Gay News: The Latest

Trump Wigs in Big Demand for Austrian Carnival-Goers

Trump Wigs in Big Demand for Austrian Carnival-Goers

NEWS | Feb 20
Just about everyone wants to be Donald Trump this Carnival season in Austria - so much so that some costume rental shops have run out of wigs miming the U.S. president's signature hairstyle.

'Moonlight' and 'The Americans' Receive Writers Guild Awards

'Moonlight' and 'The Americans' Receive Writers Guild Awards

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 20
The screenplay for "Moonlight" and the scripts for "The Americans" and "Atlanta" were among the winners of this year's Writers Guild Awards.

Strike Closes Acropolis and Other Ancient Sites in Greece

Strike Closes Acropolis and Other Ancient Sites in Greece

NEWS | Feb 20
The Acropolis and other ancient sites in Greece are closed to the public after state guards called a 24-hour strike over a pay and contract dispute with the government.

Asian Winter Games Kicks Off in Sapporo

Asian Winter Games Kicks Off in Sapporo

NEWS | Feb 20
The Asian Winter Games officially got underway Sunday with an opening ceremony that united winter athletes from the world's most populous continent.

James Earl Jones, Donald Glover Cast in 'Lion King' Remake

James Earl Jones, Donald Glover Cast in 'Lion King' Remake

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 20
James Earl Jones and Donald Glover are lending their voices to Disney's upcoming remake of "The Lion King."

Trump Seeks National Security Adviser, Health Care Strategy

Trump Seeks National Security Adviser, Health Care Strategy

NEWS | By Catherine Lucey | Feb 20
President Donald Trump's holiday weekend featured a raucous campaign rally, a health care strategy session, interviews for a new national security adviser - and even a few holes of golf.

US Vice President Visits Former Nazi Concentration Camp

US Vice President Visits Former Nazi Concentration Camp

NEWS | By Ken Thomas | Feb 20
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence paid a somber visit to the site of the Dachau concentration camp on Sunday, walking along the grounds where tens of thousands of people were killed during World War II.

Winter Reading List 2017

Winter Reading List 2017

ARTS & CULTURE | By Gregg Shapiro | Feb 19
There are some long, dark, cold nights ahead of us, and books are a tried-and-true means of escape when the world outside is unwelcoming. The following are a few suggestions to pass the time.

Lego Batman' Stays No. 1, Conquers 'The Great Wall'

Lego Batman' Stays No. 1, Conquers 'The Great Wall'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Feb 19
"The Great Wall" was a hit in China. In North America, it was a dud.

Silver: NBA Will Keep Eye On State's Inclusion Policies

Silver: NBA Will Keep Eye On State's Inclusion Policies

NEWS | By Tim Reynolds | Feb 19
The NBA is continuing to monitor how states are handling laws regarding the protections of transgender people, with Commissioner Adam Silver warning that any less-than-inclusive policies will help the league decide where to hold All-Star Games.


News

High School Transgender Wrestler Wins Texas Regional Title

High School Transgender Wrestler Wins Texas Regional Title

NATIONAL | Feb 19
A 17-year-old Dallas-area high school transgender wrestler who is transitioning from female to male has won a girls regional championship after a female opponent forfeited the match.


Business

Sweden PM: Brexit Deal in 2 Years 'Very Tough'

Sweden PM: Brexit Deal in 2 Years 'Very Tough'

FINANCE | By Jill Lawless | Feb 20
A deal within two years is unlikely, striking a good agreement will be a struggle and the U.K. will have to pay a big bill before it is allowed out the door.


Technology

Robot Probes Show Japan Reactor Cleanup Worse Than Expected

Robot Probes Show Japan Reactor Cleanup Worse Than Expected

SCIENCE | By Mari Yamaguchi | Feb 20
Robot probes sent to one of Japan's wrecked Fukushima nuclear reactors have suggested worse-than-anticipated challenges for the plant's ongoing cleanup.


Finance

Famed Hamptons Home Grey Gardens for Sale for $19.95 Million

Famed Hamptons Home Grey Gardens for Sale for $19.95 Million

NATIONAL | Feb 9
Grey Gardens, the Hamptons home once owned by eccentric relatives of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, is for sale. It was featured in a documentary, HBO movie and Broadway musical.


Cars

Mazda Recalls Nearly 174K Cars to Fix Faulty Seats

Mazda Recalls Nearly 174K Cars to Fix Faulty Seats

AUTO NEWS | Feb 16
Mazda is recalling about 174,000 small cars in the U.S. because the seats can change angles suddenly, making the vehicles hard to drive.


Style

Full-Length Floral at London Fashion Week

Full-Length Floral at London Fashion Week

FASHION | By Gregory Katz | Feb 20
All eyes at London Fashion Week were eagerly awaiting the autumn-winter designs of Burberry creative director Christopher Bailey.


Health/Fitness

Chemo Cold Caps

Chemo Cold Caps

HEALTH | Feb 19
A pair of new studies on cold cap therapy in the Journal of the American Medical Association gives hope to breast cancer patients.


Travel

O Canada

O Canada

By Robert Coles | Feb 19
About two years ago I took my first trip into Canada to visit some friends in Toronto and had a very interesting experience crossing the border. Check out this selection from my upcoming book, 'I Know Where I've Been: A Year-Long Journey of Self Discovery