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Older Lesbians Gather in Oakland

By Matthew S. Bajko | Friday Jul 25, 2014
A national organization for lesbians age 59 and older is hosting its biennial gathering in Oakland this weekend as it marks its 25th anniversary.

PWN-USA Joins Merck for National HIV Campaign "I Design"

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Jul 18, 2014
In an effort to encourage people living with HIV to speak to their doctors about their current treatment, the Positive Women's Network - United States of America (PWN-USA) has teamed up with Merck to launch "I Design," a national HIV educational campaign.

Marina Rice Bader's 'Anatomy of a Love Seen' Premieres at Outfest

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jul 16, 2014
Marina Rice Bader screens her new film, "Anatomy of a Love Seen" at the 32nd Annual Outfest Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival.

From ’Vegas’ to New York: Scout Durwood Plays the Dixon HOT!

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jul 9, 2014
Scout Durwood, the chanteuse behind the character Lady Scoutington, brings her cabaret-style Vegas revue "Woman of Whimsy: This Would Kill in Vegas" to the Dixon Place HOT Fest on July 10.

Vegas Launches "Lipshtick," First Female Comedy Series

By EDGE | Wednesday Jul 2, 2014
"Lipshtick-The Perfect Shade of Standup" is set to debut at The Venetian Las Vegas this July with a lineup of fabulous female comedians.

The Steps Behind "Pageant" Come From a Real-Life Pageant Coach!

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jul 2, 2014
Beginning on June 29, some of Broadway’s most talented men will don their best frocks and return in a limited Off-Broadway run of "Pageant - The Musical," doing the dances they learned from choreographer Shea Sullivan.

Cannabis Lube Promises Sensual Enhancement for Women

By EDGE | Monday Jun 30, 2014
Foria Pleasure is dipping into the medical marijuana market with their Cannabis Lube, a sexual aid that claims to increase female pleasure.

Summertime Health Tips for Women

By EDGE | Thursday Jun 26, 2014
Glorious summertime comes with its own set of problems, from razor burn to blisters. Here’s how to survive the common pitfalls of the season.

FDA Finds Heart Pacer-Zapper Benefits Women More

By Lindsey Tanner | Tuesday Jun 24, 2014
omen with heart failure are less likely to get a special kind of pacemaker than men, but more likely to benefit from the device, a government analysis suggests.

Intimate Partner Abuse Linked to Mental Problems in New Mothers

By EDGE | Saturday Jun 21, 2014
A recent study shows that domestic abuse is closely linked to postpartum mental health problems, including depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), in mothers.