Gay News: The Latest

Kiehl's and Derek Zoolander Partner in the 'Noble Fight Against Aging'

Kiehl's Since 1851, the official beauty partner for "Zoolander No. 2," has joined forces with the film's star Derek Zoolander in the noble fight against aging.

Woman Convicted in Group Attack on Gay Men Awaits Sentence

NEWS | Feb 8
A police chief's daughter will be sentenced Monday in an attack on a gay couple that prompted Philadelphia to expand its hate crime laws to include sexual orientation.

More Than 20 Texas Towns Repeal Sex Offender Residency Law

NEWS | By David Warren | Feb 8
A broad legal challenge has led more than 20 towns in Texas to ease restrictions over the last few months on where sex offenders can live instead of fight a costly battle in court.

Moscow Exhibit Offers Free Admission for Women Wearing High Heels

STYLE | Feb 8
A music video with more than 33 million views online has inspired organizers of a Moscow art exhibit to offer free admission to women who turn up wearing high heels.

Was the Super Bowl Halftime Show a Nod to the LGBTQ Community?

NEWS | Feb 8
Did Coldplay make a subtle tribute to the LGBTQ community during their Super Bowl 50 halftime show?

Mich. Senate OKs Bill Banning Anal Sex, Punishable By Up to 15 Years

NEWS | Feb 8
Despite the Supreme Court's landmark 2003 ruling on Lawrence v. Texas, which banned sodomy laws, the Michigan Senate passed a bill Thursday reaffirming the state's unconstitutional ban on anal sex.

Gay Prof. Fired for Allegedly Telling Student He'd 'Ride Him' Academically

NEWS | Feb 8
A gay professor from a California college was fired last month after he allegedly told a male student he would "ride him" academically.

Political Tourists Flock to New Hampshire

NEWS | By Kathleen Ronayne | Feb 8
Many voters have flocked to New Hampshire as political tourists in the week leading up to the state's Feb. 9 presidential primary.

AP FACT CHECK: Fumbles from the Republican Field

NEWS | By Calvin Woodward and Josh Boak | Feb 8
What happened in Iowa didn't stay in Iowa. And when it reached the stage in the latest Republican presidential debate, Ted Cruz had some explaining to do.

CBS Says 'The Good Wife' Will End Its Run in May

CBS used the Super Bowl as a platform to announce the imminent end of the network's most critically-acclaimed show, the Sunday night drama "The Good Wife" starring Julianna Margulies.


News

Clinton: Attacks on Roe v. Wade A "Tried and True Tactic" for GOP

Feb 8
Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton says Marco Rubio's attacks on her abortion stance are "pretty pathetic." Clinton argues reasonable restrictions to abortion are permitted under Roe v. Wade as long as the mother's health is taken into account.


Entertainment

Celebrating 100 Years of Our National Parks

Feb 8
The National Park Service turns 100 this year. As part of our new series, "On the Trail," Conor Knighton takes a trip to Acadia National Park in Maine.


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.


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.