Gay News: The Latest

2018 Paris Gay Games Offers Opportunity for All Athletes

2018 Paris Gay Games Offers Opportunity for All Athletes

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Andy Smith | Feb 22
It's an inspiring year to be an LGBTQ amateur athlete participating in the 2018 Paris Gay Games. Coming to Paris August 4-12, this year's historic event features a dynamic mix of traditional summer and winter sporting events.

Texas Transgender Wrestler Back to Defend State Title

Texas Transgender Wrestler Back to Defend State Title

NEWS | By Jim Vertuno | Feb 22
Mack Beggs is back.

Petition Calls for Separating LGBTQ Materials in Iowa Library

Petition Calls for Separating LGBTQ Materials in Iowa Library

NEWS | Feb 22
Residents in northwest Iowa are fighting over a petition that calls on the public library to separate material dealing with LGBTQ issues and to request public input before acquiring such material.

Vermont Gov Hopeful: Being Transgender Offers Perspective

Vermont Gov Hopeful: Being Transgender Offers Perspective

NEWS | By Wilson Ring | Feb 22
A transgender woman hoping to become the Vermont Democratic gubernatorial candidate said she's seeking the nomination because of her status as a business leader, not her status as transgender.

Miss. Gay Pride Parade Backers Eye Suit Over Denial

Miss. Gay Pride Parade Backers Eye Suit Over Denial

NEWS | Feb 22
A Mississippi State University student who unsuccessfully sought a city permit for a gay pride parade and related events says she intends to sue the city.

Tearful Student Asks Trump, 'How Do We Not Stop This?'

Tearful Student Asks Trump, 'How Do We Not Stop This?'

NEWS | By Catherine Lucey and Matthew Daly | Feb 22
Spilling out wrenching tales of lost lives and stolen security, students and parents appealed to President Donald Trump to set politics aside and protect America's school children from the scourge of gun violence.

Republican Congresswoman: Many Mass Murderers are Democrats

Republican Congresswoman: Many Mass Murderers are Democrats

NEWS | Feb 22
A Republican congresswoman from upstate New York said Wednesday that "many" people who commit mass murder turn out to be Democrats.

Billy Graham Went From Tent Revivals to the White House

Billy Graham Went From Tent Revivals to the White House

NEWS | By Rachel Zoll and Jonathan Drew | Feb 22
The Rev. Billy Graham, dubbed "America's Pastor" and the "Protestant Pope," died Wednesday at his North Carolina home at age 99 after achieving a level of influence and reach no other evangelist is likely ever to match.

Watch: Shooting Town Hall: Rubio on the Defensive on Gun Control

Watch: Shooting Town Hall: Rubio on the Defensive on Gun Control

NEWS | Feb 22
Republican Sen. Marco Rubio was put on the defensive by angry students, teachers and parents who are demanding stronger gun-control measures at a town hall after the shooting rampage that claimed 17 lives at a Florida high school.

Carbs, Fat, DNA? New Study Shows Weight Loss is Finicky

Carbs, Fat, DNA? New Study Shows Weight Loss is Finicky

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Lindsey Tanner | Feb 22
CA precision nutrition approach to weight loss didn't hold up in a study testing low fat versus low carb depending on dieters' DNA profiles.


Entertainment

Recapping 'Versace': Episode 6, 'Descent'

Recapping 'Versace': Episode 6, 'Descent'

TELEVISION | By Jason St. Amand | Feb 22
EDGE recaps the sixth episode of "The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story," called "Descent."


Business

Can Brexit Be Stopped? Pro-EU Campaigns Try to Turn the Tide

Can Brexit Be Stopped? Pro-EU Campaigns Try to Turn the Tide

LEGAL | Feb 22
Britain is due to leave the European Union in just over a year, but with the U.K. government divided over the direction Brexit should take, pro-EU campaigners are trying to make the country change course.


Technology

Maduro: Digital Currency Puts Venezuela on Tech Vanguard

Maduro: Digital Currency Puts Venezuela on Tech Vanguard

PERSONAL TECH | By Scott Smith and Christine Armario | Feb 21
Cash-strapped Venezuela on Tuesday became the first country to launch its own version of bitcoin, a move President Nicolas Maduro celebrated as putting his country on the world's technological forefront.


Finance

Buying A Home As An Unmarried Couple? Do These 3 Things

Buying A Home As An Unmarried Couple? Do These 3 Things

REAL ESTATE | By Beth Buczynski | Jan 27
Love and marriage don't always go together, no matter what Sinatra says. If you're in a committed relationship but nuptials are on the back burner, just know your dream of buying a home doesn't have to be.


Cars

Edmunds: How to Get the Most Out of Your Trade-In

Edmunds: How to Get the Most Out of Your Trade-In

AUTO NEWS | By Matt Jones | Feb 21
While most shoppers have some sort of strategy for getting a good deal when they're buying a car, they may not have a plan to extract the most value from their trade-in.


Style

Discovering Mexican Modernism at Luis Barragan's Home

Discovering Mexican Modernism at Luis Barragan's Home

HOME | By Anita Snow | Feb 22
In a working-class neighborhood of Mexico City, two concrete buildings hidden near the end of a cul de sac draw visitors from around the world. It is the home and studio of Luis Barragan, one of Mexico's most influential architects.


Health/Fitness

Grocer Albertsons Eyes Rite Aid Deal in Health Care Push

Grocer Albertsons Eyes Rite Aid Deal in Health Care Push

CORPORATE | By Tom Murphy | Feb 21
The owner of Safeway and other grocery brands is buying the drugstore chain Rite Aid as retailers continue to plunge deeper into health care and adjust to swiftly changing shopping habits.


Travel

To Get a Ride, Uber Says Take a Walk

To Get a Ride, Uber Says Take a Walk

Feb 21
In eight U.S. cities, the ride-hailing company is rolling out a service called "Express Pool," which links riders in the same area who want to travel to similar destinations.


Nightlife

Cupid Undie Run @ World Live Café Philly

Cupid Undie Run @ World Live Café Philly

PHOTO ALBUMS | Feb 20
This year The Cupid Undie run was held at a new Venue, World Live Café in Philly. Despite the rain and cold weather, attendees stripped down to their underwear and ran to raise money for the Children's Tumor Foundation.