Gay Los Angeles: The Latest

LA Women's Theatre Fest Presents 'Defining Moments'
Los Angeles, CA

LA Women's Theatre Fest Presents 'Defining Moments'

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 25
For one very special night, the Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival (LAWTF) comes to Culver City for a unique performance on Sunday, July 30.

Boy Scouts Leader Apologizes for Trump's Jamboree Speech

Boy Scouts Leader Apologizes for Trump's Jamboree Speech

NEWS | By David Crary | Jul 27
The Boy Scouts' chief executive apologized Thursday to members of the scouting community who were offended by the aggressive political rhetoric in President Donald Trump's recent speech to the Scouts' national jamboree.

Watch: James Corden Musically Blasts Trump Transgender Troop Ban to 'L-O-V-E'

Watch: James Corden Musically Blasts Trump Transgender Troop Ban to 'L-O-V-E'

NEWS | Jul 27
In the classiest manner possible, late night host James Corden took on President Trump's tweeted ban on transgender service members in the military.

Internet Sensation Randy Rainbow Takes on New England

Internet Sensation Randy Rainbow Takes on New England

ENTERTAINMENT | By John Amodeo | Jul 27
Actor Randy Rainbow has become an internet sensation through his videos that take on celebrities & political issues with his song parodies. In August he takes his act on the road across New England. EDGE spoke to the talented satirist.

Pines Party 2017: Labyrinth

Pines Party 2017: Labyrinth

NIGHTLIFE | Jul 27
Pines Party 2017:Labyrinth, with DJs Ralphi Rosario and Tom Stephan, benefited Stonewall Community Foundation.

Top Officer Says Transgender Policy Unchanged For Now

Top Officer Says Transgender Policy Unchanged For Now

NEWS | By Robert Burns | Jul 27
The U.S. military will continue to permit transgender individuals to serve openly until Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has received President Donald Trump's "direction" to change the policy and figured out how to implement it

Kerry Washington to Receive 2017 GLSEN Inspiration Award

Kerry Washington to Receive 2017 GLSEN Inspiration Award

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 27
Kerry Washington is being recognized by a national education organization for integrating LGBT activism into her film and television career.

Veterans in Congress Divided Over Trump's Transgender Troops Ban

Veterans in Congress Divided Over Trump's Transgender Troops Ban

NEWS | By Richard Lardner | Jul 27
President Trump's decision to ban transgender service in the armed forces drove a wedge through veterans in Congress, with one camp standing behind the commander in chief and the other decrying his order as an ugly attack on dedicated troops.

Log Cabin President Criticizes Trump's Transgender Ban But Still Considers Him to be Pro-LGBT

Log Cabin President Criticizes Trump's Transgender Ban But Still Considers Him to be Pro-LGBT

NEWS | Jul 27
The on-again, off-again romance between gay conservative organization Log Cabin Republicans (LCR) and Donald Trump was switched to off on Wednesday. Or was it?

Experts Focus on Innovative Solutions to Speed Progress Against HIV Among Youth

Experts Focus on Innovative Solutions to Speed Progress Against HIV Among Youth

NEWS | Jul 27
The world has made great strides in reducing the impact of HIV, and AIDS-related deaths are on the decline in every age group -- except among adolescents. New UNAIDS estimates show that young people continue to be at elevated risk for HIV globally.

Drugmaker GSK Reviewing its R&D Programs Under New CEO

Drugmaker GSK Reviewing its R&D Programs Under New CEO

NEWS | Jul 27
Drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline says it will halt some 30 clinical and pre-clinical programs as it reviews its research and development pipeline and focuses on improving efficiency.


Entertainment

 Review :: Fantasm - Odyssey of Dreams
Los Angeles, CA

Review :: Fantasm - Odyssey of Dreams

CULTURE | By Brian Wallace | Jul 24
Bellydance Evolution has put their own spin, twist, and nearly every other kind of contortion on these fables in "Fantasm: Odyssey of Dreams," which recently played at the John Anson Ford Amphitheatre in Hollywood.

 Review :: Unforgettable

Review :: Unforgettable

MOVIES | By Michael Cox | Jul 27
If you love the genre this one has some deliriously delicious moments pulled straight from Hitchcock. Unfortunately, Heigl's character is so over-the-top unstable that the central premise is thoroughly unbelievable.


Technology

Black Seniors Stroll Down Memory Lane Aiming to Stay Sharp

Black Seniors Stroll Down Memory Lane Aiming to Stay Sharp

SCIENCE | By Lauran Neergaard | Jul 27
Beyond possibly improving their own brain health, the Portland study's enticement is a chance to help preserve community and cultural memories from historically black neighborhoods that are disappearing with gentrification.


Cars

Grab Builds War Chest In a Fight for Car-Share Dominance

Grab Builds War Chest In a Fight for Car-Share Dominance

CORPORATE | Jul 26
The taxi app Grab has been given an additional $2 billion in financing, revealing the intense competition among car services in Asia that have forced companies like Uber to take a back seat to rivals with extremely deep-pockets.


Travel

Summer Sizzles at Las Vegas Pools

Summer Sizzles at Las Vegas Pools

By Matthew Wexler | Jul 27
Can't beat the heat? Take a dip on the wild side or chill out at some of Las Vegas' most sought-after summer soirées.


Nightlife

Watch: All-Boy Cast Featured in Video for Charli XCX Single 'Boys'

Watch: All-Boy Cast Featured in Video for Charli XCX Single 'Boys'

MUSIC | Jul 27
Charli XCX unveiled a new single "Boys" on Wednesday alongside a music video with Sarah McColgan (Kendrick Lamar) which pushes the boundaries of her artistry, playfully challenging gender stereotypes featuring an all-star male cast.