Gay News: The Latest

US Government: North Carolina LGBT Law Violates Civil Rights

NEWS | May 4
The U.S. Justice Department says a North Carolina law that limits protections to LGBT people violates federal civil rights laws.

Ariana Grande Performs at 10th Annual Delete Blood Cancer Gala  

HEALTH/FITNESS | By EDGE | May 4
On May 5, Arian Grande will perform at the 10th Annual DKMS Gala, at Cipriani Wall Street.

Boston Traffic Reporter Comes Out as a Woman

NEWS | By Mark Pratt | May 4
The familiar voice coming over the radios of tens of thousands of Boston area drivers on the way to work Wednesday was the same. But the name had changed.

Rolling Stones Ask Trump to Stop Playing Their Songs

NEWS | May 4
The Rolling Stones have asked presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump to stop playing their songs at his campaign events.

California Republicans Vote to Oppose Condom Ballot Measure

NEWS | By EDGE | May 4
The California Republican Party voted overwhelmingly to oppose a state ballot initiative that would allow private citizens to sue adult performers if a condom is not visible in an adult film.

Texas Mayor Fails to Move Forward Anti-Transgender Bathroom Bill Despite Help From Wife

NEWS | May 4
A proposal to adopt a North Carolina-Style anti-transgender bathroom law was rejected by the city council of a Dallas suburb on Monday after its mayor fear-mongered the measure as protection for little girls and women against sexual predators.

Mayor Tells New Yorkers Not to Eat at Chick-fil-A

NEWS | May 4
"What the ownership of Chick-fil-A has said is wrong," the mayor said at a press conference Tuesday night.

Report: Caitlyn Jenner to Pose Nude for Sports Illustrated Cover

Caitlyn Jenner is reportedly going to pose naked for an upcoming cover of Sports Illustrated.

Hillicans? As Trump Wins, Clinton Explores How to Woo GOPers

NEWS | By Lisa Lerer and Catherine Lucey | May 4
With Donald Trump's remaining rivals bowing out of the race, clearing his path to the nomination, Hillary Clinton is looking for ways to woo Republicans turned off by the brash billionaire.

Goodman Theatre Launches Month of Lorraine Hansberry Celebration

ENTERTAINMENT | By EDGE | May 4
From April 30-June 5, in conjunction with a production of playwright Lorraine Hansberry's final work, "The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window," Goodman Theatre presents a Lorraine Hansberry Celebration.


Entertainment

Review :: Fall Of Man In Wilmslow

BOOKS | By Christopher Verleger | May 4
The apparent suicide of famed mathematician Alan Turing has a profound effect on a young detective in David Lagercrantz's gripping novel.


Business

Treasury Sec'y: Currency Redesign Plan Winning Rave Reviews

FINANCE | By Martin Crutsinger | May 4
Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said Tuesday that the reaction to his plan to put Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill and add civil rights and suffragette leaders to U.S. currency has been "overwhelmingly positive."


Technology

Military Tests Unmanned Ship Designed for Seafaring Missions

PERSONAL TECH | By Julie Watson | May 4
The military is starting tests on the world's largest unmanned surface vessel - a self-driving, 132-foot ship designed to travel thousands of miles out at sea without a single crew member on board.


Travel

Graceland Receives 20 Millionth Paid Visitor

May 4
The operators of Graceland say the Memphis tourist attraction centered on the life and music of Elvis Presley has received its 20 millionth paid visitor.


Nightlife

Dance to Unite 3rd Annual Benefit Features Debbie Harry

SPECIAL EVENTS | By EDGE | May 3
On Tuesday, May 3, Dance to Unite presents the 3rd Annual Benefit: One Way or Another featuring live music from Debbie Harry at Avenues: The World School, located in Chelsea.