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Hartford Gay & Lesbian Health Collective Wants You to Have a Healthy New Year

NEWS | By EDGE | Jan 19
Now is the time to make that appointment for STD testing. While you're there, get your teeth cleaned, get a pelvic exam or Pap test, even meet up with a support group. All for a healthier you!

Queens We Love :: Shantell D' Marco, 2016 Miss Florida F.I.

| By Scott Holland | Jan 21
I will never forget the very first time I saw Shantell D'Marco in a pageant. Needless to say, the crowd went crazy and she gave us that beautiful smile she has become famous for.

The New First Lady's Style

| Jan 21
In body-hugging gowns and ladylike daywear, will first lady Melania Trump stay true to her personal style?

LGBT-Friendly Pages Disappear on Govt. Websites Following Trump Inauguration

| Jan 21
If you go to the White House web page this morning and type "whitehouse.gov/lgbt," what will you find? Not what you would have before noontime on yesterday.

NC Democrats Ramp Up for Special 2017 Elections

| By Jeff Taylor | Jan 21
A federal court ruled in November that North Carolina would have to redraw 28 House and Senate districts by March 15, 2017 for special primary and general elections in November, and already the battle has begun.

Inauguration Coverage Shows Deep Divisions Remain

| By David Bauder | Jan 21
The media brought a reverence for history and ceremony to its coverage of President Donald Trump's inaugural on Friday, yet deep divisions exposed in the campaign that brought him there weren't far from the surface.

Who is Departing Gambian Ruler Yahya Jammeh?

| By Cara Anna | Jan 21
Jammeh also issued increasingly virulent statements against sexual minorities, vowing to slit the throats of gay men and saying the LGBT acronym should stand for "leprosy, gonorrhea, bacteria and tuberculosis."

Trump Wraps Up Ceremony, Turns to Governing

| By Ken Thomas | Jan 21
As President Donald Trump wrapped up the ceremony of his inauguration and shifted to governing, he signaled he intends to move quickly to make a clean break from the Obama administration.

Women Descend on DC a Day After Anarchists Create Chaos

| By Steve Peoples and Jessica Gresko | Jan 21
A day after self-described anarchists created chaos, thousands of women are descending upon Washington for what is expected to be a more orderly show of force on the first full day of Donald Trump's presidency.

Like Cherry Coke Zero, 'The Young Pope' is Deliciously Addictive

| By Jason St. Amand | Jan 21
With a spectacular performance from Jude Law, "The Young Pope" is already one of the best TV shows of 2017.

Fact Check: Trump Starts on Familiar Note: With Exaggeration

| Jan 20
Donald Trump's inaugural address held familiar echoes of the campaign speeches that led to his presidential win: downbeat about the state of the nation, to the point of hyperbole. A look at some of his assertions Friday:


News

Melania Trump Wears 'The Sky Is Falling' Blue to Innauguration

By Leanne Italie | Jan 20
Incoming first lady Melania Trump wore a sky-blue cashmere jacket and mock turtleneck dress by Ralph Lauren, the brand that designed so many Hillary Clinton pantsuits, on Inauguration Day.


Entertainment

Boston, MA

Review :: Our Secrets

THEATRE | By Clinton Campbell | Jan 20
In a tumultuous political week, the Hungarian drama "Our Secret" hits a resonant note.

Watch: Troye Sivan Celebrates LGBTQ History with New Music Video 'Heaven'

Jan 20
Out pop star Tryoe Sivan released a new music video Thursday for his song "Heaven," featuring Betty Who. The black-and-white-clip finds the singer taking a more serious note, as the video celebrates moments of LGBTQ history.


Business

Despite Campaign To-Do List, Trump Team Coy About His Plans

By Ken Thomas and Josh Boak | Jan 21
Donald Trump campaigned on a detailed and extensive to-do list for his first day in office. A day before his swearing-in, his team was being coy about when and how he plans to cross items off it.


Technology

Breast Cancer Tattoo Photos Lead to Facebook Expulsion

Jan 21
A woman who aids breast cancer survivors in the St. Louis area by creating tattoos of the nipple and areola after reconstructive surgery has been booted from Facebook for showing examples of her work.


Finance

Woodstock, VT, Fights to Save Its Charm, One Shutter At a Time

By Wilson Ring | Dec 31
Some property owners are questioning the community's requirement, arguing that the regulations are enforced irregularly, and that some buildings look better without shutters.


Cars

New Mexico Targets Takata, Auto Makers Over Faulty Air Bags

By Susan Montoya Bryan | Jan 21
New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas has announced a lawsuit against Japanese manufacturer Takata and a long list of automakers in connection with the sale of cars with dangerous air bag inflators.


Style

Breast Cancer Tattoo Photos Lead to Facebook Expulsion

Jan 20
A woman who aids breast cancer survivors in the St. Louis area by creating tattoos of the nipple and areola after reconstructive surgery has been booted from Facebook for showing examples of her work.


Travel

Puerto Vallarta 101

By Cesar Reyes and Jon-Paul Spickard | Jan 21
With some guidance and preparation, a trip south of the border can be just what you need, for getting away from the day-to-day stresses of life.


Nightlife

The Dinah 2017 Celebrates Women Who Shattered Glass Ceiling

Jan 20
Kicking off at the close of Women's History month on March 29 and wrapping on Sunday, April 2, the Dinah 2017 will celebrate and honor the trailblazing women in the Arts, Sports and Entertainment industry who have achieved historic firsts.