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Taylor Swift to Release New Album on Oct. 27

Aug 19
Taylor Swift is saying goodbye to country music, for now: The singer says she's releasing her first full-length pop album on Oct. 27.

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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.

Journalist James Foley

US Trying to Verify Video of American's Killing

INTERNATIONAL | By Lara Jakes and Julie Pace | Aug 19
A video by Islamic State militants released Tuesday purported to show the beheading of American journalist James Foley as retribution for U.S. airstrikes in Iraq.

A 28-year-old man was reportedly stoned and later died from head injuries

Six LGBT Ugandans Reportedly Stoned to Death

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 19
Human rights activists are still trying to confirm whether six LGBT Ugandans were reportedly stoned to death last weekend in rural Uganda.

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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!

Florence Henderson helps Bay Area ASOs!

Florence Henderson Helps at NoCal's Largest AIDS Benefit

CELEBRITIES | 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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The Peril of Pedigree Dogs

CULTURE | By Rhuaridh Marr | Aug 20
Whether the huge bundle of fur that disguises the Old English sheepdog or the tiny Chihuahua that's more fashion accessory than pet, there's a dog for everyone. Sadly, though, not all dogs are created equal.

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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

EDGE 10.0: The Decade in Men's Grooming

GROOMING | By Steve Weinstein | Aug 19
Since its birth 10 years ago EDGE has considered "lifestyle" as essential to its readers as news and entertainment. Certainly, there are few aspects of life or style as essential for gay men (yes, even bears) as grooming.

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Audit: 'Obamacare' Tax Not Meeting Revenue Target

LEGAL | 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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NY Fed: US Auto Loans Soar to Highest in 8 Years

SAVING | By Christopher S. Rugaber | Aug 18
U.S. auto loans jumped to the highest level in eight years this spring, fueled by a big increase in lending to risky borrowers, according to a report Thursday by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

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Government Wants to Make Cars Talk to Each Other

AUTO NEWS | By Joan Lowy | Aug 19
The Obama administration said it is taking a first step toward requiring that future cars and light trucks be equipped with technology that enables them to warn each other of potential danger in time to avoid collisions.

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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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Dr. Caitlyn Ryan will take home the Finnegan-McNally NALGAP Founder's Award

Dr. Caitlyn Ryan Takes Home NALGAP's Founders Award

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 19
On August 24, The Association of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Addiction Professionals and Their Allies (NALGAP) will present the 2014 Finnegan-McNally NALGAP Founder's Award to Dr. Caitlin Ryan.

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