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Rush @ Club Cafe :: Saturday, September 13, 2014

Sep 14
There was a fall bite to the air on Saturday night, but it was a hot night at Rush @ Club Cafe. See who came out.

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Transgender Teenager in Confinement Case Escapes

NATIONAL | Sep 16
A transgender girl whose imprisonment without criminal charges raised an outcry among her advocates has escaped from custody in Connecticut.

Janis Ian

Summer Never Ends at the Crown and Anchor

LOCAL | By EDGE | Sep 14
Though we may not be able to wear white pants any longer, Labor Day's passing doesn't mean the end of the summer's entertainment. There is plenty still happening at The Crown and Anchor.

Richard Tisei

Incumbent's Loss Upends Massachusetts' House Race

POLITICS | By Steve LeBlanc | Sep 12
After Democratic voters bounced Rep. John Tierney in Tuesday's primary in favor of newcomer Seth Moulton, GOP challenger Richard Tisei will no longer be facing a nine-term Democratic incumbent with suitcases of political baggage.

Martha Coakley, left, and Maura Healey celebrate their primary victories.

Openly and Pro Gay Candidates Run the Ticket

POLITICS | By Sue O'Connell | Sep 11
It may actually be that the low voter turnout combined with the openly gay, pro gay and female candidates (including those in the Governor's Council race) allowed the progressive voters to call the shots for once.


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Author John Lahr Digs into Tennessee William's Life

THEATRE | By EDGE | Sep 19
As part of Tennessee Williams' Circle of Friends, this year's theme at the Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival, theater critic and author John Lahr will delve into "Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh," his highly acclaimed new biography of Williams.

Ann Hampton Callaway

Ann Hampton Callaway Gets Sassy

MUSIC | By John Amodeo | Sep 15
Ann Hampton Callaway offers her tribute to the late, great Sarah Vaughan with "From Sassy to Divine: The Sarah Vaughan Project," which she brings to Scullers this week as well as a CD release. EDGE spoke to Callaway about remembering Vaughan.

Liz Hayes in "Grounded" at the Gamm Theatre

'Grounded' :: Her Day Job Is To Target Terrorists

THEATRE | By Joe Siegel | Sep 12
Actress Liz Hayes plays an American soldier fighting terrorism from a trailer outside of Las Vegas in Gamm Theatre's production of George Brant's "Grounded." EDGE spoke to director Judith Swift about this provocative, timely drama.

Jennifer Ellis and Maurice Emmanuel Parent in "Far From Heaven"

Boston Premiere of Acclaimed 'Far From Heaven'

THEATRE | By EDGE | Sep 12
SpeakEasy Stage Company will proudly present the Boston Premiere of "Far From Heaven," a lush new musical based on Todd Haynes' acclaimed 2002 film.


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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.

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Colors & Patterns :: Some Rules to Follow

HOME | By Joel Martens | Sep 20
When you look at what is being said in print online or by celebrity designers, the advice on what is "in" is as varied as stars burning in the sky. Here are some hints to help cut through the clutter.

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Amelia Broome as Mrs. Lovett in "Sweeney Todd"

Consuming Humans :: Amelia Broome Plays Mrs. Lovett

By Michael Cox | Sep 20
Amelia Broome plays Mrs. Lovett one of the most compelling antiheros written for the musical theatre in the Lyric Stage Company's production of: "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street," through October 11.

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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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Supervisor David Campos speaks Wednesday afternoon about meeting with Facebook representatives and their requirement that users only have accounts with their real names. He is backed by members of San Francisco's drag and transgender communities, including, from left, Little Miss Hot Mess, Sister Roma, Heklina, and Carmen Morrison, who also participated in the meeting

Facebook Rebuffs Drag Queens on Name Policy

PERSONAL TECH | By Sean Piverger | Sep 20
San Francisco drag queens met with Facebook executives as a war of words has intensified over the social media service's policy on using real names instead of stage names on Facebook pages.

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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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