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Faces of Pride :: Boston

Jul 28
Boston Pride had its biggest year to date. EDGE was on hand for the pre-parties, the parade, the block parties & club events.

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Annual AIDS Walk for Life Looking for Walkers

LOCAL | By EDGE | Jul 24
Fight AIDS by walking for life this September, and the 29th annual AIDS Walk for Life has been scheduled for Saturday, September 27, 2014 starting and ending on the Rhode Island State House lawn.

Salem's Old Town Hall

Anti-Gay Phone Calls Turn Into a Windfall for Mass. LGBT Non-Profit

LOCAL | By EDGE | Jul 18
The mayor of Salem, Mass., turned a torrent of angry out-of-state phone calls and responses from "right-leaning blogs and websites" over her decision to cut ties with an anti-LGBT discriminatory college, into a fundraising windfall for a LGBT charity.

Margaret Mueller, right, and Charlotte Stacey

Ruling Sparks Debate on Retroactive Gay Rights

NATIONAL | By Dave Collins | Jul 18
A new Connecticut Supreme Court ruling is adding to the debate on whether gay marriage rights should be applied retroactively and qualify same-sex couples for rights and benefits for which they weren't entitled before state laws allowed them to marry.

Check Out 3rd Annual Drink Craft Beer Summerfest This Weekend

LOCAL | By EDGE | Jul 17
On Friday, July 18th through Saturday, July 94th, nationally known, locally-based beer enthusiasts Drink Craft Beer will take over the Space 57, 200 Stuart Street, Boston, MA for their 3rd annual Drink Craft Beer Summerfest.


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(Clockwise from top left) Alissa Cordeiro, Meredith Saran, Laurie Singletary, and Alisha Jansky.

The 'Wonder' Women

THEATRE | By Michael Cox | Jul 31
The talented group of women in Titanic Theatre Company's production of David Lindsay-Abaire's 'Wonder of the World' struggle to stand apart and make art in a market where the rolls are limited and the competition is stiff.

Kristin Chenoweth

Kristin Chenoweth Makes Provincetown Debut

MUSIC | By EDGE | Jul 30
Kristin Chenoweth, star of Broadway's original "Wicked" and Tony-Winner for "You're A Good Man Charlie Brown," will make her anticipated Provincetown debut in Broadway @ Town Hall on August 10 for two shows only at 6:30 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.

Leslie Jordan

Leslie Jordan on Being a 'Show Pony'

THEATRE | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 28
In a world of muscle-bound young hunks, Leslie Jordan -- diminutive as he is, at 4'11" -- proves that big talent can come packaged in small comic dynamos. Jordan chats with EDGE about his travels and travails as a "Show Pony."

Connor Christiansen

Conner on the Common :: Christiansen on 'Twelfth Night'

THEATRE | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 24
The Commonwealth Shakespeare Company returns to Boston Common July 23 - August 10 for seventeen evenings of "Twelfth Night." Star Conner Christiansen chats with EDGE about The Bard, the show, and being back in Boston.


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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.

Faces of Pride :: Boston

Monday Jul 28, 2014
Boston Pride had its biggest year to date. EDGE was on hand for the pre-parties, the parade, the block parties & club events.

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.

Smoking is Even Worse For HIV-Positive People

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.

EDGE Goes Social

Five Food Writers Subpoenaed in 'Pink Slime' Lawsuit

FOOD/DRINK | By Regina Garcia Cano | Jul 31
Several food writers, including a New York Times reporter, have been subpoenaed by a meat producer as part of its $1.2 billion defamation lawsuit against ABC in regards to the network's coverage of a beef product dubbed "pink slime" by critics.

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Twin Oaks creates community!

Twin Oaks Hosts Annual Women's Gathering

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 31
This year marks 30 years of women coming together for the Twin Oaks Women's Festival, with workshops, yoga, drumming, dance, song, sweat lodges, mud pits and more.

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Gay rights campaigners act out electric shock treatment to protest outside a court where the first court case in China involving so-called conversion therapy is held in Beijing, China,

Chinese Man Brings Gay Conversion Therapy Lawsuit

LEGAL | By Louis Watt | Jul 31
A gay Chinese man said Thursday he was suing a psychological clinic for carrying out electric shocks intended to turn him straight, as well as the search engine giant Baidu for advertising the center.

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Trulia Kindle Fire .

Zillow Buying Trulia to Build Real Estate Titan

REAL ESTATE | By Mae Anderson | Jul 30
Zillow and Trulia, two companies that changed the way people shop for homes, are combining. Real estate website operator Zillow Inc. is buying its rival in a $3.5 billion deal that will make the biggest player in the online real estate information market.

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A worker assembles a vehicle on an assembly line at Ford factory in Chongqing, China.

US Companies Increasingly Fish for Growth Overseas

AUTO NEWS | By Michael Liedtke | Jul 30
Major U.S. companies are starting to reap their most rapid growth in fertile lands of opportunity far from home. Technology trendsetters and century-old companies such as Ford Motor Co. are hoping to make more money in countries including China and India.

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Did Bad Luck Doom the Dinosaurs?

SCIENCE | Jul 31
The experience of the dinosaurs shows us "that groups that have been dominant for millions and millions of years can suddenly disappear when times go bad." A study claims that a colossal case of bad luck is what ultimately lead to their downfall.

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Brotherly Love: Looking Beyond the Slogans in Philadelphia

By Robert Israel | Jul 31
"The City of Brotherly Love" takes on new meaning as Pennsylvania embraces marriage equality and Philadelphia rolls out the red carpet for LGBT visitors.

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