Gay Philadelphia: The Latest

Philly Fight Presents 2017 Behind the Walls: Prison Health Care and Reentry Summit
Philadelphia, PA

Philly Fight Presents 2017 Behind the Walls: Prison Health Care and Reentry Summit

NEWS | Jun 28
On Wednesday, June 28 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia Fight will present the 2017 Beyond the Walls: Prison Health Care & Reentry Summit.

Boycott Shmoycott: Survey Shows LGBT-Inclusive Advertising Helps Brands

Boycott Shmoycott: Survey Shows LGBT-Inclusive Advertising Helps Brands

NEWS | Jun 29
While many conservative Christian groups claim their "buying power" will hurt brands with boycotts over LGBT inclusivity in their advertising, actual statistics suggest otherwise.

PopUps: Mariah Carrey Comments on International Scandal Involving Ex-Fiancé

PopUps: Mariah Carrey Comments on International Scandal Involving Ex-Fiancé

NEWS | Jun 29
"I don't know where the motherfucker is," Mariah Carey recently said when asked during an interview with Israel's Channel 2 News if she knows the whereabouts of her ex-fiancé James Packer.

Mormon Church Now Allows Female Employees to Wear Pants

Mormon Church Now Allows Female Employees to Wear Pants

STYLE | By Brady McCombs | Jun 29
Women who work at Mormon headquarters in Salt Lake City will be allowed to wear pantsuits and dress slacks instead of only skirts or dresses.

Extremist Calls for Christians to Trademark the 'Raped' Rainbow

Extremist Calls for Christians to Trademark the 'Raped' Rainbow

NEWS | Jun 29
Pride month has given hate group founder Linda Harvey a case of rainbow anxiety.

Designated Anti-LGBT Hate Group Hits Charity Monitoring Website with Lawsuit

Designated Anti-LGBT Hate Group Hits Charity Monitoring Website with Lawsuit

NEWS | Jun 29
Charity monitoring website GuideStar is in hot water with hate groups again.

Over 200 German Cops Expelled for Throwing Wild Sex Party

Over 200 German Cops Expelled for Throwing Wild Sex Party

NEWS | Jun 29
Over 200 police officers in Germany have been expelled for bad behavior after they were caught throwing a wild party that included a couple having sex in public, men urinating in public and one officer performing a striptease, using a gun as a prop.

20 Years Later, New Generation of Harry Potter Fans

20 Years Later, New Generation of Harry Potter Fans

ENTERTAINMENT | By Deepti Hajela | Jun 29
As the 20th anniversary of the initial publishing of the first Harry Potter book is celebrated this week, another generation is being introduced to Harry, Hogwarts and all the rest of the magical world created by author J.K. Rowling.

Cardinal Takes Leave from Vatican After Sex Assault Charges

Cardinal Takes Leave from Vatican After Sex Assault Charges

NEWS | By Nicole Winfield | Jun 29
Cardinal George Pell, one of Pope Francis' top advisers, took a leave of absence as the Vatican's financial czar on Thursday to fight multiple criminal charges in his native Australia that allege he committed sexual assault years ago.

Online Hate Speech May Soon Incur a Hefty Bill in Germany

Online Hate Speech May Soon Incur a Hefty Bill in Germany

NEWS | By Frank Jordans | Jun 29
German lawmakers are poised to pass a bill designed to enforce the country's existing limits on free speech - including the long-standing ban on Holocaust denial - in social networks.

Adele Hints '25' Tour is Her Last

Adele Hints '25' Tour is Her Last

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 29
Pop superstar Adele has hinted that her current tour for Grammy-winning album "25" will be her last.


News

Limits on Travel to US Issued After Supreme Court Ruling

Limits on Travel to US Issued After Supreme Court Ruling

INTERNATIONAL | By Matthew Lee | Jun 29
The Trump administration has set new criteria for visa applicants from six mainly Muslim nations and all refugees that require a "close" family or business tie to the United States.


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 :: CHIPS

Review :: CHIPS

MOVIES | By Derek Deskins | Jun 29
Boasting little more than some great car and motorcycle stunts, Dax Shepard's "CHIPS" ignores fans of the series and doesn't do anything special enough to win any new ones.


Business

LA City Council OKs Plans for George Lucas Museum

LA City Council OKs Plans for George Lucas Museum

CORPORATE | By John Roger | Jun 29
After hearing from Lucas himself, the council voted 14-0 to approve an environmental impact report and other requirements for the museum's construction adjacent to the University of Southern California.


Technology

Number of People Using Facebook Reaches 2 Billion

Number of People Using Facebook Reaches 2 Billion

PERSONAL TECH | Jun 29
CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the new marker was reached early Tuesday and in a Facebook post said that he's proud of the role his company is playing in connecting people around the world.


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

Edmunds: Deals for July Fourth Car Shoppers

AUTO NEWS | By Matt Jones, Edmunds | Jun 28
With the July Fourth holiday approaching, car dealership advertisements flood the airwaves and every deal sounds better than the one before it. Given all that noise, you might have a case of car-deal information overload.


Travel

Rick Steves' Summer Travel Tips: How to Handle Heat & Crowds

Rick Steves' Summer Travel Tips: How to Handle Heat & Crowds

By Beth J. Harpaz | Jun 29
Travel expert Rick Steves , the guidebook writer, public radio and TV show host, offers tips to make the most of your summer vacation.


Nightlife

Listen: Bruno Mars and David Guetta Unveil 'Versace on the Floor'

Listen: Bruno Mars and David Guetta Unveil 'Versace on the Floor'

MUSIC | Jun 28
Multiple Grammy Award-winning musicians/producers Bruno Mars and David Guetta announce the release of "Versace on the Floor (Bruno Mars vs. David Guetta)"