Gay News: The Latest

Kung Fu Panda 3' Tops Super Bowl Weekend At Box Office

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Feb 7
The Coen brothers' "Hail, Caesar!" and the Jane Austen-monster mashup "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" followed distantly behind "Kung Fu Panda 3," which remained on top of the box office over Super Bowl weekend.

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.


Entertainment

Valentine's Day Gift Guide

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.


Business

Indiana Culture War Over Gay Rights Worries Business Leaders

By Brian Slodysko | Feb 8
Downtown Indianapolis was once so desolate that men armed with shotguns hunted pigeons on Sundays among empty buildings and a trash-strewn river canal.


Technology

Kik Messenger App Scrutinized Following 13-Year-Old's Death

By Ron Harris | Feb 8
Kik Messenger, a smartphone app popular among younger teens, is on the defensive following the stabbing death of a 13-year-old girl in Virginia who told friends she was using Kik to connect with an 18-year-old man.


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.


Style

An Edible Anniversary: The Berkshires' Mezze Bistro Celebrates 20 Years

Feb 8
Proprietor Nancy Thomas of Mezze Bistro + Bar, a contemporary restaurant with a focus on seasonal ingredients, will commemorate 20 years in business this year.


Travel

Tattoos, Martial Arts and Poker? Casinos Woo Millennials

Feb 8
Casinos worried that millennials aren't getting into traditional gambling like their parents and grandparents are bringing in tattoo studios, mixed martial arts competitions and other offbeat attractions to attract a younger clientele.


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.