Gay Philadelphia: The Latest

Police Detain Man Dressed as Zorro Just Before LAX Airport Panic

NEWS | By Andrew Dalton | Aug 29
A false report of gunshots that sent panicked travelers fleeing from Los Angeles International Airport came right after officers with weapons drawn detained a masked man dressed in black and possibly carrying a plastic sword, officials said.

Foot Locker Looks to Play Up the Store Experience

STYLE | By Anne D'Innocenzio | Aug 29
Start with the shoes but move on from there. That's the plan at Foot Locker Inc., long known for its sneakers, which is reorganizing its stores to further highlight top brands.

School Asks High Court to Hear Transgender Bathroom Case

NEWS | By Alanna Durkin Richer | Aug 29
A Virginia school board is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in on whether a transgender male must be allowed to use the boys' bathroom at his high school.

Fire Engulfs Century-Old Presbyterian Church; No Injuries

NEWS | By Dake Kang | Aug 29
A massive fire engulfed a century-old Gothic church that hosted many programs for young children and gay worshipers, but no injuries were reported.

Actor Gene Wilder, 'Willy Wonka' Star, Dies at 83

NEWS | By Sandy Cohen | Aug 29
Gene Wilder, the star of such comedy classics as "Young Frankenstein" and "Blazing Saddles," has died. He was 83.

'Finding Prince Charming' Host Lance Bass Confirms HIV-Positive Suitor

NEWS | Aug 29
After a report from TMZ, Lance Bass, who is host of the upcoming "The Bachelor"-style gay dating show, confirmed a suitor vying for the attention of said prince charming, Robert Sepulveda Jr., is HIV-positive.

Stephen King Says Maine Governor is a Bigot, Racist

NEWS | Aug 29
Maine horror writer Stephen King is chiming in on recent controversial remarks by Gov. Paul LePage, saying the Republican is "a bigot, a homophobe and a racist."

Appeal for More Relief for North Carolina Transgender People

NEWS | By Jonathan Drew | Aug 29
Advocacy groups are asking an appeals court to expand a favorable ruling on transgender restroom access to cover people across North Carolina.

Transgender Inmate Latest to Push for Hormone Treatment

NEWS | By Jim Salter | Aug 29
A transgender inmate is suing the Missouri prison system for refusing to provide hormone therapy as she transitions to a woman.

Shigellosis Outbreak Among Los Angeles MSM Follows Similar Outbreak in 2015

HEALTH/FITNESS | By EDGE | Aug 29
An outbreak of Shigellosis, a common diarrheal disease caused by a group of bacteria called Shigella, is affecting men who have sex with men in Los Angeles, Pasadena, and Long Beach.


Entertainment

Review :: Arrow - The Complete Fourth Season

By JC Alvarez | Aug 29
The DC Comics universe erupts in primetime beginning with the one that started it all. "Arrow' - The Complete Fourth Season is now available on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD and this may be the darkest hour facing the heroes of Star City!


Business

Obama Plans to Create World's Largest Marine Protected Area

By Kevin Freking | Aug 29
President Barack Obama on Friday expanded a national monument off the coast of Hawaii, creating a safe zone for tuna, sea turtles and thousands of other species in what will be the world's largest marine protected area.


Technology

NASA Nears the End of Its Splashdown Tests for Mars Craft

By Ben Finley | Aug 29
NASA on Thursday conducted the second to last splashdown test for its Orion spacecraft as the agency prepares to eventually send humans to Mars.


Cars

Auto, Technology Industries Clash Over Talking Cars

By Joan Lowy | Aug 28
Cars that wirelessly talk to each other are finally ready for the road, creating the potential to dramatically reduce traffic deaths, improve the safety of self-driving cars and someday maybe even help solve traffic jams.


Style

Winged Beyonce and Her Golden Blue Ivy Win the VMA Carpet

By Leanne Italie | Aug 29
Accompanied by daughter Blue Ivy sporting a big tulle train, Beyonce was angel-winged and green-feathered Sunday night on the white carpet of the MTV Video Music Awards.


Travel

Visitor Misbehavior Abounds as US Parks Agency Turns 100

By Matthew Brown | Aug 29
Record visitor numbers at the nation's first national park have transformed its annual summer rush into a sometimes dangerous frenzy.


Nightlife

Philadelphia, PA

'Pinesfest' Set to Redefine the Beach Festival This Labor Day Weekend

Aug 25
Beach yoga, drag parties, live performances and world class DJ's, they're all a part of this summer's first annual "Pinesfest" set to take place over three days Labor Day Weekend in Fire Island Pines.

Key West Tropical Heat 2016

Aug 24
The Key West Business Guild hosted Tropical Heat at the finest all male resorts on the island including The Island House, Alexander's and The New Orleans House. EDGE was there as well. Check out these great photos.