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Arena Stage Hosts Free Programming for Lillian Hellman Festival

ENTERTAINMENT | By EDGE | Jan 24
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater continues the company's season-long Lillian Hellman Festival January 25-February 5 to celebrate the iconic playwright, author and political activist.

ABC Apologizes for Wrongly Posting Hanks, Adams Oscar Noms

| Jan 24
Amy Adams and Tom Hanks are not Oscar nominees this year, but for a moment Tuesday morning both were listed on the official Oscars website as having scored lead acting nominations.

Paris Jackson Discusses Suicide Attempts, Father's Death

| Jan 24
Michael Jackson's daughter, Paris, says she tried to kill herself "multiple times" in the years after her father's death.

Watch: Randy Rainbow Gets Catty with Kellyanne Conway's 'Alternative Facts'

| Jan 24
Sorry, President Trump. But it looks like as long as you're in office, Randy Rainbow is "Now and Forever."

Trump Says He'll Announce Supreme Court Nominee Next Week

| By Julie Pace | Jan 24
President Donald Trump said Tuesday he will announce a candidate next week to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court.

Gayborhood Racism is Long-Standing, Philadelphia Report Says

| By Errin Haines | Jan 24
Women, minorities and transgender people have felt unwelcome and unsafe in Philadelphia's gay neighborhood for decades, according to a city report issued Monday.

Watch: Carson Kressley Hints at 'Queer Eye for the Straight' Guy Reboot

| Jan 24
Is "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy" returning to the airwaves?

'Fanny Fun': Lesbian Melodrama Empowers Women to Embrace their Fluid Sexuality

| By EDGE | Jan 24
Sexuality is fluid and, in a compelling new novel "Fanny Fun" by M. Cassol, women everywhere are encouraged to discover and prosper as who they really are.

Ariz. Cafe Accused of Abusing Employees Based on Perceived Sexual Orientation

| Jan 24
A complaint filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission gives harrowing details on how an Arizona wine bar's management and staff harassed a pair of employees believed to be gay.

New Chemsex Study Examines the Prevalence of Drug-Fueled Sex

| By EDGE | Jan 24
Popular gay hookup site Squirt.org has found chemsex, also known as Party and Play (PNP) or drug-fueled sex, is prevalent with 30 percent of survey respondents admitting that they have engaged in the activity.

Belgian Model Comes Out as Intersex

| Jan 24
A Belgian model is making headlines this week for coming out as intersex.


News

Former Press Secretary to Spicer: 'Cool the Confrontation Down'

Jan 24
Ari Fleischer, former press secretary for President George W. Bush, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer's confrontation with the media about President Trump's inauguration crowd size.


Entertainment

Fire Island, NY

Review :: Hotsy Totsy Burlesque's Tribute to The Muppets

THEATRE | By Daniel Neiden | Jan 18
"The Hotsy Totsy Burlesque Show's Tribute to The Muppets" took over The Slipper Room, where they've run their standing-room-only burlesque installments over the last three years.

Review :: Charles Busch Live At 54 Below

By Bill Biss | Jan 24
Busch's personality shines through on the vocals and personality... without seeing him as a chanteuse and as a flaming red-haired siren of song.


Business

Trump Properties Face Global Terror Risk with Presidency

By Jon Gambrell | Jan 24
Businesses around the world bearing U.S. President Donald Trump's name face an increased risk now that he is in the White House, security experts warn, especially as several are in areas previously targeted by violence.


Technology

Report: 'Net Neutrality' Foe Ajit Pai is New FCC Head

By Tali Arbel | Jan 24
President Donald Trump has reportedly picked a fierce critic of the Obama-era "net neutrality" rules to be chief regulator of the nation's airwaves and internet connections.


Finance

Woodstock, VT, Fights to Save Its Charm, One Shutter At a Time

By Wilson Ring | Dec 31
Some property owners are questioning the community's requirement, arguing that the regulations are enforced irregularly, and that some buildings look better without shutters.


Cars

Honda Ridgeline AWD Shines!

By Robin Gray | Jan 22
They (whoever they are) say black is slimming. Black is the New Orange. The blacker the berry, the sweeter the juice (to quote "Hairspray"). For the 2017 Honda Ridgeline All-Wheel-Drive Black Edition, all of that blackness is true -and more.


Style

In Colombia, Gourmet Meals Worth Going to Jail For

By Alba Tobella | Jan 24
Visitors are flocking to the all-women San Diego prison in this popular Caribbean tourist town - to dine at Cartagena's trendiest new restaurant.


Health/Fitness

Itchy Skin? Dermatologists Share Tips for Relief

Jan 23
If an itch lasts for more than six weeks, say dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology, it is considered a chronic itch and is more likely to disrupt your life.


Travel

Tall Ships Set Sail in Quebec City This Summer

By Calvin Woodward | Jan 24
Majestic ships will be sailing North Atlantic waters this summer, visiting ports along the St. Lawrence River for weeks and gathering en masse in Quebec City July 18-23.