Gay Washington: The Latest

Margaret Cho Releases New Album 'American Myth'

ENTERTAINMENT | By EDGE | Apr 29
On April 29, Margaret Cho releases her first studio album in six years, "American Myth" via her Clownery Records label.

Oklahoma Legislators Seek Change in Sodomy Law After Ruling

NEWS | Apr 28
Outraged Oklahoma lawmakers say they'll move quickly to change a loophole in the state's forcible sodomy law after the state's highest criminal court found it doesn't apply to cases where the victim is unconscious or intoxicated.

Satanists Angry that Lucifer Was Compared to Ted Cruz

NEWS | Apr 28
On Wednesday former Speaker of the House John Boehner called Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz "Lucifer in the flesh." None of this sat well with real worshipers of Satan.

Katy Perry to Headline Glitzy amfAR Event During Cannes

NEWS | Apr 28
Katy Perry will be lighting up the French Rivera like fireworks next month: The singer will perform at amfAR's annual "Cinema Against AIDS" event, the glitzy A-list fundraiser held annually during the Cannes Film Festival.

High School Blocks Lesbian Couple From Prom Queens, Blames 'Gender Discrimination'

NEWS | Apr 28
A principal for a high school in Redding, Calif. is prohibiting a lesbian couple from being nominated as prom queens, saying it would be gender discrimination.

Sweet Cakes Owners Appeal Gay Wedding Cake Fine

NEWS | Apr 28
Oregon bakery owners who denied service to a same-sex couple are arguing that a state ruling ordering them to pay $135,000 in damages violates state and federal laws.

Manager Says Chyna's Death May Be Accidental Overdose

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 28
Former wrestling star Chyna died of an accidental overdose of a prescription sleeping pill and a tranquilizer, her manager said Wednesday.

Boehner Calls Ted Cruz 'Lucifer in the Flesh' at Stanford Town Hall

NEWS | Apr 28
Former Speaker of the House of Representatives John Boehner must be enjoying retirement. He's saying whatever he likes.

PopUps: In Wake of Dr. Luke Scandal, Kesha Releases New Music

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 28
The first new material in nearly three years from embattled pop star Kesha has arrived. Listen to "True Colors" here.

Experts Deem Sliquid as Safe Alternative to Saliva Following New STI Study

NEWS | By EDGE | Apr 28
A recent study shows that using saliva for lubrication during anal sex increases risk of rectal gonorrhea transmission.


News

Watch: After Trump's Comments, Caitlyn Jenner Uses His Public Bathroom

NATIONAL | Apr 28
Following Donald Trump's comments about anti-transgender bathroom bills, Caitlyn Jenner visits Trump International Hotel and Tower to use the GOP presidential frontrunner's bathroom.


Entertainment

Review :: Viktoria

MOVIES | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 29
Writer-director Maya Vitkova's feature film debut "Viktoria" is a dense, complex film that takes a fantastical element -- a baby girl born without a navel -- and spins it into a lyrical and melancholic take on motherhood.


Business

Yahoo Reshuffles Board in Truce with Rebellious Shareholder

CORPORATE | By Michael Liedtke | Apr 29
Yahoo has reached a truce with an activist investor threatening to oust CEO Marissa Mayer and the rest of its board, removing a major distraction as the company evaluates bids to buy its Internet operations.


Technology

Fraud Probe in Polygamous Town Aided by Surveillance Video

PERSONAL TECH | By Brady McCombs | Apr 29
Investigators took aerial videos and installed surveillance cameras at a polygamous town's general store to gather evidence in a multimillion-dollar food stamp fraud case, prosecutors revealed Wednesday.


Finance

Freeway Views Are Hot: Homeowners Cozy Up to Urban Eyesores

REAL ESTATE | By Alex Viega | Apr 24
In places like Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York, where available land has long been scarce, developers are finding they can develop almost anywhere close to the city and find buyers.


Cars

2016 Subura Forester Delivers Affordable All-Wheel Drive

AUTO NEWS | By Ann M. Job | Apr 29
It's not flashy, but the Subaru Forester has the second-lowest price for a compact SUV with traction-improving all-wheel drive. This year, it adds new safety and entertainment features.


Health/Fitness

California Legislature Advances Landmark Bill to Increase Awareness of PrEP and PEP

HEALTH | By EDGE | Apr 27
Landmark legislation to boost awareness of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) to prevent HIV infection was approved by the California Assembly Health Committee this week


Travel

Next Stop: Remembrance, Part 2

By Matthew Wexler | Apr 29
EDGE travel editor Matthew Wexler heads to Poland for an emotional journey that bridges the atrocities of the past to a future full of hope.