Gay Boston: The Latest

Oberon-Bound Erin Markey On Being Intense & Idiotic (Intentionally, That Is)

ENTERTAINMENT | By Robert Nesti | Feb 10
Performance artist Erin Markey brings her solo cabaret show "There's a New Emergency Contact in Town" to Oberon this Thursday. EDGE spoke to the acclaimed NYC-based performance artist about the show and her career.

New App Lets You Monitor Your Elderly Parents in Their Own Home

NEWS | By EDGE | Feb 10
The new app HeyMomDad lets you keep your elderly parents in their own home, while seeing and hearing in real time that they are safe.

Carly Fiorina Ends 2016 Republican Bid for President

NEWS | By Catherine Lucey | Feb 10
Former technology executive Carly Fiorina exited the 2016 Republican presidential race Wednesday, after winning praise for her debate prowess but struggling to build a winning coalition in a crowded GOP field.

Alan Cumming :: Smart, Silly, Sexy, and Just A Little Bit 'Sappy'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Joel Martens | Feb 10
No grass grows under Alan Cumming's feet -- there isn't time. In fact, I'm betting there is a trail of glorious flames.

HBO Now Has 800,000 Paying Subscribers Since April Launch

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 10
HBO Now has gained about 800,000 paying subscribers since it launched on Apple TV in April, contributing significantly to the 2.7 million net new HBO customers last year.

OutQ is Reportedly Out of Business: Sirius XM Axes Gay Channel

NEWS | Feb 10
Michael Musto of OUT is reporting that after nearly 13 years, Sirius OutQ, the first all-LGBT radio station, will be calling it quits after Friday.

AP Source: Christie Expected to End 2016 White House BId

NEWS | By Jill Colvin | Feb 10
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is expected to drop out of the 2016 race for the White House after finishing sixth in the New Hampshire primary.

Boston Pride Names Charlene Charles as a New Board Member

NEWS | By EDGE | Feb 10
Boston Pride has named Charlene Charles as a new member of the Boston Pride Board of Directors.

Ind. Lawmakers to Take Up Bill Recognizing Hate Crimes

NEWS | By Aric Chokey | Feb 10
Indiana is one of five states without hate crime laws, but that could soon change under a bill advancing in the Legislature.

Johns Hopkins Approved for HIV-Positive Organ Transplants

NEWS | Feb 10
Johns Hopkins Medicine has recently received approval to perform organ transplants between HIV-positive donors and recipients.


News

AHF Screens Groundbreaking HIV/AIDS Documentary 'Wilhemina's War'

By EDGE | Feb 10
As part of Black History Month, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is proud to support the Pan African Film Festival's screening in Los Angeles of the groundbreaking HIV/AIDS documentary film 'Wilhemina's War' on Friday, February 12.


Entertainment

Blu-ray/DVD Review :: Aya Arcos

By Dale Reynolds | Feb 10
Middle-aged writer Edu falls in love with 21-year-old street hustler, Fabio, which almost never works out well for both men.


Business

Offbeat Humor and Upbeat Messages Dominate Super Bowl 50 Ads

By Mae Anderson | Feb 10
Bent in concentration beneath the vaulted ceiling of his Old Havana studio, Mauro Coca draws a tropical bird in blue ink down the length of Julivic Marquez's arm.


Technology

Roach-Like Robots May Help in Disasters

By Seth Borenstein | Feb 10
When buildings collapse in future disasters, the hero helping rescue trapped people may be a robotic cockroach.


Cars

Feds Find Fiat Chrysler Gear Shifters Can Confuse Drivers

By Tom Krisher | Feb 10
Electronic gear shifters on some newer Fiat Chrysler SUVs and cars are so confusing that drivers have exited the vehicles with the engines running and while they are still in gear, causing crashes and serious injuries.


Style

Loves Bounty: Shared Experiences

By Billy Nordmeier | Feb 10
This year, Valentine's Day will take on an extra special significance. It is the first Valentine's Day since the landmark LGBT marriage ruling by the Supreme Court, a major victory for Human Rights -- and lovebirds of a same-sex feather.


Travel

LGBT Surf Camp Returns to Brazil

Feb 10
Lesbian-owned Brazil Ecojourneys and GaySurfers want to bring the joy of pride back to the beach as they once again host South America's only LGBT surf camp in Santa Catarina, South Brazil.


Nightlife

Speed Dating for LGBT Women Benefits Boston Dyke March

By EDGE | Feb 10
On Saturday, February 13, Boston women can have the chance of meeting the girl of their dreams, when Dyke Night holds their annual Love Machine Valentine's Party with Speed Dating at Machine Nightclub.