Gay Fire Island: The Latest

At Folsom Fair, 2 Men Attacked With Pepper Spray in Possible Hate Crime

NEWS | Sep 27
Two friends visiting the Folsom Street Fair in San Francisco said they were attacked by five assailants, who pepper sprayed the men, Saturday night in what could be a hate crime.

'Will & Grace' Cast Reunite and Get Political

NEWS | Sep 27
The cast of "Will & Grace" reunite to get political.

AP Fact Check: Trump, Clinton Deny Their Own Words in Debate

NEWS | By Christopher S. Rugaber and Jeff Horwitz | Sep 27
A look at some of the claims in the debate and how they compare with the facts.

AP Exclusive: New Film Academy Members Talk #OscarsSoWhite

ENTERTAINMENT | By Sandy Cohen | Sep 27
The newest members of the film academy say the #OscarsSoWhite crisis inspired them to seek membership.

Liev Schreiber, Naomi Watts Separating After 11 Years

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 27
Liev Schreiber and Naomi Watts are separating after 11 years together.

Analysis: In Debate, Clinton Was Prepared, Trump Was Trump

NEWS | By Kathleen Hennessey | Sep 27
She was at her best. He was not at his worst.

Army Fires Fort Riley Commander as Investigation Continues

NEWS | By Lolita C. Baldor | Sep 27
The commander of Fort Riley has been fired and the Army is continuing an investigation opened last week at the Kansas base, officials said Monday, but they declined to provide any other details.

Norwegians Now Can Change Genders Legally With a Mouse Click

NEWS | By Mark Lewis | Sep 27
Ten-year-old Anna Thulin-Myge's passport shows what looks like an ordinary Norwegian girl wearing her long, blond hair fastened with a clip. It lists her first name as Anna, but under sex it says "M."

Judge Orders Girls' Bathroom Access for Transgender Student

NEWS | By Julie Carr Smyth | Sep 27
A federal judge rejected a school district's challenge to President Barack Obama's rule on transgender bathrooms on Monday, ordering a biologically male student who identifies as female be treated "like the girl she is."

Music Director at Catholic Church Fired for Gay Marriage

NEWS | Sep 27
A music director at a Catholic church in Rhode Island says he has been fired because he married a man.


News

NC Gov. McCrory Criticizes Investors Over LGBT Statement

NATIONAL | Sep 27
Gov. Pat McCrory says it's the "height of hypocrisy" for investors whom he describes as "New York hedge fund billionaires" to tell North Carolina what to do about a law that limits LGBT protections against discrimination.


Entertainment

Going to Extremes: Judy Davis on 'The Dressmaker'

MOVIES | By Robert Nesti | Sep 27
Judy Davis goes over-the-top in playing Kate Winslet's wild mom in the new Australian dark comedy "The Dressmaker." EDGE spoke to Davis last week about working with Winslet, playing such an extreme character & her career.


Business

Showdown: Congress Looks to Override Obama Veto of 9/11 Bill

LEGAL | By Richard Lardner | Sep 27
Congress is poised to override President Barack Obama's veto of a bill that would allow families of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia for the kingdom's alleged backing of the terrorists who carried out the attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people.


Technology

UPS Testing Drones for Use In Its Package Delivery System

PERSONAL TECH | By Rodrique Ngowi | Sep 27
UPS has partnered with robot-maker CyPhy Works to test the use of drones to make commercial deliveries to remote or difficult-to-access locations.


Finance

House and Home :: Finding (and Buying) Your Nest

REAL ESTATE | By Joel Martens | Sep 25
The Southern California market is definitely showing signs of continued growth and strength and with the continued low interest rates, it is a great time to take advantage of homeownership.


Cars

U.S. Guidelines on Self-Driving Cars Get Good Reception at G-7

AUTO NEWS | By Yuri Kageyama | Sep 27
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said Sunday that his counterparts in the Group of Seven nations welcomed U.S. guidelines on regulating self-driving cars and have agreed to work together on creating such standards to maintain safety.


Health/Fitness

Callen-Lorde's Transcendence Celebrates Trans Leaders and Raises Vital Funds

HEALTH | By EDGE | Sep 26
On Thursday, September 29, Callen-Lorde Community Health Center will host Transcendence, the organization's annual celebration of trans and gender non-conforming communities in support of Callen-Lorde's pioneering Transgender Health Program.


Travel

Forest Bathing: A Mindful Walk in the Woods... And No Getting Wet

By Beth J. Harpaz | Sep 27
Interest in forest bathing is growing, with spas, resorts, retreat centers, gardens and parks offering guided "forest bathing" experiences.


Nightlife

Fire Island, NY

Lips NYC Celebrates Its Twentieth Anniversary

BARS | Sep 22
Lips, New York's ultimate drag show palace, restaurant and dining experience, celebrates twenty fabulous years next month.

Folsom, Fetish, Fun!

LOCAL EVENTS | By Race Bannon | Sep 25
Here we are again, just days away from the largest kink/BDSM/fetish event in the world, the Folsom Street Fair.