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.

Gilead Announces Phase 3 Results for Investigational Fixed-Dose HIV Treatment

Gilead Announces Phase 3 Results for Investigational Fixed-Dose HIV Treatment

NEWS | Jul 25
Gilead Sciences, Inc. announced detailed 48-week results from two Phase 3 studies evaluating the efficacy and safety of a fixed-dose combination of HIV meds.

Director John Scagliotti Explores LGBT Culture in 'Before Homosexuals'

Director John Scagliotti Explores LGBT Culture in 'Before Homosexuals'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Steve Duffy | Jul 25
Documentary director John Scagliotti adds another chapter in his films about LGBT history & culture in "Before Homosexuals," his latest film currently on the film festival circuit. EDGE spoke to the pioneering filmmaker about his latest project.

Vice President Pence Breaks Tie, Senate Takes Up Health Bill

Vice President Pence Breaks Tie, Senate Takes Up Health Bill

NEWS | Jul 25
The Senate has voted to move ahead on health care legislation aimed at dismantling the Obama health law.

Barbara Sinatra, Frank's 4th Wife and Widow, Dies at 90

Barbara Sinatra, Frank's 4th Wife and Widow, Dies at 90

NEWS | By John Rogers | Jul 25
Barbara Sinatra, the fourth wife of legendary singer Frank Sinatra and a prominent advocate and philanthropist for abused children, has died at 90.

Films From Jolie, Clooney, Aronofsky Among TIFF Premieres

Films From Jolie, Clooney, Aronofsky Among TIFF Premieres

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Jul 25
George Clooney's crime comedy "Suburbicon," Angelina Jolie's Khmer Rouge drama "First They Killed My Father," and Darren Aronofsky's horror feature "mother!" are among the films that will be playing at the Toronto International Film Festival this year.

Model Chrissy Teigen Says Trump Blocked her on Twitter

Model Chrissy Teigen Says Trump Blocked her on Twitter

NEWS | Jul 25
Model Chrissy Teigen says she has been blocked on Twitter by President Donald Trump after years of trolling the Republican online.

Texas Vote Set on 'Bathroom Bill' Despite Police Opposition

Texas Vote Set on 'Bathroom Bill' Despite Police Opposition

NEWS | By Paul J. Weber | Jul 25
Police chiefs from Texas' largest cities rallied outside the state Capitol in opposition to a "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people, just as Senate Republicans lurched toward a new vote on restrictions similar to those approved in North Carolina.

Over 6,000 People Tell President Trump That Trans Elders Count

Over 6,000 People Tell President Trump That Trans Elders Count

NEWS | Jul 25
A bipartisan group of 75 members of the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday told the Trump administration that it cannot erase transgender elders from a national survey that allocates billions of dollars to vital elder services.

Opioid Epidemic Hits Nearly All Age Groups in Both Rural and Urban U.S. Areas

Opioid Epidemic Hits Nearly All Age Groups in Both Rural and Urban U.S. Areas

In rural areas around the country from 2007-2016, private insurance claim lines with opioid abuse and dependence diagnoses were found in every age group from 13-18 years to over 80 years, and in urban areas, in every age group from 13-18 years.

MSF Sounds Alarm Over High Numbers of People Dying from AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa

MSF Sounds Alarm Over High Numbers of People Dying from AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa

NEWS | Jul 25
Doctors Without Borders says an unacceptably high number of people from sub-Saharan Africa have been left out of the global HIV response.


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.

PopUps: Go-Go-Dancer Turned Designer Matthew Camp Bares it All on Instagram (NSFW)

PopUps: Go-Go-Dancer Turned Designer Matthew Camp Bares it All on Instagram (NSFW)

CULTURE | Jul 25
The thirst is real.


Business

GOP Favor Dropping Tax Beneficial to Blue States

GOP Favor Dropping Tax Beneficial to Blue States

FINANCE | By Stephen Ohlemacher | Jul 25
Republicans aren't usually big on raising taxes, but they're really eager to eliminate the federal deduction for state and local taxes. Why? A look at the states that benefit the most from the tax break helps explain it - they are all Democratic.


Technology

Judge OKs $11.2M Settlement for Hacked Ashley Madison Users

Judge OKs $11.2M Settlement for Hacked Ashley Madison Users

PERSONAL TECH | By Jim Salter | Jul 25
A federal judge on Friday approved an $11.2 million settlement between the marital infidelity website Ashley Madison and users who sued after hackers released personal information, including financial data and details of their sexual proclivities.


Cars

Australian Consumer Watchdog Investigates Air Bag Recall

Australian Consumer Watchdog Investigates Air Bag Recall

AUTO NEWS | Jul 25
Australia's consumer watchdog said on Monday it was urgently seeking information from the government regulator and car manufacturers after a magazine reported that recalled Takata air bags were being replaced by faulty air bags.


Style

Finding Food and Fun in the Finger Lakes

Finding Food and Fun in the Finger Lakes

FOOD/DRINK | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 25
Discover the Finger Lakes -- an entire region peppered with vineyards and tasting rooms showcasing New York State wines, ciders, and spirits, terrific restaurants, and plenty of history and culture to work up an appetite.


Health/Fitness

July 25 is National African American Hepatitis C Action Day

July 25 is National African American Hepatitis C Action Day

AIDS | Jul 25
July 25 is National African American Hepatitis C Action Day, a day to promote Hepatitis C prevention, testing, and treatment messages to public health partners and the public.


Travel

LA Side Trip: Pasadena's Art, Gardens & History

LA Side Trip: Pasadena's Art, Gardens & History

By Eva Parziale | Jul 25
Most visitors to Los Angeles head to Hollywood, Venice Beach or Santa Monica. But if you're in the mood for stunning gardens, first-class art and historic architecture without the crowds and traffic, consider Pasadena.