Gay News: The Latest

Texas' Lt. Gov. Asks Schools to Ignore Transgender Directive

NEWS | May 31
Texas' lieutenant governor is encouraging the state's 1,200 school districts to ignore an Obama administrative directive over bathroom rights for transgender students.

Marist Poll: Nearly Half of Americans Believe Prostitution Should Be Legal

NEWS | May 31
Americans divide over whether or not prostitution should be legal, according to an Exclusive Point Taken-Marist Poll, commissioned by WGBH Boston for its new late-night, multi-platform PBS debate series Point Taken.

Lawyers Say Johnny Depp's Wife Gave Statement to Police

NEWS | May 31
Johnny Depp's estranged wife has given Los Angeles police a statement to support her account of an alleged domestic violence incident involving the actor, her lawyers said Tuesday.

SiriusXM Suspends Glenn Beck Over Trump Comments

NEWS | May 31
Glenn Beck has been suspended by SiriusXM satellite radio after the conservative host agreed with an author who suggested someone may have to "step up" to stop Republican Donald Trump.

Trans Man Beaten at Vt. Homeless Shelter Dies From Injuries

NEWS | May 31
A transgender man who was beaten at a homeless shelter in Vermont last week has since died from the injuries he sustained from the attack, police said.

Denmark Plans to Delist Transgender Identity as Mental Issue

NEWS | May 31
Denmark is preparing to change the law so that being transgender will no longer be considered a mental disorder.

Amazon Renews 'Transparent' for Fourth Season

ENTERTAINMENT | May 31
Months ahead of its season three premiere, Amazon Studios announced Tuesday "Transparent" was renewed for a fourth season.

Adele Calls Out Fan for Filming Show Instead of Watching it

ENTERTAINMENT | May 31
Adele wants concertgoers to look at her with their own eyes instead of through a camera lens.

HIV Cure Closer After Scientists Remove Virus's DNA From Living Tissue

NEWS | By EDGE | May 31
Scientists have managed to remove DNA of the HIV virus from living tissue for the first time in a breakthrough that could lead to an outright cure.

3 Crucial Tips for Protecting Your Skin During National Skin Cancer Awareness Month

HEALTH/FITNESS | By EDGE | May 31
May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month and a great time to consider some crucial tips to keep your skin healthy this summer and prevent the formation of skin cancer.


News

Cynthia Nixon Honorary Chair For Trinity Place Shelter Fundraiser

By EDGE | May 31
On June 1, Cynthia Nixon will host the 10th Anniversary Fundraiser for the Trinity Place Shelter for homeless LGBTQ youth, along with host Bianca Del Rio.


Entertainment

Review :: Paint Your Wagon - Encores! Cast Recording

By Steven Bergman | May 31
The musical highlights on this new recording come from the young lovers Alexandra Socha and Justin Guarini.


Business

Now Gawker Has Its Own Billionaire Backer, Sort Of

May 30
The courtroom fight between former pro wrestler Hulk Hogan and news-and-gossip site Gawker is becoming a battleground of sorts for Silicon Valley tycoons as well.


Technology

On Cutting-Edge Voter Data, Trump Critically Behind Clinton

By Thomas Beaumont | May 30
Donald Trump trails Hillary Clinton by months, even years, in using fast-evolving digital campaigning to win over voters, data specialists working with the GOP say.


Finance

NYC Trophy Apartment Could List for $250M

By Verena Dobnick | May 29
Billionaires' Row: That's what New York real estate experts have dubbed a lineup of a half-dozen new superluxury skyscrapers overlooking Central Park that are home to some of the world's most expensive apartments.


Cars

8 Automakers Recall Over 12M Vehicles for Takata Air Bags

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.


Style

'Hamilton' Launches Limited Partnership at Bloomingdale's

May 31
Alexander Hamilton may be sitting up in his grave, knowing that his entrepreneurial spirit lives on through the latest Broadway/retail collaboration launched between Bloomingdale's and the 16-time Tony Award nominated musical "Hamilton."


Health/Fitness

Puerto Rico's Tourist Industry Feels Sting of Zika Virus

By Danica Coto | May 31
Puerto Rico has been hit harder by Zika than any other part of the U.S., with more than 1,170 confirmed cases, one death and the first microcephaly case acquired on U.S. soil.


Travel

How Did You Survive Memorial Day Travel?

By Jennifer Kay | May 31
Travelers who had braced for long lines and long waits were instead moving through most U.S. airports fairly quickly Monday, as the busy Memorial Day travel weekend drew to close.


Nightlife

Pied Bar Hosts Hunter Valentine and 'Real L Word' Star For Memorial Day

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.