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New Out & About CBD Launches Line of Wellness Products Specifically for LGBTQ Community

New Out & About CBD Launches Line of Wellness Products Specifically for LGBTQ Community

Few groups could benefit more from the non-addictive, natural wellness properties of CBD than the LGBT community, where anxiety levels are as much as 2.5x higher than their heterosexual counterparts.

SAGE Launches SAGEConnect to Combat Social Isolation for LGBTQ Elders

SAGE Launches SAGEConnect to Combat Social Isolation for LGBTQ Elders

New SAGE program seeks to assist LGBTQ elders who are at the epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus Means Lights Down, Not Out, for Boston Theater

Coronavirus Means Lights Down, Not Out, for Boston Theater

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 3
The COVID-19 crisis has brought down the house lights of Boston theater - but not snuffed them. EDGE reached out to hear how theater companies and individual artists are dealing with the pandemic's effects.

Governor to Take Ventilators for NYC as Hospitals Buckle

Governor to Take Ventilators for NYC as Hospitals Buckle

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Marina Villenueve, John Leicester, Aritz Parra | Apr 3
With coronavirus deaths surging in New York, the governor announced Friday he will use his authority to seize ventilators and protective gear from private hospitals and companies that aren't using them.

Fitness Friday: Sam Cushing's 8-Minute Full-Body Workout

Fitness Friday: Sam Cushing's 8-Minute Full-Body Workout

No equipment needed! YouTube fitness expert Sam Cushing shares an at-home routine. It's under 8 minutes and includes core, legs, abs, chest, and a bit of arms.

Watch: Tom Holland and BFF Jake Gyllenhaal Participate in T-Shirt Instagram Challenge

Watch: Tom Holland and BFF Jake Gyllenhaal Participate in T-Shirt Instagram Challenge

"Spider-Man: Far From Home" costars Tom Holland and Jake Gyllenhaal are keeping up their bromance during this difficult time and months after the film's release.

'Modern Family' Promises Satisfying End to its 11-Season Run

'Modern Family' Promises Satisfying End to its 11-Season Run

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lynn Elber | Apr 3
ABC's "Modern Family," which ends its 11-season run with an hour-long finale (9 p.m. EDT Wednesday), went on to earn five best comedy Emmy Awards to equal the record set by "Frasier."

College Basketball Coach Chooses to Live Authentically, Not 'Die with the Lie'

College Basketball Coach Chooses to Live Authentically, Not 'Die with the Lie'

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 3
The COVID-19 crisis is shaking everything up - and shaking some things loose, including a Division I college basketball coach's decision to come out publicly as gay.

Keeping Cycling Alive: Tour of Flanders Goes Virtual

Keeping Cycling Alive: Tour of Flanders Goes Virtual

NEWS | By Samuel Petrequin | Apr 3
Race or no race, the 104th edition of the Tour of Flanders cobblestone cycling classic will have a winner this weekend.

'Lean On Me,' 'Lovely Day' Singer Bill Withers Dies at 81

'Lean On Me,' 'Lovely Day' Singer Bill Withers Dies at 81

NEWS | By Mark Kennedy | Apr 3
Bill Withers, who wrote and sang a string of soulful songs in the 1970s that have stood the test of time, including " Lean On Me, " "Lovely Day" and "Ain't No Sunshine," has died from heart complications, his family said. He was 81.

Watch: Lady Gaga Gives Awkward 'Tonight Show' Interview

Watch: Lady Gaga Gives Awkward 'Tonight Show' Interview

Lady Gaga's appearance on Jimmy Fallon's "Home Alone" version of "The Tonight Show" was meant to be a moment for the pop star to present the COVID-19 initiative she's involved in but instead was just, well, a train-wreck.


News

Trump Touted Quick COVID-19 Test, But Only 5,500 Are On Way For Entire U.S.

Trump Touted Quick COVID-19 Test, But Only 5,500 Are On Way For Entire U.S.

POLITICS | By Rachana Pradhan | Apr 3
State and local public health labs were set to receive 5,500 coronavirus tests from the giant manufacturer, short of the "about 500,000 capacity of Abbott tests that" Dr. Deborah Birx, the White House coronavirus response coordinator, said.


Entertainment

 Review :: Tales From The Loop

Review :: Tales From The Loop

TELEVISION | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 3
Grounded in a single place, but offering stories that span moods and genres, "Tales from the Loop" is daring, bracingly strange, and yet also, in certain ways, comfortingly familiar.


Business

With Parks Closed, Disney to Start Furloughs in 2 Weeks

With Parks Closed, Disney to Start Furloughs in 2 Weeks

CORPORATE | By Mike Schneider | Apr 3
Saying they don't know when they'll be able to re-open many of their businesses with the coronavirus spreading, Walt Disney Co. officials announced they will start furloughing some workers in two weeks at its theme parks resorts in Florida and California.


Finance

Ptown Select Board Member Ignites Controversy with Viral Post

Ptown Select Board Member Ignites Controversy with Viral Post

NATIONAL | Mar 30
Travel to Provincetown during the COVID-19 crisis became an issue this past week when Select Board member Lise King "posted a Facebook message on Thursday that she found painful to write.


Cars

Tesla's 1Q Car Sales Surged Before Pandemic Shut Things Down

Tesla's 1Q Car Sales Surged Before Pandemic Shut Things Down

AUTO NEWS | By Michael Liedtke | Apr 3
Tesla's sales of its increasingly popular electric cars got off to fast start this year, even though the company had to slam the brakes along with other major automakers last month.


Style

4 Cointreau Cocktails to Shake Up Your Weekend

4 Cointreau Cocktails to Shake Up Your Weekend

FOOD/DRINK | Apr 3
You've got it stocked in your home bar, but what exactly is Cointreau? The orange-flavored liqueur dates back to 1885, but most of us aren't sure what to do with it besides using it as a component in a margarita. Until now.


Travel

Florida Finally Takes Cruise Passengers, Some on Stretchers

Florida Finally Takes Cruise Passengers, Some on Stretchers

By Freida Frisaro, Adriana Gomez Licon | Apr 3
Passengers from an ill-fated cruise were carefully freed from their cabins and allowed to touch dry land on Friday for the first time in weeks.


Nightlife

Amping Up Your Sexual Health at Men's Performance Clinic

Amping Up Your Sexual Health at Men's Performance Clinic

HEALTH | Apr 2
With more time at home (whether alone or with a partner), many men are facing the reality that their sexual health needs a boost. Men's Performance Clinic offers a holistic approach that goes far beyond a quick fix.