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A Look at Widely Criticized Indiana Law on Religious Freedom

NEWS | Mar 31
A look at the law and what's being done to address the criticism.

Questionable Tweets By New 'Daily Show' Host Noah Draw Fire

NEWS | Mar 31
A day after Trevor Noah was declared the new host of "The Daily Show," complete with the blessing of the exiting Jon Stewart, graphic tweets targeting women, Jews and victims of the Ebola virus are causing a social media backlash.

'Daily Show' Host Noah Discusses His New Gig

NEWS | Mar 31
Shortly after Comedy Central made the news official Monday that Trevor Noah would replace Jon Stewart as "The Daily Show" host, Noah, on a standup comedy tour, discussed his new gig by phone from Dubai with the Associated Press.

Stephen King Calls Indiana 'Religious Liberty' Law a 'Dog Turd'

NEWS | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 31
Stephen King took to Twitter Monday to call Indiana's "religious liberty" law a "dog turd."

West Point Board of Visitors Gets an 1980 Grad as Leader

NEWS | Mar 31
A 1980 West Point graduate active in the fight for gay rights in the military has been named chairwoman of the board that reviews programs at the U.S. Military Academy.

Kentucky Argues Gay Marriage Ban Not Biased

NEWS | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 31
Gov. Steve Beshear's administration is arguing in a brief filed with the U.S. Supreme Court that Kentucky's ban on gay marriage isn't discriminatory because it bars both gay and straight people from same-sex unions.

Lambda Winner Sassafras Lowery Releases 'Lost Boi'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 31
In "Lost Boi," Sassafras Lowery's queer punk reimagining of the classic Peter Pan story, prepare to be swept overboard into a world of orphaned, abandoned and runaway bois who have sworn allegiance and service to Pan, the fearless leader of the Lost Bois.

CDC Leads New Efforts To Fight HIV Among MSM and Trans

NEWS | By EDGE | Mar 31
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will lead new programs totaling more than $185 million in HIV prevention funding for men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender people.

Democrat O'Malley Hits GOP Support for Indiana law

NEWS | By Kathleen Ronayne | Mar 31
Likely Democratic presidential candidate Martin O'Malley says it's "shameful" for Republicans to support an Indiana law that critics see as legalizing discrimination against gays and lesbians.

Cromer Comes Back to Boston for 'Little Sheba'

ENTERTAINMENT | By EDGE | Mar 31
Huntington Theatre Company brings the American classic "Come Back, Little Sheba" by William Inge to life in an intimate theatrical setting. David Cromer, the creative force behind "Our Town," explores desire and addiction in this portrait of a marriage.

Indiana Governor Wants Changes to Religious-Objections Law

NEWS | By Andrew DeMillo | Mar 31
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence said Tuesday that he wants legislation on his desk by the end of the week to clarify that a new religious-freedom law does not allow discrimination.

Reclaiming the Past :: Director Simon Curtis on 'Woman in Gold'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Robert Nesti | Mar 31
Director Simon Curtis tells the intricate story behind how Gustav Klimt's famous painting, nicknamed "Woman in Gold," found its way back to its rightful heirs in his new film that stars Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds.

'The Mikado' Leaps Into the 21st Century (With a Little Help from Sean Graney)

ENTERTAINMENT | By Robert Nesti | Mar 31
Director Sean Graney brings his company - The Hypocrites - to the ART's Oberon performing space with an environmental take on Gilbert & Sullivan's "The Mikado." EDGE spoke to the innovative director about his funhouse production.

Dumb Ass Lists :: Vintage Toys That Made Boys Gay

ENTERTAINMENT | By EDGE | Mar 31
We're not talking Teletubbies and Dora as an Aquapet, boys. If you're over 30 and you played with these toys, they're the reason you're gay today. Full stop.

Indianapolis Star Calls for Law Protecting Gays, Lesbians

NEWS | Mar 31
The Indianapolis Star is urging Indiana lawmakers in a front-page editorial to respond to widespread criticism of a new religious objections law by protecting the rights of gays and lesbians.

NC Gov. Won't Back Religious Exemption for Court Officials

NEWS | Mar 31
Gov. Pat McCrory said Monday he isn't backing bills giving exemptions to court officials who don't want to perform gay marriages and offering other religious protections to businesses.


News

New Research Says Anne Frank Likely Died a Month Earlier

INTERNATIONAL | By Mike Corder | Mar 31
Teenage Jewish diarist Anne Frank likely died of typhus in a Nazi concentration camp about a month earlier than previously thought, the Amsterdam museum that honors her memory said Tuesday.


Entertainment

Blu-ray/DVD Review :: Turn: Washington's Spies - The Complete First Season

TELEVISION | By Michael Cox | Mar 31
Though General George Washington's army is in dire straits in 1776, the efforts of group of clandestine comrades will turn the tide of the American Revolutionary War.


Business

HTC Unveils Virtual Reality Technology

CORPORATE | Mar 31
HTC is developing new technology for an immersive virtual reality experience. CNET's Dan Ackerman sits down with HTC America President Jason Mackenzie to preview the product.


Technology

Tradesy CEO on How to Cash in on Your Closet

PERSONAL TECH | Mar 30
Looking for some extra cash? The answer may be in your closet. Tradesy is an online marketplace for re-selling women's fashion, where many go to make extra cash. The company exploded in popularity since it launched less than three years ago.


Finance

Which Woman Should Grace the $20 Bill?

SAVING | Mar 27
There's a movement underway to give the $20 bill a makeover. The group wants to replace President Andrew Jackson's face with a woman's. There are 15 candidates to choose from, including Rosa Parks, Harriet Tubman and Eleanor Roosevelt. Chip Reid reports.


Cars

How Mercedes Became the Dominant Power in Formula 1

Mercedes dominated the 2014 Formula One season, they swept to a one-two finish in this year's season opener in Australia, and are expected to do so again at the Malaysian Grand Prix. How have they managed to leave the previous power teams in their wake?


Style

An Apple A Day May Not Keep Doctor Away

FOOD/DRINK | By Lindsey Tanner | Mar 31
An apple a day doesn't necessarily keep the doctor away. That's according to proverb-busting research that found daily apple eaters had just as many doctor visits as those who ate fewer or no apples.


Health/Fitness

Aging Diseases Come to HIV-Pozzers a Decade Early

HIV/AIDS | By EDGE | Mar 30
People undergoing treatment for HIV-1 are at increased risk for earlier onset of age-related illnesses such as some cancers, renal and kidney disease, frailty, osteoporosis and neurocognitive disease.


Travel

An Israeli Trifecta: 3 Not-to-Miss LGBT Festivals

By EDGE | Mar 31
Are you looking for an LGBT getaway to the Promised Land? Israel plays host to three epic weekends that will have you revisiting by the time you're ready to return stateside. Here's the rundown.


Nightlife

climACTS! WET @ Royale :: Thursday, March 26, 2015

PHOTO ALBUMS | Mar 30
The Theater Offensive presented its annual fundraiser climACTS! WET @ Royale on Thursday night with acrobats, artists and Abe Rybeck. Check out those who came out to support this LGBT theater company!