Lily McBeth

Transgender Teacher Who Fought School Boards Dies

By Wayne Parry | Sep 30
The teacher whose battles with school boards in conservative areas of New Jersey made her a reluctant symbol of the transgender rights movement has died. Lily McBeth was 80.

Dr. Shermin Leis does a follow-up interview with a patient

ACA Won't Really Cover Trans Surgery

By Winnie McCroy | Sep 30
The transgender community championed A.C.A.'s coverage of transgender surgery, but in reality, they pay only a small amount, and may not offer talented physicians.

Ariana Grande performing at BMP in New York City.

PopUps: Ariana Grande Hits Gay Club After 'SNL'

By Jason St. Amand | Sep 30
Ariana Grande kept the party going after her "SNL" performance, playing a surprise set at a New York City gay club at 3 a.m.

Luka Magnotta (center)

Trial Underway for Gay Porn Star Accused of Murdering Boyfriend

By Benjamin Shingler | Sep 30
A Canadian man accused of dismembering his Chinese lover and mailing the body parts to schools and political parties around the country admitted to the killing but pleaded not guilty Monday.

Divorce Law Out of Synch With Same-Sex Marriage

By Leanne Italie | Sep 30
Some same-sex couples are trapped in a state of bitter, desperate "wedlock," an emerging antithesis to same-sex marriage victories for those who want to divorce but can't find a way around legal snarls that prevent it.

Christian Group Wants NC Marriage Limit Preserved

Sep 30
Christian conservatives who helped pass a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage in North Carolina are gathering again in Raleigh to try to keep the prohibition defended in court.

Levy Fidelix, presidential candidate of the Brazilian Labour Renewal Party

Anti-Gay Remarks at Debate Spark Anger in Brazil

By Adriana Gomez Licon | Sep 30
A minor character in Brazil's election race faced a firestorm of criticism on Monday after saying during a presidential debate that the country needs to stand up against gay people who should receive psychological help far away from the general population

War and Peace: Jewelry for the Next Generation

By Daniel Scheffler | Sep 30
EDGE profiles three brands with forward-thinking vision yet distinct styles. They originate from three different continents yet seek to create beauty out of war - using peace bomb metal, bullets and even illegal guns.

Balanchine's 'Jewels' Visible at PNB

By EDGE | Sep 30
Before the curtain rose on Pacific Northwest Ballet's season-opening performance of George Balanchine's "Jewels," PNB Artistic Director Peter Boal made a special announcement to the audience...

Linda Eder

Eder Brings Diverse Repertoire to 'Bucks County Cabaret'

By EDGE | Sep 30
Celebrated singer Linda Eder will bring her diverse repertoire of Broadway, standards, pop, country and jazz to this year's "Bucks County Cabaret," a one‐night‐only concert produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.