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Ind. City to Look at Adding LGBT Protections

NEWS | May 5
A proposed ordinance change in Elkhart would add protections against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

Jason Collins, Joe Kennedy, Derrick Gordon Talk Advocacy, Athletics Before PFLAG Event

NEWS | By Antoinette Weil | May 5
EDGE caught up with Jason Collins, Rep. Joe Kennedy, and rising star Derrick Gordon, to talk about the state of American athletics and their inspiring and intertwining stories.

Miley Cyrus on Bruce Jenner, Pink Armpits & Her New Charity

NEWS | May 5
When Miley Cyrus wears pasties or posts photos of her pink armpits, it's not to be a provocateur. The 22-year-old says she's just being herself, and she wants all young people to have that same opportunity.

Same-Sex Kiss on Dodgers Stadium's Kiss Cam Goes Viral

NEWS | By Jason St. Amand | May 5
A video of a gay couple locking lips on a kiss cam at Dodger Stadium Saturday is going viral this week.

Texas Lawmakers Attempt to Revive Religious Objections Bill

NEWS | May 5
Texas got a taste of the religious objections issue that drew strong criticism elsewhere, with many church leaders imploring state lawmakers to protect religious freedoms in the name of tolerance but others taking the opportunity to decry gay marriage.

Video Game Site Steam Pulls 'Kill the Faggot' Game

NEWS | By EDGE | May 5
Officials from popular online video game website Steam removed a video game called "Kill the Faggot" after users complained about the anti-gay and transphobic game.

Hate Group Leader Calls for Ban on Transgender Teachers

NEWS | By EDGE | May 5
Meet the new Anita Bryant.

Believe it Or Not: Santorum's Views on Bruce Jenner

NEWS | By EDGE | May 5
On Saturday Rick Santorum showed a rare glimpse of compassion and understanding on transgender issues by saying, "If he says he's a woman, then he's a woman," referring to Olympian Bruce Jenner. By Sunday, Santorum was back to being Santorum.

An Appropriate Interview with Desiree Akhavan

ENTERTAINMENT | By Frank J. Avella | May 5
Desiree Akhavan's "Appropriate Behavior" is one of the funniest films of recent years. EDGE caught up with the talented writer/director/star of the film for a talk about how she created this "heightened fictional version" of herself on screen.

Bruce Jenner in the Spotlight for 2 'Kardashians' Specials

NEWS | May 5
If you didn't hear enough about Bruce Jenner's gender transition during his recent interview with ABC's Diane Sawyer, the E! network wants to fix that.


Business

What You Need to Know About Homeowners Insurance

FINANCE | May 5
Many people think home insurance is straightforward, but there are key choices you need to make. CBS contributor, Mellody Hobson, tells us what to watch for so that you don't leave gaps in your insurance coverage.


Finance

Don't Fall for These 5 Infomercial Money-Grabbing Tricks

SAVING | By Joseph Pisani | May 1
Infomercials that sell shampoos, zit creams and the latest weight loss gadgets can be hard to turn away from. But before you pick up that phone, you should know that the low, low prices and easy monthly payments advertised are not always what you'll pay.


Cars

Uber Delivers: Going Beyond Just Offering Rides

AUTO NEWS | May 1
Uber is rolling out a new service that allows drivers to transport packages and deliver food. CNET's Jeff Bakalar provides details.


Style

Third-Generation Shoemaker Gives Broadway Its Sole

FASHION | May 5
Broadway likes to say it has plenty of soul, but only one man has its sole. Gino Bifulco, who runs the Time Square-area custom shoe company T.O. Dey, makes the footwear for 80 percent of Broadway's musicals.


Health/Fitness

STAGE Goes 'To Broadway, From Hollywood With Love' for APLA

HIV/AIDS | By EDGE | May 4
This year's Southland Theater Artists Goodwill Event (S.T.A.G.E.) raises the curtain on May 9 with a star-studded cast at the Saban Theater in Beverly Hills, raising funds for AIDS Project Los Angeles.


Travel

Visit Charleston: Not Just Homes and Gardens

May 5
While Charleston's historic district with its almost 5,000 historic structures is still the main draw, visitors are also attracted to world-class dining and shopping and an array of festivals


Nightlife

Aiden Leslie: 'I Just Go' With It

MUSIC | By JC Alvarez | May 1
Pop artist Aiden Leslie returns with a surprisingly fresh downtempo tack "I Just Go" that reveals more and delves deeper than he's ever done with previous electronic symphonies.