Gay Philadelphia: The Latest

TV, Films Turning to Young Girls for Their New Action Stars

TV, Films Turning to Young Girls for Their New Action Stars

ENTERTAINMENT | By Sandy Cohen | Jun 28
From the murderous Laura in "Logan" to the mysterious Eleven in "Stranger Things" to the audacious determination of Mija in "Okja," opening Wednesday, powerful young girls are starring in mainstream action fare like never before.

Cosby Rejects 'Sexual Assault Tour' Idea Floated by Reps

Cosby Rejects 'Sexual Assault Tour' Idea Floated by Reps

ENTERTAINMENT | By Brian Melley | Jun 28
Bill Cosby's "town hall" tour is unlikely to happen before his retrial on sex assault charges in Pennsylvania, one of his lawyers said Tuesday.

Retracted CNN Story a Boon for President at War with Media

Retracted CNN Story a Boon for President at War with Media

NEWS | By David Bauder | Jun 28
For a president seemingly at perpetual war with "fake news," the resignation of three CNN journalists over a retracted story about a Donald Trump Russian connection is a gift from the political gods.

Salt Lake City Man Pleads Guilty in Husband's Fire Death

Salt Lake City Man Pleads Guilty in Husband's Fire Death

NEWS | By Lindsay Whitehurst | Jun 28
A Utah man pleaded guilty Tuesday to murder and arson charges in the house-fire death of his husband, a well-known Salt Lake City restaurateur and LGBT pioneer.

Serbia's Next Premier: EU Membership, Modernization Priority

Serbia's Next Premier: EU Membership, Modernization Priority

NEWS | By Jovana Gec | Jun 28
Serbia's prime minister designate said Wednesday her future government's goal is membership in the European Union along with modernization of the troubled Balkan country.

German Parliament Set to Vote Friday on Gay Marriage

German Parliament Set to Vote Friday on Gay Marriage

NEWS | Jun 28
The German Parliament plans to vote Friday on whether to legalize same-sex marriage - only days after Chancellor Angela Merkel backed off her conservative party's long-standing refusal to budge on the issue.

Supreme Court Term Ended Much Different Than it Began

Supreme Court Term Ended Much Different Than it Began

NEWS | By Mark Sherman | Jun 28
The Supreme Court began its term nine months ago with Merrick Garland nominated to the bench, Hillary Clinton favored to be the next president, and the court poised to be controlled by Democratic appointees for the first time in 50 years.

Arizona Supreme Court to Rule on Same-Sex Parental Rights

Arizona Supreme Court to Rule on Same-Sex Parental Rights

NEWS | By Bob Christie | Jun 28
Arizona's highest court on Tuesday struggled how to balance U.S. Supreme Court rulings requiring equal treatment for married gay couples with a state law that doesn't recognize the parental rights of a lesbian woman who is divorcing her spouse.

NYC Dyke March :: June 24-25, 2017

NYC Dyke March :: June 24-25, 2017

NIGHTLIFE | Jun 27
Thousands of lesbians and their supporters gathered at New York City's Bryant Park for the Annual NYC Dyke March. The event is a non-permit protest march to highlight lesbian visibility and protest discrimination, harassment and violence.

Brut @ Playstation Theater NY :: June 24, 2017

Brut @ Playstation Theater NY :: June 24, 2017

NIGHTLIFE | Jun 27
Dan Darlington and Peter Napoli brought international superstar DJs The Cube Guys, Amanda Louise and Manny Ward, to the Playstation Theater to make this Brutally Proud night one for the books!!


News

NYC Man Who Uses Walker Becomes Victim of Post-Pride Anti-Gay Attack

NYC Man Who Uses Walker Becomes Victim of Post-Pride Anti-Gay Attack

CRIME | Jun 27
Hate took an even uglier turn in New York City's Chelsea neighborhood on Monday when a man who used a walker was beaten in an anti-gay attack as he waited for bus in broad daylight.


Entertainment

 Review :: Diana Krall
Philadelphia, PA

Review :: Diana Krall

MUSIC | By Lewis Whittington | Jun 26
Singer Diana Krall is on tour in support of her current recordings "Turn Up The Quiet" and fortunately Krall and her stellar quintet breezed into Philly for one sultry night only performance in a sold-out Academy of Music.

 Review :: U2. Gillette Stadium. Foxborough, MA June 25, 2017

Review :: U2. Gillette Stadium. Foxborough, MA June 25, 2017

MUSIC | By James Nadeau | Jun 27
There aren't many bands that have the stature to do stadium tours anymore, but U2 is one of them.


Business

5 Rare Barbary Lion Cubs Go on Show at Zoo in Germany

CORPORATE | Jun 27
Five rare Barbary lion cubs have been shown to the public for the first time at a zoo in southwestern Germany, delighting visitors as they clumsily plodded through their enclosure.


Technology

Video of Gaming Seattle Officer Discussing Shooting Removed

Video of Gaming Seattle Officer Discussing Shooting Removed

VIDEO GAMES | Jun 27
After an online outcry, a Seattle Police Department video in which an officer playing a video game discussed the recent fatal police shooting of a pregnant mother has been removed from social media.


Finance

Summer Vacation? Lots of Americans Say They Can't Afford It

Summer Vacation? Lots of Americans Say They Can't Afford It

SAVING | By Beth J. Harpaz, Emily Swanson | Jun 20
Forget frequent flier miles, last-minute getaways and even road trips. Nearly half of Americans say they won't be taking a vacation this summer, mostly because they can't afford it.


Cars

Male, Female, X: DC Gives Drivers a New Option on Licenses

Male, Female, X: DC Gives Drivers a New Option on Licenses

NATIONAL | Jun 27
The District of Columbia is giving residents a new gender option on their driver's licenses or identification cards issued by the city's department of motor vehicles.


Style

After Greek and Icelandic, is French the New Trendy Yogurt?

After Greek and Icelandic, is French the New Trendy Yogurt?

FOOD/DRINK | By Candice Choi | Jun 27
There's Greek yogurt, Icelandic yogurt and Australian yogurt. Now, the U.S. maker of Yoplait is hoping to revive its declining sales by marketing yet another culture in the yogurt section.


Health/Fitness

Lacking Full GOP Support, Senate Delays Trumpcare Vote

Lacking Full GOP Support, Senate Delays Trumpcare Vote

POLITICS | By Alan Fram and Erica Werner | Jun 27
In a bruising setback, Senate Republican leaders are delaying a vote on their prized health care bill until after the July 4 recess, forced to retreat by a GOP rebellion that left them lacking enough votes to even begin debating the legislation


Travel

Alaska Air Offers Charter Flight for Solar Eclipse Viewing

Alaska Air Offers Charter Flight for Solar Eclipse Viewing

Jun 27
Alaska Airlines said Monday it will charter a flight over the Pacific Ocean this Aug. 21 so select passengers can view the astronomical event from the sky.