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Former Missouri player Michael Sam watches pregame festivities before the start of the South Dakota State-Missouri NCAA college football game Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in Columbia, Mo

Sam Cut From Rams, But May Still Have NFL Future

By R.B. Fallstrom | Aug 31
Twenty others were cut by the St. Louis Rams on Saturday, all of them mere footnotes. For Sam, it meant a roadblock in his journey to become the first openly gay player to make an NFL roster.

Mary Lambert Spills 'Secrets' With New Single and CD

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Aug 31
In her newly released single "Secrets," Lambert sings about her bipolar disorder, her highly dysfunctional family, and other "secrets" which she chooses to reveal. But first, an interview...

Virginia Senate chamber

VA State Senate Shifts to GOP, But GLBT Bills May Still Gain Traction

By John Riley | Aug 31
Virginia Republicans seized control of the state senate on Tuesday, Aug. 19, giving them complete power over the operations of the state's General Assembly and further thwarting Gov. Terry McAuliffe's (D) legislative agenda.

Theo Green (Zachary Booth) and his mother Celia Green (Patricia Clarkson) in director Tom Dolby s 'Last Weekend.'

Serious Cinema: Fall Films Roll Out

By David Lamble | Aug 31
For the serious film buff, Labor Day kicks off an intense season when American filmmakers, studio-based and indie alike, compete like drunken sailors for the eyes and ears of every North American filmgoer. Here are some picks for cinema lovers.

Tina Beachy participated in an August 13 vigil in Duboce Park to memorialize Bryan "Feather" Higgins, a Radical Faerie who was severely injured and taken off life support. Some residents have expressed concern about crime in the area.

Crime Data Show Declines, Stability

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Aug 31
Data on incidents pulled from the San Francisco Police Department's website and analyzed by the Bay Area Reporter show that overall incidents have largely decreased over the past six months or remained stable.

A scene from "Guardians Of The Galaxy"

5 Takeaways From A Punch-Less Summer Box Office

By Jake Coyle | Aug 30
The movie of the summer might have been Marvel's irreverent hit "Guardians of the Galaxy," the top domestic film at the box office.

Former Missouri player Michael Sam watches pregame festivities before the start of the South Dakota State-Missouri NCAA college football game Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in Columbia, Mo

Rams Cut Sam, 1st Openly Gay Player Drafted

By R.B. Fallstrom | Aug 30
The St. Louis Rams cut Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team. Coach Jeff Fisher repeated over and over that it was purely a football decision.

Javed Jaghai

Jamaican Ends Legal Challenge to Anti-Sodomy Law

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.

Faces of Pride :: The New York Parade

Aug 30
EDGE looks back to earlier this summer when New York Pride turned the city into the biggest street party in the world.