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Carolyn Sherer, left, looks at her new exhibit featuring images of young people with varied sexual identities and preferences during the installation work in Birmingham, Ala.

Photos Explore Dynamics of Youths’ Sexual Identity

By Jay Reeves | Apr 23
A photography exhibit opening Wednesday at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute puts a face on such young people while exploring the difficult dynamics of family acceptance of their identities in the South.

Taj Patterson

4 NYC Hasidic Men Arrested for Alleged Anti-Gay Attack

By Jason St. Amand | Apr 23
Four Hasidic men were arrested this week for the brutal attack against a gay black man in Brooklyn, New York, last December.

Stephen Kovacev at this year’s Boston Marathon

Long-Term AIDS Survivor Runs Boston Marathon for Victims

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 23
On Monday, April 21, long-term AIDS survivor Stephen Kovacev returned to run in this year’s Boston Marathon, in honor of those who lost their lives.

A dog’s life with Elsa Larsen

Boston Lesbian Will Teach Your Dog How to Be Wonderful

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 23
New to Boston from Maine, dog trainer Elsa Larsen has opened My Wonderful Dog, an Arlington-based company that offers in-home or group dog training.

Brunei’s Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah

Brunei Lawmakers Postpone Violent Anti-Gay Measure

By Jason St. Amand | Apr 23
Lawmakers from Brunei announced this week that they will postpone implementing a measure that would make it legal to punish those convicted of gay sex by stoning.

Dave Greenbaum

Gay Business Owners Still Face Challenges

By Joyce M. Rosenberg | Apr 23
Despite increasing acceptance of homosexuality in the U.S., gay small business owners say they still encounter discrimination from possible customers and investors.

EDGE 10.0: The Decade in Underwear

By Steve Weinstein | Apr 23
For its Style debut, EDGE chose to feature - surprise! - hot men modeling the latest in swimwear, sleeveless muscle tees and unzipped hoodies on bare chests.

U.S. Army, Pfc. Chelsea Manning

Soldier Convicted in WikiLeaks Case Gets New Name

By John Milburn | Apr 23
A Kansas judge granted a request Wednesday to formally change the name of the soldier convicted of leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks from Bradley Edward Manning to Chelsea Elizabeth Manning.

Edith Windsor

Johns Hopkins Univ. to Honor DOMA Plaintiff

Apr 23
Two women involved in a case challenging the federal government’s recognition of same-sex marriages that went to the Supreme Court are among the people receiving honorary degrees from Johns Hopkins University at commencement next month.

Middleweight champion Jermain Taylor, left, hits challenger Kassim Ouma, in 2006.

Ex-Boxing Champ Arrested for Assaulting Man Who Allegedly Hit on Him

By Jason St. Amand | Apr 23
Former boxing champion Kassim Ouma was arrested in Los Angeles Friday after knocking out a man who allegedly made advances towards him.