THE LATEST

GoFundMe Campaign Set Up to Assist Ailing Transgender Pioneer Holly Woodlawn

NEWS | By EDGE | Jul 4
A GoFundMe campaign has been set up to raise funds to pay for 24-hour home nursing care for iconic transgender Warhol superstar Holly Woodlawn

Bakery Ordered to Pay $135K for Discriminating Against Same-Sex Couple

NEWS | By Bobby McGuire | Jul 4
Owners of a Portland-area bakery that denied service to a same-sex couple must pay $135,000 in damages, the Bureau of Labor and Industries has ruled.

Montana's Unenforceable Same-Sex Marriage Ban to Remain in State's Constitution

NEWS | By Matt Volz | Jul 4
When the U.S. Supreme Court struck down same-sex marriage bans nationwide last week, it torpedoed a provision of the Montana Constitution that defined marriage as between a man and a woman.

America Welcomes Fourth with Hot Dogs, Cool Music, Cold Beer

NEWS | Jul 4
As the nation gears up to celebrate America's birthday, here are some Fourth of July highlights from around the country:

Dept. of Justice Backs Trans Student's Fight

NEWS | By John Riley | Jul 4
The Department of Justice has filed a statement of interest in federal court that appears to bolster a Virginia transgender high school student's fight to use the bathroom that comports with his gender identity.

Mixed Reaction to Scrapping of Anti-Gay Law in Mozambique

NEWS | Jul 4
Mozambicans on Friday reacted cautiously to the government's decision to do away with a colonial-era anti-gay law.

Official Sued in Landmark Marriage Case Reads at Gay Wedding

NEWS | Jul 4
Ohio's health director, whose refusal to list a gay man as the surviving spouse on a death certificate led to last week's landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling, has delivered a Bible reading at a gay wedding.

Clinton Says She Takes a 'Backseat to No One' Among Liberals

NEWS | By Ken Thomas | Jul 4
Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday she takes a "backseat to no one" on championing liberal causes, presenting herself as a standard-bearer for Democrats as primary challenger Bernie Sanders generates large, energetic crowds.

Chris Christie Vetoes Pro-LGBT Gestational Carrier Bill

NEWS | By John Riley | Jul 4
Transgender advocates in New Jersey may be biting their nails after Gov. Chris Christie (R) issued a veto of a pro-LGBT surrogacy bill on Monday, June 30th.

Denver Campaign Would Allow Marijuana Use in Bars

NEWS | By Kristen Wyatt | Jul 4
Beer? Wine? Or weed?


Technology

ManCrunch Raises The Stakes In Gay Dating Apps

PERSONAL TECH | By John McDonald | Jul 3
ManCrunch claims phishing will not happen on its new platform, touting the app's ability to curb profile "surprises" while connecting users to the global market.


Finance

Backers of Bush Nonprofit Include Banks, Schools, Lottery

RETIREMENT | By Ronnie Greene, Steve Peoples | Jul 2
Big-time donors to a nonprofit educational group founded by Jeb Bush, disclosed for the first time, highlight the intersection between Bush's roles in the worlds of business, policy and politics years before he began running for president.


Cars

Top Selling Cars and Trucks in the US in June

AUTO NEWS | Jul 3
Automakers released June U.S. sales figures Wednesday. These are the top sellers, the number sold and the percent change from June 2014.


Style

Picnic Plunder: Leave the Peas Out of Your Guac

FOOD/DRINK | By J.M. Hirsch | Jul 4
Thank goodness for Twitter-powered outrage. How else would we know just how horribly offensive the combination of peas and avocados is?


Health/Fitness

Watch Glitter Shooting Penis in Safe-Sex PSA That's Causing a Stir in Norway

HIV/AIDS | By EDGE | Jul 2
A giant glitter-ejaculating penis that is being used as part of a public service announcement to promote safe-sex is causing a stir in Norway where the PSA is being broadcast.


Nightlife

Statement From Fire Island Invasion Organizer: The Show Will Go On

LOCAL EVENTS | By EDGE | Jul 2
According to event organizer Panzi, the 40th annual "Invasion of the Pines" will go on as scheduled - no thanks to Ian Reisner. PJ McAteer notes that as always, for all in drag, the drinks will be on the house.