Gay Philadelphia: The Latest

Bridget Everett Wants to Party With You

Alt-cabaret star Bridget Everett is embarking on a coast-to-coast tour, bringing her bawdy, hilarious performance style to a venue near you. EDGE caught up with Everett as she heads out to DC & Boston this week.

Mormons Preach Love for LGBT Members, But No Doctrinal Shift

NEWS | By Brady McCombs | Oct 25
Mormon leaders are telling gay and lesbian members in a new website launched that attraction to people of the same-sex isn't a sin or a measure of their faithfulness.

Senate Democrats Aim to Block LGBT Measure From Defense Bill

NEWS | By Richard Lardner | Oct 25
Senate Democrats are intent on keeping out a provision from the annual defense policy bill that they say would undercut protections against workplace discrimination based on sexual or gender orientation.

Glenn Close in 'Sunset Boulevard' to Land on Broadway

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | Oct 25
Glenn Close just can't get enough of Norma Desmond. The "Fatal Attraction" star will take her new crack at the aging silent film star from the musical "Sunset Boulevard" to Broadway, something she says is a "closing of a circle."

A Stripped, Emotional Lady Gaga Comes to Life on 'Joanne'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mesfin Fekadu | Oct 25
It's 1:30 a.m. and Lady Gaga is on the brink of tears.

'The Bachelor' Contestants Find Love - With Each Other

ENTERTAINMENT | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 25
Two contestants from the 2016 Australian version of "The Bachelor" have found love - with each other!

TransNational Festival

The Festival honored the trans experience through film, art, beauty and cultural achievements in support of transgender health, welfare and human rights. With Caitlyn Jenner, Kelly Osbourne, Jill Soloway, Silas Howard and more.

Jack O'Connell to Play Late Fashion Designer Alexander McQueen in Biopic

An upcoming biopic about the late British fashion designer Alexander McQueen is taking shape. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the film found its leading man: Jack O'Connell.

One Million Moms Call for Prayer, Fasting on Eve of Election

NEWS | Oct 25
Members of the anti-LGBT religious right want you to skip a meal to help elect a demagogue president of the United States.

Presidential Race Turns to Florida with Voting Underway

NEWS | By Jonathan Lemire and Steve Peoples | Oct 25
With the race for the White House speeding to an end, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are campaigning Tuesday in swing state Florida, where tens of thousands of voters are already flocking to the polls.


Review :: Audrey - The 50s

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 25
One of Hollywood's all-time great enchantresses is given super-star treatment in a coffee table book filled with beautifully preserved -- and in some cases restored -- photographs.


Checkers Fires Workers After 'Unsanitary' Video Goes Viral

Oct 25
A Philadelphia fast-food restaurant says workers will be fired after a Facebook video shows them joking about having sex and spitting in customers' food, among other unsanitary acts.


Murder Suspect on the Run Taunts Oklahoma Cops with Live Videos

Oct 25
A massive police search is underway for an Oklahoma man suspected of shooting two officers during a violent crime spree. Michael Vance Jr., 38, appeared to taunt police by posting live messages to Facebook.


Report: Elderly Gay Widower May Lose NYC Home Because He Wasn't Legally Married

Oct 24
A new report from the New York Times finds that an elderly widower could lose his West Village home, where he's lived for 55 years, because he was not legally married to his partner.


U.S. Confirms 11th Death Due to Takata Air Bags

By Tom Krisher and Dee-Ann Durbin | Oct 24
A 50-year-old woman who died after a car wreck last month in California is the 11th U.S. victim of Takata Corp.'s defective air bag inflators.


Get Screened In October, Depression Awareness Month

By EDGE | Oct 24
As part of Depression Awareness Month, Screening for Mental Health, the pioneer in large-scale screenings for the public, is providing insight into data from its online screening program.


American Airlines Flight Delayed After Unauthorized Boarding

Oct 23
Authorities say a flight from Philadelphia to Boston was delayed and ultimately a different aircraft was used after a couple gained unauthorized access to the plane.


Philadelphia, PA

PGMC 2016 Fall Ball @ The Loews Hotel :: October 15, 2016

Oct 17
The Philadelphia Gay Men's Chorus held their annual Fall Ball fundraiser. With Councilman Mark Squilla on hand a fun time was had by all, while helping to raise money for the chorus.

Halloween Flashback: Creatures of the Night

Oct 24
This week EDGE looks back at the many Halloweens it has covered over the years. First up, scary things that go bump in the night!