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Sports talk radio show on LGBT issues to debut

By Rachel Cohen | Apr 19
The premiere of "The Outfield" this weekend on satellite radio will open with a discussion of Derrick Gordon, the UMass guard who on Wednesday became the first openly gay Division I men’s basketball player.

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Culture Features

WonderCon 2014 :: Comic-Con’s Little Sister Grows Up

By Kevin Taft | Apr 17
WonderCon used to be the smaller and easier-to-navigate version of Comic-Con. Today it has now blossomed into a beautiful young lady; a lady with super-hero gadgets, steam-punk trappings, or anime eyes, that is.

Simon Amstell

Simon (Amstell) Says... Now in the US

By Douglas Baulf | Apr 16
At 34, Simon Amstell has carved a successful path in Britain, both as an actor & stand-up comic. But the question is will American audiences respond to him as strongly? EDGE spoke to Amstell as he prepares for NYC & Boston appearances.

Scott Lively

Scott Lively Assumes the Mantle: ’America’s Biggest Homophobe’

By Jason Parsley | Apr 16
Fred Phelps is dead, but don’t worry: Someone just as vitriolic and virulently anti-gay is ready to assume the sobriquet of "Most Homophobic Man in America," and his reach extends to Uganda and Russia, where he helped usher in a new era of hate.

Hot Broncs! :: Rodeo Days in Palm Springs are for Everyone

By Thom Senzee | Apr 13
There’s something singular and especially all-American about a rodeo. Add "gay"to the event and you’ve got something no self-respecting, red-blooded American LGBT boy or girl could resist.

Shantung silk jacket, redesigned in 1993, and black velvet skirt worn by Marian Anderson during her historic performance on the Lincoln Memorial in Washington in 1939.

Marian Anderson’s Concert Dress Goes on View in DC

By Brett Zongker | Apr 11
For the first time, the dress Marian Anderson wore to sing at the Lincoln Memorial 75 years ago after being denied access to a Washington concert hall because she was black, is going on display at the Smithsonian.

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Culture News

Michael Phelps

Olympic Great Michael Phelps to Swim Again

By Beth Harris | Apr 15
Don’t expect the same Michael Phelps in his return to swimming after a nearly two-year retirement. Even if Phelps’ comeback is a success, it will be different this time around.

Finland’s New Homoerotic Stamps

By Jason St. Amand | Apr 14
Finland will celebrate artist Tom of Finland with a set of new incredible homoerotic stamps, scheduled to be released in the fall.

Last year’s winner, Nick Gilronan, with the classic ’dick in a box’ move

Whip It Out for the Smallest Penis in Brooklyn Competition

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 13
In what may be the contest no man wants to win, owners of the New York boroughs’ tiniest schlongs will gather on June 14 at a Bushwick’s Kings County Bar for the second annual Smallest Penis in Brooklyn Pageant.

Massachusetts guard Derrick Gordon

UMass Basketball Player Derrick Gordon Comes Out as Gay

Apr 9
UMass guard Derrick Gordon has become the first openly gay player in Division I men’s basketball.

"Life with Archie"

Death to Archie :: Comic Book Character to be Killed Off

By Derrik J. Lang | Apr 9
Archie Comics announced Tuesday that the famous comic book character will heroically sacrifice himself while saving the life of a friend in a July installment of "Life with Archie."

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