Gay News: The Latest

Businessman Put on Notice After Rant Against Kathy Griffin

Businessman Put on Notice After Rant Against Kathy Griffin

NEWS | Sep 21
One of the nation's biggest homebuilders is putting its top executive on notice after a vulgar rant against comedian Kathy Griffin was caught on tape and went viral.

Anthony Rapp Embarks, Thrilled, on 'Star Trek: Discovery'

Anthony Rapp Embarks, Thrilled, on 'Star Trek: Discovery'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Frazier Moore | Sep 21
The original "Star Trek" was born into a world of hurt. The United States was embroiled in a war that wouldn't end. The president was increasingly embattled. Americans were polarized.

Former Australian Prime Minister Says He was Head-Butted

Former Australian Prime Minister Says He was Head-Butted

NEWS | By Rod McGuirk | Sep 21
A former Australian prime minister who decided two years ago that the people should vote on whether same-sex marriage should be legalized said he was head-butted Thursday by a gay rights advocate while walking in a city street.

Anti-Gay Attack Prompts HRC and Coalition to Urge Georgian Government to Protect LGBTQ Citizens

Anti-Gay Attack Prompts HRC and Coalition to Urge Georgian Government to Protect LGBTQ Citizens

NEWS | Sep 21
HRC and a coalition of 10 organizations sent a letter to the Georgian Ambassador, urging the government to protect the human rights of LGBTQ people in the Eastern European nation.

Tennessee City Seeks to Ban Drag Shows

Tennessee City Seeks to Ban Drag Shows

NEWS | Sep 21
The city council of a tiny city in Tennessee is considering a law that many locals hope will sashay away.

Toronto Man Accused of Killing Hookup Pleads Not Guilty, Says Sex with Men Kept Desire to Kill at Bay

Toronto Man Accused of Killing Hookup Pleads Not Guilty, Says Sex with Men Kept Desire to Kill at Bay

NEWS | Sep 21
A Toronto man accused of murdering a hookup he met a crushing park pleaded not guilty to first degree murder.

Judge Rejects Couple's Argument for Refusing Gay Customers

Judge Rejects Couple's Argument for Refusing Gay Customers

NEWS | Sep 21
A federal judge has dismissed a legal challenge by the owners of a Minnesota video company who want to shoot weddings for heterosexual couples only.

Trudeau Calls For A Feminist Movement Among Men

Trudeau Calls For A Feminist Movement Among Men

NEWS | Sep 21
Speaking at a youth event in New York, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau calls for a "He for She" movement.

New York City Anti-Violence Project to Honor Vice President Joe Biden

New York City Anti-Violence Project to Honor Vice President Joe Biden

NEWS | Sep 21
What do Vice President Joe Biden, Harvey Fierstein, Laverne Cox and HBO have in common? As of mid-October, they will have all shared a common honor.

Reports: Gay Porn Star Matthew Rush Arrested in Fla. on Meth Charge

Reports: Gay Porn Star Matthew Rush Arrested in Fla. on Meth Charge

NEWS | Sep 21
Gay porn star Matthew Rush was arrested Tuesday and on charges of meth possession.


News

Jimmy Kimmel Ramps Up Battle Against GOP Health Care Bill

Jimmy Kimmel Ramps Up Battle Against GOP Health Care Bill

POLITICS | Sep 21
Jimmy Kimmel used his late-night platform to continue his assault on the GOP health care bill, firing back at critics including U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy and "Fox & Friends" co-host Brian Kilmeade.


Business

Las Vegas Officials Waiting for Denver to Act on Pot Lounges

Las Vegas Officials Waiting for Denver to Act on Pot Lounges

LEGAL | By Regina Garcia Cano | Sep 21
Officials with authority over the Las Vegas Strip on Tuesday decided to wait until the city of Denver approves the nation's first marijuana club before they further discuss licensing and regulating pot lounges in Sin City.


Technology

4 Things to Know About Apple's iOS 11 Software Update

4 Things to Know About Apple's iOS 11 Software Update

PERSONAL TECH | By Anick Jesdanun | Sep 21
Holding off on upgrading your trusty old iPhone? You won't need a spiffy iPhone 8 in order to get new maps, photos and other features with a free software update Apple began rolling out Tuesday.


Finance

Trump's Childhood Home Becomes Showcase for Refugees

Trump's Childhood Home Becomes Showcase for Refugees

NATIONAL | By William Mathis | Sep 18
Trump's childhood home in New York had some new occupants over the weekend - refugees who shared their stories as a way to draw attention to the refugee crisis as the United Nations General Assembly convenes this week with Trump in attendance.


Cars

Edmunds: 8 New Cars, SUVs Coming to the U.S. in 2018

Edmunds: 8 New Cars, SUVs Coming to the U.S. in 2018

AUTO NEWS | By Ed Hellwig | Sep 20
Edmunds chose some highlights of this year's Frankfurt auto showshow to give consumers a preview of what they might see on U.S. roads in 2018.


Style

New York Wine Country: Sips and Scenery in the Finger Lakes

New York Wine Country: Sips and Scenery in the Finger Lakes

FOOD/DRINK | By Sally Carpenter Hale | Sep 21
Two million years ago, glaciers clawed 11 long, deep gashes into what is now central New York. The resulting Finger Lakes are among the deepest in the United States, creating a microclimate perfect for growing cool-weather wine grapes.


Travel

Water, Fire & Stone: Spain's Beguiling Island of Menorca

Water, Fire & Stone: Spain's Beguiling Island of Menorca

By Albert Stumm | Sep 20
Locals say Menorca can be reduced to three words: water, fire and stone. Here's a quick look at Menorca and its vibrant cities, Mahon and Ciutadella, at a time of year when you just might have them to yourself.