Gay News: The Latest

This Week In Odd News: Skunk Fire, Sleepwalker, T-Rex Walk

This Week In Odd News: Skunk Fire, Sleepwalker, T-Rex Walk

NEWS | By Richard A. Somma | Feb 24
This Week In Odd News: Skunk Fire, Sleepwalker, T-Rex Walk.

Italians Stage Protests in Violence-Marred Election Campaign

Italians Stage Protests in Violence-Marred Election Campaign

NEWS | By Frances D'Emilio | Feb 24
Italians demonstrated Saturday against racism, revivals of fascism, labor reforms, mandatory vaccines and other hotly-debated issues, at some points clashing with police.

What Went Right, Wrong for NBC at the Olympic

What Went Right, Wrong for NBC at the Olympic

NEWS | By David Bauder | Feb 24
NBC can count on making a profit for its 18 days of telecasting the Winter Olympics from South Korea. The network's ratings started strong and slipped a bit as the games went on, and executives say it will end up about where they expected.

After Years of Dejection, Proponents of Gun Laws See Hope

After Years of Dejection, Proponents of Gun Laws See Hope

NEWS | By Matt Sedensky And Terry Spencer | Feb 24
The shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, though, has some pondering the improbable: Could this latest carnage actually lead to gun reforms?

Red Cross: 21 Resigned or Fired Since 2015 in Sex Cases

Red Cross: 21 Resigned or Fired Since 2015 in Sex Cases

NEWS | Feb 24
The International Committee of the Red Cross has joined the list of prominent charities that have uncovered sexual misconduct among its staff.

NRA: 'Many in Legacy Media Love Mass Shootings'

NRA: 'Many in Legacy Media Love Mass Shootings'

NEWS | Feb 24
NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch, addressing a conservative political conference, says "many in legacy media love mass shootings, you guys love it."

Mich. Teacher: Arming Us 'Absolutely Ridiculous'

Mich. Teacher: Arming Us 'Absolutely Ridiculous'

NEWS | Feb 24
The idea of arming teachers is not a popular one among a Detroit-area high school teacher and a handful of her students. The group spoke to the Associated Press outside their school campus on Thursday, describing the idea as "illogical" and "ridiculous."

Nanette Fabray, Star of Stage, Screen and TV, Dies at 97

Nanette Fabray, Star of Stage, Screen and TV, Dies at 97

ENTERTAINMENT | By John Rogers | Feb 24
Nanette Fabray, the vivacious actress, singer and dancer who became a star in Broadway musicals, on television as Sid Caesar's comic foil and in such hit movies as "The Band Wagon," has died at age 97.

Some Things Aren't Better Left Unsaid at the Olympics

Some Things Aren't Better Left Unsaid at the Olympics

NEWS | By David Bauder | Feb 24
Highlights from media coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics.

The Language Of 'Black Panther'? It's Real. Give It a Try.

The Language Of 'Black Panther'? It's Real. Give It a Try.

ENTERTAINMENT | By Cara Anna | Feb 24
Much of what is seen in "Black Panther" is fictional, including the country where the movie is based. But in Wakanda, they do speak a language that is very much real, with distinctive click sounds that had some cast members struggling to speak it.


News

Ancient Beard Traditions Shape the Face of Modern Jerusalem

Ancient Beard Traditions Shape the Face of Modern Jerusalem

GROOMING | By Ian Deitch | Feb 24
Facial hair is trendy worldwide these days, but in Jerusalem beards have never gone out of style, projecting religious mysticism, nationalism and ideals of masculinity.


Entertainment

 Review :: The Young Karl Marx

Review :: The Young Karl Marx

MOVIES | By Lewis Whittington | Feb 23
Raoul Peck & co-writer Pascal Bonitzer's are equally bold in "The Young Karl Marx," even as they transform the staid personages of Marx and Engels into sensual rebels with a cause and gregariously passionate men in their private lives.


Business

First National Bank to Halt Production of NRA Credit Card

First National Bank to Halt Production of NRA Credit Card

FINANCE | By Grant Schulte | Feb 24
The nation's largest privately-owned bank holding company will stop producing credit cards for the National Rifle Association in response to customer feedback, a spokesman said Thursday.


Technology

Stores Make Push in Scan and Go Tech, Hope Shoppers Adopt It

Stores Make Push in Scan and Go Tech, Hope Shoppers Adopt It

PERSONAL TECH | By Anne D'Innocenzio | Feb 24
Shoppers at self-checkout lanes scanning all their groceries after they're done shopping? Old school. More stores are letting customer tally their choices with a phone app or store device as they roam the aisles.


Finance

Buying A Home As An Unmarried Couple? Do These 3 Things

Buying A Home As An Unmarried Couple? Do These 3 Things

REAL ESTATE | By Beth Buczynski | Jan 27
Love and marriage don't always go together, no matter what Sinatra says. If you're in a committed relationship but nuptials are on the back burner, just know your dream of buying a home doesn't have to be.


Style

Toy Makers Turn to the Toilet for Poop-Inspired Toys

Toy Makers Turn to the Toilet for Poop-Inspired Toys

HOME | By Joseph Pisani | Feb 24
Toy makers have gone to the toilet for their latest creations. Mattel, a company best known for its clean-cut Barbie dolls, is set to release a game called Flushin' Frenzy that sends a brown plastic poop flying into the air.


Health/Fitness

PrEP Prescriptions on the Rise But More Work Remains

PrEP Prescriptions on the Rise But More Work Remains

HIV/AIDS | Feb 23
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has estimated that there are more than 1.2 million women and men in the United States who can benefit from PrEP.


Travel

On the Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera Art Trail in Mexico City

On the Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera Art Trail in Mexico City

FINE ARTS | By Anita Snow | Feb 23
All around Mexico City, Frida and Diego-philes can find the couple's work at over a dozen museums and public spaces. Here are some stops on the Kahlo-Rivera trail.


Nightlife

Gay Day at the Circus Spectacular!

Gay Day at the Circus Spectacular!

What could be better that nimble athletic bodies performing acrobatic feats for your thrills, pleasure and delight? Join us for "GAY DAY AT THE CIRCUS SPECTACULAR!"