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Benefit Celebrates Ella Fitzgerald, the First Lady of Song

ENTERTAINMENT | By John Amodeo | Oct 21
Like Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald was one of the greatest interpreters of the Great American Songbook. Next week Upstage Lung Cancer dedicates their annual concert to her. EDGE spoke to the concert's performers about Ella and her tribute.

GRINDHER? Say Goodbye to Your Current Fruit Fly and Hello to GalPal

TECHNOLOGY | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 22
Attention gay men! The days of settling for whichever drunken bachelorette-party reject glommed onto you at the local gay bar are over. Debuting this summer, the new app GalPal connects gay men and straight women to create lasting friendships.

Watch: Tony Moran and Jason Walker 'Say Yes'

The Joyful Follow-Up To Their #1 Billboard Smash, "So Happy"

Sarah Waters' 'Fingersmith' Comes to Life in Park Chan-Wook's 'Handmaiden'

From Park Chan-wook, comes a ravishing new crime drama inspired by the novel "Fingersmith" by lesbian British author Sarah Waters. It opens today in select theaters across the nation.

McCain Receives Log Cabin Endorsement Despite Co-Sponsorship of Anti-LGBT Bill

NEWS | Oct 21
Despite a spotty (but improving) record on LGBT rights that included co-sponsorship of the anti-gay First Amendment Defense Act, Sen. John McCain has picked up the endorsement of LGBT conservative group Log Cabin Republicans.

A Giant Nude Statue in California is Stirring Controversy

NEWS | By Jocelyn Gecker | Oct 21
There have long been complaints about the lack of women in the tech industry. Now there's a towering female figure, in a tech park across the bay from San Francisco, although not quite what some people had in mind.

TV Legend Carol Burnett Signed to ABC Sitcom Project

Carol Burnett fans: You'd be glad to have some more time together with this comedy legend, and she's likely headed back to series TV in a project Amy Poehler will executive produce.

Milwaukee Cop Who Fatally Shot Man Charged with Sex Assault

NEWS | By Todd Richmond | Oct 21
A Milwaukee police officer who fatally shot a black man in August, sparking several nights of unrest, has been charged with sexually assaulting a man the night after the shooting.

PopUps: Gaga Shades Madonna: I Play Instruments, Write My Own Music

Oh, the shade of it all!

Right Wing Radio Host Says Trump Should Cite Tabloid Report on Hillary's 'Lesbian Lovers'

NEWS | Oct 21
Here's some advice that's too crazy for even Trump to consider.

Watch: Gay Couple Supporting Trump Under Fire

NEWS | Oct 21
The gay couple who went viral last week for explaining their support for Donald Trump gave another interview this week, saying they've received death threats.


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Review :: A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder

By Robert Nesti | Oct 21
Mass murder has never been as much fun as it is in "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder," the delightful Tony-winning musical making an all-too-brief stay at the Shubert Theatre through Sunday.


Crying Inside? Creepy Craze No Joke for Real Clowns

By Michael Balsamo | Oct 21
This year's nationwide creepy clown craze has become a nightmare before Halloween for actual, working clowns, who say their bookings at parties and other events have dropped sharply.


A Surprisingly High Number of First-Timers Now Buying Homes

By Josh Boak | Oct 19
A new survey by the real estate firm Zillow suggests that first-time buyers may be entering the market in greater numbers than industry watchers had assumed.


Tesla Equipping Cars to Drive Completely On Their Own

By Michael Liedtke | Oct 21
Tesla Motors is starting to build its electric cars with all the sensors, cameras and other gear needed to drive completely on their own when regulations allow the technology to take over that responsibility.


Yoga Pants Protest in Rhode Island

By Matt O'Brien | Oct 21
Women clad in yoga pants plan to parade through a coastal Rhode Island town in protest of a man who said the attire looks tacky and ridiculous.


Luxury for Less: Tourists Are Winners in Pound's Drop

By Danica Kirka, Paul Traynor | Oct 21
Would you travel halfway around the world for a handbag, or a coat? Maybe if you really loved it - and could get 20 percent off.