Gay Providence: The Latest

Rita Ora on London Fire, Paying for Her Tour and 'Boy Band'

Rita Ora on London Fire, Paying for Her Tour and 'Boy Band'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mesfin Fekadu | Jun 22
For British singer Rita Ora, this week is both emotional and exciting.

'Glee' Star Who Came Out as Trans Reveals New Identity

'Glee' Star Who Came Out as Trans Reveals New Identity

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 22
After coming out as transgender in a 2014 interview with Oprah, a star of the hit Fox musical-comedy "Glee" is revealing his new identity.

Watch: 'Winter is Here' HBO Releases New 'Game of Thrones' Trailer

Watch: 'Winter is Here' HBO Releases New 'Game of Thrones' Trailer

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 22
Ships and Dragons and White Walkers, oh my!

'Bachelor in Paradise' Dispute Par for Reality TV Course

'Bachelor in Paradise' Dispute Par for Reality TV Course

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lynn Elber | Jun 22
Modern reality television has been misbehaving since it was born.

Montana Initiative Would Limit Transgender Use of Bathrooms

Montana Initiative Would Limit Transgender Use of Bathrooms

NEWS | By Bobby Caina Calvan | Jun 22
A conservative group wants to let Montana voters decide whether transgender people must use public restrooms and locker rooms designated for their gender at birth - a move that could thrust the state into the national debate over transgender rights.

Watch: Paddle Boarder Encounters Giant Squid in Eye-Popping Video

Watch: Paddle Boarder Encounters Giant Squid in Eye-Popping Video

NEWS | Jun 22
A paddle boarder in South Africa got more than he bargained for last week when his board was briefly commandeered by a giant squid.

Joe Biden to LGBT Gala: 'Hold President Trump Accountable'

Joe Biden to LGBT Gala: 'Hold President Trump Accountable'

NEWS | Jun 22
Former Vice President Joe Biden, warning of transgender Americans "under attack" in Republican-led states, on Wednesday challenged the nation's LGBT community to push back against President Donald Trump's administration.

Juror: 2 Holdouts in Bill Cosby Trial Refused to Convict

Juror: 2 Holdouts in Bill Cosby Trial Refused to Convict

NEWS | Jun 22
After 52 hours of tense deliberations, two holdouts in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial refused to convict the 79-year-old comedian, a juror told ABC News.

Tropical Storm Cindy Comes Ashore in Southwest Louisiana

Tropical Storm Cindy Comes Ashore in Southwest Louisiana

NEWS | By Kevin McGill | Jun 22
Gulf Coast states were in for a third day of rough weather as Tropical Storm Cindy sloshed ashore early Thursday in southwestern Louisiana.

Church of England Head Says It 'Colluded with' Sex Abuse of Young Men

Church of England Head Says It 'Colluded with' Sex Abuse of Young Men

NEWS | Jun 22
The head of the Church of England has said that the institution "colluded" with and helped to hide the long-term sexual abuse of young men by one of its former bishops.


News

AP Sources: Senate Health Bill Would Reshape Obama Law

AP Sources: Senate Health Bill Would Reshape Obama Law

NATIONAL | By Alan Fram and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jun 22
Senate Republicans would cut Medicaid, end penalties for people not buying insurance and erase a raft of tax increases as part of their long-awaited plan to scuttle President Barack Obama's health care law, congressional aides and lobbyists say.


Entertainment

 Review :: Elvis Costello Brings 'Imperial Bedroom and Other Chambers' to PPAC
Providence, RI

Review :: Elvis Costello Brings 'Imperial Bedroom and Other Chambers' to PPAC

MUSIC | By EDGE | Jun 20
By popular demand, Elvis Costello & The Imposters bring their new show, "Imperial Bedroom & Other Chambers," back for a coast-to-coast North American run of 20 dates this June and July.

Out Actor Colton Hanyes Joins 'American Horror Story' Season 7 Cast

Out Actor Colton Hanyes Joins 'American Horror Story' Season 7 Cast

CELEBRITIES | Jun 21
Actor Colton Hanyes is joining the cast of the upcoming seventh installment of "American Horror Story."


Business

Study: Seattle Minimum Wage Hasn't Cut Jobs

FINANCE | By Gene Johnson | Jun 22
Seattle's $15-an-hour minimum wage law has boosted pay for restaurant workers without costing jobs, according to a study released Tuesday.


Technology

'Human Project' Study Will Ask 10,000 to Share Life's Data

'Human Project' Study Will Ask 10,000 to Share Life's Data

SCIENCE | By Jennifer Peltz | Jun 22
Wanted: 10,000 New Yorkers interested in advancing science by sharing a trove of personal information, from cellphone locations and credit-card swipes to blood samples and life-changing events. For 20 years.


Finance

Summer Vacation? Lots of Americans Say They Can't Afford It

Summer Vacation? Lots of Americans Say They Can't Afford It

SAVING | By Beth J. Harpaz, Emily Swanson | Jun 20
Forget frequent flier miles, last-minute getaways and even road trips. Nearly half of Americans say they won't be taking a vacation this summer, mostly because they can't afford it.


Cars

Ford to Move Focus Production to China, Sees No U.S. Job Loss

Ford to Move Focus Production to China, Sees No U.S. Job Loss

AUTO NEWS | By Dee-Ann Durbin | Jun 22
Ford said Tuesday it plans to move production of its Ford Focus small car from the U.S. to China, where it already makes the Focus for Chinese buyers.


Style

Summer Vacation: Never Mind the Hike, Where's the Hammock?

Summer Vacation: Never Mind the Hike, Where's the Hammock?

FOOD/DRINK | By Emily Swanson and Beth J. Harpaz | Jun 22
Never mind the hike. Where's the hammock? A new poll about summer travel finds that the No. 1 thing Americans want to do on vacation is ... nothing.


Travel

Visiting Peru's Machu Picchu? New Restrictions Await

Visiting Peru's Machu Picchu? New Restrictions Await

Jun 22
Travelers wanting a glimpse of Peru's famed Machu Picchu will be restricted to visiting during morning or afternoon tours in a move aimed at conserving the site's archaeological splendor.


Nightlife

Rhode Island Pride's Illuminated Nighttime Parade :: June 17, 2017

Rhode Island Pride's Illuminated Nighttime Parade :: June 17, 2017

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jun 21
Rhode Island Pride's Nighttime Parade offered a fun time for all after the Festival and before the Club Parties started. If you haven't been to an Illuminated Parade you need to see this!