Gay Los Angeles: The Latest

After concession, Next N Carolina Governor Gets to Celebrate

NEWS | By Gary D. Robertson | Dec 7
Democrat Roy Cooper finally got to bask in his victory in the close race for North Carolina governor, telling supporters his narrow triumph over Republican incumbent Pat McCrory is a victory for the middle class and for the state's diverse population.

Gamers Convention to Stay in Indianapolis Despite LGBT Rights Flack

NEWS | By Brian Slodysko | Dec 7
A massive video game convention that once threatened to leave Indianapolis during an intense public debate over LGBT rights announced Tuesday that it has signed a contract that will keep the event in the city through 2021.

Transgender Student Named King of Kansas School Dance

NEWS | Dec 7
A 17-year-old transgender student who advocated for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights at a suburban Wichita high school was named king of a winter ball after receiving the most votes from his fellow students.

11 Grammy Facts: Beyonce's a Rock Star, Amy Schumer Gets Nod

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mesfin Fekadu | Dec 6
A look at interesting factoids during the Grammy nominations, announced Tuesday.

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

ENTERTAINMENT | By Steve Duffy | Dec 6
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.

Q&A: A Look at Trump's Call to Cancel New Air Force 1

NEWS | By Darlene Superville | Dec 6
President-elect Donald Trump suggested Tuesday that he would cancel Boeing's contract to build a new fleet of presidential aircraft to replace the aging Reagan-era models that currently shuttle the president around the world.

Killer or Not? Van Hansis on Role in Neo-noir 'Kiss Me, Kill Me'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Frank J. Avella | Dec 6
Van Hansis came to fame for a groundbreaking soap role as a LGBT character; now the out actor can be seen in two roles: on the web series "EastSiders" & in the new Neo-noir "Kiss Me, Kill Me." EDGE spoke to Hansis about his roles & career.

Musicians React to Their Grammy Nominations

Reactions to the Grammy Awards nominations, announced Tuesday by The Recording Academy. The 59th annual Grammys will air live on CBS from Los Angeles on Feb. 12, 2017.

Court Filing: In Army's Eyes, Chelsea Manning Still a Man

NEWS | By David Dishneau | Dec 6
A military prison psychologist is refusing to recommend that Chelsea Manning's gender be officially changed to female in her Army employee-benefits file.

Out YouTube Star Tyler Oakley Among Top 5 Highest-Paid on Service

NEWS | Dec 6
Openly gay YouTube star Tyler Oakley is the fifth highest-paid personality on the video sharing service, according to a new report from Frobes.


Entertainment

Review :: Teenage Kicks

MOVIES | By Roger Walker-Dack | Dec 6
Don't be fooled by the deceptive title of this movie which implies it is just another teenage romp, as Craig Boreham's feature film debut, is one of the most powerful edgy LGBT dramas to come out of Australia for some years.


Business

Alaska Airlines Gets U.S. Approval to Buy Virgin America

CORPORATE | Dec 6
Alaska Airlines has won government approval to buy rival Virgin America after agreeing to reduce its flight-selling partnership with American Airlines.


Technology

Fake News Blamed for Gunman's Bizarre Pizzeria Attack

A man who said he was investigating a conspiracy theory about Hillary Clinton running a child sex ring out of a pizza place fired an assault rifle inside the Washington, D.C., restaurant on Sunday injuring no one, police and news reports said.


Finance

Giving the Gift of Financial Well-Being at the Holidays

SAVING | 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

AUTO NEWS | 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

Harvesting the World's Most Expensive Spice

FOOD/DRINK | By Ebrahim Noroozi | Dec 7
This is harvest season in Iran in the production of saffron, lauded as the world's most expensive spice.


Nightlife

Art Basel Miami Beach 2016

PHOTO ALBUMS | Dec 5
This year's ArtBasel, held all around Miami and Miami Beach, was amazing. With artwork from North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa.