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Cynthia Nixon Knocks Cuomo but Won't Commit to Challenge Him
Millions of British Women Suffer From 'Allergy Face'

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Cynthia Nixon Knocks Cuomo but Won't Commit to Challenge Him

Cynthia Nixon Knocks Cuomo but Won't Commit to Challenge Him

By David Klepper |
Actress Cynthia Nixon has plenty of criticism for Gov. Andrew Cuomo, though she's not saying whether she'll run against him next year.

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Supervisor Jane Kim Preserves LGBTQ History in San Francisco

Supervisor Jane Kim Preserves LGBTQ History in San Francisco

Aug 16
In this interview shared by History Happens, San Francisco Supervisor Jane Kim shows she is a champion for The GLBT History Museum.

Oregon Governor Expands Abortion, Reproductive Coverage

Oregon Governor Expands Abortion, Reproductive Coverage

By Andrew Selsky | Aug 16
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown on Tuesday signed into law a bill expanding coverage on abortions and other reproductive services to thousands of Oregonians.

Taylor Swift Hopes Verdict Inspires Assault Victims

Taylor Swift Hopes Verdict Inspires Assault Victims

By James Anderson and Tatiana Flowers | Aug 15
Taylor Swift had been groped by a radio said she hoped the verdict would inspire other victims of sexual assault.

Women And Heart Disease: New Book Empowers Women To Take Control Of Their Health

Women And Heart Disease: New Book Empowers Women To Take Control Of Their Health

Aug 14
A new book by Dr. Jacqueline Eubany encourages and educates women to become proactive about their own health -- so they never become a statistic of heart disease.

'Thunder Thighs' Video Celebrates Women's Bodies

'Thunder Thighs' Video Celebrates Women's Bodies

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 13
"Thunder Thighs," a new video from Brooklyn-based musician, artist, designer and director Miss Eaves, aims to make women feel good about their bodies.

Catching Up With Kate the Great: The Lesbian First Lady of Laughs Talks Pride, Politics, P-Town, Parties and Protesting

Catching Up With Kate the Great: The Lesbian First Lady of Laughs Talks Pride, Politics, P-Town, Parties and Protesting

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 12
With her riotous, political, acerbic style of comedy, Kate Clinton has been the darling of the LGBT community since she first made us laugh way back in the early '80s. EDGE sat down with Clinton to talk about her slate of new projects for this summer.

Nepal Strengthens Laws Against Dowry, Menstruation Exile

Nepal Strengthens Laws Against Dowry, Menstruation Exile

By Roshan Sedhai | Aug 11
Nepal's parliament has passed a bill toward making women safer by strengthening laws against acid attacks along with the ancient Hindu customs of demanding dowry payments for marriage and exiling women who are menstruating.

Crowds Line Up in NYC's East Village for the World's First Orgasm Pop-Up Shop

Crowds Line Up in NYC's East Village for the World's First Orgasm Pop-Up Shop

Aug 11
Award-winning sex toy brand Hot Octopuss is inviting female New Yorkers to a new pop-up sex shop to "bring their O Game" and give their orgasm a makeover.

War College Holds Conference About Women, Peace and Security

War College Holds Conference About Women, Peace and Security

By Jennifer McDermott | Aug 11
An annual conference is being held at the U.S. Naval War College to discuss empowering women in conflict prevention and peace. The fifth-annual Women, Peace and Security Conference is taking place at the college's campus in Newport on Thursday and Friday.

Taylor Swift Offers Unflinching Testimony at Groping Trial

Taylor Swift Offers Unflinching Testimony at Groping Trial

By James Anderson and Tatiana Flowers | Aug 11
Four years after Taylor Swift said she was groped by a radio station DJ before a concert in Denver, the pop superstar told her story in sometimes unflinching language that did not sugarcoat what she called a "despicable and horrifying and shocking" encoun

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