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Christie, Others Turn to McCain's Town Hall Playbook in 2016

POLITICS | By Kathleen Ronayne and Jill Colvin | Aug 1
Driven to "desperation," McCain decided to meet as many people as possible at as many of the Q&A events as he could. It took months for the strategy to pay dividends, but when it did, McCain was packing `em in.

WWE Hall of Famer "Rowdy" Roddy Piper Dies at 61

OBITUARIES | By Dan Gelston | Aug 1
"Rowdy" Roddy Piper, the kilt wearing trash-talker who headlined the first WrestleMania and later found movie stardom, died Friday. He was 61.

Multi-Ethnic Coalition Urges Tournaments to Drop Trump's Golf Courses

POLITICS | By EDGE | Aug 1
A coalition of 40 prominent U.S. Latino advocacy organizations launched a petition urging the LPGA, the USGA and the PGA of America to remove all of their future tournaments from Donald Trump's golf courses or risk losing business.

Greg Louganis Talks of Caitlyn Jenner and Coming Out in Sports

SPORTS | Aug 1
Greg Louganis said he was unaware of fellow Olympian Bruce Jenner's gender identity struggle when their paths crossed at the Summer 1976 Games and in later years.

Drag Pageant Rules Excluding 'Pre-Op' Transgender Contestants Met with Confusion, Condemnation

NATIONAL | By Matt Comer | Aug 1
A national drag pageant's decision to update its rules extending participation by some transgender people -- but excluding transgender people who have not yet had gender reassignment surgery -- has caused confusion.

Marriage Equality In Canada: 10 Years Later

FAMILY | By Daniela Costa | Aug 1
Canada beat the U.S. to marriage equality by a decade. While anti-gay voices here decry legal family parity, EDGE print partner SFGN investigates: Has Canada been destroyed yet?

LGBT Refugees Find Housing A Hurdle in SF

NATIONAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Aug 1
San Francisco's high housing costs are particularly problematic for LGBT refugees resettled to the Bay Area. Most come with little money, few or no local connections, and uncertain job prospects.

Gay Mural Arson Shocks Artist

CRIME | By Khaled Sayed | Aug 1
The artist who created an LGBT mural in the Mission district that has been vandalized multiple times said at a recent forum that he wasn't surprised the art was damaged, but he was shocked by an arson attempt on the project.

Senegalese Journalist Gets 6 Months for Homosexuality

INTERNATIONAL | Jul 31
A well-known Senegalese journalist was sentenced Friday to six months in prison for acts of homosexuality, which is illegal in this West African country.

Judge Deems Gay Couple as Spouses After One Partner's Death

NATIONAL | Jul 31
A judge has recognized a 2001 same-sex union as a common-law marriage in Pennsylvania even though one partner died before gay marriage became legal.

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