Gay Washington: The Latest

Trump Calls Out Rapinoe for Comments about White House Visit

Trump Calls Out Rapinoe for Comments about White House Visit

NEWS | Jun 26
President Donald Trump called out U.S. women's national team co-captain Megan Rapinoe after a months-old video was posted on social media in which she used profanity when she said she wasn't going to the White House if the team wins the Women's World Cup.

Google Employees Petition SF Pride Remove Company from Parade

Google Employees Petition SF Pride Remove Company from Parade

NEWS | By Sam Cronin | Jun 26
A group of Google employees have released an open petition to the Board of Directors of San Francisco Pride to remove the company from the parade over allegations of poor corporate culture around LGBTQ issues.

IMDb Lists Trans Celebrities Birth Names Without Consent

IMDb Lists Trans Celebrities Birth Names Without Consent

ENTERTAINMENT | By Sam Cronin | Jun 26
Recently, movie database IMDb has been drawing criticism from activists and trans celebrities for publishing stars' birth names and been accused of a form of deadnaming.

Judi Dench Says We Can't Forget Art of Spacey and Weinstein

Judi Dench Says We Can't Forget Art of Spacey and Weinstein

NEWS | By Sam Cronin | Jun 26
Dame Judi Dench has said she doesn't think allegations of misconduct by Kevin Spacey or Harvey Weinstein should mean we can't enjoy their work.

What to See @ Frameline43

What to See @ Frameline43

ENTERTAINMENT | By Frank J. Avella | Jun 26
Frameline43, SF's international LGBTQ+ film festival runs through June 30. EDGE's Frank Avella looks at many of the titles in the fest that will likely show at a festival near you.

Finding What's Queer in Italian Cinema @ Open Roads Festival

Finding What's Queer in Italian Cinema @ Open Roads Festival

ENTERTAINMENT | By Frank J. Avella | Jun 26
The Open Roads Festival, which annually showcases contemporary Italian films, completed its 19th edition recently. EDGE's Frank Avella looks at just how queer the latest edition was.

'The Office' to Leave Netflix for NBCUniversal in Jan. 2021

'The Office' to Leave Netflix for NBCUniversal in Jan. 2021

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mae Anderson | Jun 26
In a tweet Tuesday, Netflix said it was "sad" that NBC was taking back the show but added it will still be on Netflix for the next year and a half.

Dixie Chicks Say New Album is Coming

Dixie Chicks Say New Album is Coming

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 26
The Dixie Chicks took the long way around, but they're returning with new music soon after a 13-year hiatus.

Watch: Out Soccer Star Megan Rapinoe 'I'm Not Going to the F-ing White House'

Watch: Out Soccer Star Megan Rapinoe 'I'm Not Going to the F-ing White House'

NEWS | Jun 26
Megan Rapinoe has made waves recently saying she's not "going to the fucking White House" in a video interview. The comments sparked Twitter backlash from the President.

9 Summer Fitness and Fashion Essentials

9 Summer Fitness and Fashion Essentials

STYLE | By Andrew Villagomez | Jun 26
From the gym to mountain trails or the sea, having the right clothes are essential. These nine versatile pieces work outside the gym, too, perfect for running errands or lounging around.


Business

California to Require Background Checks for Ammo Purchases

California to Require Background Checks for Ammo Purchases

LEGAL | By Don Thompson | Jun 26
California has among the most stringent gun laws in the country and on Monday a far-reaching new initiative to curb violence will require background checks for every ammunition purchase.


Technology

NASA to Open Moon Rock Samples Sealed Since Apollo Missions

NASA to Open Moon Rock Samples Sealed Since Apollo Missions

SCIENCE | By Marcia Dunn | Jun 26
For the first time in decades, NASA is about to open some of the pristine samples of moon rocks collected during the Apollo missions and let geologists take a crack at them with 21st-century technology.


Cars

European Heat Wave Sees Germany Put Speed Curbs on Autobahn

European Heat Wave Sees Germany Put Speed Curbs on Autobahn

AUTO NEWS | Jun 26
A swath of western and central Europe is sweating under blazing temperatures, with authorities in one German region imposing temporary speed limits on some stretches of the autobahn as a precaution against heat damage.


Health/Fitness

Rome Doctors Warn of Health Hazards from City's Garbage Woes

Rome Doctors Warn of Health Hazards from City's Garbage Woes

HEALTH | By Giada Zampano | Jun 26
Doctors in Rome are warning of possible health hazards caused by overflowing trash bins in the city's streets, as the Italian capital struggles with a renewed garbage emergency aggravated by the summer heat.


Travel

From Sunrise to Sunset in Spokane, Washington

From Sunrise to Sunset in Spokane, Washington

Jun 26
From zip-lining and white water rafting to a robust LGBTQ scene, Spokane, Washington, is making its mark as a quaint West Coast getaway for queer travelers.


Nightlife

Chicago PrideFest  :: June 22-23, 2019

Chicago PrideFest :: June 22-23, 2019

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jun 24
PrideFest took over Boystown in Chicago for two days on June 22nd and 23rd, leading up to the Pride parade the following weekend. Vendor booths, live music and unpredictable weather were all part of the rainbow of fun.