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Oldest US Gay Bookstore to Reopen in Philadelphia

Aug 26
The nation's oldest gay bookstore will reopen next month in Philadelphia after closing three months ago due to financial problems.

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Cyclists Take to the Street to Break AIDS

SPORTS | By EDGE | Aug 27
Over 100 physical activists will come together to raise vital funds and awareness for HIV/AIDS and homelessness by completing a 285 mile, three-day journey from Boston to NYC.

Scott Lively

Lively Qualifies for Massachusetts Governor's Race

POLITICS | By EDGE | Aug 22
The moniker "Liberal Massachusetts" proved to be somewhat of a misnomer Wednesday, when it was reported that extremist anti-gay activist Pastor Scott Lively received over 10,000 valid signatures from state residents in support of his bid for governor.

Christiana Rodi (Amneris), Gene Dante (Radames) and Ta'Nika Gibson (Aida)

Fiddlehead's 'AIDA' Boston Area Exclusive

AIDS | By EDGE | Aug 17
Love turns everything upside down and leads everyone down paths they could never have imagined. Fiddlehead Theatre Company will present the exclusive Boston production of Elton John and Tim Rice's "AIDA" Oct. 17-26, 2at the Strand Theatre.

Boston Scientific Executive Killed at Gas Station

CRIME | Aug 14
A Boston Scientific executive was shot and killed at a gas station in a Minneapolis suburb, and authorities were seeking a business partner of his.


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Stage & Screen Collaboration Brings 'Jungle Fever'

THEATRE | By EDGE | Aug 27
Coolidge Corner Theatre and Huntington Theatre Company explore the depictions of shared themes in Huntington productions and acclaimed films announcing "Jungle Fever" a film screening and post-screening conversation.

Olivia D'Ambrosio on stage in last year's 'The Libertine'

Gearing Up for Season Two :: Bridge Rep of Boston Stays Bold

THEATRE | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 23
With a slate of four exciting productions lined up for the 2014-15 season -- including two premieres, a one-woman show, and a selection from the Shakespearean canon -- Bridge Rep is building on the excitement it created over its first season.

Juliet Brett and Jack Dilday in front of pool at the Boatslip for "In the Summer House"

Free Guide to Follow in Tennessee Williams' Footsteps

THEATRE | By EDGE | Aug 22
To further explore Provincetown and to learn about Tennessee Williams, a Festival is offering the public a Free Guide To "Follow in Tennessee Williams' Footsteps," some of the places Williams lived and hung out with his friends.

Jane Froiland as Helena in "A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur"

'Tennessee Williams' Circle of Friends' at Ptown Festival

THEATRE | By EDGE | Aug 20
The 9th Tennessee Williams Theater Festival, "Tennessee Williams' Circle of Friends," features humor, love, disappointment and healing that springs from friendships.


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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.…
Manchester gayborhood Canal Street

Police Arrest Five in Anti-Gay Attack Before Manchester Pride

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Aug 21, 2014
The police have arrested five people in an alleged hate crime on Canal Street that happened days before Manchester Pride, one of the biggest gay events in the UK.

Thomas Evans

For Thomas Evans, the devastation of HIV/AIDS literally hits home. The Mt. Kisco, N.Y., native may himself be HIV-negative but the impact of the AIDS epidemic really hit him in 1992, when he lost his father to AIDS-related complications.

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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Luxury Fashion Takes On Fitness Technology

FASHION | By Leanne Italie | Aug 27
Luxury fashion is making inroads in wearable tech as more designers try their hands at developing smart, stylish accessories and clothing aimed at tracking performance and health, or simply making connected lives easier to manage.

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Southern Decadence Grand Marshals XL Reba Douglas, Chad Boutte & Aubrey Synclaire

Southern Decadence in 'The City That Care Forgot'

By EDGE | Aug 26
Get ready for the invasion as over 150,000 revelers are expected to descend on New Orleans for the giant 43rd Southern Decadence Celebration of Gay Life, Music & Culture August 27-September 1.

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Sales of US New Homes Fall in July

REAL ESTATE | By Josh Boak | Aug 25
Fewer Americans bought new homes in July, evidence that the housing sector is struggling to gain traction more than five years into the economic recovery. The Commerce Department said that new-home sales fell 2.4 percent last month.

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Advocacy Group asks for Chrysler Investigation

TIPS & ADVICE | By Tom Krisher | Aug 26
An auto safety advocacy group has asked the U.S. government to investigate power system failures in Chrysler vehicles that could cause them to stall while being driven.

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A Haunting Memory and Moving Tribute: Visiting 9/11 Sites

By Beth J. Harpaz | Aug 26
Nearly 15 million people have visited the Sept. 11 Memorial since it opened three years ago on the footprints of the twin towers. For those who want to visit, pay respects or learn more about the events of 13 years ago, here are some options.

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Niki Quasney, left, talks about her ongoing battle with ovarian cancer as her partner, Amy Sandler.

Health-Care Fears Loom Large in Gay Marriage Cases

HEALTH | By Rick Callahan | Aug 25
Dozens of same-sex couples are challenging Indiana's and Wisconsin's gay marriage bans in a case being heard Tuesday in the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago. Looming large in the case is the issue of medical emergencies they face.

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