Gay San Francisco: The Latest

Blake Morgan's Campaign for Musicians' Rights
San Francisco, CA

Blake Morgan's Campaign for Musicians' Rights

ARTS & CULTURE | By Jim Gladstone | Feb 23
"Spotify says they can't turn a profit because they have to pay artists too much. But the owner of Spotify is worth $310 million," says singer-songwriter James Morgan with a derisive laugh.

Handicapping the Oscars - Best Actress/Supporting Actres

Handicapping the Oscars - Best Actress/Supporting Actres

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 23
EDGE looks at who will win the Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress awards at this Sunday's ceremony.

Gov. Cuomo Blasts Trump Administration, Instructs State Educators to Protect Transgender Students

Gov. Cuomo Blasts Trump Administration, Instructs State Educators to Protect Transgender Students

NEWS | Feb 23
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo issued a directive to the State Education Department that school districts around New York must protect transgender students.

Bills Targeting Transgender Bathroom Access are Floundering

Bills Targeting Transgender Bathroom Access are Floundering

NEWS | By David Crary | Feb 23
Bills to curtail transgender people's access to public restrooms are pending in a dozen states, but even in conservative bastions such as Texas and Arkansas they may be doomed by high-powered opposition.

Beyonce Out of Coachella; Will Perform in 2018

Beyonce Out of Coachella; Will Perform in 2018

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mesfin Fekadu | Feb 23
Beyonce, who is pregnant with twins, will not perform at Coachella this year, but will headline the festival in 2018.

Betsy DeVos Defends Transgender Bathroom Move

Betsy DeVos Defends Transgender Bathroom Move

NEWS | Feb 23
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is defending the decision to rescind public-school bathroom rules for transgender students.

Dayton Blasts Trump's Transgender Bathroom Reversal

Dayton Blasts Trump's Transgender Bathroom Reversal

NEWS | By Kyle Potter | Feb 23
Gov. Mark Dayton blasted Trump's administration for reversing federal guidance that allowed transgender students to use the bathrooms and locker rooms of their choice, urging Minnesota schools to continue operating under the previous directive.

RuPaul to DJ 'ResisDance for Planned Parenthood' Benefit

RuPaul to DJ 'ResisDance for Planned Parenthood' Benefit

NIGHTLIFE | Feb 23
Dance for a cause with the original drag superstar spinning your favorites.

Jimmy Kimmel Talks About Trump and Other Pre-Oscars Concerns

Jimmy Kimmel Talks About Trump and Other Pre-Oscars Concerns

NEWS | By Sandy Cohen | Feb 23
Jimmy Kimmel says he never really wanted to host the Academy Awards.

Rihanna is Named Harvard University Humanitarian of the Year

Rihanna is Named Harvard University Humanitarian of the Year

NEWS | Feb 23
Rihanna has been named the 2017 Harvard University Humanitarian of the Year.

Examining The Link Between Diabetes, Autoimmunity and Heart Disease for American Heart Month

Examining The Link Between Diabetes, Autoimmunity and Heart Disease for American Heart Month

In recognition of American Heart Month in February, Dr. Chad Larson looks at some largely unknown facts about heart disease and its indirect link to autoimmune disease.


News

Apple Slams Trump Administration's Transgender Bathroom Rule Reversal

Apple Slams Trump Administration's Transgender Bathroom Rule Reversal

NATIONAL | Feb 23
Apple became one of the first corporations to publicly denounce the Trump administration's controversial reversal on federal guidelines for transgender students' bathroom use.


Entertainment

 Review :: Years in the Hundreds
San Francisco, CA

Review :: Years in the Hundreds

THEATRE | By Adam Brinklow | Feb 21
"Years In The Hundreds" at Central Works in Berkeley looks at two nearly-identical twin sisters who have a variety of deep, dark secrets.

Lesbian Flick 'Liberty's Secret' is Released, Available on Demand

Lesbian Flick 'Liberty's Secret' is Released, Available on Demand

MOVIES | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 23
The lesbian movie-musical "Liberty's Secret" has finally been released, and after playing several queer film festivals is now available on Amazon Instant Video in the U.S. and VimeoOnDemand worldwide.


Business

High Court Ruling Limits International Reach of Patent Laws

High Court Ruling Limits International Reach of Patent Laws

LEGAL | Feb 23
The Supreme Court on Wednesday sided with California-based Life Technologies Corp. in a patent infringement case that limits the international reach of U.S. patent laws.


Technology

Amazon Resists Request for Echo Info in Arkansas Slaying

Amazon Resists Request for Echo Info in Arkansas Slaying

PERSONAL TECH | By Tafi Mukunyadzi | Feb 23
Amazon is resisting an effort by Arkansas prosecutors to obtain potential recordings from a slaying suspect's Amazon Echo smart speaker, saying authorities haven't established that their investigation is more important than a customer's privacy rights.


Finance

Famed Hamptons Home Grey Gardens for Sale for $19.95 Million

Famed Hamptons Home Grey Gardens for Sale for $19.95 Million

NATIONAL | Feb 9
Grey Gardens, the Hamptons home once owned by eccentric relatives of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, is for sale. It was featured in a documentary, HBO movie and Broadway musical.


Cars

China's Thriving SUV-Only Automaker Looks to Global Growth

China's Thriving SUV-Only Automaker Looks to Global Growth

AUTO NEWS | By Joe McDonald | Feb 23
Great Wall is part of a cadre of small but ambitious independent Chinese automakers that grew in the shadow of state-owned giants such as Shanghai Automotive Industries Corp., which assembles vehicles for General Motors Co. and Volkswagen.


Style

Indochino Announces New 'Fit Method' to Perfect Made to Measure Suits

Indochino Announces New 'Fit Method' to Perfect Made to Measure Suits

FASHION | By EDGE | Feb 23
Indochino, the world's largest made to measure suiting brand, has announced the launch of Fit Method, a new program that aims to further perfect the style and fit of every suit.


Health/Fitness

'Menopause The Musical' Partners with Natl. Breast Cancer Coalition

'Menopause The Musical' Partners with Natl. Breast Cancer Coalition

HEALTH | Feb 22
GFour Productions has proudly joined forces with The National Breast Cancer Coalition by donating 100 percent of proceeds from Hot Flash Fans sales of "Menopause The Musical."


Nightlife

On the Tab :: Feb. 23 - March 2
San Francisco, CA

On the Tab :: Feb. 23 - March 2

NIGHTLIFE | Feb 23
It's not Spring yet, but nightlife events are springing up like fresh blossoms. Oscar parties provide fun and funds for our favorite nonprofits, so brush off your tuxes and tiaras. Or, get downright sweaty with some pro wrestling. Hey, why not?

Gay Bars Across the Country to Show Preview of "Feud: Bette and Joan" This Week

Gay Bars Across the Country to Show Preview of "Feud: Bette and Joan" This Week

TELEVISION | Feb 21
This week, FX will treat fans in the LGBTQ community in gay bars around the country to a special glimpse into one of the most famous feuds in Hollywood history. "FEUD: Bette and Joan," the first installment of the new FX anthology series.