Gay News: The Latest

California's West Hollywood Declares 'Stormy Daniels Day'

California's West Hollywood Declares 'Stormy Daniels Day'

NEWS | By Michael Balsamo | May 24
Stormy Daniels: Freedom fighter or city icon?

Condemned Ohio Man Blames Killing on 'Homosexual Panic'

Condemned Ohio Man Blames Killing on 'Homosexual Panic'

NEWS | By Andrew Welsh-Huggins | May 24
A condemned killer is asking the Ohio Parole Board for mercy, saying he experienced a "homosexual panic" of self-revulsion before killing a man he picked up at a bar more than 30 years ago.

Federal Court Rules in Favor of Transgender Missouri Inmate

Federal Court Rules in Favor of Transgender Missouri Inmate

NEWS | By Jim Salter | May 24
A federal district court in St. Louis has ruled that the Missouri prison system must provide hormone therapy for a transgender inmate serving a murder sentence.

Pence Warns Coast Guard Graduates of the Perils Facing US

Pence Warns Coast Guard Graduates of the Perils Facing US

NEWS | By Susan Haigh | May 24
Vice President Mike Pence warned the new U.S. Coast Guard Academy graduates on Wednesday of the perils America faces from rogue regimes, criminal networks and terrorist groups.

South Sudan's Quiet Victims of War: With HIV, Without Help

South Sudan's Quiet Victims of War: With HIV, Without Help

NEWS | By Sam Mednick | May 24
Tracing his fingers over his bald head, the 11-year-old boy shifts uncomfortably in his chair. "I'm scared," James Seferino says. "All I know is that if I don't take my pills I'll die."

Be Mine: Maker of Candy Hearts, Necco Wafers Sold at Auction

Be Mine: Maker of Candy Hearts, Necco Wafers Sold at Auction

NEWS | By William J. Kole | May 24
The bankrupt 171-year-old candy maker known for its chalky Necco Wafers and those little inscribed hearts that are everywhere on Valentine's Day got a sweet message from a rival Wednesday: BE MINE.

Clinton: Democrats can Win with Bold Ideas, Core Principles

Clinton: Democrats can Win with Bold Ideas, Core Principles

NEWS | By David Klepper | May 24
Democrats can win elections and stand up to Washington Republicans by sticking to their core principles when it comes to education, health care, equality and the environment, Hillary Clinton told a crowd at the New York state Democratic convention.

Lawyer: Harvey Weinstein Targeted by Federal Prosecutors

Lawyer: Harvey Weinstein Targeted by Federal Prosecutors

NEWS | By Colleen Long | May 24
Harvey Weinstein's lawyer said in a court filing that federal prosecutors in New York have launched a criminal investigation into the film producer, in addition to a previously disclosed probe by the Manhattan District Attorney.

Michael Jackson Estate Slams ABC TV Special on His Last Days

Michael Jackson Estate Slams ABC TV Special on His Last Days

ENTERTAINMENT | By Andrew Dalton | May 24
The estate of Michael Jackson is objecting to an ABC TV special on the end of the King of Pop's life, calling it a crass attempt to exploit Jackson without respect for his legacy or children.

Dem, GOP Leaders to Get Classified Briefing on Russia Probe

Dem, GOP Leaders to Get Classified Briefing on Russia Probe

NEWS | By Mary Clare Jalonick and Jonathan Lemire | May 24
House and Senate lawmakers from both parties are set to meet with top intelligence officials Thursday as President Donald Trump raises new suspicions about the federal investigation into his 2016 campaign.


News

Former Arizona Sheriff Arpaio Seeks Senate Seat

Former Arizona Sheriff Arpaio Seeks Senate Seat

POLITICS | May 23
Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio has collected enough signatures to get his name on the ballot to run in the race to succeed retiring U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake.


Entertainment

In Taking on 'Solo,' Ehrenreich Faced An Unenviable Task

In Taking on 'Solo,' Ehrenreich Faced An Unenviable Task

MOVIES | By Ryan Pearson | May 23
Ehrenreich was saddled with a burden few actors would want to take on - having to play an iconic character whose identity is tied to a legendary actor in a storied franchise.


Business

Families of Sandy Hook Victims Sue Infowars' Alex Jones

Families of Sandy Hook Victims Sue Infowars' Alex Jones

CORPORATE | By Dave Collins | May 23
Six more families of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre victims sued right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for alleged defamation Wednesday for claiming the shooting was a hoax and the relatives are paid actors.


Technology

Survey Says: Americans Don't Want to Unplug on Vacation

Survey Says: Americans Don't Want to Unplug on Vacation

PERSONAL TECH | May 24
Americans check their phones an average of 80 times a day while on vacation, with some checking their phone more than 300 times each day, according to new research.


Cars

Consumer Reports Raises Concerns Over Tesla Model 3 Braking

Consumer Reports Raises Concerns Over Tesla Model 3 Braking

AUTO NEWS | May 22
Long emergency stopping distances, difficult-to-use controls and a harsh ride stopped Tesla's Model 3 electric car from getting a recommended buy rating from Consumer Reports.


Health/Fitness

WHO Says Ebola Response on 'Knife's Edge' - Timing is Key

WHO Says Ebola Response on 'Knife's Edge' - Timing is Key

HEALTH | By Jamey Keaten | May 23
The World Health Organization is accelerating its efforts with nine countries neighboring Congo to try to prevent the current Ebola outbreak from spreading beyond the border.


Nightlife

Harvey Milk's 88th Birthday Celebration :: May 22, 2018

Harvey Milk's 88th Birthday Celebration :: May 22, 2018

PHOTO ALBUMS | May 23
The Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club held a birthday party to celebrate Harvey Milk's 88th Birthday, with guest speaker Steward Milk and the unveiling of a Harvey Milk mural by Ozz Montania featuring the limited edition Stoli Vodka Harvey Milk Bottle.