Gay News: The Latest

Students: Slain USC Prof Was Caring; Arrested Student Quiet

NEWS | By Amanda Lee Myers | Dec 4
A graduate student arrested on suspicion of killing the professor who oversaw his work at the University of California was described by some of his fellow classmates as a quiet but seemingly normal young man.

Bergdahl Seeks Pardon from Obama to Avert Desertion Trial

NEWS | By Eric Tucker And Jonathan Drew | Dec 4
U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the former prisoner of war who's accused of endangering comrades by walking off his post in Afghanistan, is asking President Barack Obama to pardon him before leaving office.

Site of Deadly Oakland Warehouse Fire an Artist Space, Maze

NEWS | By Jonathan J. Cooper And Paul Elias | Dec 4
The converted warehouse known as the "Ghost Ship" where a deadly fire ripped through a late-night dance party was an artist workspace and illegal home for a rotating cast of a dozen or more residents, those who lived there or visited often said.

Teyana Taylor Advises Kanye on Recovery: "Take Your Time"

ENTERTAINMENT | By John Carucci | Dec 4
Teyana Taylor has some practical advice for her mentor Kanye West.

Semper (and Suffer) Fidel: Artists Conflicted About Castro

NEWS | By Hillel Italie | Dec 4
For many artists, Castro was a contradiction they never quite resolved, a man equally hard to embrace or to ignore.

Inauguration to Draw Those Ready to Celebrate, Commiserate

NEWS | By Nancy Benac | Dec 4
One thing you can count on during inauguration season in Washington: People of all stripes will find a reason to show up - whether it's to celebrate or commiserate.

Mummers Seek Inclusive Tone After Racially Sensitive Display

NEWS | Dec 4
Organizers of the Mummers Parade are hopeful cultural education efforts will mean a more respectful and inclusive tone throughout their traditional Philadelphia New Year's celebration.

Merry Melodies: Holiday Album Roundup

ENTERTAINMENT | By Sean Maunier | Dec 3
Love it or hate it, the holiday album is an institution. Nearly every mainstream artist will attempt one at some point, in a festive rite of passage that spans genres, tastes and the boundaries of acceptability.

Robbers Using Grindr to Ensnare Victims, Baltimore Police Say

NEWS | By John Riley | Dec 3
Baltimore police are searching for three men who they say used Grindr and other social media apps to lure people to Northeast Baltimore and rob them.

Disney Teases 28 Minutes of 'Star Wars' Spinoff 'Rogue One'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Dec 3
The secretive "Star Wars" spinoff movie "Rogue One" just got a little more tangible.


News

Duterte Says Trump Wished his Drug Crackdown 'Success'

By Jim Gomez | Dec 3
President Rodrigo Duterte said Saturday Donald Trump wished his deadly crackdown on illegal drugs would succeed during a telephone call.


Entertainment

Olympic Hero Michael Phelps Looks to Dip his Toes in Tech

By Michael Liedtke | Dec 3
Michael Phelps wants to dive into Silicon Valley's investment opportunities as he tries to make the transition from Olympic swimming star and product pitchman to entrepreneur.


Business

Gift Cards: Great Idea! Avoiding Fraud: Better Idea!

Dec 3
Leave it to fraud thieves to find yet another way to scam you. Now these crooks are going after your gift card balance. One day you've got a substantial balance and the next time you go to use it, it's at a zero balance.


Technology

Must-Have Gadgets for the Tech Geek Inside Us All!

By Ian Maloney | Dec 3
Without playing into stereotypes, it is worth pointing out that many gay men enjoy having the newest toys to play with every season, so we have put together a few of our favorites that will be making the rounds this holiday season.


Finance

Giving the Gift of Financial Well-Being at the Holidays

By Sarah Skidmore Sell | Dec 3
Instead of the latest toy or gadget, some people are trying to give their loved ones more financial security this holiday season.


Style

Top 10 Signs You're a Foodie

Dec 2
If you've used the terms amuse bouche, cassoulet or petit fours without sweating, own a sauté pan and snap 45 pictures of food a week, congratulations... you're officially a foodie.


Travel

6 Destinations for Christmas Sparkle

By Beth J. Harpaz | Dec 2
Christmas lights, towering trees and elaborate gingerbread creations are everywhere this time of year. Here are a few favorite places around the country to enjoy holiday sparkle and fun.