Gay Boston: The Latest

Boston Hosts Annual Taste of the North End Charity Fundraiser
Boston, MA

Boston Hosts Annual Taste of the North End Charity Fundraiser

NIGHTLIFE | Apr 28
Once again, on Friday, April 28, North End restaurateur Donato Frattaroli is hosting the long-time favorite Taste Of The North End, at which many of the North End restaurants will whip up a bite-sized specialty all under the same roof.

Harry Styles Announces Fall World Tour Ahead of Solo Album

Harry Styles Announces Fall World Tour Ahead of Solo Album

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 28
Harry Styles has announced a world tour ahead of the release of his first solo album.

Warren 'Troubled' by Report of Wall Street-Paid Obama Speech

Warren 'Troubled' by Report of Wall Street-Paid Obama Speech

NEWS | Apr 28
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren says she's "troubled" by reports that former President Barack Obama will be paid $400,000 to speak at a September health care conference put on by Wall Street firm Cantor Fitzgerald.

Trump: 'I Thought it Would be Easier'

Trump: 'I Thought it Would be Easier'

NEWS | Apr 28
President Donald Trump is sounding wistful as he reflects on his first 100 days on the job.

UK Jury Convicts Doctor of Performing Unneccesary Surgeries

UK Jury Convicts Doctor of Performing Unneccesary Surgeries

NEWS | By Danica Kirka | Apr 28
A prominent breast surgeon whose victims accused him of playing God with their lives faces a life sentence after a jury convicted him Friday of carrying out unnecessary operations that maimed some of his victims for life.

Medical Marijuana Advocates Say Iowa Program Too Limited

Medical Marijuana Advocates Say Iowa Program Too Limited

NEWS | By Linley Sanders | Apr 28
A medical marijuana oil program approved by the Iowa Legislature might not offer much help to patients with qualifying medical conditions, but advocates say it's at least a step in the right direction.

Watch: Russian Spokeswoman Gets Flustered When Asked About Gay Torture in Chechnya

Watch: Russian Spokeswoman Gets Flustered When Asked About Gay Torture in Chechnya

NEWS | Apr 28
A spokeswoman for Russia's Foreign Ministry sat down with Yahoo News Thursday to speak with Katie Couric and things quickly got awkward when the reporter brought up reports of abuse on gay men in Chechnya.

'13 Reasons' Sparks Criticism of Teen Suicide Depiction

'13 Reasons' Sparks Criticism of Teen Suicide Depiction

NEWS | By Mark Kennedy | Apr 28
The suicide of the heroine in Netflix's new popular series "13 Reasons Why" shouldn't come as a shock, since it's depicted in the final episode of a series built around the character's death. But knowing that it is coming doesn't make it any easier.

Tennessee Senate OKs Bill LGBT Groups Deem Discriminatory

Tennessee Senate OKs Bill LGBT Groups Deem Discriminatory

NEWS | By Jonathan Mattise | Apr 28
Words in state law must be interpreted as having "natural and ordinary meaning" under a bill passed by the Tennessee Senate on Thursday. Critics call it a sneaky way of encouraging state judges to deny rights to same-sex couples and transgender people.

HGTV's 'Home Town' Shines Light on Mississippi

HGTV's 'Home Town' Shines Light on Mississippi

STYLE | Apr 28
The hosts of a new HGTV show say their program "Home Town" is shining a positive light on their home state.

Restaurant Calorie Count Hits More Delays

Restaurant Calorie Count Hits More Delays

STYLE | By Mary Clare Jalonick | Apr 28
Consumers hoping to consistently find out how many calories are in that burger and fries may have to wait - again.


News

The History of Using '100 Days' As a Benchmark

The History of Using '100 Days' As a Benchmark

POLITICS | Apr 28
While "100 days" has become a popular benchmark in American presidential politics, its origins go back to nineteenth century France. CBS News chief White House correspondent Major Garrett offers a brief history.


Entertainment

Father, Daughter, Plays -- Part Two: Georgia Lyman
Boston, MA

Father, Daughter, Plays -- Part Two: Georgia Lyman

CELEBRITIES | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 27
Trying to assemble a comprehensive list of Georgia Lyman's contributions to Boston's cultural life would be a task and a half, but EDGE takes a run at it -- and enjoys a chat with the actress, who's about to appear in "Gabriel," at Stoneham Theatre.

 Review :: Harold and Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story

Review :: Harold and Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story

MOVIES | By Roger Walker-Dack | Apr 28
The real-life story of Hollywood back-room couple Harold and Lillian Michelson is the sort of stuff that movies used to be made of.


Technology

As Dubai Focuses on Future, Cybersecurity a Growing Concern

As Dubai Focuses on Future, Cybersecurity a Growing Concern

PERSONAL TECH | By Jon Gambrell | Apr 28
As Dubai races toward a future of self-driving cars and drones filling up its high-rise-studded skyline, cybersecurity is becoming a growing concern in a region replete with examples of cyberattacks.


Cars

Daimler Profits Double on Sales of Mercedes E-Class, SUVs

Daimler Profits Double on Sales of Mercedes E-Class, SUVs

AUTO NEWS | By David McHugh | Apr 27
German automaker Daimler AG says net profit doubled in the first three months of the year as the new version of the company's Mercedes-Benz E-Class sedan and its SUV lineup boosted sales.


Health/Fitness

HIV Market Will See Modest Growth to $22.5B By 2025, Says GlobalData

HIV Market Will See Modest Growth to $22.5B By 2025, Says GlobalData

AIDS | Apr 27
The HIV market across nine major countries is set to grow from $16.3 billion in 2015 to $22.5 billion by 2025, representing a compound annual growth rate of just over 3 percent, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData.


Travel

United CEO Continues Damage Control

United CEO Continues Damage Control

By EDGE | Apr 28
In an effort to squash the public relations nightmare spewing from the recent, violent removal of a United Airlines passenger, CEO Oscar Munoz issued a statement.


Nightlife

Dyke Night Hosts LGBT Showcase of the Women in Comedy Festival
Boston, MA

Dyke Night Hosts LGBT Showcase of the Women in Comedy Festival

On Saturday, April 22, at Boston's Club Café, join Dyke Night as they host the LGBT Showcase of the Women in Comedy Festival (WICF).

Latino Commission on AIDS' Cielo Gala Honors 'Hamilton' Star Javier Muñoz

Latino Commission on AIDS' Cielo Gala Honors 'Hamilton' Star Javier Muñoz

AIDS | Apr 27
On Friday, April 28, the Latino Commission on AIDS will held their Cielo Gala 2017, honoring HIV/AIDS activist Javier Muñoz, star of Broadway's hit show "Hamilton" with the Ilka Award.