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Briefs Piling Up in Gay Marriage Rulings Appeals

Jul 25
At least 20 friend of the court briefs have been filed in appeals of rulings overturning gay marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin, including one by a group of churches and another by 10 states' attorneys general.

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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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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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Olive Another Goes Solo This August

THEATRE | By EDGE | Jul 18
Gold Dust Orphan Olive Another will be doing her first solo show "Olive Another --Shaken...Not Stirred" on Wednesdays throughout August in Ptown.

Helen Reddy

Helen Reddy :: Roars Again in Ptown

MUSIC | By Douglas Baulf | Jul 18
Helen Reddy returns to Ptown next week for a pair of concerts. EDGE caught up with the music legend about her career and music.

'Liza & Alan at the Crown': Anatomy of a Blockbuster

CULTURE | By Steve Weinstein | Jul 18
The Crown & Anchor has scored what can only be described as the cabaret coup of the summer, if not several summers, when it presents Liza Minnelli and Alan Cumming in two shows at the Paramount on Aug. 4.


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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.

Hand Picked Romance:: A Wildflower Wedding

By EDGE | Jul 25
Starbright Floral Design of New York City explains how to use seasonal wildflowers to add the perfect accent to any wedding.

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.

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.

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Surf's Up: Swimwear at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim Goes Sporty Chic

FASHION | By Suzette Laboy | Jul 26
From rash guards to zipper-brief bottoms, sporty-chic looks made waves on the runway in Miami Beach for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim, which celebrated its 10th year with more than a dozen shows.

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Providing Living Wage Jobs: It's Not Rocket Science... Is It?

CORPORATE | By William E. Kelly | Jul 26
As a civilization based on common and basic needs, there must be realistic compromise as to who is responsible, as well as when and how those responsibilities are met.

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5 Tips for Selling Your Home at the Best Price

REAL ESTATE | Jul 24
The rebound in U.S. home values over the past couple of years has placed many homeowners in a better position to sell their home for a profit. Here are five tips on how to get your home sold for the best price.

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An auto worker inspects finished SUVs coming off the assembly line at the General Motors auto plant in Arlington, Texas.

GM Profit 2Q Falls 85 Pct. on Recall Costs

AUTO NEWS | Jul 24
Recall expenses chopped $1.5 billion from General Motors' bottom line in the second quarter, as it added up the costs of repairs for nearly 30 million cars and set aside funds to compensate victims of small-car crashes.

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Homestead National Monument of America, located near Beatrice, Nebraska, about 40 miles south of Lincoln.

5 Free Things to do in Lincoln, Nebraska

Jul 25
Lincoln may be famous for Husker football, but Nebraska's capital city also welcomes visitors with free attractions for history buffs and families on a budget. Here are five free things to see and do in Lincoln.

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Young people are not using condoms as often, and not getting tested for HIV

Only 1 in 5 Sexually Active Students Tested for HIV, Says CDC

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 24
A new comprehensive analysis by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals that only 1 in 5 sexually experienced U.S. students has ever been tested for HIV.

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