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Taxi Group Seeks to Stop Uber, Lyft in New Mexico

VEHICLE SPOTLIGHT | Wednesday Sep 17, 2014
A group of taxi and limousine operators has filed a lawsuit seeking to stop ride-sharing services from operating in New Mexico. The Public Regulation Commission which regulates taxis and limos previously ruled that Lyft and Uber were in violation of stat

Online Sleuths Aid Probe into Gay Couple's Beating

CORPORATE | By Maryclaire Dale | Sep 17
Philadelphia police searching for a group of people suspected in the beating of a gay couple got an outpouring of help from Twitter and Facebook users, who located a photo of the young men and women at a restaurant and helped match names to faces.

Drag Queens Dress Down Facebook Over Names

CORPORATE | By Barbara Ortutay | Sep 17
San Francisco drag queens are sparring with Facebook over its policy requiring people to use their real names, rather than drag names such as Pollo Del Mar and Heklina.

Comment made on YouTube by 19-year-old former GOP hopeful, Jacob Dorsey

Teen GOP Candidate Quits Race After More Homophobic, Racist Comments Emerge

POLITICS | By EDGE | Sep 17
The career of homophobic GOP enfant terrible, Jacob Dorsey appears to be over as more anti-gay and racist social media comments surface.

Wells Fargo Pays $290,000 in Sex Harassment Case

NATIONAL | Sep 17
Wells Fargo Bank has agreed to pay $290,000 to four tellers in Nevada to settle a same-sex sexual harassment case brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Double Duchess Releases "Good Girl Freak Out" Video Featuring Kelly Osborne

MUSIC | By EDGE | Sep 17
Kelly Osborne stars in the trippy new music video from the high-energy queer electro-hop duo of davO and Krylon Superstar, jointly known as Double Duchess.

Joan Rivers

Doctor Allegedly Took Selfie During Rivers' Surgery

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 17
Joan Rivers' personal doctor allegedly took a selfie in the operating room while Rivers was under anesthesia and allegedly performed an unauthorized procedure on the late comedian.

Joan Rivers

Seinfeld Says Rivers was to be in Series

NATIONAL | Sep 17
Jerry Seinfeld says that Joan Rivers was to join him for an episode of his digital series, "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee," until he got a call saying she had to postpone because she was undergoing a medical procedure.

Frankie Grande

Frankie Grande Evicted From 'Big Brother 16'

TELEVISION | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 17
Frankie Grande, the openly gay player who happens to be the half-brother of pop sensation Ariana Grande, was evicted from "Big Brother 16" Tuesday night, making him the latest houseguest to depart the show.

Austin Michael Symonds

Tea-Bagging Teen Gets Felony Charge for Polluting Pizza

CRIME | By EDGE | Sep 17
A man in suburban Austin, Texas got more than he ordered when a disgruntled pizza shop worker, angered that an order was called in shortly before closing time, decided to add his scrotum as a surprise topping to a family size stuffed pizza.

Kevin Smith in a promotional photo for "Tusk"

Kevin Smith on 'Tusk' :: A Cuddlier 'Human Centipede'

MOVIES | By Fred Topel | Sep 17
Kevin Smith's latest film, "Tusk," grew out of a riff he had on a podcast - what if a man can be turned into a walrus? Such is the basis of the snarky writer/director's horror comedy. EDGE spoke to Smith about how this odd idea came to fruition.