Gay News: The Latest

Tourist Found in New Zealand Bush After Surviving a Month

NEWS | By Nick Perry | Aug 25
A tourist from the Czech Republic, whose partner fell to his death, survived a harrowing month in the frozen New Zealand wilderness before being rescued, police said Thursday.

Welcome to the Trump-Clinton Conspiracy Election

NEWS | By Ken Thomas and Lisa Lerer | Aug 25
It's a conspiracy: The 2016 campaign features one candidate who warned against the "vast right-wing conspiracy" and another who was a leader of the so-called "birther" movement.

Paisley Park, Home of Price Opens for Public Tours Oct. 6

ENTERTAINMENT | By Steve Karnowski | Aug 25
Paisley Park, the private estate and studio complex of the late rock superstar Prince, will open for daily public tours starting Oct. 6, the trust company overseeing his estate announced Wednesday

Salem Police Investigating Explosion of LGBT Newspaper Box

NEWS | Aug 25
Police in Salem are investigating the detonation of an explosive placed inside a news box for an LGBT newspaper as a possible hate crime.

'SNL' Star Leslie Joness' Personal Site Offline After Hacking

ENTERTAINMENT | By Derrick J. Lang | Aug 25
Leslie Jones, the black "Saturday Night Live" and "Ghostbusters" actress-comedian, is again the target of racist and sexist online attacks.

Clinton Ties Trump to Dystopian 'Alt-Right' White Nationalist Ideology

NEWS | By Nancy Benac | Aug 25
Hillary Clinton is ready to call out Donald Trump and his advisers for embracing a "disturbing alt-right" political philosophy that her campaign says presents "a divisive and dystopian view of America."

Mylan Says it Will Expand Programs That Lower EpiPen Costs

Mylan, now in the crosshairs over severe price hikes for its EpiPen, says it will expand programs that lower out-of-pocket costs by as much as half.

Italy Toll Rises to 247 as Anguish Mounts Over Quake Past

NEWS | By Frances D'Emilio and Nicole Winfield | Aug 25
Rescue crews raced against time Thursday looking for survivors from the earthquake that leveled three towns in central Italy, but the death toll rose to 247

Tony Winner Randy Graff Makes Provincetown Debut August 29

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 24
Randy Graff makes her Provincetown for one performance only, Monday, August 29 at 8:00 p.m.

Georgia Man Who Threw Boiling Water on Gay Couple Gets 40 Years

NEWS | Aug 24
A judge sentenced a Georgia man to 40 years in prison Wednesday for throwing boiled water on a gay couple sleeping in an apartment, leaving them with severe burns that required surgery.


Business

Federal Judge Puts Starbucks Lawsuit on Ice

By Brian Melley | Aug 25
A federal judge has thrown cold water on a lawsuit that claimed Starbucks defrauded customers by adding ice to its cold beverages.


Technology

Wi-Fi? Why Not? Homeless Are Avid Users of Free Web Kiosks

By Karen Matthews | Aug 25
An effort to replace obsolete pay phones with Wi-Fi kiosks that offer free web surfing and phone calls has been a hit with panhandlers and the homeless, the least wired people in the city.


Finance

Costly Financial Fees You May Not Know You're Paying

By Dayana Yochim | Aug 25
Thanks to a new fee-disclosure rule from the Department of Labor, financial pros who offer retirement advice will have to disclose all costs associated with their services and products beginning in April.


Style

Designer Sonia Rykiel, 'Queen of Knitwear,' Dies at 86

By Angela Charlton | Aug 25
Sonia Rykiel, a French designer dubbed the "queen of knitwear" whose relaxed sweaters in berry-colored stripes and eye-popping motifs helped liberate women from stuffy suits, has died. She was 86.


Travel

Park Service Seeks Minorities' Support As It Marks 100 Years

By Felicia Fonseca, Beatriz Costa-Lima | Aug 24
When Asha Jones and other Grand Canyon interns arrived for their summer at the national park, they were struck by its sheer immensity, beauty and world-class hiking trails. Soon, they noticed something else.


Nightlife

Key West Tropical Heat 2016

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.