Gay Philadelphia: The Latest

Cyndi Lauper Takes Country 'Detour'

Cyndi Lauper's celebrated musical journey takes an unexpected southern turn on "Detour," her 11th studio album, out today!

Charlotte Mayor Meets with NC State Lawmakers About Anti-LGBT Law

NEWS | May 5
The mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina, has met privately with state legislative leaders about her differences with them over a state law blocking her city from enforcing anti-discrimination rules for LGBT people at restaurants, hotels and retail stores.

Provincetown International Film Festival to Honor Out 'Sex and the City' Star Cynthia Nixon

The Provincetown International Film Festival (PIFF) announced today that Emmy, Tony and Grammy Award-winner Cynthia Nixon will be honored with the 2016 Excellence in Acting Award at this year's festival, running June 15 - 19, 2016 in Provincetown, MA.

Latino Commission on AIDS Holds Annual Cielo Gala

NEWS | By EDGE | May 5
On Friday, May 6, The Latino Commission on AIDS will hold their 2016 Annual Cielo Gala event at Cipriani Wall Street.

Lange and Sarandon to Play Joan and Bette in Ryan Murphy's 'Feud'

Jessica Lange may not be in the next season of "American Horror Story" but the actress is teaming up with creator Ryan Murphy for another FX anthology series called "Feud."

16th Annual Legacy Grace Project Conference for Women with HIV/AIDS

NEWS | By Winnie McCroy | May 5
This weekend, May 6-8, Legacy Counseling Center holds the largest conference for women living with HIV/AIDS in the nation.

Tech Company Settles Transgender Discrimination Complaint

NEWS | May 5
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says a technology services company working in Minnesota has agreed to pay $140,000 to settle a transgender discrimination complaint.

Only in Florida: Woman Tells Cops KFC Sandwiches 'Contained Semen'

NEWS | May 5
A Florida woman contacted police this week to report her chicken sandwiches from KFC allegedly "contained semen," a police report obtained by The Smoking Gun states.

Man Named Avril Lavigne Arrested for Not Registering as Sex Offender

NEWS | May 5
Police from Portland, Ore. arrested a man, who legally changed his name to Avril Lavigne, Tuesday for failing to register as a sex offender.

Cyndi Lauper Kicks Off Her Detour Tour in Nashville

ENTERTAINMENT | By EDGE | May 5
On May 9, iconic performer and musical chameleon Cyndi Lauper kicks off her Detour Tour in support of her upcoming studio album "Detour," available May 6 on Sire Records.


Entertainment

Review :: Bridgend

By Kilian Melloy | May 6
Director Jeppe Rønde turns the real-life events of the suicide cluster that beset Bridgend County, Wales, into a thriller that sometimes feels like a suspense movie and sometimes takes on the chilling overtones of a supernatural mystery.


Technology

Best Buy Gets Oculus VR

By Barbara Ortutay | May 6
Best Buy will sell the Oculus Rift virtual-reality headsets at some of its retail stores starting Saturday.


Cars

Nissan Recalls Rogues; Rear Lift Gates Can Fall Suddenly

May 6
Nissan is recalling more than 108,000 Rogue small SUVs in the U.S. because the rear hatch door could fall on people without warning.


Style

Cooper Hewitt's Triennial Design Exhibit Looks at 'Beauty'

By Katherine Roth | May 5
Every three years, the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum offers visitors the chance to take a good, long look at the state of contemporary design.


Health/Fitness

Reid Ewing Teams Up With SAMHSA To Help Mentally Ill Youth

By EDGE | May 5
Actor Reid Ewing of the ABC hit series "Modern Family" will join the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to celebrate National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day on Thursday, May 5, at the Jack Morton Auditorium in DC.


Travel

Insider Tips for Changing Flights for Free

By Scott Mayerowitz | May 5
Savvy travelers realize that sometimes schedule changes - usually an hour or more - allow the freedom to make itinerary adjustments without paying hundreds of dollars in fees.


Nightlife

#TBT :: 2015 Pride - Part Three :: Parties

May 5
EDGE was also on hand coast to coast to cover Pride parties. Here are some pics that pic up where last week's album left off with pics from Chicago, Fort Lauderdale, Virginia, New York, Providence and San Francisco.