Gay Philadelphia: The Latest

Biblical Scholar: Leviticus May Originally Not Have Condemned Gays

Biblical Scholar: Leviticus May Originally Not Have Condemned Gays

NEWS | Jul 22
A biblical scholar argues that the Old Testament injunction against same-sex intercourse between men might have been a revisionist addition to a text that originally included no such proscription on homosexual activity.

In Arizona, Liberals Debate Forgiving Candidate's Moderation

In Arizona, Liberals Debate Forgiving Candidate's Moderation

NEWS | By Thomas Beaumont and Melissa Daniels | Jul 22
The third-term congresswoman has come a long way from her days as a Green Party activist as she tries to become the first Democrat to represent Arizona in the Senate in 30 years.

Gays on Strike in Israel over Exclusion from Surrogacy Law

Gays on Strike in Israel over Exclusion from Surrogacy Law

NEWS | Jul 22
Hundreds of Israeli LGBT advocates and their supporters are on strike, protesting the exclusion of gay men from a recently passed surrogacy law.

CVS Apologizes to Transgender Woman for Prescription Denial

CVS Apologizes to Transgender Woman for Prescription Denial

NEWS | Jul 22
Drugstore chain CVS is apologizing to an Arizona transgender woman who says she was denied a hormone prescription by a pharmacist.

Ryan Reynolds Teases 'Deadpool 2' Extended Cut at Comic-Con

Ryan Reynolds Teases 'Deadpool 2' Extended Cut at Comic-Con

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Jul 22
Ryan Reynolds has made a triumphant return to San Diego Comic-Con Saturday to promote the release of a "Deadpool 2" extended cut.

Kavanaugh: Once Questioned Watergate Tapes Decision

Kavanaugh: Once Questioned Watergate Tapes Decision

NEWS | By Mark Sherman | Jul 22
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh suggested several years ago that the unanimous high court ruling in 1974 that forced President Richard Nixon to turn over the Watergate tapes, leading to the end of his presidency, may have been wrongly decided.

Astronaut Drops in on Kraftwerk Gig, Plays Duet from Space

Astronaut Drops in on Kraftwerk Gig, Plays Duet from Space

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 21
Kraftwerk fans are used to hearing otherworldly tunes, but the German electronic music pioneers took it to another level at a gig in Stuttgart.

Trump Claims Ex-Lawyer's Phone-Taping is 'Perhaps Illegal'

Trump Claims Ex-Lawyer's Phone-Taping is 'Perhaps Illegal'

NEWS | By Zeke Miller | Jul 21
President Donald Trump said Saturday that his personal lawyer's taping of their private phone conversations is "totally unheard of & perhaps illegal."

Home Demos May Create New Problem: Lead-Tainted Dust

Home Demos May Create New Problem: Lead-Tainted Dust

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Corey Williams, Mike Householder | Jul 21
The nation's largest home-demolition program, which has torn down more than 14,000 vacant houses across Detroit, may have inadvertently created a new problem by spreading lead-contaminated dust through some of the city's many hollowed-out neighborhoods.

Democratic Socialism Surging in the Age of Trump

Democratic Socialism Surging in the Age of Trump

NEWS | By Steve Peoples | Jul 21
There are 42 men and women running for offices at the federal, state and local levels this year with the formal endorsement of the Democratic Socialists of America, the organization says.


News

Michigan AG: State Law Does Not Prohibit LGBT Discrimination

Michigan AG: State Law Does Not Prohibit LGBT Discrimination

NATIONAL | By David Eggert | Jul 21
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette said Friday that state law does not ban discrimination against LGBT people, declaring a commission's interpretation to be invalid.


Entertainment

 Review :: Peter Pan
Philadelphia, PA

Review :: Peter Pan

THEATRE | By Wickham Boyle | Jul 17
As with much of this production, less would have been so much more. However, it was a treat to listen to this glorious, usually forgotten Bernstein score and to hear the words of J.M. Barrie.

A Lifelong Friendship Fuels the Chemistry of 'Blindspotting'

A Lifelong Friendship Fuels the Chemistry of 'Blindspotting'

MOVIES | By Jocelyn Noveck | Jul 21
With the opening this week of "Blindspotting," their Oakland, California-based, rap-infused feature film debut, the duo is earning buzz for the onscreen chemistry that gives the film its energy.


Business

Pay Down Debt or Save Money? How to Allocate Your Cash

Pay Down Debt or Save Money? How to Allocate Your Cash

FINANCE | By Sarah Skidmore Sell | Jul 22
It's one of the most common questions financial advisers hear: Should I prioritize paying down debt or building up savings?


Technology

Gene Tests Can Provide Health Clues -- and Needless Worry

Gene Tests Can Provide Health Clues -- and Needless Worry

SCIENCE | By Malcolm Ritter | Jul 22
Scientists have made huge leaps in rapidly decoding people's DNA, but they sometimes don't know what their findings mean. They can even get fooled.


Style

Soy 'Milk' Makers May Need to Find Alternative Description

Soy 'Milk' Makers May Need to Find Alternative Description

LEGAL | By Candice Choi | Jul 21
Soy and almond drinks that bill themselves as "milk" may need to consider alternative language after a top regulator suggested the agency may start cracking down on use of the term.


Health/Fitness

NY Officials: No Health Threat from Steam Pipe Explosion

NY Officials: No Health Threat from Steam Pipe Explosion

LOCAL | By Karen Matthews | Jul 20
An aging steam pipe containing cancer-causing asbestos exploded beneath Fifth Avenue in Manhattan early Thursday, spewing a geyser of white vapor 10 stories high and forcing an evacuation of 49 buildings.


Travel

Crowne Pointe & Brass Key: Luxurious Style in Ptown

Crowne Pointe & Brass Key: Luxurious Style in Ptown

By Robert Nesti | Jul 21
Located just a short walk from Commercial Street, Crowne Pointe and the Brass Key offer Four Seasons-styled luxury in Provincetown. EDGE spoke with one of the resorts' proprietors Thomas Walter.


Nightlife

San Diego Pride Parade And Festival :: July 14-15, 2018

San Diego Pride Parade And Festival :: July 14-15, 2018

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jul 20
San Diego Pride brought thousands of people out to enjoy an awesome parade and festival, including art booths, a diverse assortment of vender's, and plenty of entertainment including a great performance by Jojo.