THE LATEST

Artist Bill Chisholm Moves Outside His Comfort Zone

ENTERTAINMENT | 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.

Peaches Christ Returns to "Gray Gardens"

ENTERTAINMENT | By Scott Stiffler | Apr 25
A West Coast drag queen who earned her own rabid following by exposing audiences to cult films is preparing for a high-concept "Return" to New York City.

Honey Boo Boo's Mom Comes Out As Bisexual

NEWS | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 25
Gird your loins, ladies! Honey Boo Boo's mom June Thompson has just come out as bisexual.

Same-Sex Marriage Pioneer Among Lawyers for High Court Cases

NEWS | 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.

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

NEWS | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 25
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.

Bruce Jenner Comes Out as Transgender, Says 'I Am a Woman'

NEWS | By David Bauder | Apr 25
Former Olympic champion Bruce Jenner says that "for all intents and purposes, I am a woman."

US New-Home Sales Collapse in March

BUSINESS | 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.

100-Carat Girl's Best Friend Goes for $22M

STYLE | Apr 25
A "perfect" 100-carat diamond in a classic emerald cut sold for just over $22 million at auction on Tuesday.

Congress Seeks to Overturn D.C. Reproductive Rights Bill

By John Riley | Apr 25
At a markup hearing of the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform (OGR) on Tuesday, conservatives moved forward with a resolution of disapproval aimed at overturning the Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Act (RHNDA).

Anti-Trans Ballot Measure Introduced in CA

NEWS | By Matthew S. Bajko | Apr 25
A California group long opposed to LGBT rights has introduced a ballot measure that would legislate which public restrooms transgender people could use.

Man Charged with Murder in Death of Gay Former Journalist

NEWS | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Apr 25
A man has been charged with murder in the April 15 death of a gay former Bay Area Reporter freelance writer who had covered marriage equality and other issues before opening a moped shop in Sacramento.

One Million Moms Takes On Pubic Hair TV Spot

NEWS | By Bobby McGuire | Apr 25
One Million Moms is looking to snatch business away from Schick.

Inside Amy Schumer's Moment

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 25
It's comedian and actress Amy Schumer's time to shine with the new season of her critically acclaimed Comedy Central show, "Inside Amy Schumer."

25th Annual Fleet Week Port Everglades

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mike Halterman | Apr 25
For the past 25 years, springtime in South Florida has meant Fleet Week, and it's almost that time again for the locals to welcome the men in uniform once more.

Mobile App Could Speed O'Hare Passport Lines

Apr 25
International travelers arriving at Chicago's O'Hare airport should find shorter lines at passport control thanks to a smartphone app.

CIA Pitches Tent At Miami Beach Gay Pride

NEWS | By John McDonald | Apr 25
The intelligence agency joined the event last Saturday, setting up a table and handing out brochures about working for the nation.


News

Cruz'n for a Bruising: Boycott on Fire Island Properties in Wake of Party for Anti-Gay Pol

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Apr 24
Social media is ablaze with backlash and damage control in the wake of gay hotelier and newly self-installed "Pope of Fire Island Pines" Ian Reisner's hosting of an event for anti-gay Senator and 2016 hopeful Ted Cruz at his Manhattan penthouse Monday.


Entertainment

Dr. Oz Mounts Spirited Defense Against Critical Letter

TELEVISION | Apr 24
Dr. Mehmet Oz says last week's attack by 10 doctors who accused him of promoting "quack treatments" on his TV show was spurred by his vocal support for labeling genetically modified foods - a stance he says some if not all of those accusers oppose.


Business

Shanghai Auto Show Bans Scantly Clad Female Models

LEGAL | Apr 24
The Shanghai Auto Show banned female models. The show's decision comes as China's government under President Xi Jinping increases efforts to crack down on prostitution, online pornography and what it considers racy or improper programming on TV.


Finance

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

REAL ESTATE | 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

AUTO SHOWS | 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

HEALTH | 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

Into the Wild: A Women's Adventure in Baja, Mexico

By Jill Gleeson | Apr 24
We sent a writer on a women-only adventure to Baja, Mexico with Wild Women Expeditions. From pitching tents and kayaking to lazy nights under the star-soaked sky, this is what she discovered.


Nightlife

Broadway's Eden Espinosa Comes to 'The Not-So-Late Show'

MUSIC | By EDGE | Apr 24
This Saturday, April 25 at 9:30 p.m., Marti Gould Cummings welcomes Broadway star Eden Espinosa to "The Not-So-Late Show." New World Stages is located at 340 W 50th St. Audience tickets are free.