THE LATEST

Trans Bodybuilder Model Sits Down With Ellen

NEWS | By Jason St. Amand | May 28
Aydian Dowling, the model poised to become the first transgender person to grace the cover of Men's Health magazine, sat down with Ellen DeGeneres this week to talk about his story.

NIH Major Study Shows Earlier HIV Treatment Improves Health

NEWS | By Lauran Neergaard | May 28
A major international study sought to settle how soon is best to start HIV treatment -- and the advice is don't delay.

Duggars Gone from TV? Hell No: Jessa & Jill in Talks for Spin-Off

ENTERTAINMENT | By EDGE | May 28
Think the Duggars are gone from TV? Guess again.

Satan is on the Air Waves: Religious Pundit Blames Devil for Trans Visibility

NEWS | By EDGE | May 28
Is Satan to thank for Laverne Cox's career? Is he behind the recent rise in acceptance of transgender Americans? Is the Dark Lord also in cahoots with President Obama and the Girl Scouts? According to one religious right columnist he is.

PopUps: Gay Romance on Upcoming 'Bachelorette' Episode?

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | May 28
In a promo for the upcoming episode of "The Bachelorette," one of the contestants seemingly confesses he's falling in love with one of the other bachelors.

Gay Hotelier Talks About Death of Bar Manager in His Apartment

NEWS | By EDGE | May 28
Publicity-beleaguered gay hotelier Ian Reisner can't seem to keep his name out of gay headlines since co-hosting Ted Cruz at his Manhattan apartment.

Sloppy Seconds: Norwegian Cruise Lines Now Allows Leftovers

STYLE | May 28
Norwegian Cruise Line is reversing course on a ban on doggie bags. The Miami-based cruise line recently instituted a rule that banned passengers from taking food from a ship's restaurants back to their cabins.

Lilly Pulitzer Takes Heat for Fat Antics at the Office

STYLE | May 28
The floral-inspired Lilly Pulitzer fashion house is trying to nip concerns about fat-shaming in the bud. Cartoons posted in a cubicle at its headquarters near Philadelphia suggest little tolerance for the "fat, white and hideous."

Gay Conversion Therapy Ban Clears Ill. Senate Committee

NEWS | May 28
The Illinois Senate is advancing a measure banning therapy supporters say can change the sexual orientation of young gays.

Gay Marriage Religious Objections Bill Nears Passage in NC

NEWS | By Gary D. Robertson | May 28
North Carolina legislators neared final approval Wednesday on legislation allowing some North Carolina court officials to opt out of same-sex marriage duties based on "sincerely held religious" objections.


News

Demi Lovato is the Face of Mental Health in New Campaign

NATIONAL | By Sandy Cohen | May 28
Demi Lovato is sharing her story and encouraging others to do the same through Be Vocal: Speak Up For Mental Health, an initiative launched Thursday.


Entertainment

Bourdain Plants Digital Footprint as Editor at Food Website

CELEBRITIES | By J.M. Hirsch | May 28
Anthony Bourdain has eaten his way through nearly every crevice of the globe, and now he's ready to taste a new frontier - the digital world.


Business

Online Stylists for the Shopping-Averse

CORPORATE | By Barbara Ortutay | May 28
Stitch Fix, an online styling and clothing-delivery service, added maternity wear as an option. In comparison, Keaton Row is an online service that pairs you up with a real-life stylist.


Technology

New Tech Helps Quadriplegic Control Robotic Arm with Mind

SCIENCE | May 28
Researchers say they're excited about a new brain implant that allowed a paralyzed patient to control a robotic arm with his mind. Erik Sorto is the first in the world to have this new neural prosthetic device. Elaine Quijano reports.


Finance

Former Trader Goes on Trial in UK for Market Manipulation

SAVING | May 27
A British prosecutor says a former Citibank and UBS trader motivated by greed served as the ringmaster in the alleged manipulation of a key interest rate, the London Interbank Lending Rate, or Libor.


Cars

Vermont Town's Famous Floating Bridge Reopens with Fanfare

AUTO NEWS | By Lisa Rathke | May 27
A tiny Vermont town's famous wooden floating bridge (believed to be the only one of its kind in the country) was reopened with fanfare, including a parade with a bagpiper, high school marching band, oxen team and antique cars crossing.


Style

Cannes Fashion Recap

FASHION | May 27
Major Hollywood actresses such as Marion Cotillard, Emily Blunt, Naomi Watts and Sienna Miller graced the film festival's red carpet in clothes designed by the world's greatest. Yet there's always as much interest in who got it wrong.


Health/Fitness

Art Project Los Angeles Features Haring, Warhol & More

HIV/AIDS | By EDGE | May 28
Art auction and cocktail reception raises critically needed funds for Angelenos living with HIV/AIDS and showcases renowned as well as up-and-coming artists.


Travel

A Summer Hike in the Arctic Circle

By Cara Anna | May 27
Few people outside Nordic countries know about the Kungsleden, or the King's Path, the most famous trail in Sweden. But National Geographic calls it one of the world's greatest hikes.


Nightlife

Gloucester Stage Debuts 'NeverDark' Series

LOCAL EVENTS | By EDGE | May 27
Gloucester Stage proudly announces the debut of the "NeverDark" series. "NeverDark" is a series of second-stage events that include lectures, talk backs, film screenings, play readings, and other events.