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TMZ: Aaron Hernandez's Lawyer Says 'Gay Prison Lover' Reports Are False

TMZ: Aaron Hernandez's Lawyer Says 'Gay Prison Lover' Reports Are False

NEWS | Apr 25
Aaron Hernandez's lawyer is speaking out after reports surfaced last week alleging the ex NFL star wrote a suicide note to a "gay prison lover."

Actress Pam Grier to attend Dining Out For Life Hosted by Subaru  

Actress Pam Grier to attend Dining Out For Life Hosted by Subaru  

NEWS | Apr 25
Actress Pam Grier will participate in the 27th Annual Dining Out For Life hosted by Subaru, held on April 27, 2017, when over 3,000 restaurants in 62 cities will donate a generous portion of the day's proceeds to their local HIV/AIDS service organizations

Canadian Olympic Pole Vaulter Comes Out as 'Gay and Proud'

Canadian Olympic Pole Vaulter Comes Out as 'Gay and Proud'

NEWS | Apr 25
Canadian Olympic pole vaulter Shawn Barber took to Facebook on Monday to come out as "gay and proud!"

Miami Police Investigate Trans Woman Found Shot to Death

Miami Police Investigate Trans Woman Found Shot to Death

NEWS | Apr 25
A transgender woman from Miami was found shot to death Friday evening and police are currently searching for a suspect.

After Being Separated from Partner, SeaWorld Polar Bear Dies

After Being Separated from Partner, SeaWorld Polar Bear Dies

NEWS | Apr 25
A polar bear at SeaWorld unexpectedly died after she was separated from her longtime female partner.

Disney Star Discusses Playing Gay Serial Killer Jeffrey Dahmer

Disney Star Discusses Playing Gay Serial Killer Jeffrey Dahmer

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 25
Disney actor Ross Lynch, who plays gay serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer in the upcoming film "My Friend Jeffrey Dahmer," recently opened up about the role.

Faye Dunaway Speaks on Oscar's Best Picture Fiasco

Faye Dunaway Speaks on Oscar's Best Picture Fiasco

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 25
Actress Faye Dunaway says she thought co-presenter Warren Beatty was joking when he paused before showing her the envelope that should have contained the Oscar's best picture winner.

O'Reilly Surprised by Fox Exit, Says Truth Will Come Out

O'Reilly Surprised by Fox Exit, Says Truth Will Come Out

NEWS | By Lynn Elber | Apr 25
Five days after being fired from his top-rated Fox News Channel perch, Bill O'Reilly used a podcast to express his dismay and vowed that "the truth will come out."

Bacterial Infection Forces Elton John to Cancel May Shows

Bacterial Infection Forces Elton John to Cancel May Shows

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 25
Elton John has cancelled more than a month of upcoming shows after contracting an unusual bacterial infection during a South America tour that left him in intensive care for two nights.

Voices From Around the World Consider Trump's First 100 Days

Voices From Around the World Consider Trump's First 100 Days

NEWS | Apr 25
Associated Press journalists in North Korea, Syria, Iran, Somalia, Israel, the West Bank, Russia, Germany and Mexico have gauged the global temperature by asking people five questions.


News

Gov't Shutdown, Health Bill Rescue at Stake in Congress

Gov't Shutdown, Health Bill Rescue at Stake in Congress

NATIONAL | By Alan Fram and Andrew Taylor | Apr 25
Bipartisan bargainers are making progress toward a budget deal to prevent a partial federal shutdown this weekend, a major hurdle overcome when Trump signaled he would put off his demand that the measure include money to build his border wall with Mexico.


Entertainment

Looking 'A Gift Horse' in the  Eye :: Obehi Janice and Jim Petosa on Lydia Diamond's Early Play
Boston, MA

Looking 'A Gift Horse' in the Eye :: Obehi Janice and Jim Petosa on Lydia Diamond's Early Play

THEATRE | Apr 21
Lydia R. Diamind's play "The Gift Horse" sees its Boston area premiere in a production by New Repertory Theatre. EDGE has a chat with director Jim Petosa and star Obehi Janice about the play, the current and coming season, and more.

 Review :: Ophélia

Review :: Ophélia

MOVIES | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 25
Among the latest release from Olive Films is a Blu-ray edition of Claude Chabrol's 1963 drama "Ophélia," a mischievous reimagining of "Hamlet" set in what was, at the time, contemporary France.


Business

Doctor's Arrest Brings Attention to U.S. Female Circumcisions

Doctor's Arrest Brings Attention to U.S. Female Circumcisions

LEGAL | By Jeff Karoub | Apr 25
Zehra Patwa learned only a few years ago that during a family trip to India at age 7, she was circumcised, which is common for girls in parts of Asia, Africa and the Middle East.


Cars

Rural Electric Drivers Face 'Range Anxiety'

Rural Electric Drivers Face 'Range Anxiety'

AUTO NEWS | By Michael Hill | Apr 24
Sunita Halasz has tips for "driving electric" along lonely roads in New York's Adirondack Mountains: Know the locations of charging stations, bring activities for the kids during three-hour recharges... and have a backup plan.


Style

Spring Cleaning :: Help is On the Way

Spring Cleaning :: Help is On the Way

HOME | By Brad Hart | Apr 24
Spring has sprung! Which to many, means it's time to get busy with the annual rite-of- passage. Here are some gadgets to help you get organized and power through not only spring cleaning, but year-round.


Health/Fitness

On STD Awareness Month, GetTested.Com Views Most Googled STDs Per State 

On STD Awareness Month, GetTested.Com Views Most Googled STDs Per State 

AIDS | Apr 24
Due to stigma surrounding STDs, people often turn to the internet for answers instead of seeking proper medical attention. GetTested.com mapped out the 'Most Googled STDs Per State' to find out what Americans wanted to know about their sexual health.


Travel

Puerto Rico Adventures by Day and Night

Puerto Rico Adventures by Day and Night

By Jill Gleeson | Apr 25
Puerto Rico is chock-full of non-nocturnal adventures so epic and singular that you're not only going to want to rest up for them, you won't even mind putting that Latin lothario on ice for a couple evenings.


Nightlife

Dyke Night Hosts LGBT Showcase of the Women in Comedy Festival
Boston, MA

Dyke Night Hosts LGBT Showcase of the Women in Comedy Festival

On Saturday, April 22, at Boston's Club Café, join Dyke Night as they host the LGBT Showcase of the Women in Comedy Festival (WICF).

AIDS Walk For Life In Providence :: April 23, 2017

AIDS Walk For Life In Providence :: April 23, 2017

AIDS | Apr 24
The 31st Annual Walk for Life stepped off from the State Capital grounds under a clear blue sky of a wonderful warm spring day.