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VIDEO: Young Georgia Man Beaten By Christian Family After Coming Out

Aug 29
A young man in Georgia who was beaten and disowned by his religious parents for being gay, is learning the true meaning of "Christian charity" after receiving over $9,000 in donations from strangers

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San Francisco police released this video image of a person of interest in connection with the death of Bryan Higgins.

Witness Describes Attack on Gay Man

CRIME | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Aug 30
Almost a week after releasing photos of a person of interest in the death of a San Francisco gay man, police still have not made any arrests.

AHF's Michael Weinstein

AHF's PrEP Ad Sparks Controversy

By Liz Highleyman | Aug 30
A new ad campaign from the AIDS Healthcare Foundation has kicked off another round of controversy about HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis, better known as PrEP.

Javed Jaghai

Jamaican Ends Legal Challenge to Anti-Sodomy Law

POLITICS | 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Jamaican gay rights activist who brought an unprecedented legal challenge to the Caribbean island's anti-sodomy law has withdrawn the claim after growing fearful about violent backlashes.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.

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In San Francisco

'Motown: The Musical' star Clifton Oliver plays recording-industry titan Berry Gordy, performing on Berry Gordy Day in Oakland last week

Out There :: Entering the Arts Season

CULTURE | By Roberto Friedman | Aug 30
Welcome to the first of two issues of fall arts previews in the Arts & Culture pages. This week, find coming attractions in Bay Area art museums, film releases and TV offerings, as well as a preview of composer Carlisle Floyd's "Susannah."

Daniel Gordon, "Still Life with Lobster" (2012)

Promiscuous Pictures at Pier 24

FINE ARTS | By Sura Wood | Aug 24
Let's face it: We're a promiscuous picture-taking species, motivated by an obsessive desire to record moments for posterity, or to simply stop time.

Photo of Bisexual Organizing Project marching in Twin Cities Pride 2014

Bisexuality From A-Z - Part 1 of 3

By Faith Cheltenham | Aug 30
In honor of the 15th anniversary of Celebrate Bisexuality Day on Sept. 23rd, 2014, BiNet USA, GLAAD and a host of other bisexual and LGBT organizations are launching Bisexual Awareness Week. Here's Part 1 of a handy primer...

Hack Attack on PlayStation: Work of Spoilsports or Cyber-Terrorists?

CULTURE | By Rhuaridh Marr | Aug 30
When you think of terrorism, images of terrific damage, large-scale loss of life, tragedy and destruction come to mind. But an interruption of multiplayer gaming?

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Anti-Cancer Drug Attacks Hidden HIV Reservoirs

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 6
A pilot study by HIV researchers from Aarhus University and Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark has shown that an anti-cancer drug can activate hidden HIV.…
Manchester gayborhood Canal Street

Police Arrest Five in Anti-Gay Attack Before Manchester Pride

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Aug 21, 2014
The police have arrested five people in an alleged hate crime on Canal Street that happened days before Manchester Pride, one of the biggest gay events in the UK.

Kat Coric

Coric is an ardent activist supporting LGBT rights and HIV/AIDS awareness. A multidisciplinary artist, Coric stands out as a heterosexual female artist in the gay Circuit party subculture.

HIV+ Need to Skip Caffeine for a Real Boost

By Cyd Zeigler Jr. | Aug 22
HIV+ and way too tired? Look to complex carbs, protein, fat and some key vitamins for a better boost than stimulants.

EDGE Goes Social

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Amazon shows the company's Firefly app.

Visual Search to Shop :: Gimmick or Game Changing?

By Mae Anderson | Aug 30
Imagine using your phone to snap a photo of the cool pair of sunglasses your friend is wearing and instantly receiving a slew of information about the shades along with a link to order them. It's a great idea - but it doesn't quite work.

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Chief engineer Sadayoshi Koyari poses for photographers in front of the Land Cruiser 70 van during the Land Cruiser Motor Show at a Toyota showroom in Tokyo.

Toyota's Most Rugged Land Cruiser is Back in Japan

VEHICLE SPOTLIGHT | By Yuri Kageyama | Aug 27
Toyota Motor Corp. is bringing back the Land Cruiser 70 in Japan, catering to nostalgic demand for the rugged off-roader that's favored for challenging terrains and as an aid agency vehicle in disaster zones.

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Humpback Whales Have an Appetite for the Big Apple

Aug 29
Researcher Paul Sieswerda counts humpback whales in and around New York City, and they're on the rise, allowing a whole new generation of whale watchers to make acquaintance with the majestic animals. Jim Axlelrod reports.

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James Howard mixing sauce with chicken wings at the Anchor Bar in Buffalo, N.Y.

Go for the Food: Buffalo, NY

By Carolyn Thompson | Aug 28
There's no need to confine yourself to one place if you're winging your way to New York's second-largest city; the fiery finger food is a staple at virtually every pizza joint and pub you'll visit.

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Nicole Bray wants to help other transgender individuals

Transwoman Nicole Bray's Documentary Will Follow Her Transition: Part II

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 29
In Part II of this two-part series, transwoman Nicole Bray shares the story of her gender transition, and the documentary film she is creating to help other transgender individuals have hope.

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September 3, 2014 @ Harvey's :: Play With Bebe and EDGE at Harvey's!

CD Release Party :: "My Everything" from Ariana Grande!

DVD Release Party :: "TWO: The Story of Roman & Nyro" from Virgil Films!

The Most Anticipated Album Of the Year...ARIANA GRANDE - "My Everything" - Featuring this Summer's BIGGEST SINGLE "Problem" along with "Break Free (feat Zedd)"! Get it everywhere on AUGUST 25th !!
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You may recall the name Desmond Child from the band Desmond Child and Rouge from the early 70's. But what he is really known for is for being one of the most successful writers of music that has produced over 300 million albums being sold by the likes of Aerosmith, Bon Jovi, Cher, Kiss, Kelly Clarkson, Alice Cooper, Ricky Martin, and the list goes on. Fast forward to the present of TWO: The Story Of Roman and Nyro, which documents the 12-year journey of legendary songwriter Desmond Child and his lifelong partner Curtis Shaw, and the extraordinary way they met and connected with Angela Whittaker, the woman who would carry their twin sons, Roman and Nyro, into the world. From preconception through the boys' first 10 years, TWO is the personal and powerful story of these unique individuals whose lives become inextricably woven together in magical and unexpected ways. TWO is testament to the universal power and ultimate triumph of love - that it is love that makes a family, affirming modern families may be modern in their making, but timelessly human at their core.

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