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Faces of Pride :: The New York Parade

Aug 30
EDGE looks back to earlier this summer when New York Pride turned the city into the biggest street party in the world.

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Javed Jaghai

Jamaican Ends Legal Challenge to Anti-Sodomy Law

By David McFadden | Aug 30
A young Jamaican gay rights activist who brought an unprecedented legal challenge to the Caribbean island's anti-sodomy law has withdrawn the claim after growing fearful about violent backlashes.

Houston Mayor Annise Parker

Houston Pastors Battle Lesbian Mayor's Gay Rights Ordinance

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 30
A group of pastors and congregants seeking a repeal for Houston's Equal Rights Ordinance have taken their case to the highest court in Texas.

Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie

Abercrombie Blames Primary Loss on Gay Marriage

By Vijay Joshi and Cathy Bussewitz | Aug 30
Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie said he lost his bid for re-election in a Democratic primary because of his decision to call a special session to legalize gay marriage.

Kayla Gilchrist Jones, who spent four years working as a sex worker, said the police were aggressive and dismissive when she became the victim of sexual violence

Transgender Women's Killings Test Police Outreach

By Juliet Linderman | Aug 30
Several unsolved killings of transgender women in Baltimore have cast fresh light on tensions between the LGBT community and police.

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