Gay News: The Latest

Director Terrence J. Nolen Finds the Enduring Greatness of 'Gypsy'
Philadelphia, PA

Director Terrence J. Nolen Finds the Enduring Greatness of 'Gypsy'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lewis Whittington | May 26
When Arden Theater artistic director Terrence J. Nolen chose to direct "Gypsy" with Philly's Mary Martello, he realized he needed to put together a great production. EDGE spoke to him about the classic musical.

Ariana Grande Planning Benefit Concert in Manchester

Ariana Grande Planning Benefit Concert in Manchester

ENTERTAINMENT | May 27
Ariana Grande has vowed to return to Manchester, England, to give a concert to raise money for the victims of Monday's deadly bombing at her show there.

Only in Florida: Man Fishing Finds Swan Statue Stolen by Naked Bandit

Only in Florida: Man Fishing Finds Swan Statue Stolen by Naked Bandit

NEWS | May 27
A large, black-and-white checkered statue of a swan that was stolen in Florida by a naked man was found on Friday.

After Trip's Final Day, Trump to Return to Tumult at Home

After Trip's Final Day, Trump to Return to Tumult at Home

NEWS | By Jonathan Lemire and Julie Pace | May 27
Down to the final day of his lengthy first international trip, President Donald Trump will lift off for Washington having rattled some allies and reassured others, returning to a White House that sits under a cloud of scandal.

Melania's Pricey Jacket Draws Attention in Sicily

Melania's Pricey Jacket Draws Attention in Sicily

NEWS | By Colleen Barry | May 27
Melania Trump's first outing in the Sicilian sunshine was in a colorful floral applique jacket by Dolce & Gabbana that sells for $51,000, or several thousand dollars below the median U.S. income in 2015.

World OutGames Athletes and Ticket Holders Out of Luck, Miami Festival Cancels Most Events

World OutGames Athletes and Ticket Holders Out of Luck, Miami Festival Cancels Most Events

NEWS | May 26
Unless you're a fan of soccer, aquatics or country dancing, if you're a ticket holder for next month's World OutGames in Miami, you're going to be in for some disappointment.

Report: Man Who Called Gay Couple 'Fags' & 'You Live in Trump Country' Working Out Plea Deal

Report: Man Who Called Gay Couple 'Fags' & 'You Live in Trump Country' Working Out Plea Deal

NEWS | May 26
A North Carolina man who was arrested after spouting gay slurs at a gay couple in Florida in February says he's "extremely remorseful" for the incident and is working out a plea deal, according to a report from Florida Key News.

Drug Smuggling Party Pigeon Busted in Kuwait

Drug Smuggling Party Pigeon Busted in Kuwait

NIGHTLIFE | May 26
Step aside drug mule, there's a new contraband smuggling animal in the zoo. Introducing, the "party pigeon."

Panic! At the Disco's Brendon Urie on 'Exciting' B'way Bow

Panic! At the Disco's Brendon Urie on 'Exciting' B'way Bow

ENTERTAINMENT | By John Carucci | May 26
As Brendon Urie readies to make his Broadway debut Friday night in "Kinky Boots," the Panic! At the Disco frontman expressed condolences to the victims of the deadly attack at a concert in England, vowing never to give in to terror.

Half of Cancer Patients Make Poor Decisions About Breast Reconstruction 

Half of Cancer Patients Make Poor Decisions About Breast Reconstruction 

A new study finds that an surprising number of women aren't making decisions around breast cancer that balance medical knowledge with personal outcomes preferences.

Watch: Ohio Gov. John Kasich Explains Katy Perry and Taylor Swift Feud

Watch: Ohio Gov. John Kasich Explains Katy Perry and Taylor Swift Feud

NEWS | May 26
It turns out Ohio Gov. John Kasich is a cool dad!


News

Black AIDS Institute Launches '30 Days of HIV' Campaign

Black AIDS Institute Launches '30 Days of HIV' Campaign

AIDS | May 26
Black AIDS Institute has announced "30 Days Of HIV," a national, digital, community campaign to raise awareness, educate and mobilize around the ongoing HIV/AIDS crisis in Black communities across America.


Entertainment

Star-Studded Lineup for Provincetown Art House Summer Season
Philadelphia, PA

Star-Studded Lineup for Provincetown Art House Summer Season

Provincetown's Art House announces an exciting summer season with all the big names including Megan Hilty, Bianca Del Rio, Sutton Foster, Laura Benanti and more.

On Broadway: Bette Midler

On Broadway: Bette Midler

THEATRE | May 26
"CBS This Morning" co-host Gayle King sits down with Tony-nominated actress Bette Midler, a true Broadway Baby who's returned to the Great White Way in a revival of the musical "Hello, Dolly!"


Business

Orlando's Not the Only Hot Spot: Theme Park Fun Around U.S.

Orlando's Not the Only Hot Spot: Theme Park Fun Around U.S.

CORPORATE | By Beth J. Harpaz | May 26
Orlando, Florida, often gets the spotlight when it comes to theme parks. But plenty of new attractions are opening elsewhere, from interactive rides that offer different experiences each time you go, to new parks in Alabama and North Carolina.


Technology

China Shuts Some Live Streaming Sites, Punishes Companies

China Shuts Some Live Streaming Sites, Punishes Companies

PERSONAL TECH | May 26
Chinese authorities have punished dozens of companies involved in live online broadcasting and shut down numerous hosting platforms for showing content that was pornographic, related to gambling or involved other content deemed unacceptable.


Finance

Cohousing Puts the Emphasis on Neighborhood

Cohousing Puts the Emphasis on Neighborhood

HOME | By Tracee M. Herbaugh | May 24
What exactly is cohousing? It's a community-focused living arrangement, where residents share space, chores and fellowship. The idea started in Denmark in the 1960s and has spread across Europe and the U.S.


Cars

BMW Recalls 7-Series Cars Because Doors Can Fly Open

BMW Recalls 7-Series Cars Because Doors Can Fly Open

AUTO NEWS | May 26
BMW is recalling more than 45,000 older 7-Series cars in the U.S. because the doors can open unexpectedly while they're being driven.


Style

Finnair Announces 3-Part Food Collaboration

Finnair Announces 3-Part Food Collaboration

FOOD/DRINK | May 26
Finnair announced today a three-part food collaboration to promote Finland's healthy and hearty food culture in conjunction with the ELO Foundation, an association dedicated to the promotion of Finnish food culture.


Health/Fitness

For Mental Health Month, 'Risky Business' Theme Highlights Unhealthy Habits

For Mental Health Month, 'Risky Business' Theme Highlights Unhealthy Habits

HEALTH | May 26
May is Mental Health Month and this year's theme, "Risky Business," is a call to educate ourselves and others about habits and behaviors that increase the risk of developing or exacerbating mental illnesses.


Travel

Hiking the Inca Trail and 4 Must-Pack Essentials

Hiking the Inca Trail and 4 Must-Pack Essentials

By Matthew Wexler | May 27
This nine-day itinerary from Out Adventures includes Lima's world-famous Peruvian cuisine (ceviche, anyone?) and nightlife, followed by four days hiking the Inca Trail.


Nightlife

Girl-on-Girl Porn Action Wicked Hawt, Say Boston Women

Girl-on-Girl Porn Action Wicked Hawt, Say Boston Women

SEX | By Winnie McCroy | May 26
A new study by Pornhub shows that while Bostonians watch slightly less porn that the average American, they are big fans of girl-on-girl action.