Gay News: The Latest

Puerto Rico's Tourist Industry Feels Sting of Zika Virus

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Danica Coto | May 31
Puerto Rico has been hit harder by Zika than any other part of the U.S., with more than 1,170 confirmed cases, one death and the first microcephaly case acquired on U.S. soil.

Snoop Dogg Calls for Boycott of 'Roots' Remake

ENTERTAINMENT | May 31
Count Snoop Dogg out when it comes to watching the History Channel's remake of "Roots."

Animal Rights Activists Disrupt Sanders Rally in Oakland

NEWS | May 31
A group of animal rights activists briefly interrupted a Bernie Sanders rally in Northern California when they jumped barricades and tried to rush the podium.

Director: Zoo Safe Despite Shooting of Gorilla to Save Boy

NEWS | By Dan Sewell | May 31
The director of the Cincinnati Zoo says it remains safe for its 1.6 million annual visitors despite a weekend tragedy in which a gorilla was fatally shot to protect a 4-year-old boy who had entered its exhibit.

Chinese Transgender Man Fights for Job Equality

NEWS | May 31
A 28-year-old transgender man who goes by the name of "Mr. C" has become the public face of the fight for job equality in China, where sexual and gender minorities are only beginning to emerge from virtual invisibility.

Lady Gaga Lays Down Her Latest Track at Indy Speedway

ENTERTAINMENT | May 31
Already a regular singing partner with Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga found another golden oldie chart topper to pair with: Mario Andretti.

Texas River Expected to Crest at Record Level Tuesday

NEWS | By Emily Schmall | May 31
Residents of some rural southeast Texas counties braced for more flooding along a river that is expected to crest at a record level just two years after it had run dry in places because of drought.

Poll: Americans Want Nomination System Changed

NEWS | By Catherine Lucey and Emily Swanson | May 31
Bernie Sanders' pitch for changing the way presidential candidates are chosen appears to have broad public support.

Loss, Accusations Mark A Turbulent Few Days For Johnny Depp

ENTERTAINMENT | By Sandy Cohen | May 30
Johnny Depp seemed the picture of rock star cool as he played guitar onstage in Portugal with his band, the Hollywood Vampires. An ocean away, he is facing serious accusations.

On Cutting-Edge Voter Data, Trump Critically Behind Clinton

NEWS | By Thomas Beaumont | May 30
Donald Trump trails Hillary Clinton by months, even years, in using fast-evolving digital campaigning to win over voters, data specialists working with the GOP say.


Entertainment

Review :: City Of Women

MOVIES | May 31
In this Freudian trawl through lust, desire, and self-mockery, women are the focus of male need and puerile misconduct, but also the origin of those things -- devils and bedevilment all in one.


Business

Now Gawker Has Its Own Billionaire Backer, Sort Of

CORPORATE | May 30
The courtroom fight between former pro wrestler Hulk Hogan and news-and-gossip site Gawker is becoming a battleground of sorts for Silicon Valley tycoons as well.


Technology

Cellphone Radiation Study Raises Concerns Despite Low Risk

PERSONAL TECH | By Seth Borenstein | May 30
A new federal study of the potential dangers of cellphone radiation, conducted in rats, found a slight increase in brain tumors in males.


Finance

NYC Trophy Apartment Could List for $250M

REAL ESTATE | By Verena Dobnick | May 29
Billionaires' Row: That's what New York real estate experts have dubbed a lineup of a half-dozen new superluxury skyscrapers overlooking Central Park that are home to some of the world's most expensive apartments.


Cars

8 Automakers Recall Over 12M Vehicles for Takata Air Bags

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | May 28
Eight automakers are recalling more than 12 million vehicles in the U.S. to replace Takata air bag inflators that can explode with too much force.


Style

Vuitton Show Draws Fashion World to Crisis-Hit Brazil

FASHION | May 29
The elite of the fashion world flocked to Brazil, defying an outbreak of the Zika virus, an economic meltdown and the deep political crisis afflicting the country to attend a runway show Saturday by revered French label Louis Vuitton.


Health/Fitness

UN Health Agency Rejects Call To Postpone Rio Olympics

HEALTH | By Geir Moulson | May 30
The World Health Organization on Saturday rejected a call from 150 health experts to consider postponing or moving the Rio Summer Olympics due to the Zika virus.


Travel

How Did You Survive Memorial DayTravel?

By Jennifer Kay | May 31
Travelers who had braced for long lines and long waits were instead moving through most U.S. airports fairly quickly Monday, as the busy Memorial Day travel weekend drew to close.


Nightlife

Pied Bar Hosts Hunter Valentine and 'Real L Word' Star For Memorial Day

SPECIAL EVENTS | By Winnie McCroy | May 24
On Friday May 27 and Saturday, May 28, Hunter Valentine rocks Memorial Day with their Provincetown debut, playing The Pied Bar.