Gay News: The Latest

Bernstein, Broadway, Rock - Keith Lockhart on the Boston Pops' Upcoming Season

Bernstein, Broadway, Rock - Keith Lockhart on the Boston Pops' Upcoming Season

ENTERTAINMENT | By Robert Nesti | Apr 26
The Boston Pops dedicate their upcoming season to celebrate Leonard Bernstein, as well as bring leading Broadway & pop stars to Symphony Hall for their spring concerts. EDGE spoke with conductor Keith Lockhart about the season.

Bill Cosby Convicted of Drugging and Molesting a Woman

Bill Cosby Convicted of Drugging and Molesting a Woman

NEWS | By Michael R. Sisak and Claudia Lauer | Apr 26
Bill Cosby was convicted of drugging and molesting a woman in the first celebrity trial of the #MeToo era, completing the spectacular late-life downfall of a comedian who broke racial barriers in Hollywood on his way to TV superstardom as America's Dad.

Pentagon, Congress Clash Over Transgender Service Members

Pentagon, Congress Clash Over Transgender Service Members

NEWS | By Lolita C. Baldor | Apr 26
Pentagon chief Jim Mattis is coming under congressional criticism for the Defense Department's recently released policy recommending limits on the service of transgender individuals.

Michael Che, Colin Jost of 'SNL' to Host Emmy Awards

Michael Che, Colin Jost of 'SNL' to Host Emmy Awards

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 26
NBC says that Michael Che and Colin Jost of "Saturday Night Live" will co-host this year's Emmy Awards.

Not Real News: California Bill Would Not Ban Bible Sales

Not Real News: California Bill Would Not Ban Bible Sales

NEWS | Apr 26
Bible sales would not be banned in California under proposed state legislation, contrary to widely shared claims by multiple online sites.

Mike Pompeo Narrowly Confirmed to be Secretary of State

Mike Pompeo Narrowly Confirmed to be Secretary of State

NEWS | By Josh Lederman | Apr 26
The Senate narrowly confirmed Mike Pompeo to be secretary of state on Thursday, clearing the path for him to take over as the top U.S. diplomat just as President Donald Trump faces high-risk moments on Iran and North Korea.

Trans Woman Shot in Her Apartment in Bridgeport, Conn.

Trans Woman Shot in Her Apartment in Bridgeport, Conn.

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 26
A "well known" transwoman was shot several times - once in the face - by an unknown assailant in her own apartment in Bridgeport, Connecticut, on April 25.

Netflix Announces 'Sense8' Series Finale Date

Netflix Announces 'Sense8' Series Finale Date

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 26
Netflix announced when it will make the "Sense8" series finale available.

Trump Praises CNN's Cooper for Comey Town Hall

Trump Praises CNN's Cooper for Comey Town Hall

NEWS | Apr 26
President Donald Trump has found something to like about CNN, and it's Anderson Cooper.

Miami Beach Honors Good Samaritan Who Came to Defense of Gay Couple Being Bashed

Miami Beach Honors Good Samaritan Who Came to Defense of Gay Couple Being Bashed

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 26
Miami Beach has recognized the hero who came to the aid of a gay couple being bashed by four anti-gay epithet-hurling assailants after a Pride parade earlier this month.


Entertainment

Avicii's Family Releases 2nd Statement About Late DJ

Avicii's Family Releases 2nd Statement About Late DJ

MUSIC | By Mesfin Fekadu | Apr 26
Avicii's family has released a second statement about their late son this week, saying the famed DJ "could not go on any longer" and that "he wanted to find peace."


Business

EPA Chief Faces Capitol Hill Grilling Over Ethical Missteps

EPA Chief Faces Capitol Hill Grilling Over Ethical Missteps

LEGAL | By Michael Biesecker | Apr 26
Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt faces potentially make-or-break hearings Thursday on Capitol Hill, where he is expected to be peppered with questions about spending and ethics scandals.


Technology

At Tribeca, Virtual Reality Tackles Harsh Real-World Issues

At Tribeca, Virtual Reality Tackles Harsh Real-World Issues

PERSONAL TECH | By Jake Coyle | Apr 26
"The things that you read in the paper, that you hear in the news, you have the ability to click away from. This is the first time that you're actually experiencing it full on. It will change the way that you see these tragedies play out."


Finance

Love That Home's View? See How Much More You'll Pay

Love That Home's View? See How Much More You'll Pay

HOME | By Marilyn Lewis | Mar 26
A house with a fabulous view can be hard for a homebuyer to resist. But seeing the mountains, water or city lights from the comfort of home comes at a price.


Cars

Should You Fix Up or Break Up with Your Car?

Should You Fix Up or Break Up with Your Car?

TIPS & ADVICE | By Philip Reed | Apr 26
At first, dumping your old car might seem like a no-brainer - and you can't help picturing how good you would look in that new car. But automotive experts say you'll almost always come out ahead - at least financially - by fixing old faithful.


Style

Recipe: Greek Roasted Chicken Breast

Recipe: Greek Roasted Chicken Breast

FOOD/DRINK | By Katie Workman | Apr 26
Oregano, lemon, garlic, glugs of olive oil ... these are just a few of the ingredients that make Greek food so appealing.


Health/Fitness

E. coli Outbreak Grows to 84 Cases

E. coli Outbreak Grows to 84 Cases

HEALTH | By Terry Tang | Apr 26
The E. coli outbreak linked to tainted romaine lettuce has grown and sickened 84 people from 19 states, U.S. health officials said Wednesday.


Travel

Johnny Jet's Summer Travel Advice

Johnny Jet's Summer Travel Advice

By Beth J. Harpaz | Apr 26
Are you starting to think about summer vacation? John DiScala, better known as the air travel expert Johnny Jet, shares his tips.


Nightlife

Furball @ Analog BKNY :: April 21, 2018

Furball @ Analog BKNY :: April 21, 2018

PHOTO ALBUMS | Apr 25
Joe Fiore Presented Furball Brooklyn: Black Edition held at Analog BKNY, with music by Michel Mizrahi from London and Keenan Orr from DC. Check out these photos of all the furry fun.