Gay News: The Latest

Ariana Grande Replaces Whitney Houston Hologram On 'Voice'

ENTERTAINMENT | May 25
Ariana Grande has filled in for a hologram version of Whitney Houston in a duet with Christina Aguilera on the season finale of NBC's "The Voice."

Case Reopened for 'Real Housewives' Star Teresa Giudice

NEWS | May 25
A federal judge has reopened a bankruptcy case for "Real Housewives of New Jersey" cast member Teresa Giudice (JOO'-dys), who pleaded guilty in 2014 to bankruptcy fraud.

Anti-Trump Protests Turn Violent Outside New Mexico Rally

NEWS | By Jill Colvin and Russell Contreras | May 25
In one of the presidential campaign year's more grisly spectacles, protesters in New Mexico opposing Donald Trump's candidacy threw burning T-shirts, plastic bottles and other items at police officers, injuring several, and toppled trash cans barricades.

GLAAD Responds to #GiveCaptainAmericaABoyfriend

NEWS | By Lindsey Bahr | May 25
Captain America snags a kiss from Sharon Carter in the latest Marvel pic, "Captain America: Civil War," but many fans are wishing it was from someone else - specifically, a man.

Woman Known for Conspiracy Posts Loses Texas Education Race

NEWS | By Paul J. Weber | May 25
A Texas education board candidate who claimed that President Barack Obama was a gay prostitute and believes dinosaurs walked the Earth with humans lost her primary runoff Tuesday night just two months after nearly clinching victory outright.

Attorney General: Civil Rights Key to Suit Against LGBT Law

NEWS | By Emery P. Dalesio | May 25
Civil rights laws exist for anyone victimized because of a physical characteristic they can't control, and that's why the Justice Department challenged a North Carolina law that blocks legal protections for LGBT citizens, U.S. Attorney General Lynch said.

Oklahoma House Committee Kills Transgender Bathroom Measure

NEWS | May 25
An Oklahoma House committee has killed legislation that would require schools to provide separate restrooms for students who object to sharing them with transgender students.

Trump, Clinton Win Washington State's Presidential Primaries

NEWS | May 25
Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton and presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump each won primaries in Washington state.

Louisiana 'Religious Objection' Bill Fails in State Senate

NEWS | May 25
Louisiana's state senators on Tuesday refused to enact a new law declaring that pastors and churches don't have to perform same-sex marriage ceremonies or allow them in their facilities.

Florida's Fight Against Gay Marriage Costs State $213K

NEWS | May 25
Florida is going to pay at least $213,000 for its losing battle to keep intact a voter-approved ban on gay marriage.


Entertainment

Lin-Manuel Miranda's New Honor is as Sweet at Dessert

By Mark Kennedy | May 24
Lin-Manuel Miranda has already this year won a Pulitzer Prize, a Grammy, the Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History and a MacArthur Foundation "genius" grant. What more could he get?


Business

Texas Police Say Criminals Often Using Imitation Weapons

By David Warren | May 25
Police in Texas say more crimes are being committed with imitation weapons like BB guns, likely because they're cheap and easy to obtain.


Technology

New NYC Buses Have Wi-Fi but No Tech to Avoid Those on Foot

By Deepti Hajela | May 25
There are some nifty features on New York City's sleek new fleet of more than 2,000 buses, the first of which began hitting the streets this past week.


Cars

Fiat Chrysler Recalls 500,000 Jeeps; Air Bags May Not Work

May 23
Fiat Chrysler is recalling about a half-million Jeep Wrangler SUVs worldwide because the driver's air bag may not inflate in a crash.


Style

Study Says Men Need to Catch Up With Skin Cancer Awareness

By EDGE | May 25
Skin cancer can affect anyone, regardless of age, race or gender. When it comes to skin cancer prevention and detection, however, it seems that men need to brush up on their knowledge.


Health/Fitness

Vermont Support Group Eases the Stigma Faced by LGBTQ Youth

By EDGE | May 24
New Hampshire/Vermont Albert Schweitzer Fellows Ana Rodriguez-Villa and Brendin Beaulieu-Jones are working to address stigma and prejudice against LGBTQ youth in Vermont's Upper Valley with a weekly youth support group at The Junction.


Travel

Despite Money Woes, Atlantic City Attractions Are Still Open

May 24
Atlantic City is open for business - and pleasure. That's the message city officials want everyone to know as the holiday weekend approaches, and Atlantic City grapples with severe financial problems.


Nightlife

Pied Bar Hosts Hunter Valentine and 'Real L Word' Star For Memorial Day

By Winnie McCroy | May 24
On Friday May 27 and Saturday, May 28, Hunter Valentine rocks Memorial Day with their Provincetown debut, playing The Pied Bar.