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The Commandments, Restored

ENTERTAINMENT | By Pier Angelo | Apr 26
"Christian" was once shorthand "trying to be a good person." Could it be again? This list of holy laws, taken right from the Bible and presented with learned commentary, is a place to start...

Gay Rodeo :: It's 'Hot' in Palm Springs!

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Jones | Apr 26
Palm Springs is an LGBT Mecca, known for mid-century style and Hollywood glamour. Yet, from Friday, May 1 through Sunday, May 3, the Palm Springs Hot Rodeo and Country Fair is all about highlighting the city's Western flair.

'RuPaul's Drag Race' Season 7 - Interview With Jaidynn Diore Fierce

ENTERTAINMENT | By Scott Holland | Apr 26
In week eight of "RuPaul's Drag Race," Jaidynn sashayed off the show and into her post-"RuPaul" career... starting right here, with this exclusive interview!

Queer Variety Show 'Under the Golden Gate'

ENTERTAINMENT | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Apr 26
The producers of "Under the Golden Gate," the Bay Area's queer variety series, invite you to join them inside the hallowed halls of the San Francisco Armory for the taping of another episode of their show.

Bill Aims to Protect Trans Foster Youth

NEWS | Apr 26
A state bill that would ensure transgender foster youth are placed in welcoming and affirming homes passed out of its first legislative committee this week.

Status of LGBT Student Groups May Face Court Fight

NEWS | By John Riley | Apr 26
This week signified a victory for CUAllies, the unofficial LGBT campus group at The Catholic University of America. Whether the group has won the war, or merely one skirmish, has yet to be determined.

Bay Area Getaways

TRAVEL | By Sean Timberlake | Apr 26
Perhaps the best thing about living in the Bay Area is that we are graced with abundant natural beauty right at our fingertips. Even in the hearts of our cities, there exist parks that can transport you to a world apart.

SunFest: Florida's Biggest Music Festival

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mike Halterman | Apr 26
For the 34th annual SunFest, over 175,000 people are expected to pack West Palm Beach's Arts and Entertainment District to see their favorite bands perform.

Slew of Honorees Named for SF Pride

NEWS | By Cynthia Laird | Apr 26
With the milestone 45th annual San Francisco LGBT Pride parade approaching, the organization that oversees the festivities has released 11 more grand marshals and other honorees to mark the occasion.

Honey Boo Boo's Mom Comes Out As Bisexual

NEWS | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 25
Gird your loins, ladies! Honey Boo Boo's mom June Thompson has just come out as bisexual.

Same-Sex Marriage Pioneer Among Lawyers for High Court Cases

NEWS | By Mark Sherman | Apr 25
Five lawyers will take turns at the Supreme Court lectern Tuesday for the highly anticipated and extended arguments over same-sex marriage.

Kris Humphries, Kim Kardashian's Ex, Slammed for Tweet After Jenner Interview

NEWS | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 25
Kim Kardashian's ex-husband, basketball player Kris Humphries, is making headlines Saturday for a tweet me made after the "20/20" Bruce Jenner interview aired, where the Olympic champion came out as transgender to Diane Sawyer.

Bruce Jenner Comes Out as Transgender, Says 'I Am a Woman'

NEWS | By David Bauder | Apr 25
Former Olympic champion Bruce Jenner says that "for all intents and purposes, I am a woman."

US New-Home Sales Collapse in March

BUSINESS | Apr 25
Sales of new U.S. homes plummeted in March, as the spring buying season opened with sharp declines in the Northeast and South. The Commerce Department said that new-home sales fell 11.4 percent last month.

100-Carat Girl's Best Friend Goes for $22M

STYLE | Apr 25
A "perfect" 100-carat diamond in a classic emerald cut sold for just over $22 million at auction on Tuesday.

Congress Seeks to Overturn D.C. Reproductive Rights Bill

By John Riley | Apr 25
At a markup hearing of the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform (OGR) on Tuesday, conservatives moved forward with a resolution of disapproval aimed at overturning the Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Act (RHNDA).


News

Email Shows Sister Asked City for Help for Pink Saturday

LOCAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Apr 25
Questions are now being raised about why the city is set to fund this year's party, after officials declined for years to directly support the event in San Francisco's Castro district.


Entertainment

Inside Amy Schumer's Moment

TELEVISION | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 25
It's comedian and actress Amy Schumer's time to shine with the new season of her critically acclaimed Comedy Central show, "Inside Amy Schumer."


Business

Shanghai Auto Show Bans Scantly Clad Female Models

LEGAL | Apr 24
The Shanghai Auto Show banned female models. The show's decision comes as China's government under President Xi Jinping increases efforts to crack down on prostitution, online pornography and what it considers racy or improper programming on TV.


Technology

New Genetic Test Helps Gauge Breast, Ovarian Cancer Risk

SCIENCE | Apr 24
A California startup is offering a cheaper and easier way to determine a woman's risk of getting the diseases. Dr. Holly Phillips joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the potentially life-saving genetic test that is now on the market.


Finance

Average US Rate on 30-year Mortgage Slips to 3.65 Pct

REAL ESTATE | Apr 24
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates are down slightly this week and remain near historic lows. Mortgage giant Freddie Mac says the national average for a 30-year fixed -rate mortgage slipped to 3.65 percent from 3.67 percent last week.


Cars

Global, Chinese Automakers Debut New Car Models

AUTO SHOWS | Apr 23
Ford showed off its new Taurus and Nissan unveiled a midsize sedan designed for China at a Shanghai Auto Show that highlighted the commercial resurgence of lower-priced Chinese auto brands.


Health/Fitness

CDC Comments On Recent Outbreak of HIV and HCV in Indiana

HEALTH | By EDGE | Apr 24
The CDC shares their recommendations for health departments and healthcare providers following the outbreak of HIV and HCV among injection drug users in Indiana.


Travel

CEI Snapshot: American Express and Caesars Entertainment

By Matthew Wexler | Apr 24
EDGE continues our series on businesses that have scored a perfect 100 on the Human Rights Campaign's 2015 Corporate Equality Index. This installment includes American Express and Caesars Entertainment.


Nightlife

On the Tab :: April 23 - 30

LOCAL EVENTS | By Jim Provenzano | Apr 23
When the clock strikes, where will you be? At the bar, awaiting a drink? Stageside, awaiting the headlining band? At a cozy table, awaiting your date? Wait no more. Carpe noctem.