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MiFo LGBT Film Festival Miami: Week Two
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MiFo LGBT Film Festival Miami: Week Two

ENTERTAINMENT | By Ian Maloney | Apr 27
This week, we have another batch of films that you should make it a point to watch. There are films for everyone from young to old, and all colors of the rainbow flag.

'Wonder Woman' Director on Female-Directed Blockbusters

'Wonder Woman' Director on Female-Directed Blockbusters

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Apr 27
Director Patty Jenkins first expressed interest in making a "Wonder Woman" movie over 10 years ago.

ACLU: Ann Coulter Cancellation Threatens Free Speech

ACLU: Ann Coulter Cancellation Threatens Free Speech

NEWS | Apr 27
The ACLU'S national legal director says "unacceptable threats of violence" that led to the cancellation of Ann Coulter's speech at the University of California, Berkeley are inconsistent with free speech principles.

Belgium Sorry It Helped Get Saudi Arabia on UN Rights Panel

Belgium Sorry It Helped Get Saudi Arabia on UN Rights Panel

NEWS | Apr 27
Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel says it was a mistake for his nation to help vote Saudi Arabia onto a United Nations women's rights committee, arguing that the country does not respect gender equality.

Kim Kardashian: Gunpoint Heist 'Meant to Happen to Me'

Kim Kardashian: Gunpoint Heist 'Meant to Happen to Me'

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 27
Kim Kardashian says that being held at gunpoint during a Paris jewelry heist last year "was meant to happen."

HIV Market Will See Modest Growth to $22.5B By 2025, Says GlobalData

HIV Market Will See Modest Growth to $22.5B By 2025, Says GlobalData

NEWS | Apr 27
The HIV market across nine major countries is set to grow from $16.3 billion in 2015 to $22.5 billion by 2025, representing a compound annual growth rate of just over 3 percent, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData.

Ellen DeGeneres Recalls Pain, Liberation of Coming Out Show

Ellen DeGeneres Recalls Pain, Liberation of Coming Out Show

NEWS | By Lynn Elber | Apr 27
Ellen DeGeneres can measure her career and personal success by several impressive yardsticks, including a popular daytime talk show and eight-year marriage to Portia de Rossi.

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Condemns Chechnya's Persecution of Gay Population

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Condemns Chechnya's Persecution of Gay Population

NEWS | Apr 27
"The Holocaust teaches us what can happen when state-sponsored, group-targeted violence is allowed to go unchecked," says Museum Director Sara J. Bloomfield.

NOM Announces Date for 2017 'March for Marriage' in DC

NOM Announces Date for 2017 'March for Marriage' in DC

NEWS | Apr 27
Some people never learn their lesson. After a dismal showing at last year's March for Marriage that drew exactly 237 participants on a sunny day, NOM is back.

Watch: Harry Styles Says Gay & Women's Rights are 'Fundamental,' Not 'Political'

Watch: Harry Styles Says Gay & Women's Rights are 'Fundamental,' Not 'Political'

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 27
While promoting his upcoming debut solo album, Harry Styles discussed gay and women's rights on a French talk show this week.

Ft. Lauderdale Mayor Refuses to Bow Out; Will Attend Breakfast With Anti-LGBT Speaker

Ft. Lauderdale Mayor Refuses to Bow Out; Will Attend Breakfast With Anti-LGBT Speaker

NEWS | By John McDonald | Apr 27
Despite pleas from local LGBT activists, Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jack Seiler is forging ahead with plans to attend an evangelical prayer breakfast this week. Focus on the Family Chief Executive Officer Jim Daly is one of the event's three featured speakers.


Entertainment

 Review :: Like Foam (MiFo Film Festival)
Miami, FL

Review :: Like Foam (MiFo Film Festival)

MOVIES | By Roger Walker-Dack | Apr 25
This delightful Spanish romantic comedy has the unlikely setting of an orgy -- one which has never been so much fun and so full of love.

In Demme's Eclectic Career, a Nonstop Rock 'n' Roll Beat

In Demme's Eclectic Career, a Nonstop Rock 'n' Roll Beat

MOVIES | By Jake Coyle | Apr 27
Through Jonathan Demme's freewheeling filmmaking life sounded a steady rock 'n' roll beat.


Technology

Climate 'Realists' Want U.S. to Stop Spending Money on Climate Change

Climate 'Realists' Want U.S. to Stop Spending Money on Climate Change

SCIENCE | Apr 27
A group of climate change skeptics who call themselves "climate realists" think the U.S. has spent too much money on climate change already, and they want the government to stop.


Cars

Daimler Profits Double on Sales of Mercedes E-Class, SUVs

Daimler Profits Double on Sales of Mercedes E-Class, SUVs

AUTO NEWS | By David McHugh | Apr 27
German automaker Daimler AG says net profit doubled in the first three months of the year as the new version of the company's Mercedes-Benz E-Class sedan and its SUV lineup boosted sales.


Health/Fitness

HRC Announces Fellowships for 10 Young Nonprofit Leaders Working to End HIV in Hardest-Hit Areas

HRC Announces Fellowships for 10 Young Nonprofit Leaders Working to End HIV in Hardest-Hit Areas

AIDS | Apr 25
HRC announced the selection of ten outstanding, young leaders for the second year of its fellowship program focused on elevating the work of young people on the front lines of the HIV and AIDS epidemic.


Travel

United Raises Limit on Bumped Passengers to 10K

United Raises Limit on Bumped Passengers to 10K

CORPORATE | By David Koenig | Apr 27
United Airlines says it will raise the limit - to $10,000 - on payments to customers who give up seats on oversold flights and will increase training for employees as it deals with fallout from a passenger being violently dragged from his seat.


Nightlife

OUTshine Film Festival @ Miami's Scottish Rite Temple :: April 21, 2017
Miami, FL

OUTshine Film Festival @ Miami's Scottish Rite Temple :: April 21, 2017

PHOTO ALBUMS | Apr 22
OUTshine Film Festival, formerly known as MiFo Film Festival, was held at Miami's Scottish Rite Temple and honored former festival directors Carol Coombes and Jaie Laplante.

 Cowboy A Go-Go Night @ Flaming Saddles WeHo :: April 22, 2017

Cowboy A Go-Go Night @ Flaming Saddles WeHo :: April 22, 2017

PHOTO ALBUMS | Apr 24
Hot Cowboys showed their stuff at WeHo's Flaming Saddles. The event was called Cowboy A Go-Go. EDGE was there with spurs on. Check out these photos.