Gay Atlanta: The Latest

Suit by Gay Men Stung in Sex Arrests Settled

Suit by Gay Men Stung in Sex Arrests Settled

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 19
A lawsuit brought by five men arrested in sex stings in San Jose has now been settled, and the police are working to improve relations with the LGBTQ community.

Mega Millions Jackpot Hits $1B, Thanks to Worsening Odds

Mega Millions Jackpot Hits $1B, Thanks to Worsening Odds

NEWS | By Scott McFetridge | Oct 19
If it seems like lottery jackpots are getting larger and larger, it's because they are getting larger and larger.

Trump Considering Openly Gay Diplomat as UN Ambassador?

Trump Considering Openly Gay Diplomat as UN Ambassador?

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 19
Reports suggest that President Trump has openly gay diplomat Richard Grenell in mind as Nikki Haley's successor as Ambassador to the United Nations.

Grim Reality Facing  LGBTQ Russians Explored in Provocative New Play 'Lured'

Grim Reality Facing LGBTQ Russians Explored in Provocative New Play 'Lured'

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 19
Playwright Frank V. Avella was alarmed with what was going on in Russia with LGBTQ citizens & wrote the play "Lured" about it. With it premiering in NYC, EDGE spoke to Avella about his provocative drama.

'Fantastic Beasts' Star Ezra Miller Talks About Dumbledore's Homosexuality in New Movie

'Fantastic Beasts' Star Ezra Miller Talks About Dumbledore's Homosexuality in New Movie

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 19
After much back-and-forth, actor Ezra Miller is commenting on the sexuality of the Harry Potter Dumbledore in the upcoming "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald" film.

Feds: Child Exploitation Focus of Pennsylvania Church Probe

Feds: Child Exploitation Focus of Pennsylvania Church Probe

NEWS | By Maryclaire Dale and Erick Tucker | Oct 19
Two years ago, a federal prosecutor in Pittsburgh considered filing a racketeering lawsuit against a Roman Catholic diocese over its handling of child sex-abuse complaints, but left office before he could make the bold move.

Watch: Identical Twins Share Inspiring Story About Transitioning Together

Watch: Identical Twins Share Inspiring Story About Transitioning Together

NEWS | Oct 19
A pair of identical twins from Monroe, Georgia are sharing their inspirational story about coming out to each other as transgender and their transitioning journey.

Watch: Britney Spears Makes a Huge Announcement

Watch: Britney Spears Makes a Huge Announcement

ENTERTAINMENT | Oct 19
Britney Spears appeared on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" last week to announce...that she will be making an announcement.

Christian Couple Back in Court over Same Sex Marriage Videography Refusal

Christian Couple Back in Court over Same Sex Marriage Videography Refusal

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 19
A Christian couple in Minnesota are back in court with an appeal to an earlier decision from a U.S. District judge regarding their intention to post an advisory that they will not serve same-sex couples.

Hurricane Michael's Impact on People Living With HIV

Hurricane Michael's Impact on People Living With HIV

NEWS | Oct 19
Many people living with HIV are left to wonder not only where they will be able sleep tonight, but also where their next dose of antiretroviral medication will come from.


News

New D.C. Bill Could Expand Care for LGBT Seniors, People With HIV

New D.C. Bill Could Expand Care for LGBT Seniors, People With HIV

POLITICS | Oct 19
D.C. Councilmember Mary Cheh has introduced first-of-its-kind legislation to better protect and support LGBT elders and older people living with HIV in the District of Columbia.


Entertainment

 Review :: Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Review :: Can You Ever Forgive Me?

MOVIES | By Kevin Taft | Oct 19
Boosted by an Oscar-worthy performance by Melissa McCarthy, this intriguing look at author Lee Israel and her unusual illegal activities are fascinating and heartbreaking in equal measure.


Business

Money Talks: Campaigns Draw Millions in 'Outsider' Cash

Money Talks: Campaigns Draw Millions in 'Outsider' Cash

LEGAL | By Aam Beam, Bill Barrow, and Chad Day | Oct 19
Citizens United has transformed American political campaigns, most notably over the airways. The flood of cash pays for an army of field offices, canvassers, data miners and opposition researchers, in a system designed to influence voters.


Finance

Immigrant Health Premiums Exceed What Plans Pay for Their Care

Immigrant Health Premiums Exceed What Plans Pay for Their Care

HEALTH | By Carmen Heredia Rodriguez | Oct 16
The study in the journal Health Affairs found that immigrants covered by private health insurance and their employers contributed nearly $25 billion more in premiums in 2014 than was spent on their care


Cars

Edmunds Rounds Up Best Budget-Friendly Small Cars

Edmunds Rounds Up Best Budget-Friendly Small Cars

AUTO NEWS | By Cameron Rogers | Oct 18
Every year, vehicles become more feature-packed but also more expensive, potentially shutting out buyers on a tight budget. Fortunately, you can find many small, affordable cars that offer good value and don't feel cheap.


Health/Fitness

New in the STI Prevention Arsenal: Self-Lubricating Condoms

New in the STI Prevention Arsenal: Self-Lubricating Condoms

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 18
Researchers believe they have a new weapon in the fight against HIV and other STIs: Condoms that produce their own lubrication when they come into contact with bodily fluids.


Travel

Walking Barcelona in a Day

Walking Barcelona in a Day

Oct 19
Barcelona is filled with amazing architecture, vibrant color, culture and stunning sights. Sure, getting the Metro is quicker but taking it in on foot is better. Check out these tips from Shoe Zone.