Gay Philadelphia: The Latest

ACLU want Obama to Commute Sentence for Chelsea Manning

NEWS | Dec 5
The American Civil Liberties Union and gay-rights groups are lobbying President Barack Obama to commute the prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, a transgender soldier who leaked classified government and military documents.

Gay Rights Groups Celebrate Defat of NC's Republican Governor

NEWS | Dec 5
Gay rights groups that made the defeat of North Carolina Republican Gov. Pat McCrory this year a top priority because of a law limiting LGBT rights that he signed are celebrating after his concession to Democrat Roy Cooper.

Jimmy Kimmel to Host Academy Awards

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Dec 5
The Oscars finally have a host: Jimmy Kimmel will emcee the 89th Academy Awards.

Watch: Netflix Debuts Trailer for Social Media Star Cameron Dallas's Reality Show

Vine might be dead, but Cameron Dallas, who found e-fame via the video-sharing app, is moving on to bigger things.

North Carolina Gov. McCrory Concedes He Lost Re-Election Bid

NEWS | By Emery P. Dalesio | Dec 5
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory conceded the governor's race Monday, clearing the way for Democrat Roy Cooper to be declared the winner nearly four weeks after Election Day.

Art Basel Miami Beach 2016

NIGHTLIFE | Dec 5
This year's ArtBasel, held all around Miami and Miami Beach, was amazing. With artwork from North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa.

You Can't Stop the Beat with 'Hairspray Live!' Telecast

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lynn Elber | Dec 5
In the steadily escalating battle of the TV musicals, NBC's "Hairspray Live!" is the most ambitious contender yet.

A Seasoned Film Critic Eyes TV in 'Television: A Biography'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Frazier Moore | Dec 5
In his new book, writer and film critic David Thomson focuses on TV from its individual genres to its broad social impact during the past 70 years. As ever, his writing is bright, puckish and reader-friendly.

Owner No Longer Wants to Sell Pulse Gay Club in Orlando

NEWS | By Mike Schneider | Dec 5
The owner of the Florida nightclub where the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history took place says she's no longer interested in selling the property to the city of Orlando.

Beijing Faces Decision on How to Respond to Trump's Tweets

NEWS | By Nomaan Merchant | Dec 5
Chinese leaders face a challenge: How to deal with Donald Trump.


Entertainment

Review :: Me, Myself And Her

By Roger Walker-Dack | Dec 5
This is only the second ever Italian movie based around a lesbian relationship. Maybe they should wait before they think about rushing in and making the third one.


Business

Carrier Deal Will Impact How Businesses Work With the Government

Dec 5
President-elect Donald Trump's deal to keep hundreds of jobs at a Carrier factory from leaving the U.S. is being criticized for giving the company $7 million in tax incentives.


Technology

German Parliament Chief to OK Probe of WikiLeaks Documents

Dec 5
The speaker of the German Parliament is planning to approve a criminal investigation into the leak of confidential documents relating to U.S. intelligence activities in the country.


Finance

Giving the Gift of Financial Well-Being at the Holidays

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

Toyota to Revamp America's Top-Selling Car Amid Boom in SUVs

By Tom Krisher | Dec 4
Toyota plans to reveal a new version of America's top-selling sedan next month at a time when U.S. buyers are moving away from cars toward SUVs and trucks.


Style

Exclusive Gift Guide: A 'Fine and Dandy' Holiday

By Matthew Wexler | Dec 5
As all of the holiday gift guides roll out, you can be sure of one thing: taste is subjective. That's why this year we're relying on a diverse collection of LGBT influencers to offer their favorite picks.


Health/Fitness

NY Tweaks Medical Pot Law but Still No Talk of Legalization

By David Klepper | Dec 4
New York is loosening restrictions in its nearly year-old medical marijuana law but, to the dismay of some pot advocates, there is no sign the state is in any hurry to join eight other states in embracing full legalization.


Travel

In Remote Indian Village, Cannabis Becomes Tourist Destination

By Rishabh R. Jain | Dec 5
Malana is hidden no more. For centuries, the villagers have been growing the plant that has made Malana one of the world's top stoner destinations, and a battleground for India's haphazard fight against hashish that has made the village famous.