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Ilyse Robbins is Mapping Out A New Routine at Stoneham Theatre
Boston, MA

Ilyse Robbins is Mapping Out A New Routine at Stoneham Theatre

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 23
Robbins is well respected as an actor, a director, and a choreographer. Now she's taken on a new position as Associate Artistic Director at Stoneham Theatre. Robbins tells EDGE all about it.

Can't Wear Shorts to Work? Wear a Dress

Can't Wear Shorts to Work? Wear a Dress

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 23
When a heat wave hit England this week, an office worker decided to beat the heat by wearing shorts to work, only to be sent home.

Madrid Hosts - and Debates - Global Gay Pride

Madrid Hosts - and Debates - Global Gay Pride

NEWS | By Aritz Parra | Jun 23
Madrid is gearing up to be the world capital of gay pride, a colorful mixture of commercialism and all-night partying that has brought vindication for sexual and gender diversity and created fissures among LGBT activists.

Twin Cities Pride Officials Apologize, Will Let Police March

Twin Cities Pride Officials Apologize, Will Let Police March

NEWS | By Steve Karnowski | Jun 23
Twin Cities Pride Parade organizers apologized for asking law enforcement to minimize their participation in the annual event in downtown Minneapolis due to tensions over the shooting of Philando Castile, and said officers are welcome to march after all.

Prosecutors Seek to Uphold 'Making a Murderer' Confession

Prosecutors Seek to Uphold 'Making a Murderer' Confession

NEWS | By Todd Richmond and Steve Karnowski | Jun 23
The confession of a Wisconsin inmate featured in the Netflix series "Making a Murderer" was improperly obtained and he should be retried or released from prison, a three-judge federal appeals panel ruled.

Military Heads Want Transgender Enlistment Hold

Military Heads Want Transgender Enlistment Hold

NEWS | By Lolita C. Baldor | Jun 23
Military chiefs will seek a six-month delay before letting transgender people enlist in their services, officials said Friday.

Strands for Trans Launches Pride Campaign

Strands for Trans Launches Pride Campaign

STYLE | By EDGE | Jun 23
"Strands for Trans," a public awareness campaign encouraging barbershops and salons across the country to provide a welcoming and safe environment for transgender individuals, launches this week.

Report: Former Gay Porn Star, Convicted Cannibal Killer, to Marry Inmate

Report: Former Gay Porn Star, Convicted Cannibal Killer, to Marry Inmate

NEWS | Jun 23
They found love in a hopeless place.

Watch: NYC Mayor Proclaims June 22 'Laverne Cox Day'

Watch: NYC Mayor Proclaims June 22 'Laverne Cox Day'

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 23
As of Thursday, in New York City June 22 will be known as Laverne Cox Day.

Threats to Wife of Trump-Like 'Caesar' Play Director Probed

Threats to Wife of Trump-Like 'Caesar' Play Director Probed

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 23
Police are investigating threats made to the wife of the director of a New York production of Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar" that depicted a Donald Trump lookalike character being assassinated.

Sessions Orders Review of Transgender Murders, Calls Pride Event 'Perfectly Appropriate'

Sessions Orders Review of Transgender Murders, Calls Pride Event 'Perfectly Appropriate'

NEWS | Jun 23
Was Thursday 'Opposite Day?' In a surprising move, United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions, a man not known for his support of the LGBT community, spoke on Thursday in support of a Pride Month event held by the Justice Department


Entertainment

Seattle Men's Chorus Boldly Belts out Bette, Babs & Beyoncé for Pride Month
Boston, MA

Seattle Men's Chorus Boldly Belts out Bette, Babs & Beyoncé for Pride Month

NATIONAL | Jun 19
Seattle Men's Chorus (SMC) proudly takes the McCaw Hall stage for Bette, Babs &Beyoncé, belting out many of the songs made famous by this beloved trio of divas: Bette Midler, Barbra Streisand, and Beyoncé Knowles.

After Backlash, Pop Star Halsey Apologizes for Defending Rapper's Homophobic Remarks

After Backlash, Pop Star Halsey Apologizes for Defending Rapper's Homophobic Remarks

CELEBRITIES | Jun 23
Pop star Halsey gave an interview with The Guardian this week, where she seemed to defend homophobic remarks made by rapper Quavo, of the popular Atlanta rap trio Migos. But after a Twitter backlash, the singer is offering an apology of her own.


Business

BofA to Repay Released Arizona Inmates for Debit-Card Fees

BofA to Repay Released Arizona Inmates for Debit-Card Fees

FINANCE | By Bob Christie | Jun 23
Bank of America Corp. will repay tens of thousands of released Arizona prison inmates for what advocacy groups say were excessive charges to access money on debit cards they received when they got out of prison.


Finance

Summer Vacation? Lots of Americans Say They Can't Afford It

Summer Vacation? Lots of Americans Say They Can't Afford It

SAVING | By Beth J. Harpaz, Emily Swanson | Jun 20
Forget frequent flier miles, last-minute getaways and even road trips. Nearly half of Americans say they won't be taking a vacation this summer, mostly because they can't afford it.


Cars

Ford to Move Focus Production to China, Sees No U.S. Job Loss

Ford to Move Focus Production to China, Sees No U.S. Job Loss

AUTO NEWS | By Dee-Ann Durbin | Jun 22
Ford said Tuesday it plans to move production of its Ford Focus small car from the U.S. to China, where it already makes the Focus for Chinese buyers.


Style

Slow the Signs of Aging With Sun Protection

Slow the Signs of Aging With Sun Protection

HEALTH | Jun 23
As Pride season begins, some may be hoping to show off a tan. While these individuals may believe tanning makes them more beautiful, this habit can actually damage their skin in the long run.


Health/Fitness

McConnell Faces Hunt for GOP Votes for Senate 'Favor the Rich' Health Bill

McConnell Faces Hunt for GOP Votes for Senate 'Favor the Rich' Health Bill

NATIONAL | By Alan Fram and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jun 23
The bill would cut and redesign the Medicaid program for low-income and disabled people, and erase taxes on higher earners and the medical industry that helped pay for the roughly 20 million Americans covered by Obama's law.


Nightlife

Rhode Island Pride Festival Club Parties :: July 17, 2017

Rhode Island Pride Festival Club Parties :: July 17, 2017

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jun 22
After the parade ended the parties at the clubs got started. Here are some fun photos from the Providence Eagle, The Dark Lady/Alley Cat, The Stable, EGO and Mirabar.