Gay Boston: The Latest

Going to Extremes: Judy Davis on 'The Dressmaker'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Robert Nesti | Sep 26
Judy Davis goes over-the-top in playing Kate Winslet's wild mom in the new Australian dark comedy "The Dressmaker." EDGE spoke to Davis last week about working with Winslet, playing such an extreme character & her career.

How to Stream the High-Stakes Presidential Debates

NEWS | By Barbara Ortutay | Sep 26
Television viewership for Monday's presidential debate is expected to be high, but you don't need a television to watch.

Investors Join Call for North Carolina to Repeal LGBT Bill

NEWS | By Martha Waggoner | Sep 26
About 60 investors representing $2.1 trillion in managed assets are joining the NCAA, entertainers and more than 200 businesses in calling for North Carolina to repeal its law limiting LGBT protections against discrimination.

Moderator Lester Holt Under Scrutiny During Debate

NEWS | By David Bauder | Sep 26
Everyone's aware of the stakes for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump during the first presidential debate, but there's a third person in the equation who faces a different pressure: Lester Holt.

Scorsese's 'Silence' to Get Oscar-Qualifying Release Dec. 23

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 26
Martin Scorsese's "Silence," a historical drama about faith in feudal Japan, will open in time to qualify for the Academy Awards.

While in Prison, Rapper Lil Wayne Officiated a Gay Wedding

NEWS | Sep 26
Rapper Lil Wayne said he officiated a same-sex wedding between two fellow male inmates while he was serving a prison sentence in 2010 at Rikers Island in New York.

John Michael Gray, One-Half of Boston's Iconic Hat Sisters, Has Died

NEWS | Sep 26
John Michael Gray, one-half of the iconic Hat Sisters, has died of cancer, it was reported over the weekend.

Callen-Lorde's Transcendence Celebrates Trans Leaders and Raises Vital Funds

HEALTH/FITNESS | By EDGE | Sep 26
On Thursday, September 29, Callen-Lorde Community Health Center will host Transcendence, the organization's annual celebration of trans and gender non-conforming communities in support of Callen-Lorde's pioneering Transgender Health Program.

As Economic Harm of HB2 Grows, NC GOP Politicians Backpedal

NEWS | By Maria Dominguez | Sep 26
As unfortunate economic consequences continue to climb, with the National College Athletic Association (NCAA) and Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) both canceling events in the state, former supporters of the bill seem to be shifting position.

New CDC Research Further Illuminate the Risk of Syphilis Among Gay and Bisexual Men

CDC data show a 15 percent increase in the number of syphilis infections from 2013 to 2014 alone. It's taking a severe toll on MSM.


News

NBA's King of Fashion: Russell Westbrook

SPORTS | By Kristie Rieken | Sep 26
When you're Russell Westbrook, the undisputed king of NBA fashion, you don't spend the offseason like a typical player.


Entertainment

Boston, MA

Review :: She Looks Good in Black

THEATRE | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 26
"She Looks Good in Black"... comedy, that is. Exiled Theatre presents a macabre new work that ushers in the autumnal season with a gust of chill humor and a fittingly bare-bones production.


Business

Voters to Clinton, Trump on Eve of Debate: Tell Us About Jobs, Education

CORPORATE | By Laurie Kellman and Emily Swanson | Sep 26
Carol Jones knows what she wants to hear Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump discuss during their first televised debate: education and jobs.


Finance

House and Home :: Finding (and Buying) Your Nest

REAL ESTATE | By Joel Martens | Sep 25
The Southern California market is definitely showing signs of continued growth and strength and with the continued low interest rates, it is a great time to take advantage of homeownership.


Cars

GM Unveils New Compact Chevy SUV in Super-Competitive Market

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Sep 26
The aging Chevrolet Equinox compact SUV has taken a dramatic tumble so far this year in the fastest-growing part of the U.S. market. General Motors is hoping to turn that around when it replaces the Equinox with a revamped model.


Style

Courtney Act and Vanity Invite Everyone to Celebrate World Wig Week

FASHION | Sep 26
International drag queens Courtney Act and Vanity are celebrating this week's World Wig Week by awarding two lucky squirrel friends their ƜberRiah, the sickest lace-front wig ever from WigsByVanity.com.


Health/Fitness

AIDS Pageant in Uganda Seeks to Stem Stigma, Discrimination

HIV/AIDS | By Rodney Mohumuza | Sep 26
Organizers of the HIV-themed beauty pageant, which launched in 2014, say one way of curbing the irrational fear of AIDS that fuels discrimination is for more people living with HIV to open up about their status rather than conceal it.