THE LATEST

BREAKING: Inferno Engulfs Businesses in Cherry Grove, Fire Island

NEWS | By EDGE | Mar 27
A huge fire that sparked overnight has done extensive damage to the gay vacation destination of Cherry Grove on Fire Island. The Ice Palace and Cherry Grove Beach Hotel are victims of the blaze.

Judge in Texas Blocks Federal Rules Change for Gay Couples

NEWS | Mar 27
A federal judge in Texas has blocked temporarily federal rules that would have expanded medical leave benefits to some gay couples.

Former Brigham Young Univ. Student Sues Apt. Complex

NEWS | By Brady McCombs | Mar 27
A former Brigham Young University student has sued a university-contracted apartment complex that he says evicted him after he told his roommates he was attracted to men.

Georgia 'Religious Freedom' Bill Stalls in House Committee

NEWS | Mar 27
A divisive religious freedom bill stalled Thursday in a Georgia House committee after a Republican member of the panel successfully added anti-discrimination language to the proposal.

NCAA Says It Will Monitor Impacts of Indiana Religious Law

NEWS | By Ralph D. Russo | Mar 27
With the Final Four a week away from shining a spotlight on Indianapolis, NCAA President Mark Emmert said Thursday that the governing body for college sports is concerned about an Indiana law that could allow businesses to discriminate against gay people.

Graffiti Boom Born in Tragedy Brightens Up Colombia Capital

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jacobo Garcia | Mar 27
Bogota's proliferation of murals grew in part out of tragedy, when police shot and killed graffiti artist Diego Felipe Becerra in 2011 as he painted his trademark Felix the Cat. Bogota Mayor Gustavo Petro responded by decriminalizing graffiti painting.

Ultra Music Festival

ENTERTAINMENT | Mar 27
The Ultra Music Festival is one of the biggest yearly events on the South Florida calendar, as hundreds of thousands of people from all over the world converge on Miami for three days of the best house and electronic music in the world.

SF State Reaches to Chicago for New Science Dean

NEWS | Mar 27
San Francisco State University has appointed Illinois Institute of Technology Dean Keith J. Bowman, Ph.D., as its next dean of the College of Science and Engineering.

Spring Forward: EDGE's Guide to New Trends in Home Décor

STYLE | By David Perry | Mar 27
Are you looking to freshen up your home for spring? EDGE has gathered some of our favorite pieces for a new season with inspiration coming from the simplicity of Japanese design.

LBBC Welcomes Women to Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference

NEWS | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 27
Philadelphia-based nonprofit organization Living Beyond Breast Cancer (LBBC) has opened registration for its ninth annual conference for women living with metastatic breast cancer, Saturday, April 11 - Sunday April 12.

Spanish Delights

ENTERTAINMENT | Mar 27
Everything about "Don Quixote" is spectacular. There are hundreds of costumes, not to mention Don Quixote's horse, Sancho's donkey, the fans, tiaras, swords, toreador capes, stilettos, the bodega furniture, hams, wine-cups, the windmill...

What to Pack for Year in Space? A 'Superhero Utility Belt'

TECHNOLOGY | Mar 27
What's one thing astronaut Scott Kelly can't do without when he moves into space this week for a year? A belt.

Is Your Seafood Caught by Slaves?

STYLE | Mar 27
In the Indonesian island village of Benjina and the surrounding waters, hundreds of trapped men represent one of the most desperate links criss-crossing between companies and countries in the seafood industry.

Tampa Pride Returns This Weekend

PRIDE | Mar 27
After a thirteen-year absence, Tampa Pride is back - louder and prouder than ever. The Tampa Pride parade and festival will grace the streets of Ybor City on Saturday, March 28.

Tesla Updating Model S to Improve Safety

BUSINESS | Mar 27
Tesla Motors is updating its Model S electric car to help ease drivers' worries about running out of battery charge - and is hinting that in the future drivers can take their hands off the wheel altogether.


News

Fans Urge HBO to Bring Back 'Looking' With Petition

By Jason St. Amand | Mar 26
"Looking" fans are clamoring on social media, urging HBO execs to bring back the dramedy about three gay men looking for love in San Francisco just hours after the cable network announced the program would not return for a third season.


Entertainment

Cinema Review :: 'While We're Young'

By Jake Mulligan | Mar 27
This may be a generation-gap comedy, but it's best described as another Noah Baumbach movie.


Business

FAA Streamlines Rules to Speed Up Permits to Fly Drones

Mar 27
Federal aviation officials, battered by complaints that bureaucratic hurdles are preventing industry from realizing the economic benefits of drones, announced they are streamlining rules to expedite permits to fly small, commercial unmanned aircraft.


Technology

Lawmaker Questions Maker of Scopes Tied to 'Superbug'

Mar 26
A federal lawmaker is seeking details from the manufacturer of medical scopes that have been linked to several "superbug" bacteria outbreaks at U.S. hospitals, increasing pressure on the company.


Cars

Motorist Removed from Car and Beaten by Officers

Mar 26
A pastor leading a protest outside a Detroit-area police department threatened to shut down the city until two white officers are fired for the bloody arrest of a black man who was pulled from his car and repeatedly punched in the head.


Health/Fitness

Do Black Lives Matter? Asks amfAR in New Report

By EDGE | Mar 25
A new report by The Foundation for AIDS Research concludes that the impact of HIV on Black gay men is the 'greatest' failure in the United States' response to AIDS.


Travel

Going Green: Houston (We Don't ) Have a Problem

By EDGE | Mar 26
Although many may associate Houston with oil and gas, everything from its tourist attractions to its sports teams are keeping Mother Nature top-of-mind.


Nightlife

Black Party @ Saint At Large :: March 21, 2015

Mar 26
After much anticipation, the mother of all parties in NYC, Saint At Large's Black Party finally got here. Relocated and reinvented in Brooklyn, this party is now being referred to by many as the best one ever.