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NY Agencies Collecting More Gender Data

NATIONAL | Jul 24
State agencies have begun adding gender identity to their data collection, part of an effort Gov. Andrew Cuomo said will help the state better meet the needs of lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender New Yorkers.

Attorney Mari Newman, center, talks with members of the media, as she stands with her plaintiffs and their supporters following a court hearing on sam sex marriage at the Federal District Court, in Denver.

Colorado Gay Marriage Ban Struck, Appeal Awaits

NATIONAL | Jul 24
For years, gay rights activists in Colorado repeatedly said it would only be a matter of time before they would be allowed to marry.

Eric Stonestreet

'Modern Family' Star: Acceptance Will Grow for Gay Athletes

SPORTS | By John Carucci | Jul 24
Actor Eric Stonestreet predicts that one day, it's not going to take an act of courage for an openly gay person to play in the NFL.

Vice President Joe Biden, right, shakes hands with NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks.

Biden Decries Voting Restrictions in NAACP Address

POLITICS | Jul 24
Vice President Joe Biden urged the NAACP on Wednesday to spread the word about what he called "a hailstorm" of measures to restrict citizens' ability to vote, trying to rally the Democratic Party's base before the midterm elections.

Smoking is Even Worse For HIV-Positive People

AIDS | By Sasha Razumikhin | Jul 24
Smoking is bad. But it can be worse, especially if you're HIV-positive - and the CDC wants you to know it.

Cleveland, Ohio, plays host to Gay Games 9: August 9-16, 2014.

Acquiring a Taste for Cleveland During Gay Games 9

By Sarah Jaquay | Jul 24
Heading to Cleveland for Gay Games 9? We hope you arrive with an appetite. EDGE's local correspondent offers insider tips on the city's best bites.

Judge Strikes Down Colo. Gay Marriage Ban, Stays Ruling

NATIONAL | Jul 23
A federal judge in Denver has declared Colorado's gay marriage ban unconstitutional, but he issued a temporary stay of the ruling until an appeals court hearing next month.

The LGBT Guide to Comic-Con 2014

NATIONAL | By Kevin Taft | Jul 23
Headed to Comic-Con this weekend? EDGE's Comic-Con guru Kevin Taft offers a guide as to what to catch over this major entertainment event (with a focus on LGBT content).

Sen. Marco Rubio

Rubio Goes Full-Tilt Cultural Conservative

POLITICS | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 23
Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida says supporters of gay marriage often show "intolerance" toward people like him who support heterosexual marriages.

Sue Fulton

LGBTs Connect at Netroots Nation

LOCAL | By Chuck Colbert | Jul 23
More than 120 LGBT activists, bloggers, organizations, funders, and journalists from across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico gathered in Detroit this past week for a day-long discussion about the future of the LGBT movement.