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Ford F-150 Gets Mixed Crash Test Results

BUSINESS | Aug 1
Ford's aluminum-sided F-150 pickup saw mixed results in new crash tests.

Greg Louganis Talks of Caitlyn Jenner and Coming Out in Sports

NEWS | Aug 1
Greg Louganis said he was unaware of fellow Olympian Bruce Jenner's gender identity struggle when their paths crossed at the Summer 1976 Games and in later years.

Long-Lost F. Scott Fitzgerald Story Finally Published

ENTERTAINMENT | By Hillel Italie | Aug 1
A year before F. Scott Fitzgerald died of a heart attack, he completed a short story about a hard-drinking writer diagnosed with cardiac disease.

'Big Brother 17' Check In: Examining the Most LGBT Inclusive Season

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 1
A look at what may be the most LGBT inclusive season of "Big Brother."

Ravenna: The City of Mosaics

TRAVEL | Aug 1
While everyone has heard of Rome, few know of Ravenna, the petite jewel on the Italic peninsula that emerged as capital of the Western Roman Empire in 402.

Drag Pageant Rules Excluding 'Pre-Op' Transgender Contestants Met with Confusion, Condemnation

NEWS | By Matt Comer | Aug 1
A national drag pageant's decision to update its rules extending participation by some transgender people -- but excluding transgender people who have not yet had gender reassignment surgery -- has caused confusion.

Actor And Activist James Lecesne Celebrates Difference

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | Aug 1
"Trevor Project" co-founder James Lecesne is saying a lot these days. He's starring in his own thoughtful one-man show, "The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey," at New York's Westside Theatre.

Marriage Equality In Canada: 10 Years Later

NEWS | By Daniela Costa | Aug 1
Canada beat the U.S. to marriage equality by a decade. While anti-gay voices here decry legal family parity, EDGE print partner SFGN investigates: Has Canada been destroyed yet?

Let's Travel to Toronto!

TRAVEL | By Mike Halterman | Aug 1
If you want to get an idea of how Canada lives today, you don't need to go any further than Toronto. Let me tell you all about the places to see and things to do in T.O.

Out There :: Summer Spirits in Victuals & Art

ENTERTAINMENT | By Roberto Friedman | Aug 1
A warm summer night earlier this month in San Francisco. Out There and our personal-size pizza Pepi found our way down to the Embarcadero, invited to a dinner at the Americano restaurant in the Hotel Vitale.


News

LGBT Refugees Find Housing A Hurdle in SF

By Matthew S. Bajko | Aug 1
San Francisco's high housing costs are particularly problematic for LGBT refugees resettled to the Bay Area. Most come with little money, few or no local connections, and uncertain job prospects.


Entertainment

Dig These Discs :: The Bird And The Bee, MS MR, The Chemical Brothers, Shura, Natalie Imbruglia

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 1
Shura releases her first album, and MS MR drops their second. The bird and the bee release their fourth studio album, The Chemical Brothers release their first studio album in five years, and Natalie Imbruglia drops her first in six years.


Business

Indiana Convention's CEO Calls for Broader LGBT Protections

By Brian Slodysko | Jul 31
The CEO of a large gamers' convention that threatened to leave Indiana earlier this year over a religious objections law said organizers are "shopping the show" to other cities and could relocate if lawmakers don't expand protections for gays.


Finance

Can US Housing Industry's Comeback Endure? The Outlook Dims

By Josh Boak | Jul 31
The U.S. housing market has sizzled this summer, lifting expectations that home sales will finally help drive an economic expansion now in its seventh year. Or will it?


Cars

US Agency Denies Request for Fiat Chrysler Investigation

By Tom Krisher | Jul 30
U.S. auto safety regulators have rejected a request from an advocacy group to investigate power system failures in almost 5 million Fiat Chrysler vehicles that potentially could cause stalling and other problems.


Style

Alexander Wang Leaves Balenciaga

By Maggy Donaldson | Jul 31
Designer Alexander Wang will leave the helm of Balenciaga after three years as creative director, the Paris fashion house confirmed Friday.


Health/Fitness

Get 'Wet' on July 31 for National Orgasm Day

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 31
Today is National Orgasm Day, and the folks at Wet are happy to share their tips for celebrating the big "O." Licensed psychotherapist Mary Jo Rapini shares her ideas on how to make your love life and orgasms better.


Travel

New Orleans: Gay Old Times and New Ones Too

By Kelsy Chauvin | Jul 31
What's different about New Orleans a decade since Katrina is a newfound infatuation from those who survived the storm and those who were drawn there in the aftermath. If America is a melting pot, then New Orleans is a big pot of tasty gumbo.


Nightlife

Amanda Lepore Releases "I...Amanda Lepore: Make Over Sessions"

By EDGE | Jul 30
The world's mega-famous transsexual returns to the dance floor with "I...Amanda Lepore: Make Over Sessions," her long-awaited double-disc album of remixes and re-edits of classics from her acclaimed debut.