Entertainment :: Culture

Obsessions, by EDGE

By EDGE | Oct 10
In this feature, women's editor Winnie McCroy, travel & style editor Matthew Wexler, A&E editor Robert Nesti and news editor Jason St. Amand pore over their love for winter boots, vodka, mind-numbingly informative TV and the queerest album of 2014.

LGBT Science Fiction :: What It Is Depends on Where You Are

By Daniel M. Kimmel | Oct 9
When it comes to stories about LGBTs, sci-fi authors have taken a variety of approaches. Some may feel they no longer have to prove anything while others, seeing gaps, rush to fill the need. EDGE talks to a few writers of the genre.

Nothing is Sacred: A 'Bob's Burgers' Porn Parody Exists

By Jason St. Amand | Oct 8
It's real and it's called "Bob's Boners."

Phelps Says Swimming on Hold After DUI Arrest

By Paul Newberry | Oct 6
Putting his swimming career on hold after his second DUI arrest, Olympic champion Michael Phelps began a six-week program Sunday that he said "will provide the help I need to better understand myself."

Castro Street Fair Coming Up

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Oct 5
The 41st annual Castro Street Fair is approaching, marking its first appearance in the neighborhood since the district's gotten wider sidewalks and other improvements.

Historic Rainbow Room Reopens Atop NYC Skyline

By Larry Neumeister | Oct 5
The Rainbow Room reopened Sunday in its historic perch atop 30 Rockefeller Plaza after a five-year absence from the New York City skyline.

October is LGBT History Month!

By Mike Halterman | Oct 4
Over the next few weeks, Hotspots will profile nine people with the hope that we can educate you on their background and life achievements.

App Teaches Kindergartners Basic Computer Coding

By Rodrique Ngowi | Oct 3
Researchers in Massachusetts have created a basic computer coding app that they say is the first designed specifically for children as young as 5. Kids who haven't yet learned to read can use the app to craft their own interactive stories and games.

In Entangled Property Case, Unmarried Boyfriend Wins

By EDGE | Oct 2
The rights of unmarried gay couples took a step forward this week when a New York court ruled that the boyfriend of deceased "Narnia" film producer Perry Moore would not have to cash out the couple's apartment and give half to Moore's family.

Hook-Up Apps Provide Inspiration for Broadway Fueled Musical Short Film

By Brian Scott Lipton | Oct 1
"Grind: The Movie" an award-winning musical short film inspired by gay hook-up app culture featuring "Rent" star Anthony Rapp available for view online October 1.