By Winnie McCroy | Monday Sep 1, 2014
Joe Mantello's touring "Wicked" at the San Jose Center for the Performing Arts demonstrates that any production of a familiar show has the potential to change minds.

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Sep 1, 2014
Shakespeare and Company stages "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" directed by Matthew Penn.

California First State to Ban 'Gay Panic' Defense

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Sep 1, 2014
Fair warning to all gay-bashers who want to blame their crime on the 'scary lesbian' they just killed: California just became the first state to pass a ban on using the "gay panic" defense to reduce a murder charge.

LGBT Center Head Claims Rape at Hands of 'Gay Cure' Counselor

By Mahalel Kilian Melloy | Monday Sep 1, 2014
A man who has grown into healthy self-acceptance and prominence in the GLBT community as the head of an LGBT center in Mississippi says that his journey included a nightmarish detour into "reparative therapy" that included rape.

For Joe Posa, Imitation is the Sincerest Form of Flattery

By Robert Nesti | Monday Sep 1, 2014
Joe Posa turned his love of Joan Rivers into a successful club act, which he's been performing all summer with Thirsty Burlington (as Cher) in Provincetown. EDGE spoke to Posa about the show and Rivers' sudden health emergency.

'World Congress' of Homophobia Sparks Protests Down Under

By Mahalel Kilian Melloy | Monday Sep 1, 2014
The World Congress of Families, listed by the Southern Poverty Law Center as an anti-gay hate group for its vicious rhetoric and support of discriminatory laws, convened in a suburb of Melbourne, Australia, over the weekend.

Advance Screening of Horovitz's New Film 'My Old Lady'

By Michael Cox | Monday Sep 1, 2014
Gloucester Stage Company Founding Artistic Director Israel Horovitz hosts the only New England special pre-release screening of his new film, "My Old Lady" starring Maggie Smith, Kevin Kline and Kristin Scott Thomas to benefit theatre company.

The Tesseract School

By Mahalel Kilian Melloy | Monday Sep 1, 2014
As HALF LIGHT dawns for a second season, the curtain rises on a painter whose canvases show scenes of terror and death. Is this a visionary with a special gift -- or a man with a dark and diabolical plan?

Sex Circus Block Party @ Dark Lady :: August 29, 2014

By Ann Foucher | Monday Sep 1, 2014
Dark Lady brought out their naughty side when they invited Boomer Banks, Marcus Isaacs and Nick Sterling to mingle and perform along with their in-house team of dancers. It was a wild night with the chance to meet the stars up close and personal.

Bev's Bitch Fest @ Tabu :: August 29, 2014

By Ann Foucher | Monday Sep 1, 2014
Tabu featured "Bev's Bitch Fest". With a standing room only crowd, the event featured singers, drag queens, comedians and burlesque performers. It was a show that was not to be missed!

Friday Night @ Parliament House :: August 29, 2014

By Ann Foucher | Monday Sep 1, 2014
Darcel Stevens and the Footlight Players were joined by RuPaul's Drag Race Season 4 star, Latrice Royale and former National Entertainer of the Year, Dee Ranged. DJ Scott Robert spun the tunes.