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Alegria :: February 19, 2017
New York City, NY

Alegria :: February 19, 2017

NIGHTLIFE | Feb 22
Ric Sena's Alegria is an incredible production, synonymous with great fun and always an amazing choice of DJ's. This time, Alain Jackinsky and Tom Stephan kept the insanely hot crowd dancing till well into the next day.

Watch: Caitlyn Jenner Calls Trump Transgender Decision a 'Disaster'

Watch: Caitlyn Jenner Calls Trump Transgender Decision a 'Disaster'

NEWS | Feb 24
Caitlyn Jenner is taking President Donald Trump to task for his administration's reversal of a directive on transgender access to public school bathrooms.

As President, Trump Juggles Loyalties on LGBT Issues

As President, Trump Juggles Loyalties on LGBT Issues

NEWS | By Laurie Kellman and Jonathan Lemire | Feb 24
There was candidate Donald Trump in Colorado, waving a rainbow flag emblazoned with a "LGBTs for Trump," a photo opportunity meant to signal he was a new brand of Republican when it comes to protecting LGBT Americans.

White House Adviser Asked FBI to Dispute Russia Report

White House Adviser Asked FBI to Dispute Russia Report

NEWS | By Julie Pace | Feb 24
White House chief of staff Reince Priebus asked a top FBI official to dispute media reports that President Donald Trump's campaign advisers were frequently in touch with Russian intelligence agents during the election, a White House official says.

Supreme Court Could Decide Transgender Case. Or Not.

Supreme Court Could Decide Transgender Case. Or Not.

NEWS | By Mark Sherman | Feb 24
Both the transgender teen who sued to use a boys' bathroom and the Virginia school board that won't let him still want the Supreme Court to issue a definitive ruling in their ongoing dispute

Handicapping the Oscars - Best Actress/Supporting Actres

Handicapping the Oscars - Best Actress/Supporting Actres

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 23
EDGE looks at who will win the Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress awards at this Sunday's ceremony.

Gov. Cuomo Blasts Trump Administration, Instructs State Educators to Protect Transgender Students

Gov. Cuomo Blasts Trump Administration, Instructs State Educators to Protect Transgender Students

NEWS | Feb 23
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo issued a directive to the State Education Department that school districts around New York must protect transgender students.

Bills Targeting Transgender Bathroom Access are Floundering

Bills Targeting Transgender Bathroom Access are Floundering

NEWS | By David Crary | Feb 23
Bills to curtail transgender people's access to public restrooms are pending in a dozen states, but even in conservative bastions such as Texas and Arkansas they may be doomed by high-powered opposition.

Beyonce Out of Coachella; Will Perform in 2018

Beyonce Out of Coachella; Will Perform in 2018

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mesfin Fekadu | Feb 23
Beyonce, who is pregnant with twins, will not perform at Coachella this year, but will headline the festival in 2018.

Dayton Blasts Trump's Transgender Bathroom Reversal

Dayton Blasts Trump's Transgender Bathroom Reversal

NEWS | By Kyle Potter | Feb 23
Gov. Mark Dayton blasted Trump's administration for reversing federal guidance that allowed transgender students to use the bathrooms and locker rooms of their choice, urging Minnesota schools to continue operating under the previous directive.

Jimmy Kimmel Talks About Trump and Other Pre-Oscars Concerns

Jimmy Kimmel Talks About Trump and Other Pre-Oscars Concerns

NEWS | By Sandy Cohen | Feb 23
Jimmy Kimmel says he never really wanted to host the Academy Awards.


Entertainment

 Review :: Man From Nebraska
New York City, NY

Review :: Man From Nebraska

THEATRE | By Brooke Pierce | Feb 23
In his newest play, "Man From Nebraska," playwright Tracy Letts explores a middle-aged Midwestern man's crisis of faith.

Lesbian Flick 'Liberty's Secret' is Released, Available on Demand

Lesbian Flick 'Liberty's Secret' is Released, Available on Demand

MOVIES | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 23
The lesbian movie-musical "Liberty's Secret" has finally been released, and after playing several queer film festivals is now available on Amazon Instant Video in the U.S. and VimeoOnDemand worldwide.


Business

High Court Ruling Limits International Reach of Patent Laws

High Court Ruling Limits International Reach of Patent Laws

LEGAL | Feb 23
The Supreme Court on Wednesday sided with California-based Life Technologies Corp. in a patent infringement case that limits the international reach of U.S. patent laws.


Technology

Amazon Resists Request for Echo Info in Arkansas Slaying

Amazon Resists Request for Echo Info in Arkansas Slaying

PERSONAL TECH | By Tafi Mukunyadzi | Feb 23
Amazon is resisting an effort by Arkansas prosecutors to obtain potential recordings from a slaying suspect's Amazon Echo smart speaker, saying authorities haven't established that their investigation is more important than a customer's privacy rights.


Finance

Famed Hamptons Home Grey Gardens for Sale for $19.95 Million

Famed Hamptons Home Grey Gardens for Sale for $19.95 Million

NATIONAL | Feb 9
Grey Gardens, the Hamptons home once owned by eccentric relatives of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, is for sale. It was featured in a documentary, HBO movie and Broadway musical.


Cars

China's Thriving SUV-Only Automaker Looks to Global Growth

China's Thriving SUV-Only Automaker Looks to Global Growth

AUTO NEWS | By Joe McDonald | Feb 23
Great Wall is part of a cadre of small but ambitious independent Chinese automakers that grew in the shadow of state-owned giants such as Shanghai Automotive Industries Corp., which assembles vehicles for General Motors Co. and Volkswagen.


Style

Indochino Announces New 'Fit Method' to Perfect Made to Measure Suits

Indochino Announces New 'Fit Method' to Perfect Made to Measure Suits

FASHION | By EDGE | Feb 23
Indochino, the world's largest made to measure suiting brand, has announced the launch of Fit Method, a new program that aims to further perfect the style and fit of every suit.


Nightlife

Lovage Sundays Opening Day @ Lovage Lounge :: February 12, 2017
New York City, NY

Lovage Sundays Opening Day @ Lovage Lounge :: February 12, 2017

PHOTO ALBUMS | Feb 15
Shawn Mazur and Matthew Gagnon presented the opening of a new Sunday Disco night party, held on the 35th floor rooftop, at Lovage Lounge, in the heart of Hell's Kitchen. With amazing views of the city and dancing beats by DJ Brian Richards.

Patti LaBelle and More to Play 'Pride Island'  the Biggest Live Music Event in NYC Pride History

Patti LaBelle and More to Play 'Pride Island' the Biggest Live Music Event in NYC Pride History

PRIDE | Feb 22
From legendary soul singers to indie pop bands, NYC Pride announces a new 3-day cultural experience featuring Patti LaBelle, Tegan and Sara, and Years & Years taking place from Friday, June 23 to Sunday, June 25, 2017 at Pier 26.