Gay News: The Latest

Trump, Sanders Victorious in New Hampshire Primaries

NEWS | By Julie Pace and Kathleen Ronayne | Feb 9
Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders swept to victory in Tuesday's New Hampshire primaries, adding crucial credibility to their upstart candidacies and underscoring voters' insistence on shaking up American politics.

Stage Version of 'Frozen' to be Directed by Broadway Veteran

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | Feb 9
Disney has tapped one of Broadway's freshest talents to direct one of its most anticipated musicals, "Frozen."

Martin Shkreli Sued By Artist Over Wu-Tang Clan Album

NEWS | By Larry Neumeister | Feb 9
A Long Island artist sued ex-pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli and others Tuesday over the use of his art in a Wu-Tang Clan album, saying he never expected portraits he posted on a fan blog two years ago to be used without his permission.

NGLCC Urges Charlotte Lawmakers to Pass Non-Discrimination Ordinance

NEWS | Feb 9
The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce is urging the Charlotte City Council in North Carolina to approve a non-discrimination ordinance this week.

Michael McElroy Talks Broadway Inspirational Voices on Eve of Big Benefit

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kevin Scott Hall | Feb 9
Tony nominee Michael McElroy talks to EDGE about his career & involvement with Broadway Inspirational Voices, the group he founded, in preparation for a benefit concert on February 15.

Watch: Ian McKellen Gets Emotional Reading Coming Out Letter

NEWS | Feb 9
British actor Ian McKellen got emotional reading a coming out letter from Michael Tolliver, the fictional character from Armistead Maupin's novel series "Tales of the City," during a recent series from "Letters Live."

Only In Florida: Man Charged In Bizarre Alligator Attack at Wendy's

NEWS | Feb 9
A Florida man was arrested and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon Monday for an incident last fall where he thew a living alligator through a drive-thru window of a Wendy's restaurant.

Zsa Zsa Gabor Rushed to ER After 99th Birthday

TMZ reports that legendary celebrity/actress Zsa Zsa Gabor was rushed to the emergency room Monday, two days after celebrating her 99th birthday.

Tony-Nominated Actor Ken Watanabe Battling Stomach Cancer

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | Feb 9
A publicist for Ken Watanabe says the Tony Award- and Oscar-nominated actor has been forced to delay his return to Broadway's "The King and I" while he battles stomach cancer.

Red Lobster Enjoys Sales Surge After Mention in Beyonce Song

NEWS | Feb 9
Red Lobster says it's feeling the "Beyonce Bounce."


News

As President, Clinton Promises to Make LGBT Equality a Top Priority

Feb 9
During a campaign rally in New Hampshire Sunday, Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton said she promises that LGBT equality is "on the top of my priority list as a president."


Entertainment

Theatre Review :: The Convert

By Kilian Melloy | Feb 9
One can sense the playwright's skepticism: Other than clothing and customs, Danai Gurira seems to be saying, different tribes of humans are identical in the wrongs they perpetrate.


Business

Chipotle Advice to Employees: If You're Sick Stay Home

By Candice Choi | Feb 9
Chipotle repeatedly told employees they need to stay home if they feel sick and the restaurant chain kept all its U.S. locations shuttered early Monday as executives went over new food safety procedures.


Finance

Is That Credit Card With the Annual Fee Really Worth It?

By Ken Sweet | Jan 31
The biggest months for adding and dropping credit cards are December and January, so now's the time to make sure that $95 annual fee is really worth it.


Cars

Honda's Latest Air Bag Recall to Total 5.7 Million Cars

Feb 9
Honda Motor Co. said Friday that it would recall 5.7 million cars worldwide in the latest round of recalls involving Takata Corp. air bag inflators that can explode and hurl shrapnel into the vehicle.


Travel

A Cold, Fat Tuesday in New Orleans

By Rebecca Santana | Feb 9
Thousands of people bundled up against the cold winds in New Orleans on Tuesday, screaming for beads from passing floats and dancing to marching bands as the city marked the culmination of the famous Mardi Gras celebration.


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.