Gay News: The Latest

Suspended Alabama Chief Justice Sues State Judicial Panel

NEWS | By Jay Reeves | May 28
Suspended Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore filed a federal lawsuit Friday against the state agency that leveled ethics charges against him, claiming the state law that led to his removal from the bench is unconstitutional.

Kentucky Gov Says He Will Join Transgender Lawsuit

NEWS | May 28
Kentucky's Republican governor said Friday that he will join a lawsuit challenging a federal order to allow students to use the bathroom corresponding to their gender identity

'Glee''s Puck Indicted on Child-Porn Charges

NEWS | May 28
Mark Salling, who played bad-boy Noah "Puck" Puckerman on the Fox musical dramedy "Glee," was charged Friday with receiving and possessing child pornography.

Don't Miss It: 4 Under-the-Radar Films to Catch This Summer

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | May 28
These four films coming out may not break the box office, but they will undoubtedly make a splash this summer.

Clinton Campaign Refuses to Fill Out Transgender Issues Questionnaire

NEWS | By John Riley | May 28
A national transgender advocacy organization is criticizing the Clinton campaign for promising - and then backtracking - to fill out its political questionnaire on issues of importance to the transgender community.

Tennessee the Latest State on the List for Prohibited D.C. Government Travel

NEWS | By John Riley | May 28
Councilmember David Grosso's bill to ban state-funded travel to any locality with anti-LGBT laws is looking like a wise proposal, as D.C. adds yet another state to the growing list of places where government employees are prohibited from traveling.

Thai Man Bloodied But Unbowed After 'Intimate' Attack by Snake

NEWS | May 28
A Thai man is recovering from a bloody encounter with a 3-meter (10-foot) python that slithered through the plumbing of his home and latched its jaws onto his penis as he was using a squat toilet.

Liberty Counsel asks Virginia Supreme Court Case to Take Up Their Fairfax Lawsuit

NEWS | By John Riley | May 28
The right-wing legal organization challenging Fairfax County Public Schools' (FCPS) nondiscrimination policy has asked the Virginia Supreme Court to hear their lawsuit.

California Rushed to Allow HIV-Infected Organ Transplant

NEWS | By Jonathan J. Cooper | May 28
California lawmakers are rushing to approve legislation Friday that would allow a man with HIV to receive part of his HIV-positive husband's liver before the surgery becomes too dangerous, possibly within weeks.

Anthony Hopkins Overcomes His Stage Fright in "The Dresser"

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jill Lawless | May 28
He's a much-lauded Academy Award-winning performer and his Hannibal Lecter is one of the all-time great movie villains. But as he reflects on playing a fading stage star in TV movie "The Dresser," Anthony Hopkins says: "I wasn't cut out to be an actor."


Entertainment

Caught in the Web: Streaming LGBT Series

TELEVISION | By Tim Parks | May 28
To some, the siren call of one's air conditioning kicking into high gear is a more soothing refrain than the ocean's majestic roar. And if you go online you'll find new "TV" shows await... many with LGBT themes!


Business

How Alibaba Won - and Lost - A Friend in Washington

CORPORATE | By Erika Kinetz and Desmond Butler | May 28
This is the tale of how one of China's corporate giants won - and ultimately lost - a friend in Washington, using legal methods long deployed by corporate America: Money and influence.


Technology

Archaeologist: Boston Shipwreck is Rare, Remarkable Find

SCIENCE | By Rodrique Ngowi | May 28
A sunken, burned ship from the 1800s uncovered during a construction project in Boston's Seaport District is a rare and remarkable find, the city's archaeologist said.


Finance

Agents Say Real Estate Market Isn't As Fun As It Used To Be

REAL ESTATE | By Joyce M. Rosenberg | May 26
Real estate agents are flummoxed by a housing market that's still trying to recover a decade after its historic collapse.


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.


Health/Fitness

What Makes Us Happy and Healthy?

HEALTH | May 28
If you were going to invest now in your future self, what would you focus on? One of the world's longest running health studies sought to find the answer.


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.