THE LATEST

Where They Stand: Scott Walker on Issues of 2016 Campaign

NEWS | By Scott Bauer | Jul 2
Where two-term Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker stands on various issues that will be debated in the Republican presidential campaign, a race he's joining.

The Latest: IMF Blames Greek Govt; Says it Needs $56 Billion

NEWS | Jul 2
The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local):

Italian Government Minister Goes on Hunger Strike to Speed Up Gay Civil Union Law

NEWS | By EDGE | Jul 2
A junior minister in Italy's government feels that equal rights for gay couples is important enough to starve for.

Rainbow Facebook Photos: Armchair Activism or Shifting Tide?

NEWS | By Barbara Ortutay | Jul 2
Call it armchair activism. Call it a mark of a shifting tide in public opinion. The rainbows are the latest sign of the important place social media has taken in our lives, when it comes to self-expression, politics and privacy.

Reelz Comes to the Rescue of Homeless Miss USA Pageant

NEWS | By Lynn Elber | Jul 2
The Miss USA pageant, left without a TV home following blowback against co-owner Donald Trump over his comments on Mexican immigrants, has been rescued by the Reelz channel.

Watch: 'Honest' Trailer for 'Magic Mike' Hits Web

ENTERTAINMENT | By EDGE | Jul 2
Screen Junkies give "Magic Mike" the hilarious "honest" trailer treatment.

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker Entering 2016 Presidential Race

NEWS | By Scott Bauer | Jul 2
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a preacher's son who withstood a recall election spawned by his fight with public employee unions, is joining the crowded Republican presidential race, aides said.

Watch Glitter Shooting Penis in Safe-Sex PSA That's Causing a Stir in Norway

NEWS | By EDGE | Jul 2
A giant glitter-ejaculating penis that is being used as part of a public service announcement to promote safe-sex is causing a stir in Norway where the PSA is being broadcast.

PopUps: Marc Jacobs Responds to Accidental Nude Instagram Post

ENTERTAINMENT | By EDGE | Jul 2
Marc Jacobs is silencing haters with his response about accidentally posting a nude on Instagram.

Right-Winger Blames Taiwan Water Park Fire on US Gay Marriage

NEWS | By EDGE | Jul 2
According to one right-winger, God hates the United States Supreme Court's ruling on gay marriage so much he's burning people in China over it.


News

Greek Vote Campaign Begins Amid Grinding Cash Crisis

By Elena Becatoros | Jul 2
The battle for Greek votes was in full swing Thursday ahead of a crucial weekend referendum that could decide whether the country falls out of the euro.


Business

Backers of Bush Nonprofit Include Banks, Schools, Lottery

By Ronnie Greene, Steve Peoples | Jul 2
Big-time donors to a nonprofit educational group founded by Jeb Bush, disclosed for the first time, highlight the intersection between Bush's roles in the worlds of business, policy and politics years before he began running for president.


Technology

Lesbians Who Tech Awarded $165,000 Grant

By EDGE | Jul 2
Lesbians Who Tech, an organization that supports and connects LGBTQ women in the field of technology through gatherings across the county, was awarded a $165,000 grant from the Arrillaga-Andreessen Foundation.


Cars

IndyCar CEO: Rules Package was Off for Fontana Race

By Jenna Fryer | Jul 2
The CEO of IndyCar said that the series went too far with the rules package for last weekend's race at California, where many drivers sharply criticized what they said was dangerous pack racing.


Health/Fitness

ACP Hits Marks With Fenway Guide to LGBT Health

By EDGE | Jul 2
The American College of Physicians (ACP) eleased the second edition of "The Fenway Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health" during its annual scientific meeting, Internal Medicine Meeting 2015.


Nightlife

Statement From Fire Island Invasion Organizer: The Show Will Go On

By EDGE | Jul 2
According to event organizer Panzi, the 40th annual "Invasion of the Pines" will go on as scheduled - no thanks to Ian Reisner. PJ McAteer notes that as always, for all in drag, the drinks will be on the house.