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By Mark Thompson | Tuesday Jul 5, 2011
The wealthiest city in Europe, Zurich has been designated the city with the best quality of life in the world - for seven years in a row. A world leader in climate control, Zurich is also a city where a plurality of citizens profess no faith or religion.
By Mark Thompson | Wednesday Jun 8, 2011
The airport is in France - but your ticket says Switzerland - and the official language is German. Carmen Sandiego, where are we now? Located on the river Rhine, where the borders of Switzerland, France, and Germany meet, Basel is a nexus of culture.
By Kilian Melloy | Thursday Feb 17, 2011
The men who go to Easton Mountain say they feel at home from the fist moments--and they go back again and again for workshops and "work weekends." EDGE speaks to some of the gay retreat center’s facilitators about what makes Easton Mountain special.
By JOCELYN NOVECK | Tuesday Dec 28, 2010
Politics and pop culture. Remember when they used to be, well, separate? In recent years these two worlds have seemed to inch ever closer, or maybe to overlap, but in 2010, nobody traveled between them more successfully than Sarah Palin.
By Mark Thompson | Friday Oct 22, 2010
During the past decade, Montreal has earned a reputation (and numerous nominations and awards) as one of the world’s best LGBT destinations - and after spending time in Canada’s second-largest city, it’s easy to understand why.
By Kilian Melloy | Thursday Oct 7, 2010
David Pakman is one the youngest--perhaps still the youngest--syndicated talk radio hosts in the nation, but he’s already had his share of anti-gay right-wing personalities on his program, and he has the YouTube video to prove it. Pakman talks with EDGE about keeping his cool on the air.
By Brett Zongker | Tuesday Oct 5, 2010
In 60 years, the U.S. sent a man to the moon, survived the Cold War and now has one of the worst economic funks in decades. All that time, Charles Schulz’s imaginary gang has been a fixture of newspaper funny pages and grainy holiday TV specials.
By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Sep 21, 2010
Jill Johnston, a Village Voice dance critic and author of the seminal feminist book Lesbian Nation: The Feminist Solution, has died at age 81.
By Kristen Gelineau | Thursday Sep 2, 2010
An Australian school principal has asked students to stop using the word "gay" when singing a classic children’s song, but said Thursday no offense was intended - he was simply trying to keep the kids from laughing.
Monday Aug 30, 2010
Most of the New Orleans reconstruction effort has been accomplished by carpenters, plumbers and masons, but as Russ Mitchell reports, musicians have donated their talent and energy into reviving the city.
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