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'Tranny' and 'Gay' Joke Didn't Offend Pres: Obama Pens Letter Praising Rivers

Sep 21
In a recent marathon length edition of E! network's "Fashion Police," Melissa Rivers, daughter to the late actress comedienne spoke with hosts about a letter of condolence she received from the White House following her mother's death

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Pedestrians stroll between gleaming luxury apartment buildings along the High Line in New York, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. The last stretch of the elevated walkway opens to the public Sunday, Sept. 21.

Final Stretch of NYC's High Line Park Opens

NATIONAL | By Verena Dobnik | Sep 21
The last stretch of New York's High Line opens Sunday, completing one of the nation's most distinctive urban transformations: abandoned elevated rails that have been turned into a linear oasis of flowers, grasses and trees.

People fill 58th Street between 8th and 9th Avenue in New York before a climate change protest march Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. Thousands of people from across the nation are expected in New York City to participate in what's billed as the largest march ever on global warming.

Thousands March in NYC, Around Globe Over Climate

INTERNATIONAL | By Verena Dobnik and Michael Sisak | Sep 21
Accompanied by drumbeats, wearing costumes and carrying signs, thousands of demonstrators filled the streets of Manhattan and other cities around the world on Sunday to urge policy makers to take action on climate change.

Wayne Allen Huntsman sits in El Dorado Superior Court for charges related to the King fire in Placerville, Calif., Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. Huntsman pleaded not guilty to an arson charge. He was being held on $10 million bail after authorities said he started the blaze.

Huge Northern California Wild Fire Keeps Growing: Accused Arsonist in Custody

NATIONAL | Sep 21
As an expanding wildfire in Northern California kept nearly 3,000 people from their homes, teams sought to find out how many structured had already been lost to the huge blaze, authorities said.

Anti-gay preacher gets dressed down by a hymn.

VIDEO - Anti-Gay Preacher Drowned Out by Students' Hymn

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Sep 21
An anti-gay preacher with a mission of spreading the gospel of hellfire and damnation got some unwanted accompaniment this week. Proving that the guitar is mightier than the sword,

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Phylicia Rashad Interviews Billie Allen for League of Pro Theatre Women

By Winnie McCroy | Sep 20
On September 22, actress Phylicia Rashad will interview Billie Allen, for the League of Professional Theatre Women.

Scott Thomson in 'Trigger Warning' at Joe's Pub

THEATRE | By EDGE | Sep 19
"Trigger Warning" is a new one-man show written and performed by Scott Thompson in his latest attempt to advance his career. It plays Joe's Pub (425 Lafayette St) September 20, 2014 at 9 p.m..

Polly Bergen in a scene from John Waters' "Cry Baby"

Versatile Actress, Singer Polly Bergen Dies at 84

CELEBRITIES | Sep 21
Emmy-winning actress and singer Polly Bergen, who in a long career played the terrorized wife in the original "Cape Fear" and the first woman president in "Kisses for My President," died Saturday, according to her publicist. She was 84.

Melissa Etheridge

Melissa Etheridge :: This Is M.E.

MUSIC | By Joel Martens | Sep 21
Melissa Etheridge is one of the most popular singer/songwriters of our generation, with millions in album sales and multiple Grammy nominations. If there ever was a singer/songwriter who represented the LGBT community artistically and in music, she is it.

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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.…

2014 Las Vegas PrideFest Closing Party @ The Revolution Lounge :: September 7, 2014

Wednesday Sep 10, 2014
Las Vegas PrideFest 2014 held its closing party in the Revolution Lounge at the Mirage Hotel. It was the perfect end to a fabulous week of fun. Check out the pics!

Kat Coric

Coric is an ardent activist supporting LGBT rights and HIV/AIDS awareness. A multidisciplinary artist, Coric stands out as a heterosexual female artist in the gay Circuit party subculture.

HIV+ Need to Skip Caffeine for a Real Boost

By Cyd Zeigler Jr. | Aug 22
HIV+ and way too tired? Look to complex carbs, protein, fat and some key vitamins for a better boost than stimulants.

EDGE Goes Social

Colors & Patterns :: Some Rules to Follow

HOME | By Joel Martens | Sep 20
When you look at what is being said in print online or by celebrity designers, the advice on what is "in" is as varied as stars burning in the sky. Here are some hints to help cut through the clutter.

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So You Think You Can Drag @ The Green Room :: September 18, 2014

PHOTO ALBUMS | Sep 21
In its fifth season, New World Stages and Boi Party presented the return of the eight week drag contest in NYC. It features ten contestants, the amazing Paige Turner as MC, and special judges every week who will pick the final winner.

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Avoiding the Home of the Hard-Up

RETIREMENT | By David Auten and John R. Schneider | Sep 21
Between the Dutch tulip bubble and the U.S. housing bubble, there have been many other bubbles that have grown and burst. It seems that no matter how many calamities investors experience, they run from bubble to bubble like hipsters to trends.

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Supervisor David Campos speaks Wednesday afternoon about meeting with Facebook representatives and their requirement that users only have accounts with their real names. He is backed by members of San Francisco's drag and transgender communities, including, from left, Little Miss Hot Mess, Sister Roma, Heklina, and Carmen Morrison, who also participated in the meeting

Facebook Rebuffs Drag Queens on Name Policy

PERSONAL TECH | By Sean Piverger | Sep 20
San Francisco drag queens met with Facebook executives as a war of words has intensified over the social media service's policy on using real names instead of stage names on Facebook pages.

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Luau! :: Orlando Bear Bash 2014

By Mike Halterman | Sep 21
The Orlando Bear Bash, an annual party for bears, leather enthusiasts, and their admirers, is returning for another fun year of parties and get-togethers beginning Sept. 25. This year the theme is a festive and Hawaiian "Bear Luau."

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Are You At Risk for Osteoporosis?

HEALTH | By John Maroussas | Sep 21
Osteoporosis is a very common condition that makes bones weak and more likely to break easily. Whether or not you think you may be at risk, here are some tips to keep your bones dense and strong as the years pass.

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