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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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6-Months for Faking Washington Petition Signatures

NATIONAL | Aug 13
A Marysville woman was sentenced Tuesday to six months in jail for forging hundreds of signatures on petitions in 2012.

Seattle's City Council supports removing the ban

Seattle City Council Backs End to Gay Blood Donation Ban

POLITICS | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 7
The City Council of Seattle, Washington, unanimously backed a repeal of America's longstanding ban on gay and bisexual men donating blood.

MATERC Applauds Worcester's Nondiscrimination Protections

LOCAL | By EDGE | Aug 21
The Worcester City Council voted unanimously in favor of an amendment to the city's Revised Ordinances of 2008 enacting nondiscrimination protections based on gender identity or expression.

High Court Blocks Same-Sex Unions in Virginia

NATIONAL | By Michael Felberbaum | 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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Jane Monheit

Hello Bluebird :: Celebrating the Jazz of Judy Garland

MUSIC | By EDGE | Jul 30
The Pacific Jazz Institute at Dimitriou's Jazz Alley welcomes Grammy-nominated jazz vocalist Jane Monheit and her band for four nights and six shows. Thursday at 7:30pm, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 and 9:30pm, Sunday at 7:30pm. Doors at 5:30pm all nights.

'Dickstart' :: Kickstart 'World's Biggest Dick Drawing'

CULTURE | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 24
You can now help fund the world's largest dick drawing. Thanks Kickstarter!

Nick Cannon and Mariah Carey

PopUps :: Say it Ain't So - Mariah and Nick on the Rocks?

CELEBRITIES | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 20
Reports say America's favorite couple Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon will be splitting up in the not too distant future.

Sam Smith

Sam Smith: Grindr is "Ruining Romance"

MUSIC | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 20
Out pop star Sam Smith told the Metro Tuesday that social media dating apps like Grindr and Tindr are "ruining romance," urging fans to delete them.

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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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Tropical Heat Key West :: August 14-17, 2014

PHOTO ALBUMS | Aug 20
The Key West Business Guild held their annual all male summer get away, Tropical Heat. Hot parties abound at Key West's LGBT venues, such as the Island House, the Bourbon Street Pub, the 801 Bourbon Bar and Cabaret as well as Alexander's Guest House.

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Iceland Volcano Eruption Threatens Europe's Airspace

CORPORATE | Aug 21
Authorities in Iceland are warning the airline industry about a possible volcanic eruption that could send ash spewing into the sky - and into the path of planes. CBS News' Alphonso Van Marsh reports.

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Audit: 'Obamacare' Tax Not Meeting Revenue Target

INSURANCE | By Stephen Ohlemacher | Aug 20
An "Obamacare" tax on medical devices is falling short of its revenue target because thousands of companies aren't paying it, according to a government audit.

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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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Horse Tattooed to Prevent Cancerous Eye Ulcers

SCIENCE | Aug 20
A Missouri foxtrotter horse suffers from pigmentation problem that causes his right eye to sunburn and form ulcers. Local tattoo artists inked black around the horses eye to absorb the damaging sunlight.

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The Mekong Reborn with Aqua Expeditions

By Daniel Scheffler | Aug 20
Discover the Mekong River aboard the luxurious and eco-friendly riverboat Aqua Mekong, launching this fall.

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Florence Henderson helps Bay Area ASOs!

Florence Henderson Helps at NoCal's Largest AIDS Benefit

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 20
On August 24, Northern California will hold "Help Is On the Way 20," its largest annual star-studded AIDS benefit concert and gala, to benefit four Bay Area ASOs. And topping the list of celebrity performers is none other than Florence Henderson.

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