Elton John came under fire recently when he announced that he would perform in Russia, just a few months before the Winter Olympics. The pop star, who spoke out for LGBT rights during his show, further explained why he went to Russia in a statement.
Stephen Alexander has been coaching boys’ soccer at Ponaganset High School in Gloucester, R.I., for the past three years. But what separates Alexander from the average high school coach is that he identifies as transgender.
With the goal of raising awareness about HIV prevention, the Rhode Island Coalition for HIV Prevention will be conducting Rhode Island’s 2nd Annual World AIDS Day Event.
Televangelist Pat Robertson warned a viewer this week that inviting a lesbian friend to her home could cause her children to "grow up as lesbians."
The ultra-mysterious London-based electronic musician Burial set the Internet on fire Wednesday when he released his latest EP "Rival Dealer," and its track "Come Down to Us," which samples a speech by transgender director Lana Wachowski.
A 10-year-old Arkansas boy name Will Phillips has decided that he cannot in good conscience pledge allegiance to the flag as long as the country for which it stands refuses legal equality to its GLBT citizens.
A new report from the Spectrum Human Rights Alliance, which aims to support LGBT rights in Eastern Europe, claims that Russian skinheads allegedly used a popular social media site to lure LGBT teens in order to torture them.
John Waters has, happily, been making the world a filthier place since he first started making movies with Divine some 40 years ago in Baltimore. And, happily, he’s talking about it in his solo show touring the country this month.
The Lyric Stage Company is giving the thought provoking comedy "Becky’s New Car," by Steven Dietz, its Boston area premiere (through December 22). But director Larry Coen wonders if letting a woman drive may be an unpaved road in the theatre.
Jackie Beat’s annual Xmas show is the best antidote to the good tidings of the season. EDGE spoke to the drag superstar about what to expect from her latest show, as well as ’The Sound of Music’ and what she thinks of Alec Baldwin
The yuletide jazz concert "Comfort and Joy" is the annual fundraiser for AIDS awareness at St. Luke and the Epiphany in the heart of Philly’s gay district. EDGE spoke to singer Mary Ellen Desmond about the concert on its 10th year anniversary.
Adult entertainment performers who contracted the AIDS virus are speaking out about the industry’s scandal revealing how they found out they were HIV positive and how the industry treated them afterwards. Louisa Hodge reports.
A gay couple from New York talk to the New York Times about winning the 21st season of "The Amazing Race," which aired its season finale on Sunday.
HIV+ and way too tired? Look to complex carbs, protein, fat and some key vitamins for a better boost than stimulants.
Theories abound to explain the rise in infections among gay men, but, so far, no one has figured out what to do about it.
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Tablet computers are expected to top many kids’ holiday lists, but parents need to do their homework first. Kids’ tablets range from educational toys that perform more like hand-hand gaming devices to Android tablets good for whole family.
For Fall/Winter 2011, LACOSTE L!VE partners with Cool Cats for an exclusive capsule collection. Cool Cats is a young fashion label already known for cutting-edge design partnerships.
EDGE looks back to the summer when the men were sexy, shirtless and enjoying the warm weather.
Bear Providence hosted the first ever Rhode Island Bear Contest at the Eagle in Providence. Congratulations to Kevin, Rhode Island Bear 2013.
President Barack Obama’s choice to head the Internal Revenue Service told senators he will work to restore public trust in the agency in the wake of the tea party scandal even as the IRS takes on new responsibilities with the new health care law.
Small business owners are cancelling their worker’s insurance, because they say they can no longer afford it.
A new Oklahoma-based company, with many women in top positions, is the first to provide comprehensive legal and financial resources to the LGBT community.
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and Detroit emergency manager Kevyn Orr, the two men most involved in the decision to make the city the nation’s largest to file for bankruptcy, testified Monday that a court-led reorganization is necessary to save the city...
Catch him if you can: Leonardo DiCaprio is getting into the electric race-car business. The Oscar-nominated actor announced Monday he’s partnering with Venturi Automobiles and will enter a team in the FIA Formula E Championship.
A federal judge in Michigan ruled that Detroit can cut public pensions as it enters bankruptcy, a decision that could effect the retirement of millions of current and former municipal workers.
Ahead of the expected reversal of its magnetic field, images caught by the orbiting Solar Dynamics Observatory show what NASA calls a "curling spray" of plasma leaping from an active region of the sun’s surface. NO AUDIO.
Breakfast favorites and other meals cooked at high temperatures can carry acrylamide, a potentially carcinogenic chemical. Now, the FDA is putting together guidelines to reduce the risk. Dr. David Agus explains.
It was once the epicenter of the counterculture movement. Now, Aspen, Colorado is a recognized week for gays to go outdoors.
When you grow up in Rhode Island, as I did, and you return to Newport, you bring a perspective that is steeped in nostalgia yet tempered by a response to changes, good and bad, that you notice as you amble down familiar streets.
A therapy dog lounge has been set up on the Southeast Community College campus in Lincoln, Nebraska to help students de-stress before their final exams. KOLN’s Andrea Flores reports.
The Dalai Lama is the spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhists. While visiting New York, he spoke with "CBS This Morning" co-host Norah O’Donnell about mental health, politics with China, and the chance of a female Dalai Lama.