Gay Buffalo: The Latest

In Haiti, Slight Progress for LGBT Rights is Seen as Victory

In Haiti, Slight Progress for LGBT Rights is Seen as Victory

NEWS | By David Crary | Aug 14
Yaisah Val recently came out publicly as a transgender woman on YouTube, a potentially risky move in a country like Haiti where LGBT residents face pervasive hostility in most spheres of public life.

Trump Campaign Takes Legal Action Against Omarosa

Trump Campaign Takes Legal Action Against Omarosa

NEWS | By Zeke Miller | Aug 14
President Donald Trump's campaign is filing an arbitration action against former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman alleging breach of a secrecy agreement.

The Wild Ascent of 'Crazy Rich Asians' Star Henry Golding

The Wild Ascent of 'Crazy Rich Asians' Star Henry Golding

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Aug 14
Even with his chiseled good looks, undeniable charisma, acting ambitions and comfort in front of a camera after nearly a decade of hosting shows Henry Golding never imagined he'd end up being in, let alone co-leading "Crazy Rich Asians."

Avenatti Discusses Policy Views as He Weighs 2020 Bid

Avenatti Discusses Policy Views as He Weighs 2020 Bid

NEWS | By Catherine Lucey | Aug 14
Michael Avenatti, the attorney taking on President Donald Trump on behalf of adult film star Stormy Daniels, offered some details on his policy views Tuesday as he weighs an outsider Democratic bid for the White House.

Oklahoma School Closure After Vicious Facebook Threats Against Trans Student

Oklahoma School Closure After Vicious Facebook Threats Against Trans Student

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 14
School officials in Oklahoma briefly closed a middle school after a parent's Facebook posting complaining about a trans student using the girls' restroom generated a flurry of vicious threats and abuse.

PopUps: Twitter Reacts to 'Love, Simon' Star's New Pics: 'I'm Daddy Now'

PopUps: Twitter Reacts to 'Love, Simon' Star's New Pics: 'I'm Daddy Now'

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 14
"Love, Simon" star Keiynan Lonsdale sure knows how to keep his fans entertained.

EPA Urged To Clean Up Water Contamination

EPA Urged To Clean Up Water Contamination

NEWS | Aug 14
The EPA is being urged to regulate a group of chemicals that are contaminating the public water supply in dozens of states. The group of chemicals known as PFAS were used in everything from nonstick cookware to firefighting foam.

Multi-Gene Test May Detect Heart Disease Risk and More

Multi-Gene Test May Detect Heart Disease Risk and More

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Lauran Neergaard | Aug 14
Researchers say a new way of analyzing genetic test data may one day help identify people at high risk of a youthful heart attack in time to help.

PopUps: Twitter Isn't Happy with Sam Smith's Opinions on Michael Jackson

PopUps: Twitter Isn't Happy with Sam Smith's Opinions on Michael Jackson

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 14
Has Sam Smith stepped in it again?

To Fend Off Netflix, Movie Theaters Try 3-Screen Immersion

To Fend Off Netflix, Movie Theaters Try 3-Screen Immersion

ENTERTAINMENT | By Robert Stevens | Aug 14
Sit at the back of the movie theater, and it's possible to see the appeal of ScreenX, the latest attempt to drag film lovers off the sofa and away from Netflix.


Entertainment

 Review :: @ the 2018 Quebec City Summer Festival

Review :: @ the 2018 Quebec City Summer Festival

MUSIC | By Lindsay B. Davis | Aug 14
This year's 2018 Quebec City Summer Festival featured some of the biggest acts in pop music this year. EDGE was on hand and files this report on the event.


Business

Arizona Democrats Hope to Ride Blue Wave in Midterm Election

Arizona Democrats Hope to Ride Blue Wave in Midterm Election

LEGAL | By Melissa Daniels | Aug 14
The blue wave that Democrats hope will crash into Arizona in November is creeping up in community centers, library auditoriums and churches this summer.


Technology

Devastating Toxic Algae Bloom Plagues Florida's Gulf Coast

Devastating Toxic Algae Bloom Plagues Florida's Gulf Coast

SCIENCE | By Tamara Lush | Aug 14
A toxic algae bloom has overrun Florida's southern Gulf Coast this summer, devastating sea life and driving people from the water.


Finance

9 Expenses to Pack Into Your Moving Budget

9 Expenses to Pack Into Your Moving Budget

HOME | By Lauren Schwahn, NerdWallet | Aug 8
The average cost for a local move from a two-bedroom apartment or three-bedroom house ranges from $400 to $1,000, according to HomeAdvisor's True Cost Guide.


Cars

Musk Says He's Talking with Saudi Fund to Take Tesla Private

Musk Says He's Talking with Saudi Fund to Take Tesla Private

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Aug 13
Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund would be the main source of money for Tesla CEO Elon Musk's grand plan to take the company private, but the deal isn't done yet, Musk disclosed in a blog on Monday.


Style

A Taste for Octopus Increases Global Demand

A Taste for Octopus Increases Global Demand

FOOD/DRINK | By David Montero Sierra | Aug 14
Whether it's spiced in the Spanish style or sliced as Japanese sashimi, octopus as a dish is becoming a victim of its own popularity.


Travel

Oregon Coast Tourism Down, But Spending Increases

Oregon Coast Tourism Down, But Spending Increases

Aug 14
The number of visitors staying in a hotel or rental home on the Oregon Coast dipped slightly last year, but overall spending grew to nearly $2 billion.


Nightlife

Gay Days to Headline 'Drag Race' Star Detox

Gay Days to Headline 'Drag Race' Star Detox

PARTIES | Aug 13
The 2018 Gay Days at Disneyland are set to take place Friday, October 5 to Sunday, October 7. Come enjoy Disneyland in a way that it can only be experienced during Gay Days!