Gay Philadelphia: The Latest

Lawyer Says Boiled Water Attack On Gay Couple Not About Hate

NEWS | Aug 24
A defense attorney for a man accused of throwing boiled water on a same-sex couple as they slept in a suburban Atlanta apartment told jurors her client was reacting to behavior he found disrespectful.

Study Shows LGBT Students Experience More Physical/Sexual Violence and Bullying

NEWS | By EDGE | Aug 24
The first nationally representative study of U.S. lesbian, gay, and bisexual high school students finds that lesbian, gay, and bisexual students experience substantially higher levels of physical and sexual violence and bullying than other students.

Measuring the Fallout From a Summer Full of Box-Office Flops

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Aug 24
Hollywood's blockbuster machine frequently stalled and sputtered this summer, leaving behind a steady trail of misbegotten reboots, ill-conceived sequels and questionable remakes.

Two ISIS Members Were Among 4 Men Executed for Homosexuality

NEWS | Aug 24
The city of Mosul in Iraq was the site of another execution of men suspected of homosexuality at the hands of ISIS. This time, two of the four men thrown from the top of a building were actual members of the terrorist organization.

NSFW: UK Soccer Player Goes Viral for 'Ballsy' Pic

NEWS | Aug 24
A photo featuring a popular professional soccer player for the Middlesbrough Football Club is going viral this week because of an unfortunate wardrobe malfunction, which exposes his testicles.

PopUps: Sarah Paulson Latest Actor to Join Ryan Murphy's 'Feud'

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 24
Sarah Paulson will play Oscar-winning actress Geraldine Page in Ryan Murphy's upcoming anthology series "Feud."

PopUps: Disney Actress Bella Thorne Comes Out As Bi

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 24
Disney star Bella Thorne opened up on Twitter Tuesday and revealed to her 6.24 million followers that she is bisexual.

Start Building Your Ark, Anti-LGBT Pastor Says God's Judgment is Coming

NEWS | Aug 24
Kevin Swanson, the Girl Scout cookie-obsessed anti-LGBT pastor is positive that America will face God's judgement for striking down sodomy laws, legaliziing abortion and same-sex marriage. He just hasn't been able to pinpoint the date.

Juneau Assembly Passes LGBT Non-Discrimination Ordinance

NEWS | Aug 24
The Juneau Assembly has passed an ordinance that makes it illegal to discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

'19 Kids and Counting' Co-Star Pregnant for Second Time

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 24
Jessa and Ben Seewald will have another kid to count.


News

Cher Insults Trump, With Gusto, At Clinton Fundraiser

Aug 24
Entertainer Cher unloaded a freewheeling barrage of insults at Donald Trump during a private fundraiser for Hillary Clinton, comparing him to Hitler and saying he reminded her of the actress who played a murdering child in the film, "The Bad Seed."


Entertainment

US Women's Gymnastics Team Flips Over Broadway's 'Hamilton'

By Mark Kennedy | Aug 24
The Tony Award-winning smash musical on Tuesday night welcomed the U.S. women's gymnastics team - Simone Biles, Aly Raisman, Gabby Douglas, Madison Kocian and Laurie Hernandez - who gave the show a standing ovation and greeted the cast onstage afterward


Business

Illinois Latest State to Expand Domestic Workers' Rights

By Sophia Tareen | Aug 24
Left out of federal labor law written decades ago, nannies, housekeepers and private caregivers are gaining legal protections in a growing number of states.


Technology

Iran's Revolutionary Guard Targets 450 Social Media Users

Aug 24
The cyber-arm of Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard says it has summoned, detained and warned some 450 administrators of social media groups in recent weeks.


Cars

Delphi, Mobileye Join Forces on Autonomous Car Platform

Aug 24
Auto parts and electronics company Delphi Automotive is joining with Israeli software maker Mobileye to develop the building blocks for a fully autonomous car in about two years.


Style

And Then There Was One: Last Howard Johnson's Remains

By David Sharp | Aug 24
The closing of one of the last two Howard Johnson's restaurants will mark the end of its fried clam strips, ice cream and other menu staples that nourished baby boomers and leave the once-proud restaurant chain teetering on the brink of extinction.


Health/Fitness

Clinton Proposes New Federal Fund to Combat Zika Virus

By Lisa Lerer | Aug 24
As the Zika virus continues to spread, Hillary Clinton is proposing a new fund to improve the federal government's response to major public health crises.


Travel

Park Service Seeks Minorities' Support As It Marks 100 Years

By Felicia Fonseca, Beatriz Costa-Lima | Aug 24
When Asha Jones and other Grand Canyon interns arrived for their summer at the national park, they were struck by its sheer immensity, beauty and world-class hiking trails. Soon, they noticed something else.


Nightlife

Provincetown Carnival : August 18, 2016

Aug 23
The theme to this year's Carnival is "Back to the 80s," which meant plenty of Golden Girls, Chers, Boy Georges, Princess Dis and Pacmen. Here are pics from the parade.