Gay Boston: The Latest

Noah Simes on 'A Bright Room Called Day'
Boston, MA

Noah Simes on 'A Bright Room Called Day'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 26
Flat Earth Theater's production of Tony Kushner's 1987 play "A Bright Room Called Day," ventures to 1932 to examine the reactions of a group of artistic friends to Hitler's shocking rise. EDGE chats with actor Noah Simes about the play's timely resonance.

Official Projecting Low Turnout in Alabama Race

Official Projecting Low Turnout in Alabama Race

NEWS | Sep 26
Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill says turnout for the state's Republican runoff for U.S. Senate is so far looking pretty low.

Republican Leaders: Senate Won't Vote on Obamacare Repeal

Republican Leaders: Senate Won't Vote on Obamacare Repeal

NEWS | By Alan Fram | Sep 26
Facing assured defeat, Republican leaders decided Tuesday not to even hold a vote on the GOP's latest attempt to repeal the Obama health care law, surrendering on their last-gasp effort to deliver on the party's banner campaign promise.

Second Annual Transnation Film Festival Announces Lineup

Second Annual Transnation Film Festival Announces Lineup

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 26
The TransNation Film Festival has announced its 2017 lineup of narrative and documentary features, experimental films, and shorts for its second annual festival.

Watch: Fergie Releases Video for 'Like It Ain't Nuttin''

Watch: Fergie Releases Video for 'Like It Ain't Nuttin''

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 26
Eight-time Grammy Award-winner and global superstar Fergie released her highly-anticipated second full-length opus, "Double Dutchess," along with her first visual album "experience," "Double Dutchess: Seeing Double."

Arkansas Officials Seek Immunity in Duggar Privacy Lawsuit

Arkansas Officials Seek Immunity in Duggar Privacy Lawsuit

NEWS | Sep 26
Arkansas officials are seeking immunity from being sued for releasing decade-old information about a sexual abuse investigation involving Josh Duggar and four of his sisters.

Palm Springs Pride Announces Official Event Schedule

Palm Springs Pride Announces Official Event Schedule

NEWS | Sep 26
Greater Palm Springs Pride today released the schedule of official events that are expected to attract 75,000 - 100,000 people to the Coachella Valley November 3 - 5, 2017.

Birmingham, Alabama Adopts LGBTQ Non-Discrimination Ordinance

Birmingham, Alabama Adopts LGBTQ Non-Discrimination Ordinance

NEWS | Sep 26
Alabama is one of 31 states without fully-inclusive, comprehensive LGBTQ non-discrimination protections.

Gunning for the Grammy: Demi Lovato Wants to Win

Gunning for the Grammy: Demi Lovato Wants to Win

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mesfin Fekadu | Sep 26
Demi Lovato, who released her debut in 2008 at 16, earned her first nomination at the 2017 Grammy Awards for her 2015 album, "Confident."

In the 'Will & Grace' Revival, the Gang is Back and Don't Miss a Beat

In the 'Will & Grace' Revival, the Gang is Back and Don't Miss a Beat

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 26
The new season of "Will & Grace" returns to NBC Thursday, 11 years after it ended and quickly finds its groove, feeling as though Season 8 ended just a few months ago.

 National LGBTQ Task Force Appoints Kierra Johnson New Deputy Executive Director

National LGBTQ Task Force Appoints Kierra Johnson New Deputy Executive Director

NEWS | Sep 26
The National LGBTQ Task Force announced today that Kierra Johnson has been named the organization's next Deputy Executive Director. She is currently the Executive Director of Unite for Reproductive & Gender Equity (URGE).


Entertainment

 Review :: Warhol/Capote
Boston, MA

Review :: Warhol/Capote

THEATRE | By Robert Nesti | Sep 26
"Warhol/Capote" offers a series of snapshots in the lives of these iconic celebrities during the last years of their lives. That it doesn't add up to all that much may be the point.

Watch: Madonna Does Kim Kardashian Impression, Beatboxes Run-DMC on 'The Tonight Show'

Watch: Madonna Does Kim Kardashian Impression, Beatboxes Run-DMC on 'The Tonight Show'

CELEBRITIES | Sep 26
Madonna's Kim Kardashian impression is simple but perfect.


Business

LGBTQ Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs to be Honored at StartOut Awards in SF

LGBTQ Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs to be Honored at StartOut Awards in SF

CORPORATE | Sep 26
Entrepreneurs Arlan Hamilton, Meg Columbia-Walsh, Natalia Oberti Noguera, and Intel Capital to be Honored as Top LGBTQ Business Leaders and Innovators on October 6, 2017 in San Francisco


Finance

US Home Prices Jumped in July as Sales Level Off

US Home Prices Jumped in July as Sales Level Off

REAL ESTATE | Sep 26
U.S. home prices climbed steadily in July even as sales have slowed, evidence that a limited supply of available houses is distorting the real estate market.


Cars

Semi-Autonomous Cadillacs En Route to Dealerships

Semi-Autonomous Cadillacs En Route to Dealerships

AUTO NEWS | Sep 26
General Motors' Cadillac luxury brand is embarking on a cross-country drive to show off its version of a car that almost drives itself on the freeway.


Health/Fitness

NBJC Stakeholders Strategize End to HIV/AIDS in Black Communities

NBJC Stakeholders Strategize End to HIV/AIDS in Black Communities

AIDS | Sep 25
On September 18-19, NBJC convened a core group of leaders near the nation's capital for a critically important meeting focused on the spread and impact of HIV/AIDS on black families.


Nightlife

OUT MetroWest to Honor Asa Sevelius on September 23rd
Boston, MA

OUT MetroWest to Honor Asa Sevelius on September 23rd

OUT MetroWest will honor Asa Sevelius, principal of the Heath School in Brookline, during this year's Come Out & Celebrate event on Saturday, September 23.

Bushwig :: September 24, 2017

Bushwig :: September 24, 2017

PHOTO ALBUMS | Sep 25
Bushwig has grown from a small local showcase into a two-day festival, with an incredible display of creativity not only by the 150 plus performers, but by almost everybody in attendance.