Gay News: The Latest

Bernie Sanders Makes 'SNL' Appearance With Larry David

NEWS | By David Bauder | Feb 7
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders made a cameo appearance on "Saturday Night Live" three days before the New Hampshire primary, appearing in a skit with host Larry David, the comic who has done a dead-on impersonation of him.

Iggy Azalea: I Have More Belief In Myself As A Trendsetter

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mesfin Fekadu | Feb 7
As Iggy Azalea readies the release of her sophomore album, the rapper says she's feeling more self-assured and less worried about being or sounding cool.

Beyonce Releases New Song Day Before Super Bowl Appearance

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mesfin Fekadu | Feb 7
Another Beyonce surprise project has lit up social media and caused a frenzy of excitement a day before the superstar's planned Super Bowl performance.

Inarritu Wins Top DGA Prize, Further Obscuring Awards Season

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Feb 7
An unclear cinematic season got a little foggier on Saturday with Alejandro Inarritu's Directors Guild win for his harrowing frontier epic "The Revenant."

Anti-Gay Oklahoma Pol Sally Kern Kills Her Own LGBT Youth-Harming Bill

NEWS | Feb 7
Oklahoma GOP State Rep. Sally Kern's career, studded with anti-gay episodes, draws many colorful descriptions, but here's a label the virulently homophobic politician doesn't want: Someone whose policies increase teen abortions.

Can Cruz Legally be President? Ivy League Scholars Debate

NEWS | By Collin Binkey | Feb 7
In a public debate at Harvard, two constitutional law scholars have tried to answer whether Republican Ted Cruz is eligible to become president.

New York Moves to Halt 'Conversion Therapy' for Youths

NEWS | By Jennifer Peltz | Feb 7
New York is taking steps to stop therapists from trying to change young people's sexual orientation, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Saturday, joining a number of states that have acted against what's known as gay conversion therapy.

Tune In: Tim Gunn and Ken Paves Make Over 'Biggest Loser' Fan Favorite

STYLE | Feb 7
It's time for one of the most eagerly anticipated events of "The Biggest Loser" season -- the fan favorite makeover episode!

Black History Month Profiles: Alvin Ailey and Nell Carter

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mike Halterman | Feb 7
Black History Month is observed every February to commemorate the important people and momentous events in African-American history. This week we profile Alvin Ailey and Nell Carter.

Valentine's Day Gift Guide

ENTERTAINMENT | By Scott Holland | Feb 7
Whether you are gay, lesbian, straight, bi-sexual or transgendered everyone wants to be loved. I put together a list of items designed for the budget conscious consumer...after all if you are rich you don't need my help.


Entertainment

SF Filmmaking Lesbian Couple Up for Oscar

By Sari Staver | Feb 7
When San Francisco filmmakers Dee Hibbert-Jones and Nomi Talisman were nominated for an Oscar for their film "Last Day of Freedom," friends started asking one question: "What are you wearing?" to the Academy Awards gala.


Business

UN Panel: Too Often Only Half of Aid Money Gets to the Needy

By Edith M. Lederer | Feb 7
Too often only half of the money from donors is getting to the millions of people devastated by conflicts and natural disasters who desperately need humanitarian aid, the co-chair of a U.N.-appointed panel said Wednesday.


Technology

Scientists in Germany Switch on Nuclear Fusion Experiment

By Frank Jordans | Feb 7
Scientists in Germany flipped the switch Wednesday on an experiment they hope will advance the quest for nuclear fusion, considered a clean and safe form of nuclear power.


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.


Health/Fitness

Love & Lust 2016: Two Years Later, the Bill Gates-Funded Condoms of the Future Are Stalled

By Jeff Taylor | Feb 7
The Gates Foundation recognized the need for a better condom and in 2013 announced a handful of grant recipients. Yet innovation seems to have stalled, and so far it appears little headway is being made.


Travel

for Brazil's Carnival Fans, Even Zika Can't Stop the Party

By Jenny Barchfield | Feb 7
Despite warnings to cover up and slather on repellent, many insist the show will go on as it always has, in just a sprinkling of sequins and a few puffs of feather.


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.