It turned out that Americans who cast ballots looked collectively much more like what President Barack Obama had envisioned - a diverse tapestry that reflected a changing America - than the whiter, older electorate Mitt Romney had banked on.
EDGE Media Network reached out to the nation’s LGBT organizations before Election Day to ask what they wanted to see from the new president, from HIV funding to protection of service members and seniors, to combating homelessness and bullying.
One in five college women will experience some kind of sexual assault while at school. Tracy Smith investigates what some are calling an epidemic of campus assaults, and looks into the ways that victims, educators and legislators are fighting back.
Seeing is believing, as the saying goes, but don't try telling that to illusionists Penn & Teller. Since the late 1970s, they have been performing their unique act combining comedy and magic, astonishing and delighting audiences around the world.