Gay News: The Latest

Nonprofit Sells Pickles to Help Raise Money for ALS Research

Nonprofit Sells Pickles to Help Raise Money for ALS Research

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 24
A man with Lou Gehrig's disease is using his passion for making pickles to help fight for a cure.

Merkel Marks 70 Years of Marshall Plan Amid Concern at Trump

Merkel Marks 70 Years of Marshall Plan Amid Concern at Trump

ENTERTAINMENT | By Geir Moulson | Jun 24
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday marked the 70th anniversary of the Marshall Plan, remarking pointedly that the U.S. embrace of open markets in post-World War II Europe served America's own interests.

3 South-of-the-Border Spots to Celebrate Pride Anytime of Year

3 South-of-the-Border Spots to Celebrate Pride Anytime of Year

TRAVEL | Jun 24
EDGE has curated three LGBT-friendly destinations that are rolling out the rainbow carpet for guests and also making strides for inclusiveness in their business practices all year round.

Jordan to Cancel 'Marry The Victim' Clause Shielding Rapists

Jordan to Cancel 'Marry The Victim' Clause Shielding Rapists

NEWS | By Alice Su | Jun 24
A pregnant 15-year-old who had been raped by a brother-in-law decided to marry her attacker, hoping this would shield her from other male relatives who might kill her in the name of "family honor."

Toast to Pride: 'Love in a Mist' with NOLET'S Gin

Toast to Pride: 'Love in a Mist' with NOLET'S Gin

STYLE | Jun 24
Forget the beer and JELL-O shots, celebrate Pride with a classy craft cocktail, instead. NOLET'S gin is a fruit-forward, premium gin characterized by its rose, raspberry and peach botanicals.

Mueller And Comey not as Close as Trump and Others Suggest

Mueller And Comey not as Close as Trump and Others Suggest

NEWS | By Eric Tucker And Jake Pearson | Jun 24
President Donald Trump and his associates are trying to draw attention to the relationship between special counsel Robert Mueller and former FBI Director James Comey. True or false?

Lawyers Seek to Free Inmate Featured in 'Making A Murderer'

Lawyers Seek to Free Inmate Featured in 'Making A Murderer'

NEWS | Jun 24
Attorneys for a Wisconsin inmate featured in the Netflix series "Making a Murderer" petitioned for his immediate release Friday after a federal appeals court ruled that his confession was coerced.

For 'Okja,' Growing A GMO Pig from Page to Screen

For 'Okja,' Growing A GMO Pig from Page to Screen

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 24
The giant genetically modified pig of Bong Joon Ho's "Okja" is 8-feet tall, 13-feet long and would, if real, weigh six tons. It looks most like a hippo, but it has big floppy dog ears and moves a little like an elephant.

Freshman Series 'Downward Dog' Canceled by ABC

Freshman Series 'Downward Dog' Canceled by ABC

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 24
ABC's freshman sitcom "Downward Dog" has been canceled by ABC, the show's executive producer said.

Depp's 'Assassin' Comments the Latest in Celebrity Anger

Depp's 'Assassin' Comments the Latest in Celebrity Anger

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | Jun 24
Johnny Depp apologized Friday for joking about assassinating Donald Trump during an appearance at a large festival in Britain, the latest example of artists using violent imagery when dealing with the president.


News

5 GOP Senators Now Oppose Health Bill - Enough to Sink It

5 GOP Senators Now Oppose Health Bill - Enough to Sink It

NATIONAL | By Alan Fram And Regina Garcia Cano | Jun 24
Nevada Republican Dean Heller became the fifth GOP senator to declare his opposition to the party's banner legislation to scuttle much of Barack Obama's health care overhaul on Friday.


Entertainment

Prosecutors Seek to Uphold 'Making a Murderer' Confession

Prosecutors Seek to Uphold 'Making a Murderer' Confession

CRIME | By Todd Richmond and Steve Karnowski | Jun 23
The confession of a Wisconsin inmate featured in the Netflix series "Making a Murderer" was improperly obtained and he should be retried or released from prison, a three-judge federal appeals panel ruled.


Business

BofA to Repay Released Arizona Inmates for Debit-Card Fees

BofA to Repay Released Arizona Inmates for Debit-Card Fees

FINANCE | By Bob Christie | Jun 23
Bank of America Corp. will repay tens of thousands of released Arizona prison inmates for what advocacy groups say were excessive charges to access money on debit cards they received when they got out of prison.


Finance

Summer Vacation? Lots of Americans Say They Can't Afford It

Summer Vacation? Lots of Americans Say They Can't Afford It

SAVING | By Beth J. Harpaz, Emily Swanson | Jun 20
Forget frequent flier miles, last-minute getaways and even road trips. Nearly half of Americans say they won't be taking a vacation this summer, mostly because they can't afford it.


Cars

Ford to Move Focus Production to China, Sees No U.S. Job Loss

Ford to Move Focus Production to China, Sees No U.S. Job Loss

AUTO NEWS | By Dee-Ann Durbin | Jun 22
Ford said Tuesday it plans to move production of its Ford Focus small car from the U.S. to China, where it already makes the Focus for Chinese buyers.


Health/Fitness

Female Legislators Rise Up Against Closed Door AHCA

Female Legislators Rise Up Against Closed Door AHCA

HEALTH | Jun 23
Prompted to anger by the closed-door negotiations of Republican men on the secretive Senate version American Health Care Act, female legislators are speaking out about the right to universal health care, and the need to protect women and girls.


Nightlife

Rhode Island Pride Festival Club Parties :: July 17, 2017

Rhode Island Pride Festival Club Parties :: July 17, 2017

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jun 22
After the parade ended the parties at the clubs got started. Here are some fun photos from the Providence Eagle, The Dark Lady/Alley Cat, The Stable, EGO and Mirabar.