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Bringing 'Torch Song' to a New Generation of Theatergoers

Bringing 'Torch Song' to a New Generation of Theatergoers

ENTERTAINMENT | By Frank J. Avella | Oct 18
Harvey Fierstein's landmark "Torch Song Trilogy" is back, this time with a shortened title and running time. EDGE spoke with the cast & principals of the Second Stage production about this streamlined version.

New York's Highest Court Gets Its First Openly Gay Jurist

New York's Highest Court Gets Its First Openly Gay Jurist

NEWS | Oct 18
The first openly gay member of New York state's highest court is being sworn in.

Fact-Checking Fake News on Facebook Works - Just Too Slowly

Fact-Checking Fake News on Facebook Works - Just Too Slowly

NEWS | Oct 18
Facebook's effort to limit the spread of fake news using outside fact-checkers appears to be having an effect - though that finding comes with a major caveat.

Plus-Size Gay Conference Convergence Sets Eyes on NYC for 2018

Plus-Size Gay Conference Convergence Sets Eyes on NYC for 2018

NIGHTLIFE | Oct 18
Big men are about to take on the Big Apple. Convergence, the long-running conference for plus-size gay men and their admirers is hitting New York City next year.

Trump Jokes: Pence 'Wants to Hang' All Gay People

Trump Jokes: Pence 'Wants to Hang' All Gay People

NEWS | By Brittany Ferrendi | Oct 18
In a feature by "The New Yorker" on a possible Pence presidency and its threat to progressive ideals, a staff member from Trump's campaign revealed the president has often belittled the vice president, whose anti-LGBT views are a matter of record.

Shocking Research Shows That Exercise Is Medicine

Shocking Research Shows That Exercise Is Medicine

Increasingly, researchers are pointing to the fact that exercise is medicine, and yet according to the CDC, only around 22% of adults in the country meet their physical activity guidelines.

Harry Potter Exhibit Marks 20th Anniversary of First Book

Harry Potter Exhibit Marks 20th Anniversary of First Book

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 18
A new British Library exhibition is tracing the history of magic to mark the 20th anniversary of the publication of J.K. Rowling's "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone."

PopUps: Lana Del Rey's Song 'Cola' is Apparently About Harvey Weinstein

PopUps: Lana Del Rey's Song 'Cola' is Apparently About Harvey Weinstein

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 18
Lana Del Rey's "Cola" was apparently written about Harvey Weinstein.

ABIVAX Presents New Data on ABX196 at World Vaccine Congress

ABIVAX Presents New Data on ABX196 at World Vaccine Congress

NEWS | Oct 18
Last week at the Fira Center of the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Barcelona, Spain, ABIVAX presented exciting data on the anticancer effects of its immune enhancer ABX196.

Book's Challenge: Can You Do Squats Like Justice Ginsburg?

Book's Challenge: Can You Do Squats Like Justice Ginsburg?

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Jessica Gresko | Oct 18
Interest in the workout of the Supreme Court's oldest justice and in the man behind it has only grown since the election of Trump. Here's how Ruth Bader Ginsburg keeps fit.


Entertainment

 Review :: The Untold Tales Of Armistead Maupin (Out On Film, OUTshine, Reel Q, Twist)
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Review :: The Untold Tales Of Armistead Maupin (Out On Film, OUTshine, Reel Q, Twist)

MOVIES | By Roger Walker-Dack | Oct 9
A very affectionate documentary on one of the greatest LGBT story tellers of all time.

Today on 'Megyn Kelly Today': Pole Dancing, Jesus & Soaked Nuts

Today on 'Megyn Kelly Today': Pole Dancing, Jesus & Soaked Nuts

TELEVISION | Oct 18
Today on "Megyn Kelly Today," Megyn Kelly talks about pole dancing, Kathy Lee Gifford's new song "Save Jesus" and foods that can "fix" you.


Business

California Wildfires Scorch Marijuana Crops

California Wildfires Scorch Marijuana Crops

CORPORATE | Oct 18
The wildfires wreaking havoc across Northern California have destroyed millions of dollars in marijuana crops ready for harvest on the eve of legalization in the state.


Technology

Doctors Use Patients' Genes to Guide Cancer Care

Doctors Use Patients' Genes to Guide Cancer Care

SCIENCE | Oct 18
Cancer patients increasingly are having their care guided by molecular tumor boards, Experts study the patient's cancer genes and match treatments to mutations that seem to drive the disease.


Finance

An Insider's Look at a Timeshare Pitch

An Insider's Look at a Timeshare Pitch

REAL ESTATE | By Marjorie Miller | Oct 6
I had filled out a form to win a Whole Foods gift certificate. Instead I got a phone call from "Hannah" at FantaSea Resorts congratulating me on winning a travel package.AP Photo/Julio Cortez


Cars

Self-Driving Cars Could Ease Traffic, but Increase Sprawl

Self-Driving Cars Could Ease Traffic, but Increase Sprawl

AUTO NEWS | By Matt O'Brien | Oct 17
A new study inspired by Boston's early experiments with self-driving cars finds that the technology could ease congestion, but might also lead to more cars on the road and further encourage urban sprawl.


Style

Donna Karan Begs Forgiveness for Harvey Weinstein Remarks

Donna Karan Begs Forgiveness for Harvey Weinstein Remarks

NATIONAL | Oct 18
Fashion designer Donna Karan is "apologetic from the bottom of my heart" and embarrassed about "stupid" remarks she made last week that suggested sexual harassment victims were "asking for it" by the way they dressed.


Travel

Naughty Travel Expert Sienna Sinclair Shares Travel Safety Tips for Female Travelers

Naughty Travel Expert Sienna Sinclair Shares Travel Safety Tips for Female Travelers

Oct 18
Traveling around the world is an amazing experience, but at the same time it can be very dangerous -- especially if you're a solo female traveler. Sienna Sinclaire shares safety tips.