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Simon Amstell

Simon (Amstell) Says... Now in the US

CULTURE | By Douglas Baulf | Wednesday Apr 16, 2014
At 34, Simon Amstell has carved a successful path in Britain, both as an actor & stand-up comic. But the question is will American audiences respond to him as strongly? EDGE spoke to Amstell as he prepares for NYC & Boston appearances.

Round 2: Court Takes up Oklahoma Gay Marriage Case

NATIONAL | By Kristi Eaton | Apr 16
Lawyers for a couple challenging Oklahoma’s ban on gay marriage and the clerk who refused to grant them a license head to a federal appeals court Thursday.

University of Rhode Island

URI Breaks Ground on Gay and Lesbian Center

LOCAL | Apr 16
The University of Rhode Island has broken ground on a new center for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender students.

Andy Bell and Vince Clarke (Erasure) in 1986

Erasure’s Andy Bell, ’Glee’ Star to Sing at Detroit Gay Pride Festival

PRIDE | Apr 16
Andy Bell of Erasure and "Glee" actor Alex Newell are among the musical acts that will perform at this year’s gay pride festival in Detroit.

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Bloomberg Plans $50M Gun Control Network

NATIONAL | By Jennifer Peltz | Apr 16
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Wednesday that he plans to spend $50 million this year on a new group that will mix campaign contributions with field operations aimed at pulling 1 million gun-control supporters to the polls,.

Turkey’s gay community is up in arms over gay-only prisons

Turkey to Build Separate Prisons for Gay Criminals

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 16
As if the idea of a Turkish Prison isn’t horrifying enough, the government there now says they will build separate prisons for those criminals who declare themselves to be gay.

Wis. Couple Asks Supreme Court to Nix Marriage Ban

NATIONAL | Apr 16
A same-sex couple has asked the Wisconsin Supreme Court to strike down the state’s gay marriage ban.

Emmy Award winning Actor and Comedian Leslie Jordan begins the "Turn Up the Volume" series with proceeds benefiting the Trevor Project.

Spring into a Season Full of Events at The Crown

CULTURE | By EDGE | Apr 16
Spring has arrived at The Crown & Anchor in Provincetown. The wild energy starts with piano man Steve SanSousie, "The Mr. New England Rubber Contest" keeps it raging, and this summer the "Turn Up the Volume" series keeps the energy roaring.

Chris Beard

Mozilla Hires Interim CEO

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 16
After Brendan Eich stepped down as Mozilla’s CEO last month, over a controversy sparked by a $1,000 donation he made to an anti-gay marriage campaign in 2008, the software company announced its interim CEO Monday .

Delay Sought on NC Same-Sex Marriage Lawsuit

NATIONAL | Apr 16
North Carolina’s attorney general is asking a judge to delay the most recent lawsuit over the state’s same-sex marriage ban, saying an order expected later this year in another case likely will resolve the situation.

Nicole Yorksmith, right, kisses her three-year-old biological son while he is held by her spouse, Pam Yorksmith, during a news conference.

Judge Stays Most of Ohio Gay Marriage Ruling

NATIONAL | By Amanda Lee Myers | Apr 16
A federal judge has put on hold the majority of what attorneys have called a "momentous" change to Ohio’s gay marriage law.