THE LATEST

Transsexual Activist Zoe Tur to Bruce Jenner :: Be Honest, Stop Hyping

NEWS | By EDGE | Apr 26
The overwhelming response to Bruce Jenner's announcement on Friday on transitioning has been positive, but Zoe Tur, the outspoken transsexual activist, is less than thrilled with the Olympic champion-turned-reality television star.

Honey Boo Boo's Mom Comes Out As Bisexual

NEWS | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 26
Gird your loins, ladies! Honey Boo Boo's mom June Thompson has just come out as bisexual.

Kris Humphries, Kim Kardashian's Ex, Slammed for Tweet After Jenner Interview

NEWS | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 26
Kim Kardashian's ex-husband, basketball player Kris Humphries, is making headlines Saturday for a tweet me made after the "20/20" Bruce Jenner interview aired, where the Olympic champion came out as transgender to Diane Sawyer.

Gay Marriage a Difficult Issue for GOP White House Hopefuls

NEWS | By David Crary | Apr 26
For Democratic politicians, same-sex marriage has become an easy issue: They're for it. Many Republican VIPs - notably the presidential hopefuls - face a far more complicated landscape.

Same-Sex Marriage Opponents Urge Supreme Court to Go Slow

NEWS | By Mark Sherman | Apr 26
Same-sex marriage opponents acknowledge they face a tough task in trying to persuade the Supreme Court to allow states to limit marriage to a man and a woman.

Stories of Love, Life, Death in High Court Gay Marriage Case

NEWS | By Mark Sherman | Apr 26
Beyond the right to wed, gay and lesbian Americans in the 13 states that continue to define marriage as the union of a man and a woman confront obstacles across the course of their lives, from adoption to hospital visits to death benefits.

Gay Mentor, Belief in Dignity at Roots of Kennedy's Views

NEWS | By Mark Sherman | Apr 26
Justice Anthony Kennedy is the prohibitive favorite to write the Supreme Court decision in June that could extend same-sex marriage nationwide.

Ohio in a Minority as High Court Weighs Same-Sex Marriage

NEWS | By Dan Sewell | Apr 26
While Ohio has traditionally been a national bellwether politically, the state now finds itself in the minority on same-sex marriage heading into Tuesday's U.S. Supreme Court oral arguments.

What's at Stake in Supreme Court Gay Marriage Arguments

By Mark Sherman | Apr 26
The decision in United States v. Windsor did not address the validity of state marriage bans, but courts across the country, with few exceptions, said its logic compelled them to invalidate state laws that prohibited gay and lesbian couples from marrying.

The Commandments, Restored

ENTERTAINMENT | By Pier Angelo | Apr 26
"Christian" was once shorthand "trying to be a good person." Could it be again? This list of holy laws, taken right from the Bible and presented with learned commentary, is a place to start...

Gay Rodeo :: It's 'Hot' in Palm Springs!

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Jones | Apr 26
Palm Springs is an LGBT Mecca, known for mid-century style and Hollywood glamour. Yet, from Friday, May 1 through Sunday, May 3, the Palm Springs Hot Rodeo and Country Fair is all about highlighting the city's Western flair.

'RuPaul's Drag Race' Season 7 - Interview With Jaidynn Diore Fierce

ENTERTAINMENT | By Scott Holland | Apr 26
In week eight of "RuPaul's Drag Race," Jaidynn sashayed off the show and into her post-"RuPaul" career... starting right here, with this exclusive interview!

Bill Aims to Protect Trans Foster Youth

NEWS | Apr 26
A state bill that would ensure transgender foster youth are placed in welcoming and affirming homes passed out of its first legislative committee this week.

Status of LGBT Student Groups May Face Court Fight

NEWS | By John Riley | Apr 26
This week signified a victory for CUAllies, the unofficial LGBT campus group at The Catholic University of America. Whether the group has won the war, or merely one skirmish, has yet to be determined.

Bay Area Getaways

TRAVEL | By Sean Timberlake | Apr 26
Perhaps the best thing about living in the Bay Area is that we are graced with abundant natural beauty right at our fingertips. Even in the hearts of our cities, there exist parks that can transport you to a world apart.

SunFest: Florida's Biggest Music Festival

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mike Halterman | Apr 26
For the 34th annual SunFest, over 175,000 people are expected to pack West Palm Beach's Arts and Entertainment District to see their favorite bands perform.


News

Same-Sex Marriage Pioneer Among Lawyers for High Court Cases

By Mark Sherman | Apr 25
Five lawyers will take turns at the Supreme Court lectern Tuesday for the highly anticipated and extended arguments over same-sex marriage.


Entertainment

Artist Bill Chisholm Moves Outside His Comfort Zone

By Robert Nesti | Apr 25
Bill Chisholm is a Somerville artist EDGE has profiled in the past; we caught up with him again for a conversation about where he's taking his work, his current show in Rhode Island & hitting 50.


Business

US New-Home Sales Collapse in March

Apr 25
Sales of new U.S. homes plummeted in March, as the spring buying season opened with sharp declines in the Northeast and South. The Commerce Department said that new-home sales fell 11.4 percent last month.


Technology

Stocks Rise on Tech Earnings; Nasdaq Adds to Record

Apr 24
Stock indexes edged higher in late-afternoon trading Friday, helped by gains in big technology companies including Google, Amazon and Microsoft.


Finance

Average US Rate on 30-year Mortgage Slips to 3.65 Pct

Apr 24
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates are down slightly this week and remain near historic lows. Mortgage giant Freddie Mac says the national average for a 30-year fixed -rate mortgage slipped to 3.65 percent from 3.67 percent last week.


Cars

Global, Chinese Automakers Debut New Car Models

Apr 23
Ford showed off its new Taurus and Nissan unveiled a midsize sedan designed for China at a Shanghai Auto Show that highlighted the commercial resurgence of lower-priced Chinese auto brands.


Health/Fitness

CDC Comments On Recent Outbreak of HIV and HCV in Indiana

By EDGE | Apr 24
The CDC shares their recommendations for health departments and healthcare providers following the outbreak of HIV and HCV among injection drug users in Indiana.


Travel

CEI Snapshot: American Express and Caesars Entertainment

By Matthew Wexler | Apr 24
EDGE continues our series on businesses that have scored a perfect 100 on the Human Rights Campaign's 2015 Corporate Equality Index. This installment includes American Express and Caesars Entertainment.


Nightlife

German Dramatists Come to Boston for 'The Whole World'

By Michael Cox | Apr 24
In their new comedy "The Whole World," German dramatists Theresia Walser and Karl-Heinz Ott talk about marriage and a whole lot more. The latest incarnation of their script will be read with the playwrights in tow at the Goethe-Institut Boston.