Gay News: The Latest

Watch: Mark Ronson Says He Identifies as Sapiosexual

Watch: Mark Ronson Says He Identifies as Sapiosexual

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 19
On a segment with "Good Morning Britain," Grammy Award-winning producer Mark Ronson revealed that he identifies as "sapiosexual."

'Game of Thrones,' 'Veep' Make Last Emmy Awards Stand

'Game of Thrones,' 'Veep' Make Last Emmy Awards Stand

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lynn Elber | Sep 19
"Game of Thrones" has dominated the Emmy Awards with the formidable power of, say, your average fearsome, flame-belching dragon. Same goes for "Veep," but picture a cutthroat politician instead.

Composer Eric Nathan: His Journey from Tanglewood to Symphony Hall

Composer Eric Nathan: His Journey from Tanglewood to Symphony Hall

ENTERTAINMENT | By Robert Nesti | Sep 19
This weekend the Boston Symphony Orchestra premieres a new commission by composer Eric Nathan. EDGE spoke to Nathan about his "Concerto for Orchestra" and his personal history with the orchestra.

Trump Scorns Complaint About Call with Foreign Leader

Trump Scorns Complaint About Call with Foreign Leader

NEWS | By Mary Clare Jalonick and Lisa Mascaro | Sep 19
President Donald Trump is dismissing as fake news and "presidential harassment" a report that he made an unspecified promise during a phone call to a foreign leader that led to a whistleblower complaint.

NYC Gay Bar Looking to Identify Spit and Run Culprit

NYC Gay Bar Looking to Identify Spit and Run Culprit

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 19
The oldest gay bar in Queens, New York is appealing to the public for help in identifying an unknown man involved in what you might call a spit and run.

PopUps: Jessica Lange Says She Probably Won't Ever Return to 'American Horror Story'

PopUps: Jessica Lange Says She Probably Won't Ever Return to 'American Horror Story'

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 19
Jessica Lange starred in four seasons of "American Horror Story" and recently made a return to the FX anthology series last year. But speaking with The Wrap, the Oscar-winning actor said she'll likely never return to the show.

'Bachelor in Paradise' Sees Franchise's First Same-Sex Couple Engaged

'Bachelor in Paradise' Sees Franchise's First Same-Sex Couple Engaged

ENTERTAINMENT | By Sam Cronin | Sep 19
Demi Burnett and Kristian Haggerty have made "Bachelor" franchise history for the second time, becoming the first same-sex couple on any of the hugely-viewed shows to get engaged.

In New Book, 'Younger' Star Nico Tortorella Identifies as Queer, Shares Ashton Kutcher Story

In New Book, 'Younger' Star Nico Tortorella Identifies as Queer, Shares Ashton Kutcher Story

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 19
"Younger" star Nico Tortorella has a new book in which the actor opens up about sexuality, gender, their love life, substance abuse and run-ins with celebrities, including Ashton Kutcher.

Trump Threatens EPA Action Against San Francisco

Trump Threatens EPA Action Against San Francisco

BUSINESS | Sep 19
President Donald Trump threatened to unleash the Environmental Protection Agency on San Francisco Wednesday after a California visit during which he blamed the homelessness crisis on "liberal" policies.

Former 'Ex Gay' Leader Decries 'Conversion Therapy' in Interviews

Former 'Ex Gay' Leader Decries 'Conversion Therapy' in Interviews

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 19
Droves of former practitioners and proponents have stepped away from so-called "conversion therapy." Now, more are speaking out against the harms it inflicts - including John Smid, formerly associated with Love in Action.


News

Appeals Court Asked to Halt Discharge of Airmen with HIV

Appeals Court Asked to Halt Discharge of Airmen with HIV

LEGAL | By Denise Lavoie | Sep 19
Lawyers for two Air Force members who are HIV-positive urged a federal appeals court Wednesday to uphold an injunction that bars the Trump administration from continuing with discharge proceedings against them.


Entertainment

 Review :: Echo In The Canyon

Review :: Echo In The Canyon

MOVIES | By Rob Lester | Sep 19
In significant and touching ways, we witness tale-telling and torch-passing as one generation of musicians informs the next, sharing memories.


Business

Big Money Urges Governments to Tackle Climate Change

Big Money Urges Governments to Tackle Climate Change

CORPORATE | By Frank Jordans | Sep 19
A group of more than 500 major institutional investors called Thursday for governments to boost efforts to tackle climate change, warning that failure could have serious economic consequences.


Cars

Could Electric Cars Help California Preserve Environmental Clout?

Could Electric Cars Help California Preserve Environmental Clout?

AUTO NEWS | By Adam Beam and Michael Biesecker | Sep 19
One California lawmaker is already working on a way to preserve at least some of the state's environmental muscle: Rebates for electric cars.


Health/Fitness

At-Home Rape Kits Now Off the Market

At-Home Rape Kits Now Off the Market

HEALTH | By Victoria Knight | Sep 19
Two companies who were advertising at-home sexual assault evidence collection kits appear to have halted selling and marketing the products after widespread objections and two state attorneys general threatened the companies with legal action.


Nightlife

Some CBD Vapes Contain Street Drug Instead of the Real Thing

Some CBD Vapes Contain Street Drug Instead of the Real Thing

HEALTH | By Holbrook Mohr | Sep 17
Some operators are cashing in on the CBD craze by substituting cheap and illegal synthetic marijuana for natural CBD in vapes and edibles such as gummy bears, an Associated Press investigation has found.