Gay News: The Latest

AP Source: Christie Expected to End 2016 White House BId

NEWS | By Jill Colvin | Feb 10
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is expected to drop out of the 2016 race for the White House after finishing sixth in the New Hampshire primary.

Ind. Lawmakers to Take Up Bill Recognizing Hate Crimes

NEWS | By Aric Chokey | Feb 10
Indiana is one of five states without hate crime laws, but that could soon change under a bill advancing in the Legislature.

Johns Hopkins Approved for HIV-Positive Organ Transplants

NEWS | Feb 10
Johns Hopkins Medicine has recently received approval to perform organ transplants between HIV-positive donors and recipients.

AHF Screens Groundbreaking HIV/AIDS Documentary 'Wilhemina's War'

NEWS | By EDGE | Feb 10
As part of Black History Month, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is proud to support the Pan African Film Festival's screening in Los Angeles of the groundbreaking HIV/AIDS documentary film 'Wilhemina's War' on Friday, February 12.

Obama's Budget Maintains Commitment to Domestic HIV/Hepatitis Programs

NEWS | By EDGE | Feb 10
The AIDS Institute was pleased to see that President Barack Obama had maintained his commitment to domestic HIV and hepatitis programs.

Portugal Lawmakers Overturn Veto on Gay Rights, Abortion Law

NEWS | Feb 10
Same-sex couples will soon be able to adopt children in Portugal after lawmakers voted to overturn a presidential veto, with parliament also removing some abortion restrictions Wednesday.

Russell Tovey Apologizes for His Hot Bod, Which Made Man Literally Faint

NEWS | Feb 10
"Looking" star Russell Tovey apologized in a recent interview with Heat magazine, saying he's sorry his chiseled body made a male theatergoer pass out when he took off his shirt during a Broadway show earlier this month.

Kiehl's Opens 'Derek Zoolander Center for People Who Don't Age Good'

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 10
Kiehl's is helping New Yorkers get their best "Blue Steel" on in a new pop-up store.

Will Kendrick Lamar Make History at the Grammys?

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mesfin Fekadu and Nekesa Mumbi Moody | Feb 10
Kendrick Lamar has a chance to be the first rapper to win album of the year since Outkast took the prize in 2004 for "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below."

Donald Trump Skewered in Funny or Die Film

NEWS | Feb 10
Donald Trump's first place finish among the GOP candidates in the New Hampshire primaries was greeted by a mock online documentary of the brash businessman starring a furiously wigged Johnny Depp.


News

After NH Primary Win, HRC Blasts Donald Trump

Feb 10
The Human Rights Campaign was quick to put GOP presidential frontrunner Donald Trump on notice after winning in the New Hampshire primary Tuesday night.


Entertainment

Book Review :: Romeo and Jude

By Michael Cox | Feb 10
Audible Studios has just released a new original audio drama, "Romeo and Jude," a modern retelling of Shakespeare's classically overdone and over referenced romance "Romeo and Juliet" -- with a gay twist.


Business

Offbeat Humor and Upbeat Messages Dominate Super Bowl 50 Ads

By Mae Anderson | Feb 10
Bent in concentration beneath the vaulted ceiling of his Old Havana studio, Mauro Coca draws a tropical bird in blue ink down the length of Julivic Marquez's arm.


Technology

Roach-Like Robots May Help in Disasters

By Seth Borenstein | Feb 10
When buildings collapse in future disasters, the hero helping rescue trapped people may be a robotic cockroach.


Cars

Feds Find Fiat Chrysler Gear Shifters Can Confuse Drivers

By Tom Krisher | Feb 10
Electronic gear shifters on some newer Fiat Chrysler SUVs and cars are so confusing that drivers have exited the vehicles with the engines running and while they are still in gear, causing crashes and serious injuries.


Travel

LGBT Surf Camp Returns to Brazil

Feb 10
Lesbian-owned Brazil Ecojourneys and GaySurfers want to bring the joy of pride back to the beach as they once again host South America's only LGBT surf camp in Santa Catarina, South Brazil.


Nightlife

Mardi Gras Season Rolls into Last Big Weekend in New Orleans

By Bill Fuller | Feb 7
The Mardi Gras season entered its last big weekend of parades and galas in New Orleans before its end at midnight Fat Tuesday, when Ash Wednesday ushers in the period of Lent leading to Easter.