Gay Philadelphia: The Latest

Consent to Kids at Heart of Gay Couple's Child Support Case

Consent to Kids at Heart of Gay Couple's Child Support Case

NEWS | By Jennifer Sinco Kelleher | Dec 15
Attorneys for a divorced lesbian couple fighting over child support in a closely watched case agreed Thursday that consent to having a baby together is a crucial issue but disagreed over whether both spouses gave it.

Indonesia Sentences Gay Club Workers to 2-3 Years in Prison

Indonesia Sentences Gay Club Workers to 2-3 Years in Prison

NEWS | By Niniek Karmini | Dec 15
An Indonesian court has sentenced 10 men arrested in a raid at a gay club and sauna to between two and three years in prison, an activist and a relative of one of the men said.

Omarosa's Departure Highlights Lack of White House Diversity

Omarosa's Departure Highlights Lack of White House Diversity

NEWS | By Jill Colvin | Dec 15
With Omarosa Manigault Newman's departure, the White House has lost arguably its most prominent and visible African-American senior staffer, serving as a reminder of the lack of diversity at the upper echelons of the Trump administration.

9 Films Now Vying for Foreign Language Oscar Nomination

9 Films Now Vying for Foreign Language Oscar Nomination

ENTERTAINMENT | Dec 15
Nine films are now vying for an Academy Award nomination in the foreign language category.

Jones Says He Knew He had a 'Path' to Victory

Jones Says He Knew He had a 'Path' to Victory

NEWS | By Kim Chandler | Dec 15
For years Doug Jones would tell friends - trying to persuade them to run for political office - that the notion that a Democrat could not win in deeply conservative Alabama would remain a self-fulfilling prophecy unless somebody tried.

Dustin Hoffman Accused of New Incidents of Sexual Misconduct

Dustin Hoffman Accused of New Incidents of Sexual Misconduct

NEWS | Dec 15
More women are accusing Dustin Hoffman of sexual misconduct, including an incident in which a playwright says the actor exposed himself to her in a New York hotel room when she was 16-years-old.

Australian Probe Into Child Abuse Attacks Catholic Celibacy

Australian Probe Into Child Abuse Attacks Catholic Celibacy

NEWS | By Rod McGuirk | Dec 15
An Australian inquiry into child abuse recommended Friday that the Catholic Church lift its demand of celibacy from clergy and that priests be prosecuted for failing to report evidence of pedophilia heard in the confessional.

As Disney Swallows Fox, a New Era Dawns for Hollywood

As Disney Swallows Fox, a New Era Dawns for Hollywood

NEWS | By Jake Coyle | Dec 15
After years of tremors, the earthquake that had long been predicted finally shook Hollywood.

Sleigh Toys For Tots @ Valanni Restaurant Philly

Sleigh Toys For Tots @ Valanni Restaurant Philly

NIGHTLIFE | 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.

Aggressive Surgery Is Best Treatment Option for Early Stage Lung Cancer

Aggressive Surgery Is Best Treatment Option for Early Stage Lung Cancer

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.


News

After Senate Loss, Will Moore Leave Politics? Probably Not

After Senate Loss, Will Moore Leave Politics? Probably Not

POLITICS | By Jay Reeves | Dec 14
Roy Moore has now lost more statewide races than he's won in Alabama, including a Senate contest that seemed within reach. So will the Republican former judge now abandon politics and ride off into the sunset?


Business

5 Big-Name LGBT-Friendly Businesses to Support During the Holidays

5 Big-Name LGBT-Friendly Businesses to Support During the Holidays

CORPORATE | By Brittany Ferrendi | Dec 14
Last year, SFGN covered five LGBT-friendly stores to support while doing your holiday shopping. This year, we're bringing five more into the spotlight so you can feel twice as good about your purchase.


Technology

New Zealand Space Launch Scrubbed from Remote Launch Site

New Zealand Space Launch Scrubbed from Remote Launch Site

SCIENCE | By Ray Lilley | Dec 14
A space launch was scrubbed Tuesday from a remote launch site in New Zealand after an engine glitch caused engineers to abort the flight.


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

Hyundai, Kia Recall Compact Cars to Fix Brake Light Problem

Hyundai, Kia Recall Compact Cars to Fix Brake Light Problem

AUTO NEWS | Dec 13
Hyundai and Kia are recalling more than a half-million compact cars in the U.S. because the brake lights may not go out when the pedal is released.


Style

Culinary Detox: Veggie-Filled Spring Rolls

Culinary Detox: Veggie-Filled Spring Rolls

FOOD/DRINK | By Culinary Institute of America | Dec 15
If you are up to your eyeballs in eggnog, you're probably in desperate need of a detox. And by detox, we mean a truckload of fresh fruits and vegetables prepared as minimally as possible, because you have things to do!


Health/Fitness

15 Doctor-Recommended To Do's to Fight the Flu

15 Doctor-Recommended To Do's to Fight the Flu

HEALTH | Dec 13
As we head into flu season there are many things we can do to "flu proof" ourselves. Dr. Christopher Calapai provided us with a comprehensive list of 15 to do's to fight the flu.