Gay Nashville: The Latest

Idols & Icons Auction Brings $70K for Marilyn Monroe's Hair

STYLE | By EDGE | Sep 27
Julien's Auctions, the world record-breaking auction house to the stars, announced highlights from this week's Icons & Idols: Hollywood auction.

Going to Extremes: Judy Davis on 'The Dressmaker'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Robert Nesti | Sep 26
Judy Davis goes over-the-top in playing Kate Winslet's wild mom in the new Australian dark comedy "The Dressmaker." EDGE spoke to Davis last week about working with Winslet, playing such an extreme character & her career.

How to Stream the High-Stakes Presidential Debates

NEWS | By Barbara Ortutay | Sep 26
Television viewership for Monday's presidential debate is expected to be high, but you don't need a television to watch.

Investors Join Call for North Carolina to Repeal LGBT Bill

NEWS | By Martha Waggoner | Sep 26
About 60 investors representing $2.1 trillion in managed assets are joining the NCAA, entertainers and more than 200 businesses in calling for North Carolina to repeal its law limiting LGBT protections against discrimination.

Moderator Lester Holt Under Scrutiny During Debate

NEWS | By David Bauder | Sep 26
Everyone's aware of the stakes for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump during the first presidential debate, but there's a third person in the equation who faces a different pressure: Lester Holt.

Scorsese's 'Silence' to Get Oscar-Qualifying Release Dec. 23

ENTERTAINMENT | Sep 26
Martin Scorsese's "Silence," a historical drama about faith in feudal Japan, will open in time to qualify for the Academy Awards.

While in Prison, Rapper Lil Wayne Officiated a Gay Wedding

NEWS | Sep 26
Rapper Lil Wayne said he officiated a same-sex wedding between two fellow male inmates while he was serving a prison sentence in 2010 at Rikers Island in New York.

John Michael Gray, One-Half of Boston's Iconic Hat Sisters, Has Died

NEWS | Sep 26
John Michael Gray, one-half of the iconic Hat Sisters, has died of cancer, it was reported over the weekend.

Callen-Lorde's Transcendence Celebrates Trans Leaders and Raises Vital Funds

HEALTH/FITNESS | By EDGE | Sep 26
On Thursday, September 29, Callen-Lorde Community Health Center will host Transcendence, the organization's annual celebration of trans and gender non-conforming communities in support of Callen-Lorde's pioneering Transgender Health Program.

As Economic Harm of HB2 Grows, NC GOP Politicians Backpedal

NEWS | By Maria Dominguez | Sep 26
As unfortunate economic consequences continue to climb, with the National College Athletic Association (NCAA) and Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) both canceling events in the state, former supporters of the bill seem to be shifting position.


News

Russian Star Thrilled by Possibility of Trump Presidency

POLITICS | Sep 27
Not since the Cold War has Russia played such a central role in American elections. One of Donald Trump's biggest fans is also one of Russia's biggest stars.


Entertainment

President Obama Helps Open New African American Museum

CULTURE | Sep 27
The Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture opened Saturday to the public.


Business

Showdown: Congress Looks to Override Obama Veto of 9/11 Bill

LEGAL | By Richard Lardner | Sep 27
Congress is poised to override President Barack Obama's veto of a bill that would allow families of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia for the kingdom's alleged backing of the terrorists who carried out the attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people.


Technology

UPS Testing Drones for Use In Its Package Delivery System

PERSONAL TECH | By Rodrique Ngowi | Sep 27
UPS has partnered with robot-maker CyPhy Works to test the use of drones to make commercial deliveries to remote or difficult-to-access locations.


Finance

House and Home :: Finding (and Buying) Your Nest

REAL ESTATE | By Joel Martens | Sep 25
The Southern California market is definitely showing signs of continued growth and strength and with the continued low interest rates, it is a great time to take advantage of homeownership.


Cars

U.S. Guidelines on Self-Driving Cars Get Good Reception at G-7

AUTO NEWS | By Yuri Kageyama | Sep 27
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said Sunday that his counterparts in the Group of Seven nations welcomed U.S. guidelines on regulating self-driving cars and have agreed to work together on creating such standards to maintain safety.


Travel

Forest Bathing: A Mindful Walk in the Woods... And No Getting Wet

By Beth J. Harpaz | Sep 27
Interest in forest bathing is growing, with spas, resorts, retreat centers, gardens and parks offering guided "forest bathing" experiences.