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High Court Blocks Same-Sex Unions in Virginia

Aug 20
Same-sex couples will have to wait longer to begin marrying in Virginia after the U.S. Supreme Court agreed Wednesday to delay an appeals court ruling striking down the state's gay marriage ban.

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San Francisco's Openhouse agency organized a panel to remember and honor gay community leader Jose Sarria on the first anniversary of his death. On the panel, Gerard Koskovich, left, from the GLBT Historical Society, tells of how Sarria's role has been overlooked by historians. Others on the panel, from left, are Galilea, friend and Absolute Empress XLI; friend Robbie Robinson; Juliet Demeter, project archivist at the GLBT Historical Society and archivist for the Jose Sarria Papers; Marlena, Absolute Empress XXV; and moderator Donna Sachet, Absolute Empress XXX

Sarria's Activism Recalled a Year After Death

LOCAL | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Aug 22
Long before queer activists marched and chanted down the streets of San Francisco, Jose Sarria lived his life as an out, proud gay man.

Gabriel Hernandez, 8, was allegedly murdered by his mother and her boyfriend. (handout,)

Abuse of Boy Battered to Death By Mother Who Called Him 'Gay' Described in Court

CRIME | Aug 21
Graphic grand jury testimony reveals details of the abuse suffered by an 8-year-old Los Angeles County boy who was allegedly battered to death by his mother and her boyfriend who called him gay.

Dr. Howard Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS

Ask the Doc: Single Pill HIV Regimens

AIDS | By Howard L. Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS | Aug 22
In this edition of Ask the Doc, Dr. Howard Scheiner answers questions about single-pill regimens verses three-pills cocktails including a protease inhibitor.

US Judge Strikes Down Florida Gay Marriage Ban

NATIONAL | By Curt Anderson | Aug 21
A federal judge on Thursday declared Florida's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, joining judges across the country who have sided with gay couples wishing to tie the knot.

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Joanie Pelzer poses with her dog Hubbell, a Chihuahua, in New York.

Pet-Friendly Dating Sites Match People and Pooches

CULTURE | By Sue Manning | Aug 22
On these dating sites, a passion for pets will help you find more than just puppy love. Sites like PetsDating.com and YouMustLoveDogsDating.com have found a new niche as singles flock to computers and smartphones to find relationships.

Ryu-Hee Kim, "Seasons in the Rice Field."

CraftTexas 2014 Arrives in Houston

FINE ARTS | By EDGE | Aug 22
This fall, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft (HCCC) presents "CraftTexas 2014," the eighth in a series of biennial juried exhibitions showcasing the best in Texas-made contemporary craft.

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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.…
Franklin Street in Uptown Oakland was packed at the 2012 Oakland Pride festival; this year's event will include a parade

Oakland Pride to Have Inaugural Parade

By Sean Piverger | Sunday Aug 17, 2014
The fifth incarnation of Oakland Pride is coming up later this month and, to mark the occasion, there will be a parade.

Thomas Evans

For Thomas Evans, the devastation of HIV/AIDS literally hits home. The Mt. Kisco, N.Y., native may himself be HIV-negative but the impact of the AIDS epidemic really hit him in 1992, when he lost his father to AIDS-related complications.

Smoking is Even Worse For HIV-Positive People

By Sasha Razumikhin | Jul 24
Smoking is bad. But it can be worse, especially if you're HIV-positive - and the CDC wants you to know it.

EDGE Goes Social

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Cookie Dough's colorful ensemble lights up The Edge

Cookie's Monster :: Celebrate A Drag Decade

LOCAL EVENTS | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Aug 21
Cookie Dough, local drag performer extraordinaire, proudly celebrates ten years of "The Monster Show," the weekly variety show which she's been hosting, first at Harvey's, and more recently at the Edge.

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Poachers Push African Elephants to Brink of Extinction

LEGAL | Aug 22
A new study predicts the African elephant may be extinct within 100 years. Poachers get rich my selling their tusks - a trade that's killing elephants by the tens of thousands. Holly Williams reports.

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Police: Woman Left Baby in Car while Shopping

AUTO NEWS | Aug 21
Officials say a Florida mother faces child neglect charges after leaving her 1-year-old daughter in the car while she shopped in grocery and liquor stores. Police were called by someone who saw the child alone inside the parked vehicle.

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Dr. Kent Brantly and his wife, Amber.

Aid Group: US Doctor Who Had Ebola Has Recovered

HEALTH | By Jeff Martin | Aug 21
At least one of the two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa has recovered and was to be discharged Thursday from an Atlanta hospital, a spokeswoman for the aid group he was working for said.

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August 27, 2014 @ Harvey's :: Play With Bebe and EDGE at Harvey's!

CD Release Party :: "Junto" from Basement Jaxx!

The Global Dancetronica Duo release their 7th Studio Album.... BASEMENT JAXX - "Junto" - Producers Felix Buxton & Simon Ratcliffe release JUNTO on August 25th! Featuring the Club Smash "Never Say Never"!! The JAXX are BACK...let's get JUNTO*!! (*TOGETHER)
www.basementjaxx.com

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