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A Guide To Starting Your Family Via Surrogate

FAMILY | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 31
Gay male couples who want to have a biological child of their own must often engage in a long and expensive process involving a gestational surrogate. EDGE can help make it easier!

HIV Testing Rates Higher Around National HIV Testing Day

By EDGE | Oct 7
A new study by the CDC finds that both the number of HIV tests administered and the number of new HIV diagnoses were substantially higher in the week around the National HIV Testing Day.

Ben & Brad Celebrate Sterling Silver Memories

MUSIC | By Michael Cox | Sep 25
Benjamin Sears & Bradford Conner celebrate their Silver Jubilee as a song duo with two special performances, along with a one hundredth anniversary performance of Irving Berlin's first Broadway show, "Watch Your Step."

Seattle City Council Backs End to Gay Blood Donation Ban

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 7
The City Council of Seattle, Washington, unanimously backed a repeal of America's longstanding ban on gay and bisexual men donating blood.

Inquest at London Gay Sauna After Three Die From Drugs

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jun 25
Three men have died within eight months of each other after partying too hard at a London gay sauna, causing the 24-hour, drug- and smoke-free venue to beef up their searches for illicit drugs. A joint inquest is now being held in Southwark.

Most Straights Subconsciously Believe Gay Men are Dirty

SCIENCE | By Winnie McCroy | May 30
New research shows that straight people still consider gay men to be ’dirty,’ even if it is subconsciously.

New CDC Campaign Gets People Talking About HIV

SCIENCE | By Winnie McCroy | May 21
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today launched Start Talking. Stop HIV., a new national communication campaign encouraging gay and bisexual men to talk openly about HIV.

South Africa Ends Gay Blood Donation Ban

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | May 20
South Africa has now changed their policy on blood donations, to allow all people, gay or straight, to donate blood if they have been monogamous.

Queer Comic Jordan Pease on Lust and Love

CULTURE | By Michael Cox | Nov 20
We sat down with Jordan Pease, the queer comic who left central New Jersey about five years ago to make a name for himself in Los Angeles, the land where every nobody is a somebody and the somebodies won't take your phone calls. But will he make it here?

Across the Nation, Protests Call for End to Gay Blood Ban

HIV/AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 17
On July 12, gay men in 52 cities across the nation headed to their local blood banks in an attempt to change the FDA’s ban against gay men donating blood.

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