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Philadelphia New Hope Pride Festival

Philadelphia New Hope Pride Festival

NIGHTLIFE | May 27
After the parade, the rainy fun continued at the New Hope Pride Festival with performances by Christine Martucci, Josh Zuckerman, Miss New Hope Pride Celebrates Ginger Alley, and many more!

Philadelphia New Hope Pride Parade

Philadelphia New Hope Pride Parade

NIGHTLIFE | May 27
Hundreds braved the rain and wind to celebrate their Pride and to support the LGBTQ community at this year's New Hope Pride Parade.

Astronaut and Moonwalker Alan Bean Dies at 86

Astronaut and Moonwalker Alan Bean Dies at 86

NEWS | By Jocelyn Gecker | May 26
Former Apollo 12 astronaut and painter Alan Bean, who was the fourth person to walk on the moon and later turned his passion for space into art, has died. He was 86.

Morgan Freeman Says He Did Not Assault Women

Morgan Freeman Says He Did Not Assault Women

NEWS | By David Bauder | May 26
Morgan Freeman says he likes to compliment people to make them feel at ease around him but that he has never sexually assaulted women.

Resistance Makes Subtle Impact Even Where Trump is Popular

Resistance Makes Subtle Impact Even Where Trump is Popular

NEWS | May 26
Vicki Toombs was watching the returns on election night 2016 when her phone buzzed - a text from her 22-year-old son Beau, who is gay, was afraid the new administration would end Obamacare, which he uses to pay for the drugs that protected them from HIV.

Law: Trans Connecticut Inmates Will Be Housed Appropriately

Law: Trans Connecticut Inmates Will Be Housed Appropriately

NEWS | By Pat Eaton-Robb | May 26
Transgender inmates in Connecticut will soon become the first in the nation to have a legal right to be housed in a prison that matches the gender with which they identify, a law being lauded by civil rights advocates as groundbreaking.

Jack Johnson's Descendant Reflects on His Legacy

Jack Johnson's Descendant Reflects on His Legacy

NEWS | May 26
President Donald Trump on Thursday granted a posthumous pardon to Jack Johnson, the first black heavyweight champion, more than 100 years after what many see as his racially-charged conviction. Johnson's great-great niece reflected on his legacy.

Palin's Son Seeks to Bar Media in Assault Proceedings

Palin's Son Seeks to Bar Media in Assault Proceedings

NEWS | By Rachel D'Oro | May 26
The eldest son of former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin is seeking to bar the media from covering court hearings after he was accused of assaulting his father last year at the family home in Alaska.

Resentment Over Trump Election Helped Fuel Weinstein Case

Resentment Over Trump Election Helped Fuel Weinstein Case

NEWS | By David Carry and Jocelyn Noveck | May 26
Donald Trump's victory in 2016 hardened the resolve of many women who, when confronted with the Weinstein case in October, saw a rare chance that a serial predator with immense prestige and clout might be held accountable.

More LGBT Issues Loom as Justices Near Wedding Cake Decision

More LGBT Issues Loom as Justices Near Wedding Cake Decision

NEWS | By Mark Sherman | May 26
A flood of lawsuits over LGBT rights is making its way through courts and will continue, no matter the outcome in the Supreme Court's highly anticipated decision in the case of a Colorado baker who would not create a wedding cake for a same-sex couple.


News

Police: Suspected Gunman Spoke Online About Demon possession

Police: Suspected Gunman Spoke Online About Demon possession

NATIONAL | By Sean Murphy and Ken Miller | May 26
The director of the LGBT rights group Freedom Oklahoma, Troy Stevenson, said Tilghman is the same man who distributed flyers across Oklahoma City earlier this year warning of demons taking over people's bodies.


Entertainment

Robert Frost Museum Reopens

Robert Frost Museum Reopens

FINE ARTS | By Lisa rathke | May 26
The famous poet's house, including the 7-acre grounds with rugged old stone walls, a barn and some of the heirloom apple trees from Frost's orchard, is now open again as a museum under the ownership of Bennington College.


Technology

Digital Life: Cutting Back On A Constant Smartphone Habit

Digital Life: Cutting Back On A Constant Smartphone Habit

PERSONAL TECH | By Barbara Ortutay | May 26
Why are we checking Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, then Facebook again when we just wanted to check the weather? Turns out, smartphone addiction is by design.


Cars

Tesla in Autopilot Mode Sped Up Before Crashing

Tesla in Autopilot Mode Sped Up Before Crashing

AUTO NEWS | By Julian Hattem | May 26
A Tesla that crashed while in Autopilot mode in Utah this month accelerated in the seconds before it smashed into a stopped firetruck, according to a police report obtained by The Associated Press. Two people were injured.


Health/Fitness

Study Shows Money, Not E-Cigarettes, Helps More Smokers Quit

Study Shows Money, Not E-Cigarettes, Helps More Smokers Quit

HEALTH | May 26
In a new study of company wellness programs, free electronic cigarettes did not help smokers quit more than usual methods such as nicotine patches.


Travel

Where is Your Summer Vacation? Age May be a Factor

Where is Your Summer Vacation? Age May be a Factor

May 27
As summer vacation season approaches, a new survey from Discover found that for the 58 percent of those who intend to take a summer trip, where they go, how they pay and what they do while on vacation may be a factor of their age.


Nightlife

Harvey Milk's 88th Birthday Celebration :: May 22, 2018

Harvey Milk's 88th Birthday Celebration :: May 22, 2018

PHOTO ALBUMS | May 23
The Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club held a birthday party to celebrate Harvey Milk's 88th Birthday, with guest speaker Steward Milk and the unveiling of a Harvey Milk mural by Ozz Montania featuring the limited edition Stoli Vodka Harvey Milk Bottle.