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Did High Heels and Swiss Cheese Sideline North Korean Leader?

By Jason St. Amand | Oct 1
North Korea's leader has been out of the public eye for weeks, allegedly recovering from ankle surgery. Reports say they broke because of his weight and because he's been wearing high heels to boost his height.

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News Channel Outs Transit Cop's Racist, Homophobic Facebook Page

By Sue O'Connell | Oct 2
WCVB TV, Channel 5 reported on a Facebook page that contained language offensive to LGBT people, Jews, women and non-white people.

The contestants from the 2013 event

Best in Drag Show Raises Funds for AID For AIDS

By Winnie McCroy | Oct 2
The Best in Drag Show, the outrageous and long-running annual fundraiser, will be held on October 5 at the Orpheum Theatre in downtown Los Angeles, raising funds for Aid for AIDS.

Women Prefer Lesbian and Gay Porn Over the Straight Stuff

By Winnie McCroy | Oct 2
According to a new demographic analysis, women who watch porn are interested first in lesbian porn, followed by gay male porn as a close second.

João Antônio Donati

Report: 216 LGBT Related Murders in Brazil in 2014

By Jason St. Amand | Oct 2
There have been 216 LGBT related murders in Brazil this year.


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Krylon Superstar (left) and davO (right) activate to form Double Duchess

Double Duchess Freaks the Funk Out

By Max Leger | Oct 2
Double Duchess, the San Francisco-based duo consisting of davO and Krylon Superstar, has been steadily building a fan base since their debut in 2012.

Bruce Vilanch

Bruce Vilanch: No-Iron Irony

CELEBRITIES | By Bobby McGuire | Oct 2
A former child model for plus-size clothier Lane Bryant's "charming chub" division, gay comedy writer Bruce Vilanch is perhaps the preeminent expert on one of the quickest-growing fashion trends.

A mural by graffiti artist Bansky.

Oops! UK Council Destroys Banksy Immigration Mural

By Danica Kirka | Oct 2
Authorities in southern England were embarrassed but defensive Thursday after telling workers to destroy a mural they later realized was created by the internationally famous graffiti artist Banksy.

Viggo Mortensen and Kirsten Dunst

This Thriller Has Two Faces

By Sean Au | Oct 1
In the new thriller "January Has Two Faces," a wealthy American couple vacationing in Greece aren't what they initially appear to be. EDGE spoke to the film's director Hossein Amini about his critically acclaimed directorial debut.


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It's National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day; Are You Being Treated?

By Winnie McCroy | Sep 27
September 27 is National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, and the CDC says that only half of gay and bisexual men diagnosed with HIV in the United States are receiving treatment for their infection.…

North Carolina Pride Parade And Festival :: September 27, 2014

Thursday Oct 2, 2014
The 30th North Carolina Pride parade and festival was held in Durham, N.C. The event drew a record number of participants, including a performance by native North Carolinian and original member of the Village People Randy Jones.


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Chicago's Silver Fork Gets LGBT'ers Cooking

FOOD/DRINK | By Kelsy Chauvin | Oct 2
There's a new wave of culinary talent breaking into the Chicago restaurant scene. But instead of the usual streams flowing in from the Windy City's Le Cordon Bleu, the latest star chefs owe their success to the Center on Halsted.

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Varla Jean Merman @ Feinstein's at the Nikko

On the Tab :: Oct. 2 - 9

By Jim Provenzano | Oct 2
Get ready for pumpkin spice everything! Events here and there have sprouted up, in particular several gorgeous female singers on their way up the show biz beanstalk.

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Wal-Mart's Mobile Checking Account Nixes Fees

CORPORATE | By Joseph Pisani | Oct 1
Wal-Mart is the latest company to get rid of fees that traditional banks charge customers who don't have enough money in their accounts to cover purchases.

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Amy Rademaker

Teen Crash Victims' Families Drop Suit Against GM

INSURANCE | By Tom Krisher, Amy Forliti | Sep 30
The families of two Wisconsin teenagers killed in a car crash involving a faulty General Motors ignition switch have dropped their lawsuit against the company and are seeking a settlement with the automaker.

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Chrysler's Mid-Size Sedan Becomes Stylish

VEHICLE SPOTLIGHT | By Ann M. Job | Sep 26
Chrysler's redesigned and re-engineered 2015 200 mid-size sedan is so stylish it looks pricier than it is. The sleek 200 also has a strong, 295-horsepower V-6, comfortable ride, surprisingly good handling and a lengthy list of available features.

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Drag queens from left, Lil Ms. Hot Mess, Sister Roma and Heklina

Facebook Apologizes to Drag Queens for Name Policy

By Barbara Ortutay | Oct 1
Facebook is apologizing to drag queens and the transgender community for deleting accounts that used drag names like Lil Miss Hot Mess rather than legal names such as Bob Smith.

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Life is Beautiful Festival Returns to Las Vegas

By EDGE | Oct 2
Once again converting a sprawling city landscape into festival grounds, Life is Beautiful reveals the 15 city blocks it will secure and incorporate into its music, food, art and learning event on October 24-26, 2014 in Downtown Las Vegas.

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Children arriving home from school walk past the main entrance to The Ivy Apartments complex.

Officials: About 80 Being Monitored for Ebola

By David Warren | Oct 2
Health officials in Texas say about 80 people are being monitored for symptoms of Ebola, those who came in contact with the infected man and their contacts.

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