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No Military Burial for Wife of 74-Year-Old Lesbian Navy Veteran

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Apr 24, 2014
Idaho says it’s a no-go for 74-year-old U.S. Navy veteran Madelynn Taylor to be buried with her wife Jean Mixner’s ashes -- at least not as long as that state continues to ban same-sex marriage.

Iris House Hosts Women as the Face of AIDS Conference

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Apr 24, 2014
Registration is now open for the 9th Annual Women as the Face of AIDS Summit, a program of Iris House, the New York, Harlem-based AIDS service organization that has been helping women living with HIV for 20 years.

Women Take to the Great Outdoors

By Brooke Pierce | Monday Apr 21, 2014
The Women’s Outdoor Weekend (WOW) invites women to spend three days and nights in Manchester, Vermont for an all-inclusive, back-to-nature weekend.

Stonewall Honors Prominent Women Leaders and Unsung Heroes

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Apr 16, 2014
In a special ceremony on Friday, April 11 at Union Square Ballroom, the Stonewall Community Foundation honored prominent women leaders and unsung heroes who create lasting legacies for the LGBTQ community.

Housing Works Hosts Benefit Concert with Rebecca Pidgeon

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Apr 15, 2014
On April 18, British singer/songwriter Rebecca Pidgeon will present "Live From Home: An Evening with Rebecca Pidgeon," a benefit concert for Housing Works.

Chicago’s Pride Films Accepts Submissions for Women’s Words Fest

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Apr 15, 2014
Pride Films and Plays is now accepting submissions of new works for the stage and screen for Women’s Words Fest, through May 1.

Hillary Clinton Speaks at San José State University

By Louise Adams | Monday Apr 14, 2014
Former First Lady and Secretary of State and likely future presidential candidate New York Senator Hillary Clinton spoke in front of an eager audience at San Jose State University last Thursday.

Obama, Republicans Compete for Support Among Women

By Nedra Pickler | Sunday Apr 13, 2014
After months on the defensive over his health law, a more combative President Barack Obama has emerged to fight about gender politics, leading to an election-year competition with Republicans for support from women.

Court Extends Stay on New Arizona Abortion Rules

By Astrid Galvan and Bob Christie | Friday Apr 11, 2014
A federal appeals court panel issued an injunction blocking new Arizona abortion restrictions that are considered the most stringent in the nation, saying women likely would suffer irreparable harm if they’re allowed to take effect.

EDGE 10.0: The Decade in Women

By Steve Weinstein | Thursday Apr 10, 2014
When the EDGE Media Network launched 10 years ago, it was our mission as a comprehensive LGBT news site to cover the full spectrum of the community, including lesbians, bisexual and transgender women.