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Wanda Sykes to MC Nat'l LGBT 50th Ann. Ceremony

By EDGE | May 22
Organizers of the National LGBT 50th Anniversary Celebration announced that entertainer and advocate Wanda Sykes will MC the National LGBT 50th Anniversary Ceremony on July 4th at Independence Hall.

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Wanda Sykes to MC Nat'l LGBT 50th Ann. Ceremony

By EDGE | May 22
Organizers of the National LGBT 50th Anniversary Celebration announced that entertainer and advocate Wanda Sykes will MC the National LGBT 50th Anniversary Ceremony on July 4th at Independence Hall.

New National Survey Shows Most Women Don't Know Signs of Stroke

By Winnie McCroy | May 21
A new national survey reveals only 11 percent of women know the female-specific symptoms of stroke, which kills twice as many women a year as breast cancer. Knowing the first signs of stroke is crucial because there's only a three-hour window to get help.

Lily Tomlin: Back on Top With Acclaimed Indie & Netflix Series

By Frank J. Avella | May 21
Lily Tomlin is at the top of the game. She recently received a Kennedy Center Honor, was the toast of the Sundance & Tribeca Film Fests with the indie comedy "Grandma," & co-stars with Jane Fonda on a Netflix series. EDGE spoke to the comedy great.

Leslie Uggams Awarded Doctor of Fine Arts at UConn

By EDGE | May 19
Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress, singer, and recording artist Leslie Uggams received an Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Connecticut, Storrs on Saturday, May 9.

Los Cabos Surf Weekend Strives to Empower Women

By EDGE | May 19
The Los Cabos Tourism Board announced that June 9-14 will mark the destination's third annual Los Cabos Open of Surf; welcoming surfers from around the globe to ride the waves of the crystal blue waters surrounding the Baja Peninsula.

Blanchett, Mara on Crafting the Lesbian Romance of 'Carol'

May 19
The long-in-development "Carol" is finally out in the open after more than a decade of attempts to adapt the 1952 novel by Patricia Highsmith. The book, originally published under a pseudonym, has long been a classic of gay literature.

Griner, Johnson Suspended Record 7 Games Each By WNBA

May 19
WNBA stars Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson were suspended seven games each Friday for their domestic violence arrest last month - the league's longest ban in its 19-year history.

Cannes Steps Into Big Trouble with Heels-Only Red Carpet Policy

May 19
The Cannes Film Festival is coming under scrutiny for its policy of only allowing women dressed in high heels to walk on the red carpet for its formal premieres.

At 90, Actress Cicely Tyson Feels There's More Work to Do

May 19
She was married to Miles Davis and shared the screen with Elizabeth Taylor. She's won a Tony and an Emmy and has been nominated for an Academy Award. But even at 90, Cicely Tyson says her life's work isn't done.

Wait, Says Cate: I'm Not Really a Lesbian

By Winnie McCroy | May 18
Stop the presses! Actress Cate Blanchett, who set the Interwebs on fire last week when she told a reporter she'd had "many" relationships with women, now says that none of these relationships were sexual.

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