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Senegal Activist: Release 7 Men Convicted of Gay Acts

NEWS | By Carley Petesch | Aug 28
A Senegalese activist and a rights group on Friday called for the release of seven men arrested in July and sentenced to six months in prison for homosexual acts.

Cecil And Caitlyn Heat Up the Halloween Costume Wars Early

NEWS | By Leanne Italie | Aug 28
The Halloween wars focused on pop culture costumes have heated up early this year. Petitions and social media outrage are already flying over a blood-spattered dentist's smock paired with a Cecil-like lion head. And then there's Caitlyn.

Times Finds Rentboy Raid 'Peculiar,' CEO Jeffrey Hurant Defends Site

NEWS | By EDGE | Aug 28
The raid on Rentboy.com earlier this week has raised questions about the government prosecuting a company that provided escorts a cyber-space to do their business.

Caitlyn Jenner Talks About What She Wants in a Man

ENTERTAINMENT | By EDGE | Aug 28
What kind of man will Caitlyn Jenner be interested in? The Daily Mail reports she doesn't specify a type, but knows how she wants to be treated, which led to her being criticized.

Million Gallons of Wastewater Closes Another Beach in Hawaii

TRAVEL | By Caleb Jones | Aug 28
For the second time in a week a popular Hawaii beach was closed after sewage from a treatment plant was discharged into the ocean.

RuPaul Scolds, but Shows Support for Tyra Sanchez

ENTERTAINMENT | By EDGE | Aug 28
RuPaul has weighed in on Tyra Sanchez's controversial interchange with a fan.

Bush Campaign Raffling Off Ticket to Colbert Debut

ENTERTAINMENT | By David Bauder | Aug 28
Jeb Bush isn't just going to be a guest on Stephen Colbert's late-night debut on CBS. He's turned it into a fundraising opportunity.

Air Guitarists Duke It Out at Finland World Championships

ENTERTAINMENT | By Matti Huuhtanen | Aug 28
Who can play wildest on an instrument no one can see? A record 30 air guitarists from a dozen countries are jamming on a stage in northern Finland to answer just that question.

Student Academy Award Winners to Spend A Week in Hollywood

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 28
The academy has announced the winners of its Student Academy Awards, and says the student filmmakers will spend a week in Los Angeles as its guests before accepting their awards at a ceremony on Sept. 17.

David Oyelowo Talks Emmy Nomination After Oscar Snub

ENTERTAINMENT | By Alicia Rancilio | Aug 28
David Oyelowo, who played the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in the film "Selma," says there's an interesting upside to not getting an Oscar nomination.


News

Trump Proposals Risk Deepening GOP Rift on Immigration

POLITICS | By Julie Pace And Bill Barrow | Aug 28
Donald Trump has exposed anew the deep rift inside the Republican Party on immigration, a break between its past and the country's future that the party itself has said it must bridge if the GOP ever hopes to win back the White House.


Entertainment

Antonio Banderas Swaps Film for Fashion with College Stint

CELEBRITIES | Aug 28
Antonio Banderas has swapped film for fashion, at least temporarily. The "Mask of Zorro" star is studying at Central Saint Martins, the London college that trained designers Stella McCartney and Alexander McQueen.


Business

Ashley Madison Looked to Hook Up with Grindr

CORPORATE | By EDGE | Aug 28
Did Ashley Madison look to hook-up with Grindr? Forbes reported today that the adultery-enabling site looked to buy the gay-hook-up site earlier this year. If it had, imagine the fracas the hacker data dump would have had on the gay male community?


Technology

3 Generations of Swedish Family Linked by Single Womb

SCIENCE | By Maria Cheng | Aug 28
For one family in Sweden, a pioneering procedure has led to a baby being born from the same womb that nurtured the child's mother, uniting three generations.


Finance

Key Factors to Consider on Interest-Only Mortgages

REAL ESTATE | By Alex Veiga | Aug 28
The loans can lower monthly mortgage payments by letting borrowers put off paying the principal on their loan for several years. When the interest-only period ends, the borrower's monthly payment spikes.


Cars

US Agency Probes Jeep SUV Rollaway Complaints

TIPS & ADVICE | Aug 26
U.S. auto safety regulators are investigating complaints that some newer Jeep SUVs can roll away unexpectedly after drivers put them in park. The probe covers 408,000 Grand Cherokees from the 2014 and 2015 model years.


Style

America's Favorite Way to Eat? Home Cooking

FOOD/DRINK | By EDGE | Aug 28
America votes home cooking as their favorite way to eat and online ordering as their least favorite, yet we spend over $1,089 on online food orders per year!


Health/Fitness

'Uptown Funk' Parody Promotes Safer Sex

HIV/AIDS | Aug 27
This week AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) released "Downtown Funk," a high-energy, professionally-produced music video that promotes STD awareness and safer-sex.


Travel

Camp OUT: Club Getaway Goes Gay

Aug 28
Nestled amid 300 acres in Kent, Connecticut, Club Getaway is raising the flag for its first-ever LGBT weekend: Camp OUT.


Nightlife

Industry Performers Respond to RentBoy.com Shutdown

SEX | By EDGE | Aug 26
The fallout to RentBoy.com raid Tuesday, in which federal officials arrested staff members and seized $1.4 million in bank accounts, has hit social media with numerous porn stars and models that worked with the site commenting on the shutdown.