Gay Atlanta: The Latest

HIV Cure Closer After Scientists Remove Virus's DNA From Living Tissue

NEWS | By EDGE | May 31
Scientists have managed to remove DNA of the HIV virus from living tissue for the first time in a breakthrough that could lead to an outright cure.

3 Crucial Tips for Protecting Your Skin During National Skin Cancer Awareness Month

HEALTH/FITNESS | By EDGE | May 31
May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month and a great time to consider some crucial tips to keep your skin healthy this summer and prevent the formation of skin cancer.

Cynthia Nixon Honorary Chair For Trinity Place Shelter Fundraiser

NEWS | By EDGE | May 31
On June 1, Cynthia Nixon will host the 10th Anniversary Fundraiser for the Trinity Place Shelter for homeless LGBTQ youth, along with host Bianca Del Rio.

'Finding Dory' May Feature Pixar's First Lesbian Couple

NEWS | May 31
The new trailer for Disney-Pixar's "Finding Dory" is causing a big stir online.

LGBT Police Group Declines Honor at Philly Pride Parade

NEWS | May 31
A group representing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender police officers has declined to serve as grand marshals of Philadelphia's LGBT Pride parade.

'Sense8' Cast Spotted Making Out During Sao Paulo Pride

NEWS | May 31
Cast members from Netflix's "Sense8" were spotted locking lips during Sao Paulo Pride in Brazil Sunday.

Out of Africa: 'I Am Cait' Pulled From Nigerian TV

NEWS | May 31
Africa's largest satellite television platform which operates under the DStv brand in Nigeria, pulled "I Am Cait," the reality series featuring Caitlyn Jenner, from its local E! Entertainment channel after complaints from Nigeria's broadcast regulator.

'Hamilton' Launches Limited Partnership at Bloomingdale's

STYLE | May 31
Alexander Hamilton may be sitting up in his grave, knowing that his entrepreneurial spirit lives on through the latest Broadway/retail collaboration launched between Bloomingdale's and the 16-time Tony Award nominated musical "Hamilton."

Chicago Restaurant's Bathroom Vandalized With 'Die Fags' Graffiti

NEWS | May 31
A popular and LGBT-friendly restaurant in Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood was vandalized over the weekend when violent and anti-gay graffiti that read "die fags" was spray painted in its bathroom.

White Supremacists Call Taylor Swift 'Aryan Goddess'

ENTERTAINMENT | May 31
Some white supremacists are lauding pop star Taylor Swift for all the wrong reasons. According to a recent report from Vice's Broadly site, neo-Nazis are championing the "Out of the Woods" singer as their "Aryan Goddess."


News

LGBT Civil Rights Summit Announces Plans for 2016 Democratic National Convention

NATIONAL | May 31
Against the backdrop of a major, national audience, Equality Forum, the nation's oldest LGBT civil rights summit, announced plans today for this year's summit to be held July 25 through July 28 during the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.


Entertainment

Review :: Janis: Little Girl Blue

MOVIES | By Louise Adams | May 31
Amy J. Berg's fierce and intense documentary tells the tragic tale of the passionate rock icon who died in 1970 at age 27.


Business

Now Gawker Has Its Own Billionaire Backer, Sort Of

CORPORATE | May 30
The courtroom fight between former pro wrestler Hulk Hogan and news-and-gossip site Gawker is becoming a battleground of sorts for Silicon Valley tycoons as well.


Technology

On Cutting-Edge Voter Data, Trump Critically Behind Clinton

PERSONAL TECH | By Thomas Beaumont | May 30
Donald Trump trails Hillary Clinton by months, even years, in using fast-evolving digital campaigning to win over voters, data specialists working with the GOP say.


Finance

NYC Trophy Apartment Could List for $250M

REAL ESTATE | By Verena Dobnick | May 29
Billionaires' Row: That's what New York real estate experts have dubbed a lineup of a half-dozen new superluxury skyscrapers overlooking Central Park that are home to some of the world's most expensive apartments.


Cars

8 Automakers Recall Over 12M Vehicles for Takata Air Bags

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | May 28
Eight automakers are recalling more than 12 million vehicles in the U.S. to replace Takata air bag inflators that can explode with too much force.


Health/Fitness

Puerto Rico's Tourist Industry Feels Sting of Zika Virus

HEALTH | By Danica Coto | May 31
Puerto Rico has been hit harder by Zika than any other part of the U.S., with more than 1,170 confirmed cases, one death and the first microcephaly case acquired on U.S. soil.


Travel

How Did You Survive Memorial DayTravel?

By Jennifer Kay | May 31
Travelers who had braced for long lines and long waits were instead moving through most U.S. airports fairly quickly Monday, as the busy Memorial Day travel weekend drew to close.


Nightlife

Pied Bar Hosts Hunter Valentine and 'Real L Word' Star For Memorial Day

SPECIAL EVENTS | By Winnie McCroy | May 24
On Friday May 27 and Saturday, May 28, Hunter Valentine rocks Memorial Day with their Provincetown debut, playing The Pied Bar.