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All-Female Holyoke Cancels 'Vagina Monologues' Over Trans Exclusion

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 22
Students at the all-female Massachusetts Mount Holyoke College cancelled the annual Valentine's Day production of Eve Ensler's "The Vagina Monologues," citing concerns that the play wasn't friendly toward transgender individuals.

Top Female Celebrity Interviews of 2014

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 30
From lesbian icons like Lea DeLaria and Meredith Baxter to Hollywood stars like Geena Davis and Debbie Reynolds, EDGE spoke with them all. See what they had to say in our celebrity year in review!

Top Women's Features of 2014

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 29
EDGE launched their new women's section this year, and Women on the EDGE quickly became the place to go to see original news stories of interest to the lesbian, bisexual and transgender women's community.

'OITNB' Shares Holiday Greetings From Litchfield

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 19
The Interwebs are buzzing this morning, as the cast of the hit Netflix series "Orange Is the New Black" share their YouTube holiday greetings, a la "The 12 Days of Christmas."

Murder of LA Transwoman Marks a Dozen This Year

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 18
The Los Angeles Police Department are investigating the murder of Deshawnda Sanchez, who was shot and killed in South Los Angeles on December 3. The murder marks a dozen transgender people murdered this year.

High HIV, Imprisonment Among Transwomen

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 29
In recent years, there has been a growing body of evidence that transgender women have disproportionately high rates of HIV infection and substance use, as well as unemployment, poverty, violence, victimization and discrimination.

Natl Day of Action to End Violence Against Women With HIV

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 23
October 23 is the first-ever national day of action to end violence against women with HIV and across the country, the Positive Women's Network has planned rallies, ruckus-raisings and social media actions.

GLAAD CEO Sarah Kate Ellis to Receive Women Achiever Award

LOCAL | By EDGE | Sep 29
GLAAD President and CEO Sarah Kate Ellis and three others will be honored at the Women's Fund of Long Island's 20th Annual Women Achievers Breakfast on October 23.

Transgender Applicants Considered at More Women's Colleges

NATIONAL | By Philip Marcelo | Sep 10
Women's colleges are revisiting policies around enrolling transgender students as institutions of higher learning - single-sex, coed and those with religious affiliations - demonstrate varying degrees of acceptance for changing norms.

Twin Oaks Hosts Annual Women's Gathering

SPECIAL EVENTS | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 31
This year marks 30 years of women coming together for the Twin Oaks Women's Festival, with workshops, yoga, drumming, dance, song, sweat lodges, mud pits and more.

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