Gay Philadelphia: The Latest

LGBT Artistic Activism: ACT UP and Dyke Action Machine! in Conversation

NEWS | By EDGE | Feb 8
On February 11, The Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation will bring together leaders of two key organizations -- ACT UP and Dyke Action Machine! -- to talk about how their artistic practice affects LGBT policy.

Porn Actress Drops $500K Assault Lawsuit Against Josh Duggar

NEWS | Feb 8
A porn actress has dropped her $500,000 assault lawsuit against reality TV personality Josh Duggar amid evidence that her claims were fabricated.

PopUps: Twitter Shocked Lady Gaga is an Amazing Singer

Twitter was shocked Sunday night that Lady Gaga is an amazing singer.

TV Producers May Start Making You Wait for New Shows Online

ENTERTAINMENT | By Anick Jesdanun | Feb 8
The Golden Age of Online Television may be in peril.

Ways to Love Your Heart During Heart Health Month

HEALTH/FITNESS | By EDGE | Feb 8
On Heart Health Month, Jacob Teitelbaum, MD, shares a few top tips on "'Ways to Love Your Heart."

To Relieve Stress, Ted Cruz Sings Show Tunes

NEWS | Feb 8
GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz apparently really loves Broadway. So much so that his wife, Heidi Cruz, said last week that her husband calls her up to sing show tunes as a way to cope with stress.

Watch: Elton John is Latest Celeb for Corden's #CarpoolKaraoke

Elton John is the latest celeb to appear on James Corden's "Carpool Karaoke" skit.

Kiehl's and Derek Zoolander Partner in the 'Noble Fight Against Aging'

Kiehl's Since 1851, the official beauty partner for "Zoolander No. 2," has joined forces with the film's star Derek Zoolander in the noble fight against aging.

Woman Convicted in Group Attack on Gay Men Awaits Sentence

NEWS | Feb 8
A police chief's daughter will be sentenced Monday in an attack on a gay couple that prompted Philadelphia to expand its hate crime laws to include sexual orientation.

More Than 20 Texas Towns Repeal Sex Offender Residency Law

NEWS | By David Warren | Feb 8
A broad legal challenge has led more than 20 towns in Texas to ease restrictions over the last few months on where sex offenders can live instead of fight a costly battle in court.


Entertainment

Moscow Exhibit Offers Free Admission for Women Wearing High Heels

Feb 8
A music video with more than 33 million views online has inspired organizers of a Moscow art exhibit to offer free admission to women who turn up wearing high heels.


Technology

Kik Messenger App Scrutinized Following 13-Year-Old's Death

By Ron Harris | Feb 8
Kik Messenger, a smartphone app popular among younger teens, is on the defensive following the stabbing death of a 13-year-old girl in Virginia who told friends she was using Kik to connect with an 18-year-old man.


Finance

Is That Credit Card With the Annual Fee Really Worth It?

By Ken Sweet | Jan 31
The biggest months for adding and dropping credit cards are December and January, so now's the time to make sure that $95 annual fee is really worth it.


Travel

Tattoos, Martial Arts and Poker? Casinos Woo Millennials

Feb 8
Casinos worried that millennials aren't getting into traditional gambling like their parents and grandparents are bringing in tattoo studios, mixed martial arts competitions and other offbeat attractions to attract a younger clientele.


Nightlife

Mardi Gras Season Rolls into Last Big Weekend in New Orleans

By Bill Fuller | Feb 7
The Mardi Gras season entered its last big weekend of parades and galas in New Orleans before its end at midnight Fat Tuesday, when Ash Wednesday ushers in the period of Lent leading to Easter.