Gay Philadelphia: The Latest

Study: Transgender People More Likely to Lack Health Plans

Study: Transgender People More Likely to Lack Health Plans

NEWS | Dec 16
A study says transgender people are more likely to lack health insurance than those whose gender corresponds to their sex at birth.

Moore Tells Supporters 'Battle is not Over' in Senate Race

Moore Tells Supporters 'Battle is not Over' in Senate Race

NEWS | Dec 16
Alabama Republican Roy Moore on Friday told supporters that the "battle is not over" in Alabama's Senate race even though President Donald Trump and others have called on him to concede.

Major Media Players Start Commission for Sexual Misconduct

Major Media Players Start Commission for Sexual Misconduct

NEWS | By Andrew Dalton | Dec 16
Hollywood executives and other major players in entertainment have established a commission to be chaired by Anita Hill that intends to combat sexual misconduct and inequality across the industry.

Judge Who's Against Gay Adoption Misses Disciplinary Hearing

Judge Who's Against Gay Adoption Misses Disciplinary Hearing

NEWS | Dec 15
A Kentucky judge has not put up a defense at a hearing stemming from his moral objections to hear adoption cases involving same-sex couples.

Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some Who Died in 2017

Final Goodbye: Roll Call of Some Who Died in 2017

NEWS | By Bernard McGhee | Dec 15
They made music that inspired legions of fans.

Unique Premise Helps 'Search Party' Find its Following

Unique Premise Helps 'Search Party' Find its Following

ENTERTAINMENT | By Alicia Rancilio | Dec 15
Star Alia Shawkat, along with fellow executive producers Rogers, Lilly Burns and Sara-Violet Bliss chatted about "Search Party" to The Associated Press ahead of Sunday's season finale.

Cedars-Sinai Transgender Program Offers Surgery and Other Comprehensive Services

Cedars-Sinai Transgender Program Offers Surgery and Other Comprehensive Services

Transgender folks get comprehensive medical services from Cedars-Sinai, including gender-affirming and plastic surgeries, hormone management and mental health counseling.

Will Omarosa Fight Her 'Black Woman Civil War' As an Army of One?

Will Omarosa Fight Her 'Black Woman Civil War' As an Army of One?

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 15
Is a "Bye Felicia" gone viral the first shot fired in a "black woman civil war?" According to recently ousted White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman it is. But given her unpopularity among women of color in the media, she may be fighting alone.

Pastor Blames Moore's Election Loss on Alabama's Love of Pornography

Pastor Blames Moore's Election Loss on Alabama's Love of Pornography

NEWS | Dec 15
"Kill the Gays" Pastor Kevin Swanson took time on his radio program Wednesday to reflect on anti-LGBTQ Alabama former jurist Roy Moore's historical loss to Democrat Doug Jones in the special election for the United States Senate.

Happiness Expert Offers 3 Tips to Combat Food-Related Holiday Guilt  

Happiness Expert Offers 3 Tips to Combat Food-Related Holiday Guilt  

Dr. Rachel Hershenberg offers powerful, evidence-based strategies to help you conquer low motivation and avoid negative moods by actively making positive choices in small, everyday moments.


Entertainment

 Review :: The Craftsman
Philadelphia, PA

Review :: The Craftsman

THEATRE | By Lewis Whittington | Dec 8
Real or fake is the crux of Bruce Graham's "The Craftsman," now at the Lantern Theatre.

 Review :: The Ballad Of Lefty Brown

Review :: The Ballad Of Lefty Brown

MOVIES | By Greg Vellante | Dec 15
The compass for Jared Moshe's "The Ballad of Lefty Brown" is completely off-kilter. It goes east, south and north, but as a Western the movie never finds the way to its intended destination.


Business

EU Agrees to Catch More Fish Sustainably in 2018

EU Agrees to Catch More Fish Sustainably in 2018

CORPORATE | Dec 15
European Union nations have agreed to set quota levels that ensure more sustainable fishing in the northeastern Atlantic and the North Sea, but environmentalists insist the bloc is behind in its schedule to end overfishing by 2020.


Finance

SeniorAdvice.com Names Top Fifteen LGBT-Friendly Senior Living Communities in America

SeniorAdvice.com Names Top Fifteen LGBT-Friendly Senior Living Communities in America

REAL ESTATE | Dec 7
The lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) senior community is currently a very important part of the American population, and the struggle for resources and housing can sometimes be difficult.


Cars

Edmunds: Best Year-End Car Deals for 2017

Edmunds: Best Year-End Car Deals for 2017

AUTO NEWS | By Matt Jones and Ronald Montoya | Dec 15
Every December, carmakers and dealerships scramble to hit end-of-year goals and sell off vehicles from the outgoing model year. But this December might be one for the record books.


Health/Fitness

Aggressive Surgery Is Best Treatment Option for Early Stage Lung Cancer

Aggressive Surgery Is Best Treatment Option for Early Stage Lung Cancer

HEALTH | Dec 14
Patients with early stage lung cancer live longer when they receive a lobectomy -- the most common type of operation for the disease -- rather than a less extensive operation or radiation treatment.


Travel

More Than 200 People Sickened Onboard Ovation of the Seas Cruise

More Than 200 People Sickened Onboard Ovation of the Seas Cruise

By Beth J. Harpaz | Dec 15
More than 200 people became sick and five were hospitalized in Australia after an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness aboard a cruise ship earlier this month.


Nightlife

Sleigh Toys For Tots @ Valanni Restaurant Philly

Sleigh Toys For Tots @ Valanni Restaurant Philly

PHOTO ALBUMS | Dec 14
Valanni held their annual Toys for Tots event that was super-sized to include Bravo's Teresa Giudice from the RHONJ and friends from PhiladelphiaStyle! The host and Emcee was Brittany Lynn and featured Iris Spectre, Aloe Vera and Lady Geisha.