Gay News: The Latest

Trump's Russia Reset Ideas Alarming Allies, Many in US

NEWS | By Nancy Benac | Jul 30
Donald Trump's flurry of offhand remarks and abrupt zingers on Russia - praising Vladimir Putin, dismissing NATO - have jolted the world, not to mention the U.S. presidential campaign.

'Zika is Now Here': Mosquitoes Now Spreading Virus in US

Mosquitoes have apparently begun spreading the Zika virus on the U.S. mainland for the first time, health officials said Friday, a long-feared turn in the epidemic that is sweeping Latin America and the Caribbean.

What's Troubling Athletes Arriving in Rio? No 'Pokemon Go'

NEWS | By Ryan Nakashima and Stephen Wade | Jul 30
So the plumbing and electricity in the athletes' village took several days to fix. Who cares? But no "Pokemon Go"? That's an outrage!

ACLU: Army Investigating Chelsea Manning After Suicide Attempt

NEWS | Jul 30
The transgender soldier imprisoned in Kansas for sending classified information to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks now faces possible punishment for offenses stemming from a suicide attempt, a civil rights group said Thursday.

Eroding Alaska Village to Vote on Whether to Move or Stay

NEWS | By Rachel D'Oro | Jul 30
A tiny island village on Alaska's storm-battered western coast is entering a new chapter in its decades-long pursuit to move the entire community from its badly eroding shores to safer ground.

Shiite Tattoos Show Pride Amid Tension

STYLE | By Hassan Ammar | Jul 30
Hamada Baytown is one of a growing number of Shiite Muslims in Lebanon who have inked themselves with Shiite religious and political symbols as a show of pride in their community since neighboring Syria's civil war broke out in 2011.

Work on Stalled San Francisco LGBTQ District Expected in 2017

NEWS | By Matthew S. Bajko | Jul 30
Work on the long-stalled creation of an LGBTQ cultural heritage district in part of San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood is expected to begin in 2017, the Bay Area Reporter has learned.

More Testimony in SF Lesbian Murder Trial

NEWS | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jul 30
The woman who survived the 2013 shooting that killed a friend near a gay San Francisco nightclub this week contradicted other friends' descriptions of the shooter.

Irish Lives Recounted in Book About Marriage Fight

ARTS & CULTURE | By Brian Bromberger | Jul 30
The book is a series of often heartbreaking interviews, as gay novelist Colm Toibin wrote in his forward, "that make clear being gay in Ireland was perhaps a more essential aspect of Irish history and Irish reality than anyone was aware."

Netflix's 'Stranger Things' Isn't '80s Nostalgia Paint-By-Numbers

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 30
Netflix's "Stranger Things" goes beyond being an '80s nostalgia cliche.


Entertainment

Review :: Take All My Love

By Lewis Whittington | Jul 30
Rufus Wainwright follows up his first opera "Prima Donna" in an ariatic mood with his latest release-"Take All My Love | 9 Shakespeare Sonnets" on the Deutsche Grammophon classical label


Business

Barclays Bank Confident It Can Weather Brexit Uncertainty

By Danica Kirka | Jul 30
British bank Barclays said Friday its second-quarter earnings rose 19 percent as it expressed confidence it could weather the uncertainty of the country's exit from the European Union.


Technology

Washington Scientist Launches Effort to Digitize All Fish

By Phuong Le | Jul 30
The idea is to have one clearinghouse of CT scan data freely available to researchers anywhere to analyze the morphology, or structure, of particular species.


Finance

Airbnb Sues San Francisco Over Rental Regulation

By Janie Har | Jul 25
San Francisco wants people who rent out their homes through Airbnb and other online platforms to follow some rules, and it wants the platforms to advertise only those rule-abiding listings - or face steep fines.


Cars

Secrets to Choosing a Good Lease Car

By Philip Reed, Nerdwallet Writer | Jul 30
The key is to understand - and maximize - two little-understood aspects of leasing. It all comes down to finding cars with high resale value and then negotiating a low purchase price.


Style

What Are People Saying About Grooming Trends?

By Ian Maloney | Jul 30
It is only natural to want to know what other guys think about how we look. Even the most unkempt guys are really still making a statement, even if they are stating that they choose to not take care of themselves.


Travel

See New York City in Style With The Tour

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 29
Hot on the heels of their successful multi-media event The Ride, comes CEO Richard Humphrey's The Tour, a 90-minute bus trip that marks a new generation of sightseeing.


Nightlife

Listen: Martin Garrix Releases "In The Name Of Love" Featuring Bebe Rexha

Jul 29
Today, electronic dance music's youngest and fastest rising superstar/ hitmaker/dj/musician/songwriter/producer Martin Garrix releases a brand new single "In The Name of Love" featuring singer/songwriter Bebe Rexha.