistory, modular-built apartment building to open in the nation's apartment capital.

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LezFest Producer Libby Lane

LezFest Chicago Motivates Community for Women's Words Weekend

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 23
On July 28, Pride Films and Plays presents "LezFest: A One Night Fling," a celebration in words, songs, music and theater at Mary's Attic. Join PFP for an evening all about ladies who love ladies who are artists.

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

Bond Insurers Vow to Fight Detroit Financial Plan

LEGAL | 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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House Speaker John Boehner

Boehner: No Border Money Without Policy Changes

Jul 23
House Speaker John Boehner (BAY'nuhr) says the public won't support spending money on the border crisis unless Congress makes policy changes to return migrant kids home faster.

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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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Apple's Fiscal 3Q Earnings Top Analyst Forecasts

PERSONAL TECH | Jul 23
Apple's growth prospects are looking brighter as anticipation builds for the upcoming release of the next iPhone, a model that is expected to cater to consumers yearning for a bigger screen.

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Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv: Beaches, Boys and Beyond

By Gregory Kiep | Jul 21
Whether you're looking for sexy beaches, posh accommodations or historical tours, Tel Aviv has established itself as one of the hottest LGBT destinations in the world.

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Check for Hep C on July 25

July 25 is National African American Hepatitis C Action Day

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 23
July 25 is National African American Hepatitis C Action Day (NAAHCAD), a national mobilization initiative aimed at reducing the high incidence of Hepatitis C infection in black communities.

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