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Brunei to Punish Same-Sex Acts With Death By Stoning

Apr 16
Lawmakers in Brunei, the sovereign state in southeast Asia near Borneo, are gearing up to introduce a new penal code that will allow death by stoning for acts of gay sex.

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Laura Jane Klug will continue to sub

Texas Trans Teacher Triumphs, May Teach Teens

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 11
After being suspended by Lumberton Intermediary School in Texas, transgender teacher Laura Jane Klug was returned to the roster of substitute teachers

Jimmy Carter Speaking at Civil Rights Summit

NATIONAL | Apr 8
Former President Jimmy Carter will be the keynote speaker on the first day of the Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library in Austin, Texas.

Pat Robertson: It’s OK for Christians to Be Friends With Artsy Gays

NATIONAL | By Bobby McGuire | Apr 17
Good news! According to televangelist Pat Robertson, although gays are bound to end up spending an eternity in hell, if you’re a faithful Christian who happens to be friend with one, you won’t incur the wrath of the almighty.

Miss Universe Gabriela Isler with Guillermo Chacón

Miss Universe Named Madrina of Latino Commission on AIDS

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 17
During a special ceremony at Macy’s Herald Square on April 16, Miss Universe 2013 Gabriela Isler was named the new Madrina of the Latino Commission on AIDS, to welcome her as an international spokesperson to help deliver their message of HIV prevention.

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Uptown Players Presents ’Pageant: The Musical’

THEATRE | By EDGE | Mar 19
Uptown Players continues its 2014 season with the return of an audience favorite, the farcical Off‐Broadway hit, "Pageant."

The Dallas Opera Presents ’Die Tote Stadt’

MUSIC | By EDGE | Mar 6
The Dallas Opera is proud to present the third production of the company’s 2013-2014 "By Love Transformed" Season, Erich Wolfgang Korngold’s late-Viennese style masterpiece, "Die Tote Stadt" ("The Dead City").

Playbill to Celebrate Gay Pride

THEATRE | By EDGE | Apr 17
Playbill iconic yellow and black logo seen in programs both in New York and around the United States gets a new look, at least for the month of June.

Johnny Depp in "Transcendence"

Cyber-Consciousness Raising with Johnny Depp

MOVIES | By Fred Topel | Apr 17
Johnny Depp loves playing divergent characters; but his role in "Transcendence" may be his biggest challenge yet. EDGE spoke to Depp about playing the man whose body dies but mind lives on in a computer.

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Researchers Closer to a Functional Cure for HIV

By Winnie McCroy | Mar 13
This year’s Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2014) revealed clinical trial results that a "functional cure" for HIV is one step closer to becoming reality.…

Bike Shares: Riding Through the World’s Greatest Cities

By Jill Gleeson | Apr 14
Not only is bike sharing good for the environment, it’s a great way for visitors to take in city sights. EDGE offers picks for the brightest cit…

Ned Rorem

Rorem has composed three symphonies and four piano concertos, 10 operas, a wide variety of choral works, ballet scores, music for the theater, and literally hundreds of songs. He is also the author of 16 books.

Confab Reveals Prevention Gains

By Liz Highleyman | Mar 15
Antiretroviral treatment as prevention, HIV cure research, and new treatments for hepatitis C were among the highlights discussed last week in Boston …

EDGE Goes Social

Dress Codes: Where Should Schools Set Limits?

FASHION | By Martha Irvine | Apr 17
Leggings. Shaved heads. Graphic T-shirts. The list goes on and on. What is the latest fashion trend to come under fire for teens and why are parents and administrators making such a fuss?

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Emmy Award winning Actor and Comedian Leslie Jordan begins the "Turn Up the Volume" series with proceeds benefiting the Trevor Project.

Spring into a Season Full of Events at The Crown

LOCAL EVENTS | By EDGE | Apr 16
Spring has arrived at The Crown & Anchor in Provincetown. The wild energy starts with piano man Steve SanSousie, "The Mr. New England Rubber Contest" keeps it raging, and this summer the "Turn Up the Volume" series keeps the energy roaring.

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Google Earnings Fall Short of Expectations

CORPORATE | Apr 17
After Google reported a 19 percent increase in revenue, its stock fell nearly six percent Wednesday after the market closed. CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger discusses Google’s first-quarter earnings reports and tech stocks selloff.

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Barack Obama

Report Projects Health Care Costs to Dip Slightly

INSURANCE | By Andrew Taylor | Apr 16
The Congressional Budget Office predicts that health insurance subsidies under the so-called "Obamacare" plan will total a little more than $1 trillion over the next 10 years, instead of almost $1.2 trillion initially estimated.

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The National Corvette Museum, workers pull out a car from a sinkhole at the National Corvette Museum, in Bowling Green, Ky.

Last Corvette Retrieved From Kentucky Sinkhole

AUTO NEWS | By Bruce Schreiner | Apr 16
The mangled remains of a powerful Corvette - barely recognizable to its former owner - were pulled from the depths of a sinkhole at a Kentucky museum Wednesday, completing weeks of painstaking work to retrieve eight classic cars.

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Screen Time Cuts into Sleep Time for Babies

PERSONAL TECH | Apr 17
Daily health headlines: New research on young children’s media habits, the risks of gaining too much or too little weight during pregnancy, and more top stories.

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Michael Luongo’s "Sensual Travels," Gay Erotica From Around the World

By David Toussaint | Apr 16
Traveling and sex are as intertwined as the positions you and your foreign date discover together. Michael Luongo, a Pulitzer-prize nominee, edits the 20 stories exploring these themes in "Sensual Travel: The Best of Gay Erotica."

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Leslie Henstock and Julia Burrows

Broadway Battles Bullying in Support of Michael Morones

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 17
On April 14, New York City’s stage performers came together at NYU’s Skirball Center for the Performing Arts to donate their time and talent to Broadway Battles Bullying, a one-night only benefit concert for the new Michael Morones Foundation.

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