Gay News: The Latest

NewFest Screens 'Porcupine Lake,' Tale of First Love

NewFest Screens 'Porcupine Lake,' Tale of First Love

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 20
On Sunday, October 22 at 1:45 p.m. at Cinépolis Chelsea, NewFest will screen Ingrid Veninger's sixth feature film, "Porcupine Lake."

ACLU Taks Legal Action Defending Rights of Maryland Transgender Students

ACLU Taks Legal Action Defending Rights of Maryland Transgender Students

NEWS | Oct 20
The American Civil Liberties Union filed a motion today to defend a Maryland school board's policies that prevent discrimination, harassment, and stigmatization of transgender and gender nonconforming students in the school system.

Share Your Toothbrush? Yuck! Six Reasons That's an Unhealthy Idea

Share Your Toothbrush? Yuck! Six Reasons That's an Unhealthy Idea

When health officials discovered a hepatitis A outbreak in California this summer, they swiftly issued health warnings about how to avoid the disease. Among the many suggestions: Don't share toothbrushes.

Lady Gaga Hits the Studio Again, This Time with 'Born This Way' Producer

Lady Gaga Hits the Studio Again, This Time with 'Born This Way' Producer

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 20
Is Lady Gaga returning to her dance-pop sound?

'Will & Grace' Pokes Fun at Pence in Conversion Therapy Episode, Conservatives Not Amused

'Will & Grace' Pokes Fun at Pence in Conversion Therapy Episode, Conservatives Not Amused

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 20
Conservatives are up in arms over the inclusion of a poster of Vice President Mike Pence in a scene taking place at gay conversion camp for children on Thursday night's episode of "Will & Grace."

Trump Drawing of Empire State Building Sells for $16,000

Trump Drawing of Empire State Building Sells for $16,000

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 20
A sketch of the Empire State Building drawn by President Donald Trump has sold at auction for $16,000.

Listen Up!: P!nk, Tegan And Sara, Haley Reinhart, Liam Gallagher, Carla Bruni

Listen Up!: P!nk, Tegan And Sara, Haley Reinhart, Liam Gallagher, Carla Bruni

ENTERTAINMENT | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 20
P!NK releases her seventh studio album, and Carla Bruni releases her fifth. Celebrated artists do covers of Tegan & Sara's hit album. And Liam Gallagher and Haley Reinhart drop their debuts.

Hate Group Leader Blames Gays in the Military for Firing of Two-Star General

Hate Group Leader Blames Gays in the Military for Firing of Two-Star General

NEWS | Oct 20
It's been six years since the Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy that banned open service by out LGBTQ military personnel was repealed, and one hate group leader still can't get over it.

What to See at NewFest

What to See at NewFest

ENTERTAINMENT | By Frank J. Avella | Oct 20
The 29th annual New York LGBT Film Festival, NewFest, boasts more than 140 films from 26 countries with 1/3 of the works directed by women. EDGE contributor Frank Avella offers his overview of the films being shown.

Senate GOP Backs Budget, Clears Way for Tax Overhaul

NEWS | By Marcy Gordon and Andrew Taylor | Oct 20
Republicans must now shift their focus to enacting President Donald Trump's sweeping tax plan, a far heavier lift than the $4 trillion budget plan they've muscled through the Senate.


Entertainment

 Review :: Tom Of Finland

Review :: Tom Of Finland

MOVIES | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 20
Director Dome Karukoski's biopic is a well-produced project, finely acted and written, by Aleksi Bardi, with a literary -- rather than prurient -- sensibility.


Business

3 Arrested After Shooting Following White Nationalist Speech

3 Arrested After Shooting Following White Nationalist Speech

LEGAL | By Jason Dearen | Oct 20
Three men were arrested after a shot was fired at a group of people following the appearance of white nationalist Richard Spencer at the University of Florida, police said.


Technology

 In Cuba Attacks, Tourists Ask: Were We Hit, Too?

In Cuba Attacks, Tourists Ask: Were We Hit, Too?

PERSONAL TECH | Oct 20
Revelations that US personnel were hit by invisible attacks in Havana's Hotel Capri re-opened a medical mystery that had haunted Chris Allen for 3 years. While at the hotel he developed sudden-onset numbness and is convinced he was hit, too.


Finance

An Insider's Look at a Timeshare Pitch

An Insider's Look at a Timeshare Pitch

REAL ESTATE | By Marjorie Miller | Oct 6
I had filled out a form to win a Whole Foods gift certificate. Instead I got a phone call from "Hannah" at FantaSea Resorts congratulating me on winning a travel package.AP Photo/Julio Cortez


Cars

Autonomous Cars Head for the Big Apple

Autonomous Cars Head for the Big Apple

AUTO NEWS | By Dee-Ann Durbin and Tom Krisher | Oct 19
Autonomous vehicles may soon be tested by the chaos of Manhattan, where pedestrians, taxis, buses and bikes embark daily on an eternal quest to avoid impact.


Travel

Drag, Dining & Discovery: 36 Hours in Atlantic City

Drag, Dining & Discovery: 36 Hours in Atlantic City

By Matthew Wexler | Oct 20
Thirty-six hours at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa reveals drag shows, upscale dining, and a glimmering spark of Atlantic City's days gone by.