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Joan Rivers and daughter Melissa Rivers attend an E! Network upfront event last year in New York in June 2013

Melissa Rivers: I'm keeping fingers crossed

Aug 31
Joan Rivers' loved ones said Sunday that they remain hopeful about her recovery three days after she went into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office.

Former Gov. Charlie Crist asks current Gov. Rick Scott to stop banning gay marriage

Charlie Crist Asks FL Gov. to Stop Defending Gay Marriage Ban

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 31
Florida's Former Republican Governor Charlie Crist has done a complete 180, now supports gay marriage, and has written an open letter to current Florida Governor Rick Scott asking him to stop defending the state's gay marriage ban in court.

Faces of Pride :: NYC Parties

Aug 31
NY Pride was more than a weekend. Check out some of the parties both before and during the June event.

Former Missouri player Michael Sam watches pregame festivities before the start of the South Dakota State-Missouri NCAA college football game Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in Columbia, Mo

Sam Cut From Rams, But May Still Have NFL Future

By R.B. Fallstrom | Aug 31
Twenty others were cut by the St. Louis Rams on Saturday, all of them mere footnotes. For Sam, it meant a roadblock in his journey to become the first openly gay player to make an NFL roster.

Virginia Senate chamber

VA State Senate Shifts to GOP, But GLBT Bills May Still Gain Traction

POLITICS | By John Riley | Aug 31
Virginia Republicans seized control of the state senate on Tuesday, Aug. 19, giving them complete power over the operations of the state's General Assembly and further thwarting Gov. Terry McAuliffe's (D) legislative agenda.

2nd Annual SAVE Luminaries of Equality Awards

By Mike Halterman | Aug 31
SAVE presents The Young Guardians' Luminaries of Equality Awards. This is the second year these awards have been given out, and this year marks the first year that this award ceremony will have its own dedicated evening.

Former Missouri player Michael Sam watches pregame festivities before the start of the South Dakota State-Missouri NCAA college football game Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in Columbia, Mo

Rams Cut Sam, 1st Openly Gay Player Drafted

By R.B. Fallstrom | Aug 30
The St. Louis Rams cut Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team. Coach Jeff Fisher repeated over and over that it was purely a football decision.

Javed Jaghai

Jamaican Ends Legal Challenge to Anti-Sodomy Law

POLITICS | By David McFadden | Aug 30
A young Jamaican gay rights activist who brought an unprecedented legal challenge to the Caribbean island's anti-sodomy law has withdrawn the claim after growing fearful about violent backlashes.

Houston Mayor Annise Parker

Houston Pastors Battle Lesbian Mayor's Gay Rights Ordinance

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 30
A group of pastors and congregants seeking a repeal for Houston's Equal Rights Ordinance have taken their case to the highest court in Texas.

Faces of Pride :: The New York Parade

Aug 30
EDGE looks back to earlier this summer when New York Pride turned the city into the biggest street party in the world.