Gay News: The Latest

Head of Italy's Anti-Discrimination Office Quits After Gay Sex Club Scandal

Head of Italy's Anti-Discrimination Office Quits After Gay Sex Club Scandal

NEWS | Feb 22
The head of Italy's anti-discrimination office resigned from his position Monday after being accused of misusing government money. Instead of funding diversity programs and fighting racism, Francesco Spano allegedly used taxpayer funds for gay sex clubs.

Transgender-Themed Art Exhibit Opens in London

Transgender-Themed Art Exhibit Opens in London

ENTERTAINMENT | By EDGE | Feb 22
London College of Communication (LCC) presents Ken. To be destroyed as part of its public program of events and exhibitions and explores transgender issues in the context of 1950s British marriage.

She Lip-Synched for Her Life: Watch Cate Blanchett Perform at Stonewall Drag Show

She Lip-Synched for Her Life: Watch Cate Blanchett Perform at Stonewall Drag Show

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 22
A video of Cate Blanchett performing during a drag show at the Stonewall Inn in New York City Monday is making the rounds this week.

Playwright Who Inspired 'Moonlight' Wins PEN Award

Playwright Who Inspired 'Moonlight' Wins PEN Award

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 22
The playwright who inspired the Oscar-nominated movie "Moonlight" has won a prize from PEN America, the literary and human rights organization.

Trump Admin Lays Out New Approach to Illegal Immigration

Trump Admin Lays Out New Approach to Illegal Immigration

NEWS | By Alicia A. Cadwell | Feb 22
Donald Trump the presidential candidate made no secret of his desire to crack down on illegal immigration, but once elected, he repeatedly offered varying interpretations of just how tough he would be in the White House.

Conservative Forces Clash in Trump's Early Days

Conservative Forces Clash in Trump's Early Days

NEWS | By Steve Peoples | Feb 22
Milo Yiannopoulos represented the conservative movement's struggle with powerful and conflicting forces in the early days of Donald Trump's presidency, even before he lost his job and speaking slot in this week's Conservative Political Action Conference.

What Happens if Trump Pulls Transgender Bathroom Guidance?

What Happens if Trump Pulls Transgender Bathroom Guidance?

NEWS | By Sadie Gurman | Feb 22
The Trump administration could revise or withdraw an Obama-era directive requiring public schools to let transgender students use bathrooms and locker rooms that match their chosen gender identity.

Utah Moves to Toss School Ban on 'Advocacy of Homosexuality'

Utah Moves to Toss School Ban on 'Advocacy of Homosexuality'

NEWS | By Michelle L. Price | Feb 22
Utah lawmakers took the first step Tuesday to get rid of a state law that bans the "advocacy of homosexuality" in schools, a move driven by a court challenge from gay rights groups.

Missouri Bill Would Limit Transgender School Bathroom access

Missouri Bill Would Limit Transgender School Bathroom access

NEWS | By Summer Ballentine | Feb 22
Missouri lawmakers are considering a "bathroom bill" targeting transgender children in public schools, despite a backlash that North Carolina faced over a broader law limiting bathroom use in all public buildings.

Natalie Zea Ferociously Embraces Her Comic Side on "The Detour"

Natalie Zea Ferociously Embraces Her Comic Side on "The Detour"

ENTERTAINMENT | By Robert Nesti | Feb 21
Natalie Zea is best-known for her work in such TV dramas as "Justified" and "The Following," so who knew she could be the hilarious suburban-mom-with-a-past that she is on TBS's hit "The Detour." EDGE spoke to Zea recently about the new season.


News

Trump's Weekend Trips to Mar-a-Lago Cost Taxpayers Millions

Trump's Weekend Trips to Mar-a-Lago Cost Taxpayers Millions

POLITICS | Feb 22
Budget watchdogs are criticizing the cost of President Trump's visits to Mar-a-Lago, his private club in Palm Beach, Florida. He has been there the past three weekends or 11 days of his 33 days in office.


Entertainment

 Review :: Beavis And Butthead Collection

Review :: Beavis And Butthead Collection

TELEVISION | By Greg Vellante | Feb 22
Mike Judge's classic ode to idiocy arrives in "The Complete Collection," a 12-disc DVD set.


Business

How to Put More in Working-Class Pockets

How to Put More in Working-Class Pockets

FINANCE | By Liz Weston, NerdWallet | Feb 22
The American working class lost a shocking amount of wealth in recent decades as wages stagnated. Despite campaign promises, making up that lost ground will be no easy feat.


Technology

NASA Aims to Measure Vital Snow Data from Satellites

NASA Aims to Measure Vital Snow Data from Satellites

SCIENCE | By Dan Elliott | Feb 22
Instrument-laden aircraft are surveying the Colorado high country this month as scientists search for better ways to measure how much water is locked up in the world's mountain snows - water that sustains a substantial share of the global population.


Finance

Famed Hamptons Home Grey Gardens for Sale for $19.95 Million

Famed Hamptons Home Grey Gardens for Sale for $19.95 Million

NATIONAL | Feb 9
Grey Gardens, the Hamptons home once owned by eccentric relatives of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, is for sale. It was featured in a documentary, HBO movie and Broadway musical.


Cars

Chrysler Recalls Some Cars for Loose Bolts

Chrysler Recalls Some Cars for Loose Bolts

AUTO NEWS | Feb 21
Fiat Chrysler says it is recalling some Chrysler cars because driveshaft bolts can come loose on all-wheel drive models, increasing the risk of a crash.


Style

Olive Oil Sticker Shock After Bad Italian Harvest

Olive Oil Sticker Shock After Bad Italian Harvest

FOOD/DRINK | By Colleen Barry, Maria Grazia Murru | Feb 22
From specialty shops in Rome to supermarkets around the world, lovers of Italian olive oil are in for some sticker shock this year, with prices due to jump by as much as 20 percent.


Health/Fitness

Tips for Re-Thinking Eating for Better Heart Health

Tips for Re-Thinking Eating for Better Heart Health

FOOD/DRINK | Feb 20
February is a Heart Health Month, making it the perfect time to find ways to re-think what we eat in order to help lead us to better heart health.


Nightlife

Gay Bars Across the Country to Show Preview of "Feud: Bette and Joan" This Week

Gay Bars Across the Country to Show Preview of "Feud: Bette and Joan" This Week

TELEVISION | Feb 21
This week, FX will treat fans in the LGBTQ community in gay bars around the country to a special glimpse into one of the most famous feuds in Hollywood history. "FEUD: Bette and Joan," the first installment of the new FX anthology series.