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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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Members of the LGBT community and allies rally outside the Wilson Building in April as part of a demonstration to build support for a bill that would repeal prostitution-free zones

Prostitution-Free Zones Under Fire

LOCAL | By John Riley | Jul 20
The D.C. Council heard testimony last week on a bill that would repeal a controversial section of the D.C. Code that allows the chief of police to declare any public area of up to 1,000 square feet as a "prostitution-free zone" for up to 20 days.

Lateefah Williams

Lateefah Williams Enters AG Race

POLITICS | By John Riley | Jul 17
Lateefah Williams, the out lesbian former president of the Gertrude Stein Democratic Club, the city's top LGBT political organization, on Thursday officially announced her candidacy to become the District's next Attorney General.

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MSU Gets Anonymous $1 Million Gift for Gay Center

NATIONAL | Jul 22
An anonymous gift of $1 million will expand programs at Michigan State University's Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay, Transgender Resource Center.

Riot police officers guarded activists who had been beaten by antigay protesters at a rally in St. Petersburg.

Russian Court Says Local LGBT Group is a Spy Organization

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 22
A court in St. Petersburg, Russia, ruled this week that a local LGBT organization must register as a "foreign agent," which means that the group is a spy operation.

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Christopher Henley and Jay Hardee

Christopher Henley and Jay Hardee Juggle Their Twin Roles in Theater and at Home

THEATRE | By Doug Rule | Jul 20
"I asked Christopher out on a date the day before we went to Poland," Jay Hardee says. "And it went well, and then Poland was very romantic. Our cast mates dubbed us the 'Make Out Boys.' "

Elizabeth McCain in "A Lesbian Belle Tells" at Fringe

The Queer Fringe: A Roundup of LGBT-Related Shows at Capital Fringe

THEATRE | By Doug Rule | Jul 17
As ever, among the 145 productions at this year's ninth annual festival, there are a couple handfuls of shows with obvious appeal to LGBT denizens of D.C.

Featured Crush Cutie Chandler Kramer

CRUSH Urges Vegas Gay Men to Quit Smoking

CELEBRITIES | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 22
CRUSH, Las Vegas' premiere lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender smoke-free brand recently launched a new video to encourage gay and bisexual men to quit smoking.

Deborah Vial plays the House of Blues

Lesbian Rocker Deborah Vial Plays Dallas House of Blues

By Jenny Block | Jul 22
Rocker Deborah Vial brings her unique brand of indie rock to Dallas' House of Blues on July 26. Learn more about her passions here!

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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 :: June 6 - 8, 2014

Tuesday Jul 22, 2014
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!

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

Outfits from 2012 "Met Gala" and 2011 "Run the World (Girls)" are shown in a new exhibit at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland.

Beyonce Fashion Exhibit to Premier at Rock Hall of Fame

FASHION | By Mesfin Fekadu | Jul 22
A fashion exhibit centered on Beyonce will debut at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in a section previously featuring only Hall of Famers.

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Todd Torbert, a Verizon cable splicing technician, works to connect the glass fibers to the Verizon FiOS fiber network in Rockville, Md.

Verizon Boosts FiOS Uploads to Match Downloads

CORPORATE | By Peter Svensson | Jul 22
Verizon is boosting the upload speeds of nearly all its FiOS connections to match the download speeds, vastly shortening the time it takes for subscribers to send videos and back up their files online.

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2014 Land Rover LR4

LR4 is Updated for Fuel Efficiency

VEHICLE SPOTLIGHT | By Ann M. Job | Jul 18
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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Army Intelligence System Pulled from Key Test

SCIENCE | By Ken Dilanian | Jul 21
Army officials have withdrawn their intelligence network from a major testing exercise this fall because of software glitches, in the latest setback for the troubled system.

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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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Won't someone think of the children? Mary Lambert will!

Mary Lambert Performs at R Baby Fundraiser at Hammerstein

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 21
On July 23 at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City, Mary Lambert and others will perform to raise funds at R Baby Foundation's Rockin' to Save Babies Lives benefit concert.

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