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Noah Simes on 'A Bright Room Called Day'
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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.

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).

Preventing Child & Teen Obesity: 10 Tips for Helping Your Child Live a Healthy Life

Preventing Child & Teen Obesity: 10 Tips for Helping Your Child Live a Healthy Life

NEWS | Sep 26
Today, about one in five school-aged children are obese and that's tripled since the 1970s. Now's a great time to start them on the right path to healthy living.

U.S. Sen Tammy Baldwin Prevents Trump Admin Efforts to Eliminate LGBTI Rights as U.S. Foreign Policy Priority

U.S. Sen Tammy Baldwin Prevents Trump Admin Efforts to Eliminate LGBTI Rights as U.S. Foreign Policy Priority

NEWS | Sep 26
Senator Baldwin's amendment ensures continued funding for the Office of the Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTI Persons and for the LGBTI Portfolio within USAID.

Equality Act Now Has 104 Major Corporate Co-Sponsors

Equality Act Now Has 104 Major Corporate Co-Sponsors

NEWS | Sep 26
The Equality Act creates protections against discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity in employment ensuring that LGBTQ employees are hired, fired, and promoted based solely on their performance.

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'

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

Idina Menzel Marries One-Time 'Rent' Co-Star Aaron Lohr

Idina Menzel Marries One-Time 'Rent' Co-Star Aaron Lohr

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 26
"Frozen" star Idina Menzel has married actor Aaron Lohr.

GOP, White House Prepare to Roll Out Tax Cuts

GOP, White House Prepare to Roll Out Tax Cuts

NEWS | By Marcy Gordon and Ken Thomas | Sep 26
The White House and congressional Republicans are finalizing a tax plan that would slash the corporate rate while likely reducing the levy for the wealthiest Americans, with President Donald Trump ready to roll out the policy proposal at midweek.

Lee Daniels Pushes Through Fear with Shows 'Empire,' 'Star'

Lee Daniels Pushes Through Fear with Shows 'Empire,' 'Star'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jonathan Landrum Jr. | Sep 26
Oscar-nominated director Lee Daniels says he's consumed by fear each time he films a new scene.


News

Lost Portrait of King James I's 'Boyfriend' Surfaces in Glasgow

Lost Portrait of King James I's 'Boyfriend' Surfaces in Glasgow

INTERNATIONAL | Sep 26
When a portrait by a famous Baroque-era painter that was long believed to have been lost surfaces, it's news. When that portrait happens to be of a rumored gay lover to the King of England, it's fabulous news.


Entertainment

 Review :: Warhol/Capote
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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: 'This Is Us' Star Sterling K. Brown Strips Down for 'Ellen'

Watch: 'This Is Us' Star Sterling K. Brown Strips Down for 'Ellen'

TELEVISION | Sep 26
Actor Sterling K. Brown apparently doesn't like wearing his shirt. And that's OK with us.


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

Trump's Childhood Home Becomes Showcase for Refugees

Trump's Childhood Home Becomes Showcase for Refugees

NATIONAL | By William Mathis | Sep 18
Trump's childhood home in New York had some new occupants over the weekend - refugees who shared their stories as a way to draw attention to the refugee crisis as the United Nations General Assembly convenes this week with Trump in attendance.


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.