Gay Los Angeles: The Latest

Pride Parties in Providence :: June 14, 2019

Pride Parties in Providence :: June 14, 2019

NIGHTLIFE | Jun 17
Providence Pride weekend started with multiple clubs blocking off the streets so that everyone could party outside! EDGE visited The Dark Lady/Alley Cat, The Stable and The Providence Eagle's parties.

Watch: 'Naked and Afraid' Features First Trans Contestant

Watch: 'Naked and Afraid' Features First Trans Contestant

ENTERTAINMENT | By Sam Cronin | Jun 17
The Discovery Channel show "Naked and Afraid" featured its first transgender contestant, Quince Mountain, a National Guard vet and arctic dog sledder.

Another 'Empire' Actor Arrested, but on Traffic Offense

Another 'Empire' Actor Arrested, but on Traffic Offense

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 17
Another "Empire" actor has been arrested in Chicago, but this time on a traffic-related offense.

APNewsBreak: 'Hunger Games' Prequel Novel Coming in 2020

APNewsBreak: 'Hunger Games' Prequel Novel Coming in 2020

ENTERTAINMENT | By Hillel Italie | Jun 17
A decade after seemingly wrapping up "The Hunger Games," Suzanne Collins is bringing readers back to Panem. A prequel, set 64 years before the beginning of her multimillion-selling trilogy, is coming next year.

Nicholas Sparks Responds to Disparaging Homophobic Emails

Nicholas Sparks Responds to Disparaging Homophobic Emails

NEWS | By Sam Cronin | Jun 17
Author Nicholas Sparks has responded to the disparaging emails which released as part of a lawsuit he is facing as Chair of the Board at a school he co-founded.

Aaron Schock Says He's Not Running for Congress...for Now

Aaron Schock Says He's Not Running for Congress...for Now

NEWS | By Sam Cronin | Jun 17
Despite a new Federal Election Commission filing, former Congressman Aaron Schock has confirmed that he will not be seeking another term in 2019.

Mastercard to Allow Transgender People to Use Chosen Name

Mastercard to Allow Transgender People to Use Chosen Name

NEWS | Jun 17
Mastercard will allow transgender people to use their chosen names on credit cards in an effort to combat discrimination at the cash register.

Road Once Adopted by KKK is Sponsored by Gay Pride Group

Road Once Adopted by KKK is Sponsored by Gay Pride Group

NEWS | Jun 17
A stretch of road on Florida's Gulf Coast that was adopted by the Ku Klux Klan 25 years ago is now being sponsored by a gay rights group.

WorldPride: 4 Can't-Miss Spots To Eat and Drink Near Signature Events

WorldPride: 4 Can't-Miss Spots To Eat and Drink Near Signature Events

STYLE | By April Stamm | Jun 17
Feeling like there's so much to do, so little time, and not sure where to eat and drink before and after it all? Here are our top picks for some sweet spots in Times Square and it's delightful LGBTQ-friendly adjacent neighborhood, Hell's Kitchen.

Watch: Couple Tossed from Deli After Same-Sex Kiss; Owner Claims 'No Making Out Policy,' Not Homophobia

Watch: Couple Tossed from Deli After Same-Sex Kiss; Owner Claims 'No Making Out Policy,' Not Homophobia

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 17
A Los Angeles woman says she and her date were told to leave a popular deli after sharing a same-sex kiss; the owner says the reason was not homophobia, but rather a "no making out policy."


Business

Pakistani Police Target Traffickers Selling Brides to China

Pakistani Police Target Traffickers Selling Brides to China

LEGAL | By Kathy Gannon | Jun 18
Hundreds of Pakistani girls have been married off to Chinese men in return for cash payments to their families, most of them Christians, a community that is among the poorest of the poor in the country.


Technology

Progressive Climate Policy Poised to Pass in Oregon

Progressive Climate Policy Poised to Pass in Oregon

SCIENCE | By Sarah Zimmerman | Jun 17
Oregon is on the precipice of becoming the second state after California to adopt a cap-and-trade program, a market-based approach to lowering the greenhouse gas emissions behind global warming.


Finance

Dropped From Health Insurance Without Warning: Was it Legal?

Dropped From Health Insurance Without Warning: Was it Legal?

HEALTH | By Julie Appleby | Jun 10
Tens of thousands of Americans each year are dropped by their insurers over payment issues, sometimes with little or no prior warning from their insurers.


Cars

Ford Opens Israel Tech Lab in Move Toward Driverless Cars

Ford Opens Israel Tech Lab in Move Toward Driverless Cars

AUTO NEWS | Jun 16
Ford has opened a research center in Israel, joining a legion of major automakers racing to develop new technologies for the world of driverless cars.


Style

Sunnei to Palm Angels, Streetwear Becomes Milan's Fashion Focus

Sunnei to Palm Angels, Streetwear Becomes Milan's Fashion Focus

FASHION | By Colleen Barry | Jun 17
Youthful dressing and streetwear were in focus on the third day of Milan Fashion Week previews of (mostly) menswear for next spring and summer


Health/Fitness

License Revoked at Health Care Facility When Maggots Found Under Patient Bandage

License Revoked at Health Care Facility When Maggots Found Under Patient Bandage

HEALTH | Jun 17
The state of Arizona is revoking the license of a care facility where an incapacitated woman was raped and gave birth last year after another patient was found to have maggots.


Travel

California Hotel Gets $1.6M Fine for Blocking Beach Access

California Hotel Gets $1.6M Fine for Blocking Beach Access

LEGAL | Jun 14
A posh Northern California hotel was ordered to pay $1.6 million in penalties Thursday for failing to provide public access to its nearby beaches.


Nightlife

Key West Pride Stoli Kickoff Party and Nighttime Club Parties

Key West Pride Stoli Kickoff Party and Nighttime Club Parties

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jun 16
Key West celebrated Pride with the Stoli Kickoff party. There was also plenty more fun to be had at 801, Bourbon Street Pub and Aqua Nightclub.