THE LATEST

Exxon Mobil Updates Anti-Discrimination Employment Policy

NEWS | Jan 31
Exxon Mobil Corp. has updated its corporate policies to protect employees from discrimination for sexual orientation or gender identity.

Sundance Closing-Night Film, 'Grandma' Showcases Lily Tomlin

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 31
Writer-director Paul Weitz knew what he was after when he was writing "Grandma," the official closing-night selection at the Sundance Film Festival. "I just wanted to see a movie where (Lily Tomlin) was in every scene," he said.

Cumberbatch, Fry, Others Urge UK To Pardon Gay Men

NEWS | Jan 31
Oscar-nominated actor Benedict Cumberbatch has joined others in calling for the British government to pardon gay and bisexual men convicted in the past under the defunct "gross indecency" law.

'The Man in the High Castle' Pilot Soars Above Amazon's New Season

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Jan 31
The takeaway show from Amazon Studios' new pilot season is "The Man in the High Castle" -- an alternative history series that reveals a world if Nazi Germany and Japan won World War II.

Out There :: Do-It-Yourself North Bay Getaway

ENTERTAINMENT | By Roberto Friedman | Jan 31
The small picturesque town of Healdsburg in the North Bay is in the midst of its inaugural Hands on Healdsburg program, set to run through Feb. 28. It's all about do-it-yourself activities.

Gay Choking Death Convict Suspected of Castro Arson

NEWS | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jan 31
A San Francisco man convicted of accidentally choking to death his sexual partner in 2011 pleaded not guilty this week in a case that involves at least one recent fire in the Castro.

Gay-Murdering ISIS Penal Code Includes Stoning, Crucifixion

NEWS | By Rhuaridh Marr | Jan 31
The full penal code, The Independent reports, includes brutal punishments including lashings, cutting off hands and legs for theft, exile for unmarried adulterers and death sentences which include crucifixion and stoning.

What Happened to that Gay Cop Fired for Doing Porn?

NEWS | By Christiana Lilly | Jan 31
Five years ago, Verdugo's name was splashed among local and national publications as the gay police officer fighting to keep his job because of one day in his early 20s. Where is he now?

Gaultier and Valentino: Paris Fashion Week Continues

STYLE | By Thomas Adamson | Jan 31
Paris Fashion Week continues with the latest from Jean Paul Gaultier, Valentino and more.

Make the Commitment :: Fitness Guru Dan Saladino Talks

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Joel Martens | Jan 31
He's trained movie stars; now he's talking to you. Dan Saladino discusses lifestyle, working out, staying fit, and what it takes to be healthy, fit and happy - long term.

Workers Craft Ice Playground for Alaska Sculpture Event

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 31
Workers are building an ice playground in a city in Alaska's interior, including a pirate ship slide made from 65 refrigerator-sized blocks of ice.

Ball Busting :: Fun and Philanthropy at Stonewall Dodgeball

NEWS | By John Riley | Jan 31
Stonewall Dodgeball boasts 253 players. The league has grown by an average of 20 percent with each successive season. The league doubles as a nonprofit that uses the funds it raises from dues to give back to the community.

Six Automobile Brands That Target the Gay Community

CARS | By Mike Halterman | Jan 31
Recognizing the buying power of the gay community and many car buyers' penchants for buying the top-of-the-line and owning the best there is, auto manufacturers have marketed to us directly.

A Prague 3-Way

TRAVEL | By Kelsy Chauvin | Jan 30
The Czech capital is laced with an irreverent streak that's long attracted international artists and designers as well as the tourists who love them. EDGE offers three ways to experience "the city of a hundred spires."

Death Threats for Lesbian Lawmaker Who Threatens to Expose Affairs

NEWS | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 30
An openly lesbian legislator has been receiving death threats in the past few days, after she threatened to expose the extramarital affairs of her colleagues who opposed gay marriage.


News

Federal Judge Won't Delay Nebraska Gay Marriage Case

Jan 30
A federal judge won't delay a lawsuit challenging Nebraska's gay marriage ban while the U.S. Supreme Court is considering the issue for the country.


Entertainment

'Survivor' Couple Josh & Reed Engaged

By Jason St. Amand | Jan 30
"Survivor: San Juan del Sur" couple Reed Kelly and Josh Canfield revealed this week they are engaged.


Business

After 5 Years: Stock Funds Gaining More Believers

By Stan Choe | Jan 30
Last year was the second in a row that investors put more money into U.S. stock funds than they took out. Now that stocks have roughly tripled since hitting a bottom in March 2009, faith is building.


Technology

Secret Cuban Youth Computer Network Defies Wi-Fi Ban

By Michael Weissenstein | Jan 29
Cut off from the Internet, young Cubans have quietly linked thousands of computers into a hidden network that stretches miles across Havana, letting them chat with friends, play games and download hit movies in a mini-replica of the online world.


Finance

Euro Plunges, but European Brands Still Pricy in US

By Scott Mayerowitz, Anne D'Innocenzio | Jan 29
Americans hoping to save on European goods thanks to a falling euro shouldn't rush to uncork that bottle of French Bordeaux. There's very little to celebrate.


Cars

Ex-Ford Employee Says He Was Fired for Anti-Gay Remarks

Jan 30
A former contractor for Ford Motor Co. has filed a complaint alleging he was fired for criticizing the automaker's efforts to support the gay community.


Style

More Haute Couture From Paris Fashion Week

By Thomas Adamson | Jan 30
The second day of spring-summer collections primarily belonged to couturier-cum-social psychologist Karl Lagerfeld. Chanel's designer apparently happened upon a political solution and the perfect antidote to the Paris terror attacks: Flowers.


Travel

Where to Go in 2015: The Photos

Jan 31
From big cities like San Francisco, Cape Town, Houston and Sydney to the adventures that await in Thailand, Scotland and Peru, EDGE offers you a visual feast of where to go in 2015.


Nightlife

Madonna is "Living" for the Remix

By JC Alvarez | Jan 30
After the premature release of demos from her upcoming "Rebel Heart," the Queen of Pop, Madonna has held tight to new music, exclusively unleashing "Love" only to clubland!