Gay Los Angeles: The Latest

Cyndi Lauper Adds Country Record to Her Multifaceted Career

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kristin M. Hall | May 4
Pop singer, songwriter and Broadway musical composer Cyndi Lauper added a little country twang to her signature Queens accent.

PopUps: Possible Feud Alert: Nicki Minaj vs. Demi Lovato

There's something about the Met Gala that gets some celebs really worked up.

Trans Woman Who Recorded Subway Attack Speaks Out

NEWS | May 4
The transgender woman who recorded a video showing a woman yelling transphobic, anti-gay and racial rhetoric before physically assaulting her on a New York City subway last week, is speaking out.

Watch: Cruz Punches, Elbows Wife on Way Off Campaign Trail

NEWS | May 4
We know that being on the campaign trail can put a strain on a marriage, but...

Trump Shifts to New Campaign Phase, Dismisses GOP Critics

NEWS | By Julie Pace and Scott Bauer | May 4
Donald Trump, the GOP presidential nomination virtually in hand, is signaling a new phase of his outsider campaign.

It's Star Wars Day: May the 4th Be With You

It's not a national holiday, yet it might be an intergalactic one.

Target Faces Backlash on Stance on Transgender Bathrooms

NEWS | By Anne D'Innocenzio | May 4
Consumer backlash is growing against Target's stance on what type of bathrooms its transgender customers and employees can use.

Va. School Board Appeals Transgender Restroom Ruling

NEWS | May 4
A Virginia school board has asked the full 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to review a panel's ruling that a transgender teen must be allowed to use the boys' restroom at school.

Report: Prince Tried to Meet with Doctor Before Death

Prince had arranged to meet a California doctor to try to kick an addiction to painkillers shortly before his death, according to a newspaper report published Wednesday.

Government Report: Crime Dropped Overall in Nation's Schools

NEWS | By Carole Feldman and Jennifer C. Kerr | May 4
The latest government snapshot of school crime paints a picture of safer schools with declines in violent crime, bullying and harassment because of sexual orientation.


News

Minnesota College System Bars Team Travel to North Carolina

May 4
A Minnesota state university system is prohibiting athletics teams from traveling to tournaments in North Carolina this spring after that state passed a law limiting LGBT protections.


Entertainment

Review :: Hubbard Street + The Second City's The Art of Falling Returns

By EDGE | May 4
Get your tickets now for the return by popular demand of Hubbard Street + The Second City's acclaimed collaboration "The Art of Falling," at Chicago's Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park, June 9-19.


Business

Texas Court Blocks Houston from Using Tougher Clean-Air Laws

By Juan A. Lozano | May 4
Houston's efforts to use local clean air laws to regulate pollution in the home of the nation's largest petrochemical complex were halted Friday by a Texas Supreme Court ruling in favor of energy and chemical companies.


Technology

Physicists Abuzz About Possible New Particle as CERN Revs Up

By Jamey Keaten and Frank Jordans | May 3
Scientists around the globe are revved up with excitement as the world's biggest atom smasher starts whirring again to churn out data that may confirm cautious hints of an entirely new particle.


Style

Celebrities Jam Havana Streets for Chanel Cuban Takeover

By Michael Weissenstein | May 4
Fashionistas and celebrities from around the world flocked beneath klieg lights on a grand Havana colonial avenue transformed into a private runway for French fashion house Chanel.


Travel

Spooky! New York's Haunted History Trail

By Carolyn Thompson | May 4
The Haunted History Trail of New York State has been unfurled for anyone who's ever ambled through a "ghost walk," knows what EVP stands for (electronic voice phenomena), watched "Ghost Hunters," ''Ghost Busters" or stayed up late around a Ouija board.


Nightlife

Dance to Unite 3rd Annual Benefit Features Debbie Harry

By EDGE | May 3
On Tuesday, May 3, Dance to Unite presents the 3rd Annual Benefit: One Way or Another featuring live music from Debbie Harry at Avenues: The World School, located in Chelsea.