Gay News: The Latest

Country Star Ty Herndon Talks Coming Out (and His New Album)

ENTERTAINMENT | By Steve Duffy | Dec 7
Two years ago Ty Herndon became the first major male country artist to come out. Last month he released his most personal album, "House on Fire." EDGE caught up with Hendon for a conversation about his decision to come out & his new album.

Gay Dating App Hornet Raises $8M To Expand Across Globe  

HEALTH/FITNESS | By EDGE | Dec 7
Hornet, the world's second largest gay social network, announced that it has raised its first round of institutional funding led by Ventech China to support rapid business growth and user adoption across the globe.

Judge Refuses Brad Pitt's Request to Seal Custody Filings

ENTERTAINMENT | By Anthony McCartney | Dec 7
A judge on Wednesday rejected Brad Pitt's request to seal details about custody arrangements in his divorce from Angelina Jolie Pitt.

Russell Crowe Won't be Charged Over Azealia Banks Scuffle

Los Angeles prosecutors say they will not charge Russell Crowe with battery over a hotel room scuffle with rapper Azealia Banks.

Auction of Shirley Temple Items Includes Childhood Tap Shoes

Two pairs of tap shoes belonging to the child movie star Shirley Temple have sold at auction for $20,000.

Trumps Taps Retired Marine General John Kelly for DHS

NEWS | By Lolita C. Baldor and Julie Pace | Dec 7
President-elect Donald Trump has chosen retired Marine Gen. John Kelly, whose last command included oversight of the Guantanamo Bay detention center, to run the Department of Homeland Security, people close to the transition team said Wednesday.

PopUps: Andy Cohen Confesses He'd Hook Up with Justin Bieber

Andy Cohen stopped by the "Allegedly" podcast this week, where hosts Matt Weiss and Theo Von asked the TV personality if he would ever hook up with Justin Bieber.

Watch: Conan O'Brien is in Big Trouble with German Dominatrix

In an upcoming special from Conan O'Brien called "Conan Without Borders: Berlin," the late night show host travels to Germany and explores its culture.

Malta Bans Gay Conversion Therapy, a First for Europe

NEWS | Dec 7
Malta has become the first European country to ban gay conversion therapy, imposing fines of up to 10,000 euros ($10,750) and a jail term of up to one year for offenders.

Hetrick-Martin Institute Celebrates 2016 Emery Awards

NEWS | By EDGE | Dec 7
On Wednesday, December 7 at Cipriani Wall Street, Hetrick-Martin Institute will celebrate the 2016 Emery Awards, HMI's flagship annual event.


News

Trump Teases State Dept. Search, Says Romney Still in Mix

By Jonathan Lemire | Dec 7
Now Person of the Year as well as president-elect, Donald Trump said Wednesday he expects to select his secretary of state next week and former rival Mitt Romney still has a chance to win the post.


Entertainment

Review :: The Wrath Of Seth

By JC Alvarez | Dec 7
The historical-adventure series "Boys of Imperial Rome" returns in its third installment. Author Zack has his two leading men facing off against "The Wrath of Seth" in a desert escapade that will make you sweat!


Business

Australia Considers Charging Power Generators for Pollution

Dec 7
Australia will consider making electrical power companies pay for greenhouse gas pollution they create, three years after the government scrapped the national carbon tax, a Cabinet minister said Monday.


Finance

Giving the Gift of Financial Well-Being at the Holidays

By Sarah Skidmore Sell | Dec 3
Instead of the latest toy or gadget, some people are trying to give their loved ones more financial security this holiday season.


Cars

Cars Without Drivers Scoot Around Nissan Plant, Towing Cars

By Yuri Kageyama | Dec 6
Nissan Motor Co. is testing self-driving cars at one of its plants in Japan that can tow vehicles on a trailer to the wharf for loading on transport ships.


Style

New Study: Shaving Pubic Hair May Increase Chance of Catching STDs

Dec 7
A new study from the University of California-San Francisco published in "Sexually Transmitted Infections" found that people who shave their pubic hair increase their chances of contracting a sexually transmitted disease.


Health/Fitness

Shortage of Injectable Estrogen A Health Emergency, Say Public Health Experts

Dec 7
A new policy brief warns of the public health emergency created by a shortage of injectable estrogen, and calls on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to be more proactive in resolving the crisis.


Nightlife

Lea DeLaria Is VIP Headliner for San Diego Human Dignity Foundation Gala

By EDGE | Dec 7
On Saturday, December 10, The San Diego Human Dignity Foundation (SDHDF) holds their third annual Aston-Brooks Awards Gala at the Hilton San Diego Resort and Spa.