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Native Engager: Tori Amos Talks Gay Mentors, Gets Political

Native Engager: Tori Amos Talks Gay Mentors, Gets Political

ENTERTAINMENT | By Chris Azzopardi | Sep 24
Before last year's political turn of events, the piano virtuoso took a summer road trip through North Carolina's Smoky Mountains to reconnect to her familial roots, setting into motion her nature-influenced 15th studio album. Amos chats us up.

BARchive :: When 'Drummer' Came to Town

BARchive :: When 'Drummer' Came to Town

BARTAB | By Michael Flanagan | Sep 24
During its classic period from 1977 to 1979, the magazine "Drummer" introduced the growing leather culture to both San Francisco and the world.

Wonder Woman Bi? Petition Launched to Make it Official

Wonder Woman Bi? Petition Launched to Make it Official

NEWS | By Brittany Ferrendi | Sep 24
"Wonder Woman" just came out on DVD Tuesday - right smack-dab in the middle of Bisexual Visibility Week - and now bisexual activists have launched a petition to make Princess Diana canonically bisexual in the sequel.

Folsom Frenzy :: Annual Street Fair Unleashes the Kink

Folsom Frenzy :: Annual Street Fair Unleashes the Kink

BARTAB | By Race Bannon | Sep 24
This past Sunday the annual Leather Week frenzy that leads up to the centerpiece event, Folsom Street Fair, began with the 26th annual LeatherWalk.

Oakland Park, Fla., Preparing 'Conversion Therapy' Ban

Oakland Park, Fla., Preparing 'Conversion Therapy' Ban

NEWS | By John McDonald | Sep 24
In the midst of the storm of the century, the City of Oakland Park, Florida, moved ahead with plans to ban conversion therapy.

AP FACT CHECK: Kimmel's Take on Health Care Harder to Refute

AP FACT CHECK: Kimmel's Take on Health Care Harder to Refute

ENTERTAINMENT | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Sep 24
Who's right - President Donald Trump and Sen. Bill Cassidy, or late-night host Jimmy Kimmel?

North Korea Stages Anti-US Rally in Battle with Trump

North Korea Stages Anti-US Rally in Battle with Trump

NEWS | Sep 24
North Korea has held a large anti-U.S. rally in its capital city, backing its leader Kim Jong Un as he exchanges insult-laden threats with President Donald Trump.

Demi Lovato to Help War-Scarred Children in Iraq

Demi Lovato to Help War-Scarred Children in Iraq

NEWS | Sep 24
Demi Lovato was named a Global Citizen ambassador at the organization's annual music festival Saturday, championing the mental health of thousands of children displaced within Iraq and other vulnerable communities.

Right-Wing Firebrand Vows to Hold Rally at UC Berkeley

Right-Wing Firebrand Vows to Hold Rally at UC Berkeley

NEWS | By Daisy Nguyen | Sep 24
Free Speech Week is officially canceled, but the controversy surrounding the campus event will likely not end as right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos vows to appear at an unsanctioned rally at the University of California, Berkeley on Sunday.

NFL Owners Speak Out in Support of Players, Against Trump

NFL Owners Speak Out in Support of Players, Against Trump

NEWS | By Dave Campbell | Sep 24
The NFL's players and owners are frequently at odds over the issues, finances and rules of the game, a long-running feud that looms large toward another potential work stoppage after the 2020 season.


News

Bisexual Activist Talks About Gender, Sexual Identity at Florida Atlantic

Bisexual Activist Talks About Gender, Sexual Identity at Florida Atlantic

NATIONAL | By Ryan Lynch | Sep 23
There was a feverish flurry of pens hitting paper during Wednesday afternoon in Florida Atlantic's Majestic Palm Room. But the students there weren't taking a test.


Entertainment

Putting It Together: John Kelly on 'Time No Line'
Boston, MA

Putting It Together: John Kelly on 'Time No Line'

THEATRE | By Robert Nesti | Sep 21
Performance artist John Kelly comes to Cambridge's Oberon this week with "Time No Line," his performance piece in which he looks back at the cultural & political events that have shaped his life & career. EDGE spoke to Kelly about the piece.

Gender Showdown on the Tennis Court

Gender Showdown on the Tennis Court

MOVIES | By David Lamble | Sep 23
For LGBTQ movie-lovers, "The Battle of the Sexes" scores with a worthy ensemble. Co-directors Valerie Feris and Jonathan Dayton serve up their thoughts.


Business

Canadian Retailers See Potential NAFTA Change As Threat

Canadian Retailers See Potential NAFTA Change As Threat

CORPORATE | By Rob Gillies | Sep 24
A relatively little-noticed aspect of negotiations to recast the NAFTA trade treaty is hugely important to store owners who fear it will drive more customers to larger U.S.-based online competitors.


Technology

Review: iTunes Video Upgrade Makes the New Apple TV Worth It

Review: iTunes Video Upgrade Makes the New Apple TV Worth It

PERSONAL TECH | By Anick Jesdanun | Sep 24
It might seem odd to review the new Apple TV streaming device - one specifically designed to display super-sharp video known as 4K - without actually owning a 4K TV.


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

Mazda 6 Recalled; Wiring Short Can Knock Out Power Steering

Mazda 6 Recalled; Wiring Short Can Knock Out Power Steering

AUTO NEWS | Sep 22
Mazda is recalling more than 60,000 midsize cars in the U.S. and Canada because a wiring problem can knock out power-assisted steering and the passenger air bag.


Travel

Swingers: Autumn Golfing in San Diego

Swingers: Autumn Golfing in San Diego

SPORTS | By John Marshall | Sep 22
Summer sends vacationers flocking to the San Diego area, many of them bringing their golf clubs with them. Mild temperatures, great courses, superb conditions. What's not to love?


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.

amfAR Milano Gala In Milan, Italy :: September 22, 2017

amfAR Milano Gala In Milan, Italy :: September 22, 2017

PHOTO ALBUMS | Sep 22
Alessandra Ambrosio, Jourdan Dunn, Karolina Kurkova, Hailey Baldwin, Kat Graham, amfAR Chairman of the Board Kenneth Cole joined the Italian fashion community in Milan to honor Angela Missoni and to raise funds for amfAR's AIDS research programs.