Gay Denver: The Latest

Katy Perry Belts 'Rise' And 'Roar' At Democratic Convention

NEWS | By Leanne Italie | Jul 29
Katy Perry sparkled in a slinky, silver dress Thursday as she belted her new song "Rise" and her signature "Roar" for an audience of Democratic delegates waving their glowing cellphones.

Promising Cancer-Fighting Gene Immunotherapy Could Be Used Against HIV, UCLA Research Suggests

NEWS | By EDGE | Jul 29
New UCLA research suggests that a gene-based immunotherapy that has shown promising results against cancer could also be used against HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.

SF's Up Your Alley Street Fair Returns to SoMa

ARTS & CULTURE | By Race Bannon | Jul 29
As it was last year, the Fair will take place on Dore Alley between Howard and Folsom and continuing on Folsom from 9th to Juniper and the adjoining block of 10th Street.

Damon's Company Is Taking Steps To Address Diversity Crisis

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Jul 28
Matt Damon is taking steps to address the diversity crisis in Hollywood through his and Ben Affleck's production company, Pearl Street Films, & collaboration with the people behind the Media, Diversity & Social Change Initiative at USC's Annenberg School.

Bradley Cooper's DNC Appearance Irks Conservatives

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 28
Bradley Cooper's appearance at the Democratic National Convention has irked some conservative fans of the actor's portrayal of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle in 2014's "American Sniper."

Jake Gyllenhaal, Natalie Portman In Venice Film Fest Lineup

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 28
This year's Venice Film Festival will include a stylish thriller from Tom Ford, a sci-fi drama with Jeremy Renner and Amy Adams and a star turn from Natalie Portman as Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.

Bill Banning Conversion Therapy Headed to Seattle City Council

NEWS | Jul 28
Seattle is poised to become the third city in the country with a ban on gay conversion therapy for minors.

Clues in DNC Hacking Point to Russia Despite Trump Claims

NEWS | Jul 28
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said again Thursday whoever hacked the Democratic National Committee and stole years of internal emails remains a mystery

Trump Has a Record of Siding with Putin on Key Issues

NEWS | By Nataliya Vasilyeva | Jul 28
Trump has refused to condemn Russia's takeover of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula, saying if elected he would consider recognizing it as Russian territory, in the latest of a series of statements that have raised eyebrows about his connection to the Kremlin

'Get Happy' With Seth Sikes & Judy Garland in Ptown

ENTERTAINMENT | By Robert Nesti | Jul 28
Seth Sikes' affection for Judy Garland led him to pay homage to her in a cabaret act two years ago. He was so acclaimed for it that he's been doing it ever since. EDGE caught up with Sikes about his Garland tribute that comes to Provincetown next week.


News

LGBT Champion Awards Honor Nancy Pelosi, Ed Rendell

NATIONAL | By Brittany Ferrendi | Jul 28
Equality Forum will present awards honoring House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and Philadelphia Host Committee of the 2016 Democratic National Convention Ed Rendell through the LGBT Champion Awards.


Entertainment

Review :: Lace Crater

MOVIES | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 29
There's a late-night horror funhouse feel to Harrison Atkins' nifty fantasy/thriller/ghost story flick.


Business

UK Economy Grew Faster Than Expected in Run-Up to EU vote

FINANCE | Jul 29
Britain's economy grew faster than expected in the run-up to the vote to leave the European Union, official figures showed Wednesday - little consolation for a country that is already seeing business activity decline sharply.


Technology

Cooking Oil, Graphene Among CO2 Capture Prize Entry Ideas

SCIENCE | By Mead Gruver | Jul 29
Cooking oil and graphene, a recently discovered substance stronger than steel, might seem to have little in common, but some theorize both could be made from carbon dioxide emitted by coal- and gas-fired power plants.


Finance

Airbnb Sues San Francisco Over Rental Regulation

REAL ESTATE | By Janie Har | Jul 25
San Francisco wants people who rent out their homes through Airbnb and other online platforms to follow some rules, and it wants the platforms to advertise only those rule-abiding listings - or face steep fines.


Cars

Investigators Say Tesla Car Was Speeding at Time of Crash

AUTO NEWS | By Joan Lowy | Jul 28
The driver killed when his Tesla sedan crashed while in self-driving mode was traveling at 9 mph above the speed limit just before hitting the side of a tractor-trailer, federal accident investigators said Tuesday.


Style

Dapper Boi Launches Second Run of Gender-Neutral Blue Jeans

FASHION | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 28
A little over a year after they launched their first run of slim-straight, gender-neutral Dapper Boi jeans, co-founders Charisse and Vicky Pasche are back with their second run of masculine-looking blue jeans made to fit a woman's body.


Travel

Gay No More, NYC's Out Hotel To Go Mainstream

Jul 28
The days of New York City's Out Hotel as a gay-themed vacation spot are numbered. The Real Deal reports that Merchant's Hospitality has bought the long-term lease on the Times Square area complex for $40 million and plans to go for a mainstream crowd.


Nightlife

Interview with Classic DJ Sharon White

MUSIC | By Jim Provenzano | Jul 28
Known for her legendary beginning at the historic Saint parties in the famous and long-gone dome on Sixth Street in Manhattan, the 62-year-old DJ will be the featured guest at this Saturday's Flagging in the Park.