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Philadelphia, PA

Code Red: Breaking The Silence @ TLA :: December 3, 2016

NIGHTLIFE | Dec 6
An amazing night at TLA for Code Red: Breaking the Silence. Brandon & Mikel aka Cherry Pop broke all records by raising over $16,000! Area performers including shows from iCandy, Tabu, Franky Bradleys & more helped raise money for AIDS support & research.

Review: 'Hairspray Live!' Pushes the Boundaries and Wins Big

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | Dec 8
There may have been enough aerosol spray to burn off the rest of our ozone layer, but Wednesday's ambitious live version of the musical "Hairspray" on NBC was worth the environmental damage. It was light and fun and soon had you stuck.

DiCaprio Meets with Trump on Green Jobs to Boost Economy

NEWS | By Nekesa Mumbi Moody | Dec 8
Leonardo DiCaprio and the head of his foundation met Wednesday with President-elect Donald Trump to discuss how jobs centered on preserving the environment can boost the economy.

Lady Gaga Discusses PTSD Struggle in Open Letter

Lady Gaga is opening up further on her struggles with post-traumatic stress disorder in an open letter.

AP Source: Grammy Country Committee Rejects Beyonce Song

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mesfin Fekadu | Dec 8
Beyonce earned a whopping nine Grammy nominations Tuesday, including best rock performance, but the singer's twangy song "Daddy Lessons" was rejected by the Recording Academy's country music committee.

Obama and Trump Hurled Insults, Now Trade Pleasantries

NEWS | By Darlene Superville | Dec 8
Did anyone see it coming, the apparent new rapport between President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump?

Rights Group, Worried About HIV, Urges Philippines Action

NEWS | By Teresa Cerojano | Dec 8
A human rights group says the Philippines is facing one of the fastest growing epidemics of HIV in the Asia Pacific, fueled by government policies that restrict intervention, including access to condoms by men who have sex with men.

Next North Carolina Governor Says He can Carry Out Agenda

NEWS | By Gary D. Robertson | Dec 8
North Carolina's incoming Democratic governor said Wednesday he's optimistic he'll be able to repeal the law limiting state and local LGBT protections, vowing to pull back the conservative agenda of a Republican-dominated legislature.

Video Company Challenges Gay Marriage Law

NEWS | Dec 8
The owners of a video company have filed a legal challenge to Minnesota's gay marriage law because they want to shoot weddings for heterosexual couples only.

Brooke Shields' Gift List Sweetens Sales for Vermont Maple Syrup

STYLE | By Lisa Rathke | Dec 8
Brooke Shields' gift list is sweetening a Vermont family farm's sale of maple syrup.

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

ENTERTAINMENT | By Steve Duffy | Dec 7
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.


News

Gay Dating App Hornet Raises $8M To Expand Across Globe  

AIDS | By EDGE | Dec 7
Hornet, the world's second largest gay social network, announced that it has raised its first round of institutional funding led by Ventech China to support rapid business growth and user adoption across the globe.


Entertainment

Review :: The Wrath Of Seth

BOOKS | By JC Alvarez | Dec 7
The historical-adventure series "Boys of Imperial Rome" returns in its third installment. Author Zack has his two leading men facing off against "The Wrath of Seth" in a desert escapade that will make you sweat!


Business

Australia Considers Charging Power Generators for Pollution

LEGAL | Dec 7
Australia will consider making electrical power companies pay for greenhouse gas pollution they create, three years after the government scrapped the national carbon tax, a Cabinet minister said Monday.


Technology

6 Ways to Manage Phone Charges During International Travel

PERSONAL TECH | By Anick Jesdanun | Dec 8
You might find some of these steps annoying, but they're surely less painful than an unexpected data bill. Start planning well before you leave.


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

Watch: Daddy Daughter Hair Factory

GROOMING | Dec 8
"It's not about the braid, it's about the bond." After years of watching YouTube videos and eventually learning to style his daughter's hair, single father Phil Morgese decided to share his expertise with his fellow hair-challenged brethren.


Health/Fitness

Shortage of Injectable Estrogen A Health Emergency, Say Public Health Experts

HEALTH | Dec 7
A new policy brief warns of the public health emergency created by a shortage of injectable estrogen, and calls on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to be more proactive in resolving the crisis.


Travel

Norwegian and Royal Caribbean Get Approval for Cuba Cruises

By Beth J. Harpaz | Dec 8
Norwegian and Royal Caribbean cruises on Wednesday announced that they have received permission from the Cuban government to sail from the U.S. to Cuba.


Nightlife

Lea DeLaria Is VIP Headliner for San Diego Human Dignity Foundation Gala

SPECIAL EVENTS | By EDGE | Dec 7
On Saturday, December 10, The San Diego Human Dignity Foundation (SDHDF) holds their third annual Aston-Brooks Awards Gala at the Hilton San Diego Resort and Spa.