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Co-Creator of Russia’s ’Homosexual Propaganda’ Law Wants to Ban Gay Bars

Apr 16
One of Russia’s lawmakers who helped create the infamous "homosexual propaganda" bill, which was signed into law by President Vladimir Putin last summer, is now urging for all gay clubs and LGBT social media pages to be banned.

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Virginia Plaintiffs Respond to Defendants’ Marriage Appeal

FAMILY | By John Riley | Apr 17
Supporters of marriage equality seeking to overturn Virginia’s constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage, along with the office of Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring, filed appellate briefs April 11 in the case of Bostic v. Schaefer.

Romanian Millionaire Priest Running for Euro Parliament on Anti-Gay Platform

INTERNATIONAL | By EDGE | Apr 17
Iulian Capsali, a former U.S. lawyer turned Romanian Orthodox priest worn €1.6 m has gathered over 120,000 signatures to be registered as an independent candidate for a Member of European Parliament to represent "traditional family values."

Gay rights groups are protesting Namibia’s refusal to grant asylum to Ugandans

No Refugee Status for Gay Ugandans, Says Namibia

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 17
Namibia’s Commissioner for Refugees Nkrumah Mushelenga said that gay and lesbian Ugandans will never be granted refugee status in his country.

Edward Snowden, displayed on television screens.

Snowden Questions Putin on Surveillance Policies

INTERNATIONAL | By Laura Mills | Apr 17
Several hours into Vladimir Putin’s televised call-in show, one of the TV anchors interrupted viewers’ questions to air what she said was a "sensational video" for the Russian president: a message from Edward Snowden.


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Andre Johnson a.k.a. Christ Bearer

Report: Rapper Severs Penis, Jumps Off Balcony, Survives

MUSIC | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 17
In a bizarre alleged suicide attempt, a rapper connected to the iconic hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan was taken to the hospital Wednesday after he reportedly cut off his penis and jumped off the second-floor balcony of his North Hollywood home.

Director Bryan Singer

Lawsuit: Gay ’X-Men’ Director Accused of Sex Abuse of Teen Boy

CELEBRITIES | By Oskar Garcia | Apr 17
A former child model and aspiring actor is accusing "X-Men" franchise director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing him as a teenager in a federal lawsuit filed in Hawaii.

Former lead singer of 4 Non Blondes Linda Perry

4 Non Blondes to Reunite for 1 Night at LA Event

By Mesfin Fekadu | Apr 17
The ’90s rock band will perform May 10 at "An Evening With Women" to benefit the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center. Linda Perry, the band’s former lead singer and hit songwriter, has produced the event for years.

WonderCon 2014 :: Comic-Con’s Little Sister Grows Up

CULTURE | By Kevin Taft | Apr 17
WonderCon used to be the smaller and easier-to-navigate version of Comic-Con. Today it has now blossomed into a beautiful young lady; a lady with super-hero gadgets, steam-punk trappings, or anime eyes, that is.


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Researchers Closer to a Functional Cure for HIV

By Winnie McCroy | Mar 13
This year’s Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2014) revealed clinical trial results that a "functional cure" for HIV is one step closer to becoming reality.…

Bike Shares: Riding Through the World’s Greatest Cities

By Jill Gleeson | Apr 14
Not only is bike sharing good for the environment, it’s a great way for visitors to take in city sights. EDGE offers picks for the brightest cit…

Ned Rorem

Rorem has composed three symphonies and four piano concertos, 10 operas, a wide variety of choral works, ballet scores, music for the theater, and literally hundreds of songs. He is also the author of 16 books.

Confab Reveals Prevention Gains

By Liz Highleyman | Mar 15
Antiretroviral treatment as prevention, HIV cure research, and new treatments for hepatitis C were among the highlights discussed last week in Boston …

EDGE Goes Social

Dress Codes: Where Should Schools Set Limits?

FASHION | By Martha Irvine | Apr 17
Leggings. Shaved heads. Graphic T-shirts. The list goes on and on. What is the latest fashion trend to come under fire for teens and why are parents and administrators making such a fuss?

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Vitaly Milonov

Co-Creator of Russia’s ’Homosexual Propaganda’ Law Wants to Ban Gay Bars

BARS | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 16
One of Russia’s lawmakers who helped create the infamous "homosexual propaganda" bill, which was signed into law by President Vladimir Putin last summer, is now urging for all gay clubs and LGBT social media pages to be banned.

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A sea lion pup named Hoppie who was found at Mape’s Ranch near Modesto, Calif.

Lost Sea Lion in California Found Mile from Water

CORPORATE | Apr 17
Workers at a central California ranch could hardly believe their eyes when they spotted a sea lion pup hopping through an almond orchard, a mile from the San Joaquin River.

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Barack Obama

Report Projects Health Care Costs to Dip Slightly

INSURANCE | By Andrew Taylor | Apr 16
The Congressional Budget Office predicts that health insurance subsidies under the so-called "Obamacare" plan will total a little more than $1 trillion over the next 10 years, instead of almost $1.2 trillion initially estimated.

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The National Corvette Museum, workers pull out a car from a sinkhole at the National Corvette Museum, in Bowling Green, Ky.

Last Corvette Retrieved From Kentucky Sinkhole

AUTO NEWS | By Bruce Schreiner | Apr 16
The mangled remains of a powerful Corvette - barely recognizable to its former owner - were pulled from the depths of a sinkhole at a Kentucky museum Wednesday, completing weeks of painstaking work to retrieve eight classic cars.

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Screen Time Cuts into Sleep Time for Babies

PERSONAL TECH | Apr 17
Daily health headlines: New research on young children’s media habits, the risks of gaining too much or too little weight during pregnancy, and more top stories.

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Michael Luongo’s "Sensual Travels," Gay Erotica From Around the World

By David Toussaint | Apr 16
Traveling and sex are as intertwined as the positions you and your foreign date discover together. Michael Luongo, a Pulitzer-prize nominee, edits the 20 stories exploring these themes in "Sensual Travel: The Best of Gay Erotica."

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Medical Director Robert Bolan

LA Faces Deadly Meningitis Spike Among MSM

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 16
If you’re an MSM living in Los Angeles or surrounding areas, you may want to get vaccinated for meningitis -- especially if you are living with HIV.

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May 7, 2014 @ Harvey’s :: Play With Bebe and EDGE at Harvey’s!

DVD Release Party :: LADY PEACOCK!

Breaking Glass Pictures and QC Cinema are proud to announce the VOD and DVD release of AJ Mattioli’s Lady Peacock. The film is now available on cable platforms nationwide and will be released on DVD April 29th. Following the film’s New York premiere, Daily Film Forum hailed Lady Peacock as "flirty, fun, entertaining...and filled with sequins!" When Conner first meets Devin, he feels an instant attraction to him. However, Conner’s nemesis, the Puerto Rican drag queen Adora, wants Devin all to herself. Conner soon realizes the only way to compete with a drag queen is to become a drag queen. With the help of his club friends, Conner must make it his mission to destroy Adora if he wants to win back Devin.

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