Gay Boston: The Latest

Watch: Madonna Slammed for Video of Son Dancing to Michael Jackson to Honor George Floyd

Watch: Madonna Slammed for Video of Son Dancing to Michael Jackson to Honor George Floyd

ENTERTAINMENT | May 29
Madonna weighed in on the death of security guard George Floyd and was quickly slammed on social media for doing so.

'Never Have I Ever' Brings Rare Voice, and a Newcomer, to TV

'Never Have I Ever' Brings Rare Voice, and a Newcomer, to TV

ENTERTAINMENT | By Amanda Lee Myers | May 29
When Mindy Kaling was growing up in the Boston area, few classmates looked like her, and her television choices ranged from angsty white teenagers to funny white teenagers.

Minnesota Governor Apologizes for Arrest of CNN Crew

Minnesota Governor Apologizes for Arrest of CNN Crew

NEWS | By David Bauder | May 29
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz apologized to CNN, saying he takes total responsibility for the arrest of one of the network's crews Friday as they reported on violent protests in Minneapolis following the death of George Floyd.

Weinstein Raped Me in 1994 at Age 17, Woman Says in Lawsuit

Weinstein Raped Me in 1994 at Age 17, Woman Says in Lawsuit

NEWS | By Michael R. Sisak | May 29
A woman who says Harvey Weinstein raped her when she was 17 is among four plaintiffs in a new lawsuit against the imprisoned movie mogul, the latest court action accusing him of decades of vile sexual behavior.

Watch: Ohio Gay Couple Let Hateful Act Prompt Good Deeds

Watch: Ohio Gay Couple Let Hateful Act Prompt Good Deeds

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | May 29
When a same-sex couple living in Ohio were targeted with a malicious act of vandalism, they responded with constructive action by raising money for an LGBTQ support group.

Airline Passenger Sentenced in Groping of Male Attendant

Airline Passenger Sentenced in Groping of Male Attendant

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | May 29
Gavin Capps was on an easyJet flight to Iceland when his antics proved disruptive to flight attendants. Then he went too far, groping a male flight attendant.

Suicide by Cop? Police Gun Down Trans Suspect in Armed Standoff

Suicide by Cop? Police Gun Down Trans Suspect in Armed Standoff

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | May 29
Police in Tallahassee, Florida shot and killed a transgender suspect in a stabbing death when the suspect pointed a gun at responding officers, media sources report.

Out Pol Brian Sims Calls Republicans 'Callous Liars' in Not Reporting Colleague's Positive COVID-19 Status for a Week

Out Pol Brian Sims Calls Republicans 'Callous Liars' in Not Reporting Colleague's Positive COVID-19 Status for a Week

NEWS | By Robert Nesti | May 29
After one of his colleague's withheld his positive COVID-19 status for week, out Pennsylvania pol Brian Sims lashed back.

Listen: Lady Gaga Releases New Album 'Chromatica'

Listen: Lady Gaga Releases New Album 'Chromatica'

ENTERTAINMENT | May 29
Lady Gaga has finally released her sixth studio album "Chromatica."

Antibody Tests Were Hailed As Way To End Lockdowns. Instead, They Cause Confusion.

Antibody Tests Were Hailed As Way To End Lockdowns. Instead, They Cause Confusion.

HEALTH_FITNESS | By Christie Aschwanden | May 29
Researchers tested twelve different antibody tests and found all but one turned up false positives — implying that someone had antibodies when they didn't ? with false-positive rates reaching as high as 16%.


News

Activists Criticize New Anti-Violence Campaign in Mexico

Activists Criticize New Anti-Violence Campaign in Mexico

NEWS | By Maria Verza | May 29
Activists criticized a new Mexican government ad campaign on violence against women Thursday, saying it minimizes the problem and depicts women as aggressors, too.



Entertainment

Review: Gaga's 'Chromatica' a Healing Musical Elixir

Review: Gaga's 'Chromatica' a Healing Musical Elixir

ENTERTAINMENT | By JC Alvarez | May 29
In the midst of a pandemic, Lady Gaga- the Princess of Punk Pop-Dance - delivers an elixir of dance, a concoction that will heal the soul and restore your faith.



Business

Czech National Museum Exhibits Masks Made During Pandemic

Czech National Museum Exhibits Masks Made During Pandemic

BUSINESS | By Karel Janicek | May 29
The National Museum in Prague has put on display the most visible symbol of the Czech Republic's response to the coronavirus - face masks.



Technology

Court: California Agencies Can't Charge to Edit Police Video

Court: California Agencies Can't Charge to Edit Police Video

TECHNOLOGY | By Don Thompson | May 29
Governments must bear the costs of redacting police body camera video before making it public, the California Supreme Court ruled Thursday.



Finance

Congress Said COVID-19 Tests Should be Free, But Who's Paying?

Congress Said COVID-19 Tests Should be Free, But Who's Paying?

HEALTH_FITNESS | By Blake Farmer, Nashville Public Radio | May 26
Hospitals around the country are afraid to send out hundreds of thousands of bills related to COVID-19 testing. That's because Congress mandated there would be no copays and no out-of-pocket costs for patients. But who's paying?



Cars

Nissan Plans to Close Barcelona Factories, 3,000 Jobs Lost

Nissan Plans to Close Barcelona Factories, 3,000 Jobs Lost

CARS | May 28
Spain's government says that Japanese carmaker Nissan Motor Co. has decided to close its manufacturing plants in the northeastern Catalonia region.



Style

Pretty in Pink: 5 Rosé Wines to Rock Your Summer

Pretty in Pink: 5 Rosé Wines to Rock Your Summer

STYLE | By Matthew Wexler | May 29
Rosé is like your favorite T-shirt or Sam Smith song. It's the kind of thing you just want to curl up with on a lazy afternoon. Here are EDGE's top picks for summer drinking.



Travel

TAP Air Portugal Resumes Service June 4

TAP Air Portugal Resumes Service June 4

TRAVEL | May 29
Following Portugal's completion of its three phases of re-opening next week, TAP Air Portugal is recommencing air service from North America from June 4, with twice-weekly flights between Newark Liberty and Lisbon.



Nightlife

Interim Mr. Gay World a Heroic Doctor Who Battled COVID-19

Interim Mr. Gay World a Heroic Doctor Who Battled COVID-19

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | May 28
When Mr. Gay World 2020 had to be put off to next year, the plan was for first runner-up from 2019 to serve an interim term. Then an ironic twist emerged - one with a heroic tinge.