Gay Boston: The Latest

Lydia Barnett-Mulligan on 'Much Ado About Nothing'
Boston, MA

Lydia Barnett-Mulligan on 'Much Ado About Nothing'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 25
EDGE had a chance to catch up with ASP company actor Lydia Barnett-Mulligan to hear her insights on Shakespeare - and the portrayal of a same-sex couple in ASP's production of "Much Ado About Nothing."

Watch: 2 Cops Share Ice Cream Cone in Viral Video

Watch: 2 Cops Share Ice Cream Cone in Viral Video

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 26
A video clip from the Canadian hidden camera prank show "Just For Laughs" showing two "cops" sharing an ice cream cone is going viral this week.

E. coli Outbreak Grows to 84 Cases

E. coli Outbreak Grows to 84 Cases

HEALTH/FITNESS | 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.

Genetic Sleuthing Helps Food Poisoning Searches

Genetic Sleuthing Helps Food Poisoning Searches

TECHNOLOGY | Apr 26
A new technique that relies on genetics is revolutionizing food poisoning investigation and identifying common causes in scattered and seemingly unrelated illnesses.

Family Claims Delta Tied Woman With a Disability to a Wheelchair

Family Claims Delta Tied Woman With a Disability to a Wheelchair

NEWS | Apr 26
A woman with multiple sclerosis says Delta Air Lines employees tied her to a wheelchair with a blanket when they didn't have a chair that could accommodate her disability.

Transgender Inmate Sues Prison Over Witchcraft Rights

Transgender Inmate Sues Prison Over Witchcraft Rights

NEWS | Apr 26
A transgender inmate is suing a North Carolina prison, saying it's blocking her from practicing witchcraft.

Missouri Supreme Court Weighs Whether 'Sex' Bias Covers LGBT

Missouri Supreme Court Weighs Whether 'Sex' Bias Covers LGBT

NEWS | By Blake Nelson | Apr 26
Lawyers for a transgender student and a gay man argued before the Missouri Supreme Court Wednesday that state law protects LGBT rights even though sexual orientation or gender aren't mentioned in its human rights statute.

NFL Finds No Evidence of Inappropriate Questions to RB Guice

NFL Finds No Evidence of Inappropriate Questions to RB Guice

NEWS | By David Bauder | Apr 26
The NFL has found no evidence that any of its teams asked LSU running back Derrius Guice inapproriate questions during interviews at the scouting combine.

MSNBC's Reid Says Homophobic Posts Were Result of Hack

MSNBC's Reid Says Homophobic Posts Were Result of Hack

NEWS | By David Bauder | Apr 26
MSNBC's Joy Reid insists that homophobic language in one of her old blog posts is the work of a computer hacker and her security expert said Wednesday they have a strong suspicion of who did it, although he would not name the suspect.

Universal Promotes Films with Cher Performance, New Footage

Universal Promotes Films with Cher Performance, New Footage

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Apr 26
From a surprise Cher performance to new footage of everything from Damien Chazelle's Neil Armstrong biopic "First Man" to Jamie Lee Curtis's return to "Halloween," Universal Pictures pulled out all the showstoppers for CinemaCon.

Oh, Yeezus: Trump and Kanye West Trade Twitter Love

Oh, Yeezus: Trump and Kanye West Trade Twitter Love

NEWS | By Jonathan Lemire | Apr 26
Trump-West 2020?


Entertainment

 Review :: The Lyons
Boston, MA

Review :: The Lyons

THEATRE | By Clinton Campbell | Apr 25
Titanic Theater Company's current production at the Boston Center for the Arts will do nothing to improve any detractor's opinion of the play. Poor direction and two-dimensional performances make this a forgettable production.

'BlacKkKlansman' Star Hopes Spike Lee Film Starts a Conversation

'BlacKkKlansman' Star Hopes Spike Lee Film Starts a Conversation

MOVIES | By Lindsey Bahr | Apr 26
Denzel Washington's son John David Washington has technically worked with Spike Lee before. When he was 7-years-old he had a bit part in "Malcolm X," which his dad starred in.


Business

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Iran Cash Story Oft-Told, Still Bogus

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Iran Cash Story Oft-Told, Still Bogus

CORPORATE | By Calvin Woodward | Apr 25
President Donald Trump likes to tell a story about the U.S. paying out billions of dollars to Iran as part of the multinational deal freezing its nuclear program. What he doesn't say is that most of that money was Iran's to begin with.


Technology

Facebook Launches Transparency Tool Before Irish Referendum

Facebook Launches Transparency Tool Before Irish Referendum

PERSONAL TECH | Apr 25
Facebook is launching a pilot program in Ireland ahead of a referendum on abortion which it hopes will ensure greater transparency in political advertising.


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

Beijing Auto Show Highlights E-Cars Designed for China

Beijing Auto Show Highlights E-Cars Designed for China

AUTO NEWS | By Joe McDonald | Apr 25
Volkswagen and Nissan have unveiled electric cars designed for China at a Beijing auto show that highlights the growing importance of Chinese buyers for a technology seen as a key part of the global industry's future.


Style

Edible Landscaping: Plant a Berry Bush

Edible Landscaping: Plant a Berry Bush

HOME | Apr 26
No need to choose between planting either an ornamental or a fruiting bush in your yard. Plant both with a single plant! Many berry bushes are pretty enough to be grown as landscape plants.


Health/Fitness

Research Reveals Clarity on HIV-Related Accelerated Aging

Research Reveals Clarity on HIV-Related Accelerated Aging

HIV/AIDS | Apr 26
It's long been questioned if living with HIV, or using antiretroviral therapy (ART) to manage the virus, causes accelerated aging, but new research might finally be giving some answers.


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.