Culture Features

Fashion fights AIDS at Getting to Zero

Fashion for a Cause at Getting to Zero Guild of ASF Orange County

By Winnie McCroy | Aug 19
On August 21, Getting to Zero, the AIDS Services Foundation Orange County's newest guild, will hold its second fashion show in the Marc Pridmore Designs Studio.

Feeling Good & Looking Gorgeous :: Six Helpful Pet Care Products

By Cesar Reyes | Aug 17
These six products will help keep your pets looking their best at all times.

Park Service Focusing On LGBT Heritage To Diversify Program

By John McDonald | Aug 17
The Park Service's plan is to identify locations that are significant to the history of America's gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities and protect those places for future generations to enjoy and remember.

Hurricane Season: Bianca Del Rio Takes on Employment Discrimination

By Bobby McGuire | Aug 15
With dim legislative prospects and support waning for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), could America's reigning drag superstar keep the issue of discrimination alive?

Understanding Social Anxiety

By Don Shewey | Aug 14
Fear is a normal emotional response to a clear and present danger. Anxiety, however, is the persistent experience of fear in the absence of threat. Anxiety can be socially and professionally crippling. Now what do you do about it?

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Franklin Street in Uptown Oakland was packed at the 2012 Oakland Pride festival; this year's event will include a parade

Oakland Pride to Have Inaugural Parade

By Sean Piverger | Aug 17
The fifth incarnation of Oakland Pride is coming up later this month and, to mark the occasion, there will be a parade.

#ALSIceBucketChallenge :: The 15 Hottest Guys

By EDGE | Aug 16
EDGE rounded up some of the hottest hotties you probably didn't see get soaking wet for the #ALSIceBucketChallenge.

The Top iPhone and iPad Apps on App Store

Aug 15
App Store Official Charts for the week ending August 11, 2014 -- Top iPhone Apps and Top iPad Apps.

Janet Monge, the curator-in-charge of the anthropology section at the The Penn Museum, part of the University of Pennsylvania, discusses recently rediscovered 6,500-year-old human remains .

Museum Discovers Ancient Skeleton of 'Noah' in Storage

By Kathy Matheson | Aug 9
The University of Pennsylvania, Penn Museum announced that it had rediscovered a 6,500-year-old human skeleton originally excavated from southern Iraq around 1930.The skeleton was cut into deep silt, indicating that the man had lived after an epic flood.

PlanetSolar press officer Julia Tames walks across the deck of the MS Turanor PlanetSolar, the world's largest solar-powered boat, moored at Zea Harbor, in Athens. The 35-meter (115-foot) vessel is in Greece to take part in a Swiss-Greek underwater archaeology project to survey the seabed off a major prehistoric site, in hope of finding traces of what could be one of the earliest villages in Europe.

Europe's Oldest Village Sought Under Greek Bay

By Nicholas Paphitis | Aug 8
The world's largest solar-powered boat has arrived in southern Greece to participate in an ambitious underwater survey that will seek traces of what could be one of the oldest human settlements in Europe.

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