Gay Providence: The Latest

Lady Gaga Launches New Radio Show on Apple Music

Lady Gaga Launches New Radio Show on Apple Music

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Aug 6
Beginning on Friday August 7 at 2pm, and every week throughout the month, Lady Gaga will host a new radio show — "Gaga Radio" — on Apple Music.

Bette Midler, Dan Levy Star in New HBO Comedy 'Coastal Elites'

Bette Midler, Dan Levy Star in New HBO Comedy 'Coastal Elites'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Aug 6
Fresh off their star turns on "The Politician" and "Schitt's Creek," respectively, Bette Midler and Dan Levy will feature in the new HBO comedy "Coastal Elites" on September 12.

After One Season, Hulu Cancels 'High Fidelity' with Zoë Kravitz

After One Season, Hulu Cancels 'High Fidelity' with Zoë Kravitz

Hulu's "High Fidelity" reboot will not be returning for a second season.

Watch: Former Producer Speaks Out Against Ellen DeGeneres: She's a 'Toxic, Phony, Hypocrite, Liar'

Watch: Former Producer Speaks Out Against Ellen DeGeneres: She's a 'Toxic, Phony, Hypocrite, Liar'

NEWS | Aug 6
A former producer of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" spoke out against the titular talkshow host in an interview with "Inside Edition" and didn't hold back about her ex-boss.

Trans Woman Stabbed to Death at Vigil in Portland, Oregon

Trans Woman Stabbed to Death at Vigil in Portland, Oregon

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 6
A 34-year-old transgender woman of color was stabbed and killed on July 28 at a vigil in Portland, Oregon, that was being held for another victim of homicide.

Polish LGBTQ People Leaving as Post-Vote Mood Grows Hostile

Polish LGBTQ People Leaving as Post-Vote Mood Grows Hostile

NEWS | By Vanessa Gera | Aug 6
When a right-wing populist party won the right to govern Poland five years ago, Piotr Grabarczyk feared "bad things" might happen to gay men like him and other LGBT people. He sometimes considered leaving the country, but waited.

Porn, Rap Interrupt Zoom Hearing of Twitter Hacking Suspect

Porn, Rap Interrupt Zoom Hearing of Twitter Hacking Suspect

NEWS | Aug 6
The online bond hearing for a Florida teen accused of hacking prominent Twitter accounts was interrupted Wednesday by rap music and pornographic videos from users who apparently disguised their names.

Ren, Stimpy to Make TV Comeback in New Comedy Central Show

Ren, Stimpy to Make TV Comeback in New Comedy Central Show

The brazen humor of "The Ren & Stimpy Show" will be revisited in a new Comedy Central version of the animated series.

Selena Gomez Takes the Heat in New Cooking Show

Selena Gomez Takes the Heat in New Cooking Show

ENTERTAINMENT | By Beth Harris | Aug 6
Selena Gomez is taking the heat in the kitchen.

Facebook, Citing Virus Misinformation, Deletes Trump Post

Facebook, Citing Virus Misinformation, Deletes Trump Post

NEWS | By Barbara Ortutay | Aug 6
Facebook has deleted a post by President Donald Trump for violating its policy against spreading misinformation about the coronavirus.


News

No Hoopla: Virus Upends Trump and Biden Convention Plans

No Hoopla: Virus Upends Trump and Biden Convention Plans

POLITICS | By Bill Barrow and Zeke Miller | Aug 6
At the last minute, President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival, Joe Biden, are searching for places to impressively yet safely accept their parties' presidential nominations as the spread of the coronavirus adds fresh uncertainty to their campaigns.


Entertainment

"The Twists and Turns of 'When' " :: Crystin Gilmore on Leading SpeakEasy's Play Discussion Club
Providence, RI

"The Twists and Turns of 'When' " :: Crystin Gilmore on Leading SpeakEasy's Play Discussion Club

THEATRE | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 28
SpeakEasy Stage Company has returned with a new Play Discussion Club series, this time centered around "Celebrating the Black Narrative." Curator and moderator Crystin Gilmore tells EDGE about the series.

Review: 'The Ogre Life' A Noir Steeped in Sex and Fetish, Angst and Sweat

Review: 'The Ogre Life' A Noir Steeped in Sex and Fetish, Angst and Sweat

BOOKS | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 6
Sexual obsession, fetishism, and existential dread combine with a murder mystery of a different sort in "The Ogre Life," a neon-tinged noir set in the murky world of amateur body building.


Business

Harmony CBD: Necessity is the Mother of Invention

Harmony CBD: Necessity is the Mother of Invention

HEALTH | By Matthew Wexler | Aug 5
A desperately sick child. A mother who refused to take "no" for an answer. It was this call to action that motivated the launch of Harmony CBD, an organic American hemp company.


Technology

Chasm Grows Between Trump and Government Coronavirus Experts

Chasm Grows Between Trump and Government Coronavirus Experts

NATIONAL | By Aamer Madhani, Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar and Jonathan Lemire | Aug 5
In the early days of the coronavirus crisis, President Donald Trump was flanked in the White House briefing room by a team of public health experts in a seeming portrait of unity to confront the disease that was ravaging the globe.


Cars

Fiat Chrysler to Recall Vehicles That May Pollute Too Much

Fiat Chrysler to Recall Vehicles That May Pollute Too Much

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Aug 6
About 1 million Fiat Chrysler vehicles with four-cylinder engines in the U.S. may spew too much pollution, and the company is working with government officials on a recall.


Style

Watch: Antoni Porowski Cooks for Kiernan Shipka

Watch: Antoni Porowski Cooks for Kiernan Shipka

FOOD/DRINK | Aug 6
"Queer Eye"'s resident food expert cooks for Kiernan Shipka ("Chilling Adventures of Sabrina," "Mad Men." Stick around for a special appearance by her dog, Frankie!


Health/Fitness

Virus Testing in the US is Dropping, Even as Deaths Mount

Virus Testing in the US is Dropping, Even as Deaths Mount

HEALTH | By Matthew Perrone, Nicky Forster, Michelle Liu | Aug 6
"There's a sense of desperation that we need to do something else," said Dr. Ashish Jha, director of Harvard's Global Health Institute.


Travel

Another Cruise Ship in Norway Stalled Over Virus Case

Another Cruise Ship in Norway Stalled Over Virus Case

By Jan M. Olsen | Aug 5
A cruise ship carrying more than 200 people docked in a Norwegian harbor Wednesday and ordered to keep everyone on board after a passenger from a previous trip tested positive for the coronavirus upon returning home to Denmark.