Gay News: The Latest

Indiana Lawmakers to Discuss Ongoing LGBT Rights Debate

NEWS | Aug 30
Indiana state lawmakers plan to convene Tuesday to discuss what recommendations should be made for the upcoming legislative session regarding rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender residents.

NY Court: Gay Couples Can Seek Parental Rights for Nonbiological Kids

NEWS | Aug 30
New York's highest court has expanded the definition of parenthood by ruling that former same-sex couples have the right to seek visitation and custody of children even when they aren't the biological or adoptive parent.

Watch: In Emotional Speech, Colton Haynes Accepts HRC Visibility Award

NEWS | Aug 30
In an emotional acceptance speech, actor Colton Haynes accepted the Human Rights Campaign Visibility Award last weekend.

Frank Ocean's 'Blonde' Reaches No. 1 on Billboard

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 30
Frank Ocean's return is paying off: His new album "Blonde" reached No. 1 on Billboard this week.

Matt Bomer to Play Trans Sex Worker in New Film, Twitter Reacts

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 30
Matt Bomer will play a transgender sex worker in a new movie. Twitter has already reacted to the casting news, with many users upset that the cis male actor will play a trans character.

PopUps: The New 'Dancing With The Stars' Cast is Insane

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 30
The new cast of "Dancing With the Stars" includes scandal-ridden Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte, Amber Rose and... wait for it... former Texas governor Rick Perry.

Rudy Giuliani Just Upset the BeyHive

NEWS | Aug 30
Rudy Giuliani ripped Beyonce over her MTV Video Music Awards performance and it is likely the BeyHive is coming for him.

Trump Surrogate Tweets Cartoon of Hillary in Blackface, Apologizes

NEWS | Aug 30
Trump surrogate Pastor Mark Burns created a stir on Monday when he tweeted a cartoon of Hillary Clinton in blackface.

Appreciation: In Gene Wilder's Madcap Roles, a Magical Mania

NEWS | By Jake Coyle | Aug 30
Gene Wilder was terrific when he was calm and collected. But when he lost it, he was transcendent.

'Beauty and the Beast' Producer Posts Character Images

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 30
A producer on the upcoming live-action adaptation of "Beauty and the Beast" has invited his social media followers to be his guest to a first look at several characters from the film.


News

Longtime Aide Huma Abedin Like 'Second Daughter' to Clinton

POLITICS | By Ken Thomas and Catherine Lucey | Aug 30
Longtime Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin has won plaudits for her campaign instincts, her deep-rooted loyalty and her glamorous personal style. But she has been thrust into the spotlight for another attribute - as a wronged political wife.


Entertainment

Mel Brooks, Steve Martin, More Pay Tribute to Gene Wilder

CELEBRITIES | Aug 30
Tributes from peers and admirers poured in Monday for Gene Wilder, who died Sunday at the age of 83 of complications from Alzheimer's disease.


Business

Panera CEO on Self-Respect (And Why He Often Avoids Gluten)

CORPORATE | By Candice Choi | Aug 30
Panera founder and CEO Ron Shaich considers himself the "discoverer-in-chief," meaning he's in charge of ensuring the bakery chain's image doesn't grow stale.


Style

Taming the Beast: 4 Must-Haves for End-of-Summer Hair

GROOMING | By April Stamm | Aug 30
It's too soon to banish the rays and pack up our beach bags. These four hair lines will smooth, tame, and replenish your hair back to its pre-vernal glory.


Health/Fitness

Shigellosis Outbreak Among Los Angeles MSM Follows Similar Outbreak in 2015

HEALTH | By EDGE | Aug 29
An outbreak of Shigellosis, a common diarrheal disease caused by a group of bacteria called Shigella, is affecting men who have sex with men in Los Angeles, Pasadena, and Long Beach.


Nightlife

Key West Tropical Heat 2016

PHOTO ALBUMS | Aug 24
The Key West Business Guild hosted Tropical Heat at the finest all male resorts on the island including The Island House, Alexander's and The New Orleans House. EDGE was there as well. Check out these great photos.