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Luka Magnotta (center)

Trial Underway for Gay Porn Star Accused of Murdering Boyfriend

INTERNATIONAL | 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

NATIONAL | 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

NATIONAL | 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

INTERNATIONAL | 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

Linda Eder

Eder Brings Diverse Repertoire to 'Bucks County Cabaret'

AIDS | 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.

Dancers Responding to AIDS Take Festival to Hudson Valley

AIDS | By EDGE | Sep 30
"Hudson Valley Dance Festival," a stunning display of world-class dance, will return to the Historic Catskill Point in Catskill, NY, for its second edition on Saturday, October 11, 2014.

The Benham twins

Roundup: Top 5 Ridiculous Comments From Values Voter Summit

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 30
Sarah Palin's 1400 Pennsylvania Ave gaff wasn't the only stupid thing said at the Values Voter Summit podium this week. Here's our round-up of the top 5 anti-gay statements.

Expecto patronum, bitch!

Christian Rewrites 'Harry Potter' So Kids Don't 'Turn Into Witches'

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 30
Worried that reading the popular 'Harry Potter' series will turn her children into witches, a Christian mother has rewritten the popular books with less spells, more prayers and a straight Professor Dumbledore.

For Some Gays Abroad, Social Networking Poses Risk

INTERNATIONAL | By David Crary | Sep 30
For gay men in the dozens of countries that criminalize their sex lives, social networking can be a blessing or a curse.

Jeffrey Tambor as Maura in "Transparent"

Jill Soloway & Jeffrey Tambor :: The 'Transparent' Experience

NATIONAL | By Fred Topel | Sep 30
The new series "Transparent" is Amazon's bid to break into the competitive web series market. It will likely turn heads in its story of a 70-year old prof who tells his family he's trans. EDGE spoke to series creator Jill Soloway & star Jeffrey Tambor.