Gay Pittsburgh: The Latest

Sanders, Yang to Skip CNN Town Hall on LGBTQ Issues

Sanders, Yang to Skip CNN Town Hall on LGBTQ Issues

NEWS | By Sam Cronin | Sep 19
CNN will air a 4-and-a-half hour long town hall on LGBTQ issues, hosted by the Human Rights Coalition on October 10. The event, titled "Power of Our Pride," will not feature Sen. Bernie Sanders or entrepreneur Andrew Yang.

Watch: Mark Ronson Says He Identifies as Sapiosexual

Watch: Mark Ronson Says He Identifies as Sapiosexual

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 19
On a segment with "Good Morning Britain," Grammy Award-winning producer Mark Ronson revealed that he identifies as "sapiosexual."

'Game of Thrones,' 'Veep' Make Last Emmy Awards Stand

'Game of Thrones,' 'Veep' Make Last Emmy Awards Stand

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lynn Elber | Sep 19
"Game of Thrones" has dominated the Emmy Awards with the formidable power of, say, your average fearsome, flame-belching dragon. Same goes for "Veep," but picture a cutthroat politician instead.

Composer Eric Nathan: His Journey from Tanglewood to Symphony Hall

Composer Eric Nathan: His Journey from Tanglewood to Symphony Hall

ENTERTAINMENT | By Robert Nesti | Sep 19
This weekend the Boston Symphony Orchestra premieres a new commission by composer Eric Nathan. EDGE spoke to Nathan about his "Concerto for Orchestra" and his personal history with the orchestra.

Trump Scorns Complaint About Call with Foreign Leader

Trump Scorns Complaint About Call with Foreign Leader

NEWS | By Mary Clare Jalonick and Lisa Mascaro | Sep 19
President Donald Trump is dismissing as fake news and "presidential harassment" a report that he made an unspecified promise during a phone call to a foreign leader that led to a whistleblower complaint.

NYC Gay Bar Looking to Identify Spit and Run Culprit

NYC Gay Bar Looking to Identify Spit and Run Culprit

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 19
The oldest gay bar in Queens, New York is appealing to the public for help in identifying an unknown man involved in what you might call a spit and run.

PopUps: Jessica Lange Says She Probably Won't Ever Return to 'American Horror Story'

PopUps: Jessica Lange Says She Probably Won't Ever Return to 'American Horror Story'

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 19
Jessica Lange starred in four seasons of "American Horror Story" and recently made a return to the FX anthology series last year. But speaking with The Wrap, the Oscar-winning actor said she'll likely never return to the show.

NASA Manager Casts Doubt on 2024 Moon Landing by Astronauts

NASA Manager Casts Doubt on 2024 Moon Landing by Astronauts

TECHNOLOGY | By Marcia Dunn | Sep 19
A top NASA manager cast doubt Wednesday on the space agency's ability to land astronauts on the moon by 2024.

Could Electric Cars Help California Preserve Environmental Clout?

Could Electric Cars Help California Preserve Environmental Clout?

CARS | By Adam Beam and Michael Biesecker | Sep 19
One California lawmaker is already working on a way to preserve at least some of the state's environmental muscle: Rebates for electric cars.

'Bachelor in Paradise' Sees Franchise's First Same-Sex Couple Engaged

'Bachelor in Paradise' Sees Franchise's First Same-Sex Couple Engaged

ENTERTAINMENT | By Sam Cronin | Sep 19
Demi Burnett and Kristian Haggerty have made "Bachelor" franchise history for the second time, becoming the first same-sex couple on any of the hugely-viewed shows to get engaged.


News

Trump Threatens EPA Action Against San Francisco

Trump Threatens EPA Action Against San Francisco

LEGAL | Sep 19
President Donald Trump threatened to unleash the Environmental Protection Agency on San Francisco Wednesday after a California visit during which he blamed the homelessness crisis on "liberal" policies.


Entertainment

 Review :: Two Door Cinema Club with Overcoats at House of Blues 9-16-19

Review :: Two Door Cinema Club with Overcoats at House of Blues 9-16-19

MUSIC | By Sam Cronin | Sep 19
Two Door Cinema club, supported by Overcoats, played to a packed House of Blues crowd on Monday. Check out our review here, as well as their tour schedule together.


Business

Big Money Urges Governments to Tackle Climate Change

Big Money Urges Governments to Tackle Climate Change

CORPORATE | By Frank Jordans | Sep 19
A group of more than 500 major institutional investors called Thursday for governments to boost efforts to tackle climate change, warning that failure could have serious economic consequences.


Technology

Old Gays Try Grindr, Watch the Hilarious Results

Old Gays Try Grindr, Watch the Hilarious Results

PERSONAL TECH | Sep 19
In a new video released by intomore, four older gay men try Grindr for the first time. From setting up their profiles to exploring nearby matches, watch these 65 and ups learn the wild world of Grindr...


Cars

Volkswagen to Pay Up to $87 Million in Australia for Scandal

Volkswagen to Pay Up to $87 Million in Australia for Scandal

AUTO NEWS | By Rod McGuirk | Sep 17
Volkswagen has agreed to pay up to 127 million Australian dollars ($87 million) to settle an Australian class action stemming from the 2015 diesel emissions scandal, the German automaker and a lawyer said Monday.


Health/Fitness

At-Home Rape Kits Now Off the Market

At-Home Rape Kits Now Off the Market

HEALTH | By Victoria Knight | Sep 19
Two companies who were advertising at-home sexual assault evidence collection kits appear to have halted selling and marketing the products after widespread objections and two state attorneys general threatened the companies with legal action.


Nightlife

Some CBD Vapes Contain Street Drug Instead of the Real Thing

Some CBD Vapes Contain Street Drug Instead of the Real Thing

HEALTH | By Holbrook Mohr | Sep 17
Some operators are cashing in on the CBD craze by substituting cheap and illegal synthetic marijuana for natural CBD in vapes and edibles such as gummy bears, an Associated Press investigation has found.