Gay News: The Latest

Congo Begins Vaccinating Against Ebola

Congo Begins Vaccinating Against Ebola

NEWS | By Saleh Mwanamilongo | May 21
Congo will begin administering an experimental Ebola vaccine Monday in Mbandaka, the northwestern city of 1.2 million where the deadly disease has infected some residensats, Congo's health minister announced.

A Cancer Screening Flop: Few Smokers Seek Free Lung Scans

A Cancer Screening Flop: Few Smokers Seek Free Lung Scans

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Marilynn Marchione | May 21
Lung cancer screening has proved to be stunningly unpopular. Five years after government and private insurers started paying for it, less than 2 percent of eligible current and former smokers have sought the free scans, researchers report.

Despite Fatwa, Transgender People in Iran Face Harassment

Despite Fatwa, Transgender People in Iran Face Harassment

NEWS | By Mehdi Fattahi and Nasser Karimi | May 21
Of Iran's 80 million people, estimates suggest under 50,000 are transgender, meaning their gender identity does not match the sex or gender they were identified as having at birth. Like in other parts of the world, they can face harassment.

School Victims Honored at Billboard Awards; Janet, BTS Shine

School Victims Honored at Billboard Awards; Janet, BTS Shine

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mesfin Fekadu | May 21
The 2018 Billboard Music Awards paid tribute to the students and teachers affected by recent deadly shootings in Texas and Florida, while the night also featured show-stopping performances by iconic singer Janet Jackson and K-pop group BTS.

Trials for Violent Protest Framed as Trump vs the Resistance

Trials for Violent Protest Framed as Trump vs the Resistance

NEWS | By Ashraf Khalil | May 21
When police arrested more than 200 anti-Trump protesters on Inauguration Day 2017, it touched off a long-term battle of wits and wills.

NYPD Probing Sex Allegations Against Mario Batali

NYPD Probing Sex Allegations Against Mario Batali

NEWS | May 21
The New York Police Department is investigating allegations of sexual misconduct leveled against celebrity chef Mario Batali.

Meghan Offers Insight into Her New Role as Duchess of Sussex

Meghan Offers Insight into Her New Role as Duchess of Sussex

NEWS | By Danica Kirka | May 21
Meghan Markle has offered a glimpse of how she sees her new role as the Duchess of Sussex in two new pages posted on the royal website hours after the former actress married Britain's Prince Harry.

Chrissy Teigen and John Legend Reveal Name of Newborn Son

Chrissy Teigen and John Legend Reveal Name of Newborn Son

ENTERTAINMENT | May 21
Chrissy Teigen and John Legend now have a baby boy to go with their toddler girl.

Red Carpet Fashion: The Best From Cannes Film Festival

Red Carpet Fashion: The Best From Cannes Film Festival

ENTERTAINMENT | May 21
From Marion Cotillard to Cate Blanchett, Lupita Nyong'o and Julianne Moore -- here are some of the most stunning looks from this year's Cannes Film Festival.

Investigators Finally Get Look at Materials from Cohen Raid

Investigators Finally Get Look at Materials from Cohen Raid

NEWS | By Larry Neumeister | May 20
Criminal investigators are getting their first look at materials gathered from raids on the home and office of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer as a process to separate items subject to attorney-client privilege appears to be meeting a judge's dem


News

Trump to Demand DOJ Review Claims of FBI Spy on Campaign

Trump to Demand DOJ Review Claims of FBI Spy on Campaign

NATIONAL | By Darlene Superville | May 20
Trump said he will "demand" the Justice Department open an investigation into whether the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign for political purposes and whether any demands or requests for such action originated with the Obama administration.


Technology

Round-the-World Sailing Race Works to Protect Its Racetrack

Round-the-World Sailing Race Works to Protect Its Racetrack

SCIENCE | By Jimmy Golen | May 20
Plastic bottles floating by. Food wrappers. Fishing nets. And perhaps most troublesome: Microplastics that take thousands of years to degrade - a scourge for sea life and everything on up the food chain - permeating even the most remote oceans.


Finance

Trip to Space Offered with $85M NYC Apartment Sale

Trip to Space Offered with $85M NYC Apartment Sale

HOME | May 17
The owner for a New York City condominium is offering a trip to outer space included with the purchase of an $85 million dollar apartment.


Cars

AP FACT CHECK: Tesla Safety Claims Aren't Quite Right

AP FACT CHECK: Tesla Safety Claims Aren't Quite Right

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | May 19
For years, Tesla has boasted that its cars and SUVs are safer than other vehicles on the roads, and CEO Elon Musk doubled down on the claims in a series of tweets this week.


Style

Does Anyone Still Wear a Hat? Yes... at a Royal Wedding

Does Anyone Still Wear a Hat? Yes... at a Royal Wedding

FASHION | May 21
Like every good royal wedding, it was all about the hats, the dresses and the posh tails, with some fashion standouts among the guests at Windsor Castle.


Nightlife

Pose Premiere @ Hammerstein Ballroom NYC :: May 17, 2018

Pose Premiere @ Hammerstein Ballroom NYC :: May 17, 2018

PHOTO ALBUMS | May 18
Creator and producer, Ryan Murphy, joined with FX channel for the new series Pose. Set in the 1980's, Pose explores the ballroom scene featuring a large cast of transgender actors including Evan Peters, Kate Mara, James Van Der Beek, and Billy Porter.