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Michael Alig

’Party Monster’ Michael Alig to Leave Prison

By Jason St. Amand | Apr 17
Club Kid icon Michael Alig is slated to leave prison next month after serving 17-years for the murder of fellow Club Kid Andre "Angel" Melendez in 1996.

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Culture Features

WonderCon 2014 :: Comic-Con’s Little Sister Grows Up

By Kevin Taft | Apr 17
WonderCon used to be the smaller and easier-to-navigate version of Comic-Con. Today it has now blossomed into a beautiful young lady; a lady with super-hero gadgets, steam-punk trappings, or anime eyes, that is.

Simon Amstell

Simon (Amstell) Says... Now in the US

By Douglas Baulf | Apr 16
At 34, Simon Amstell has carved a successful path in Britain, both as an actor & stand-up comic. But the question is will American audiences respond to him as strongly? EDGE spoke to Amstell as he prepares for NYC & Boston appearances.

Scott Lively

Scott Lively Assumes the Mantle: ’America’s Biggest Homophobe’

By Jason Parsley | Apr 16
Fred Phelps is dead, but don’t worry: Someone just as vitriolic and virulently anti-gay is ready to assume the sobriquet of "Most Homophobic Man in America," and his reach extends to Uganda and Russia, where he helped usher in a new era of hate.

Hot Broncs! :: Rodeo Days in Palm Springs are for Everyone

By Thom Senzee | Apr 13
There’s something singular and especially all-American about a rodeo. Add "gay"to the event and you’ve got something no self-respecting, red-blooded American LGBT boy or girl could resist.

Shantung silk jacket, redesigned in 1993, and black velvet skirt worn by Marian Anderson during her historic performance on the Lincoln Memorial in Washington in 1939.

Marian Anderson’s Concert Dress Goes on View in DC

By Brett Zongker | Apr 11
For the first time, the dress Marian Anderson wore to sing at the Lincoln Memorial 75 years ago after being denied access to a Washington concert hall because she was black, is going on display at the Smithsonian.

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Culture News

Massachusetts guard Derrick Gordon

UMass Basketball Player Derrick Gordon Comes Out as Gay

Apr 9
UMass guard Derrick Gordon has become the first openly gay player in Division I men’s basketball.

"Life with Archie"

Death to Archie :: Comic Book Character to be Killed Off

By Derrik J. Lang | Apr 9
Archie Comics announced Tuesday that the famous comic book character will heroically sacrifice himself while saving the life of a friend in a July installment of "Life with Archie."

British socialite Peaches Geldof

Peaches Geldof Dies at Age 25

Apr 7
Peaches Geldof, the wild-child daughter of concert organizer Bob Geldof who worked as a model, a television presenter and a fashion writer and who filled the pages of British tabloids with her late-night antics, has died at age 25.

 "Forever Marilyn" sculpture getting a shower from the Palm Springs Fire Department.

Palm Springs Give Big Send-Off to Giant Marilyn

Mar 28
Well over 1,000 people attended a send-off Thursday night for a massive statue of Marilyn Monroe that has become beloved by both tourists and locals in the two years it was on loan from The Sculpture Foundation.

Pro-baseball player Grady Sizemor

New Poll: 81% of MLB Ready for Out Player

By Jason St. Amand | Mar 25
Just as the 2014 baseball season is about to begin, ESPN Magazine released a new poll that revealed that the majority of baseball players are ready to accept an openly gay player in Major League Baseball.

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