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Frances Ruffelle: Broadway singer Live(s) in San Francisco at Feinstein's
San Francisco, CA

Frances Ruffelle: Broadway singer Live(s) in San Francisco at Feinstein's

BARTAB | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Sep 18
On September 27 and 28, Broadway baby Frances Ruffelle brings her show Frances Ruffelle Live(s) in New York to the elegant stage of Feinstein's at The Nikko, a show she performs monthly at Feinstein's in New York.

'Game of Thrones,' 'Veep' Make Last Emmy Awards Stand

'Game of Thrones,' 'Veep' Make Last Emmy Awards Stand

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lynn Elber | Sep 19
"Game of Thrones" has dominated the Emmy Awards with the formidable power of, say, your average fearsome, flame-belching dragon. Same goes for "Veep," but picture a cutthroat politician instead.

Composer Eric Nathan: His Journey from Tanglewood to Symphony Hall

Composer Eric Nathan: His Journey from Tanglewood to Symphony Hall

ENTERTAINMENT | By Robert Nesti | Sep 19
This weekend the Boston Symphony Orchestra premieres a new commission by composer Eric Nathan. EDGE spoke to Nathan about his "Concerto for Orchestra" and his personal history with the orchestra.

Trump Scorns Complaint About Call with Foreign Leader

Trump Scorns Complaint About Call with Foreign Leader

NEWS | By Mary Clare Jalonick and Lisa Mascaro | Sep 19
President Donald Trump is dismissing as fake news and "presidential harassment" a report that he made an unspecified promise during a phone call to a foreign leader that led to a whistleblower complaint.

NYC Gay Bar Looking to Identify Spit and Run Culprit

NYC Gay Bar Looking to Identify Spit and Run Culprit

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 19
The oldest gay bar in Queens, New York is appealing to the public for help in identifying an unknown man involved in what you might call a spit and run.

PopUps: Jessica Lange Says She Probably Won't Ever Return to 'American Horror Story'

PopUps: Jessica Lange Says She Probably Won't Ever Return to 'American Horror Story'

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 19
Jessica Lange starred in four seasons of "American Horror Story" and recently made a return to the FX anthology series last year. But speaking with The Wrap, the Oscar-winning actor said she'll likely never return to the show.

'Bachelor in Paradise' Sees Franchise's First Same-Sex Couple Engaged

'Bachelor in Paradise' Sees Franchise's First Same-Sex Couple Engaged

ENTERTAINMENT | By Sam Cronin | Sep 19
Demi Burnett and Kristian Haggerty have made "Bachelor" franchise history for the second time, becoming the first same-sex couple on any of the hugely-viewed shows to get engaged.

In New Book, 'Younger' Star Nico Tortorella Identifies as Queer, Shares Ashton Kutcher Story

In New Book, 'Younger' Star Nico Tortorella Identifies as Queer, Shares Ashton Kutcher Story

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 19
"Younger" star Nico Tortorella has a new book in which the actor opens up about sexuality, gender, their love life, substance abuse and run-ins with celebrities, including Ashton Kutcher.

Former 'Ex Gay' Leader Decries 'Conversion Therapy' in Interviews

Former 'Ex Gay' Leader Decries 'Conversion Therapy' in Interviews

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 19
Droves of former practitioners and proponents have stepped away from so-called "conversion therapy." Now, more are speaking out against the harms it inflicts - including John Smid, formerly associated with Love in Action.

At-Home Rape Kits Now Off the Market

At-Home Rape Kits Now Off the Market

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Victoria Knight | Sep 19
Two companies who were advertising at-home sexual assault evidence collection kits appear to have halted selling and marketing the products after widespread objections and two state attorneys general threatened the companies with legal action.

Watch: 'Queer Eye' Star Antoni Porowski Reads Your Thirsty Tweets

Watch: 'Queer Eye' Star Antoni Porowski Reads Your Thirsty Tweets

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 19
"Queer Eye" food and wine expert Antoni Porowski is the latest celeb to visit BuzzFeed and read your thirstiest tweets about him.


News

Transgender Man Can Sue Hospital Over Denied Hysterectomy

Transgender Man Can Sue Hospital Over Denied Hysterectomy

HEALTH | Sep 19
A California transgender man can go ahead with a discrimination lawsuit against a Catholic hospital that canceled his hysterectomy, an appeals court ruled Tuesday.


Entertainment

One Night Only with Hamilton Cast @ Herbst Theatre
San Francisco, CA

One Night Only with Hamilton Cast @ Herbst Theatre

NIGHTLIFE EVENTS | By Steven Underhill | Sep 18
Cast members from the touring production of Hamilton sang an array of songs themed Protest: Revel with Some Rebels, at the benefit on Sept. 16, with proceeds going to the Richmond/Ermet Aid Foundation and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

 Review :: Echo In The Canyon

Review :: Echo In The Canyon

MOVIES | By Rob Lester | Sep 19
In significant and touching ways, we witness tale-telling and torch-passing as one generation of musicians informs the next, sharing memories.


Business

Big Money Urges Governments to Tackle Climate Change

Big Money Urges Governments to Tackle Climate Change

CORPORATE | By Frank Jordans | Sep 19
A group of more than 500 major institutional investors called Thursday for governments to boost efforts to tackle climate change, warning that failure could have serious economic consequences.


Cars

Could Electric Cars Help California Preserve Environmental Clout?

Could Electric Cars Help California Preserve Environmental Clout?

AUTO NEWS | By Adam Beam and Michael Biesecker | Sep 19
One California lawmaker is already working on a way to preserve at least some of the state's environmental muscle: Rebates for electric cars.


Health/Fitness

A Dubious Product: A Rape Kit For Home Use

A Dubious Product: A Rape Kit For Home Use

HEALTH | By Victoria Knight | Sep 19
Alongside other "essential" household supplies for sale on Amazon, there's now a product offered that might give consumers pause: an at-home rape kit.


Nightlife

Nightlife Events Sept. 19-26, 2019
San Francisco, CA

Nightlife Events Sept. 19-26, 2019

NIGHTLIFE EVENTS | By Events Editor | Sep 18
Fun is where the heart is, and musicians, cabaret acts and queens all over the bay gear up to entertain your nightlife desires.

Some CBD Vapes Contain Street Drug Instead of the Real Thing

Some CBD Vapes Contain Street Drug Instead of the Real Thing

HEALTH | By Holbrook Mohr | Sep 17
Some operators are cashing in on the CBD craze by substituting cheap and illegal synthetic marijuana for natural CBD in vapes and edibles such as gummy bears, an Associated Press investigation has found.