Gay Dallas: The Latest

Montel Williams Detained in Germany Over Medical Marijuana

NEWS | Jul 29
A spokesman for Montel Williams says the television personality was detained by customs officials at an airport in Germany after inadvertently leaving prescription marijuana powder in his luggage.

Netflix's 'Stranger Things' Isn't '80s Nostalgia Paint-By-Numbers

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 30
Netflix's "Stranger Things" goes beyond being an '80s nostalgia cliche.

Clinton Campaign: Computer Service Used By Campaign Hacked

NEWS | By Alan Fram | Jul 29
A computer service used by the campaign of Hillary Clinton was hacked as part of a broader breach of the Democratic National Committee, an intrusion for which the Russian government is the leading suspect, the campaign said Friday.

Court Blocks Discriminatory North Carolina Voter ID Law

NEWS | Jul 29
A federal appeals court on Friday blocked a North Carolina law that required voters to produce photo identification and follow other rules disproportionately affecting minorities, finding that the law was intended to make it harder for blacks to vote

Baz Luhrmann Examines Early Hip-Hop In Netflix Series

ENTERTAINMENT | By John Carucci | Jul 29
As Baz Luhrmann walks on set for the press day of his first television series, "The Get Down," he can't separate his professional self from his personal self and settles in by directing his own interview.

PopUps: No Bribing Bieber, Justin Turned Down $5 M to Perform at GOP Event

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 29
Justin Bieber turned down his biggest payday -- $5 million to put on a 45 minute show at a Republican event during last week's GOP convention in Cleveland.

Leona Lewis Puts Aside Pop World To Get Her Nails In 'Cats'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | Jul 29
When she was not yet 10, Leona Lewis was taken to see "Cats" in London. It turned out to be theatrical catnip.

Cancelled in Cleveland, Pride Events Called Off

NEWS | Jul 29
Cleveland's annual gay pride parade and related events next month have been canceled.

Billy Eichner Talks 'Difficult People'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jim Halterman | Jul 29
Billy Eichner is doing double-duty on TV this year -- first as the bitchy co-star of Hulu's "Difficult People," and then on his own interview show "Billy on the Street," which returns this fall. EDGE caught up with the busy Eichner.

Maine GOP Chairman Apologizes to Gay Democrat, Can Keep Job

NEWS | Jul 29
The head of the Republican Party in a Maine county will be permitted to keep his position after apologizing for degrading an openly gay Democratic lawmaker in an email.

Tegan and Sara Video Features LGBT and Trans Youth

ENTERTAINMENT | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 29
Lesbian twins Tegan and Sara have released their new video for the song "Faint of Heart," and it features a passel of transgender and LGBT youth media stars dressed as musical icons like Prince, David Bowie, Madonna, and even the Quin twins themselves.


News

NBA Head: Nixing Charlotte All-Star Game a Business Decision

By Emery P. Dalesio | Jul 29
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says the basketball league made a business decision that North Carolina's law limiting anti-discrimination protections for LGBT people makes holding its 2017 All-Star Game in Charlotte untenable.


Business

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

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

Common Pesticide Appears to Reduce Live Bee Sperm

By Seth Borenstein | Jul 30
A new study finds that a commonly used insecticide kills much of the sperm created by male drone honey bees, one reason why the bees are dwindling.


Finance

Airbnb Sues San Francisco Over Rental Regulation

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

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

Spa Trends: Sound Vibrations & Digital Detox

By Beth J. Harpaz | Jul 29
Sound vibrations, warm seashells and a "digital detox" that involves surrendering your cellphone were among the healing and de-stressing techniques on display at this year's International Spa Association expo.


Travel

See New York City in Style With The Tour

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 29
Hot on the heels of their successful multi-media event The Ride, comes CEO Richard Humphrey's The Tour, a 90-minute bus trip that marks a new generation of sightseeing.


Nightlife

Listen: Martin Garrix Releases "In The Name Of Love" Featuring Bebe Rexha

Jul 29
Today, electronic dance music's youngest and fastest rising superstar/ hitmaker/dj/musician/songwriter/producer Martin Garrix releases a brand new single "In The Name of Love" featuring singer/songwriter Bebe Rexha.