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Zainab Jah Takes a Chance as Hamlet

By Lewis Whittington | Apr 1
For the title role in Wilma Theater's upcoming "Hamlet," director Blanka Zizka cast against type and sought out British actor Zainab Jah. EDGE spoke to Jah about the challenge of playing Shakespeare's best-known tragic character.

Cynthia Lennon, First Wife of John Lennon, Dies of Cancer

Apr 1
Cynthia Lennon, the first wife of former Beatles guitarist John Lennon, has died of cancer at her home in Spain. She was 75.

Businesses, Performers Boycott Indiana Because of New Law

Apr 1
Businesses and organizations are canceling events and barring travel to Indiana over a religious objections law that critics say would allow discrimination against gays and lesbians.

The World's Oldest Person, a Japanese Woman, Dies at 117

Apr 1
The world's oldest person, a Japanese woman, died Wednesday, a few weeks after celebrating her 117th birthday.

Clinton: Ark. Governor Should Veto Religious Liberty Bill

By Ken Thomas | Apr 1
Hillary Rodham Clinton says the governor of Arkansas should veto a bill involving religious objections in her former state. She says it would allow "unfair discrimination" against gays and lesbians.

Arkansas Governor Urges Changes to Religious Objection Bill

By Andrew DeMillo | Apr 1
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday called for changes to a religious objection measure facing a backlash from businesses and gay rights groups, saying it wasn't intended to sanction discrimination based on sexual orientation.

Tidal Streaming Service Seeks More Artists to Join as Owners

By Mesfin Fekadu | Apr 1
Tidal, the music and video streaming service co-owned by Jay Z, Rihanna, Madonna and other artists, is inviting more performers to join the company and earn equity.

Fired Host Rodner Figueroa Replaced by Univision

Apr 1
Three weeks after Univision host Rodner Figueroa was fired for remarks he made about First Lady Michelle Obama, Carlos Calderon and Jomari Goyso were named the new hosts of "Sal y Pimienta."

Women Innkeepers of Provincetown Make Your Stay Memorable!

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 1
For the past thirty years, the Women Innkeepers of Provincetown have made it their business to make the lesbian community feel welcome while visiting this Cape Cod LGBT getaway.

Driver Killed at NSA Identified as Transgender, Friend Says

By Juliet Linderman and Meredith Somers | Apr 1
The driver killed in a violent confrontation at a National Security Agency gate identified as transgender and was a sex worker in Baltimore, according to a friend.

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