Gay News: The Latest

Concert Fans Angry as Hyped Bahamas Festival is Canceled

Concert Fans Angry as Hyped Bahamas Festival is Canceled

NEWS | Apr 29
Organizers of a much-hyped music festival in the Bahamas canceled the weekend event at the last minute Friday after many people had already arrived and spent thousands of dollars on tickets and travel.

Hacker Threatens to Release Stolen Copies of 'OITNB'

Hacker Threatens to Release Stolen Copies of 'OITNB'

NEWS | By Michael Liedtke | Apr 29
A hacker claims to have stolen the upcoming season of Netflix's hit series "Orange Is The New Black," and is demanding that the video streaming service pay an unspecified ransom to prevent all the new episodes from being prematurely released online.

England 2 Ways: Pub-Crawling Through Kensington & Day-Tripping in York

England 2 Ways: Pub-Crawling Through Kensington & Day-Tripping in York

NIGHTLIFE | By Andy Smith | Apr 29
Heading to England? Here are two easy-to-follow itineraries that highlight some of the best offerings throughout Kensington and York.

Russell Wilson & Ciara Welcome Baby Girl

Russell Wilson & Ciara Welcome Baby Girl

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 29
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and his popstar wife Ciara are now parents to a baby girl, Sienna Princess Wilson.

'Moonlight' Director Barry Jenkins Ready to Return to Work

'Moonlight' Director Barry Jenkins Ready to Return to Work

ENTERTAINMENT | By Ryan Pearson | Apr 29
Two months after his "Moonlight" pulled out a last-second, best-picture win at the Oscars, director Barry Jenkins says "it's time to work."

Trump to Spend Day 100 in Office Talking Tough on Trade

Trump to Spend Day 100 in Office Talking Tough on Trade

NEWS | By Jill Colvin and Paul Wiseman | Apr 29
President Donald Trump is marking his 100th day in office by talking tough on trade.

N. Korean Missile Test Fails Hours After UN Meeting on Nukes

N. Korean Missile Test Fails Hours After UN Meeting on Nukes

NEWS | By Foster Klung and Kim Tong-Hyung | Apr 29
A North Korean mid-range ballistic missile apparently failed shortly after launch, South Korea and the United States said, the third test-fire flop just this month but a clear message of defiance as a U.S. supercarrier conducts drills in nearby waters.

Methodist Court Ruling a Blow for Openly Lesbian Bishop

Methodist Court Ruling a Blow for Openly Lesbian Bishop

NEWS | By Rachel Zoll | Apr 29
The first openly lesbian bishop in the United Methodist Church can stay on the job for now, but she is subject to a disciplinary review that could lead to her removal, the top church court ruled Friday.

Private College Mandates Staff Opposition to Gay Marriage

Private College Mandates Staff Opposition to Gay Marriage

NEWS | Apr 29
A private North Carolina Christian college is insisting that its faculty and staff sign a document that opposes same-sex marriage and abortion. One faculty member says she and eight of her colleagues have refused to sign it and are leaving the school.

Las Vegas Insider: Where to Nosh, Nightlife and Nod

Las Vegas Insider: Where to Nosh, Nightlife and Nod

STYLE | By Jill Gleeson | Apr 28
The latest in our "Las Vegas Insider" series features tips from André C. Wade, the new executive director of The Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada.


News

Congress OKs Bill Averting Saturday Gov't Shutdown

Congress OKs Bill Averting Saturday Gov't Shutdown

NATIONAL | By Alan Fram | Apr 28
With just hours to spare, Congress easily approved a short-term spending bill Friday that would prevent a partial federal shutdown over the weekend.


Business

Trump Tweets Don't Help: 1st Twitter Revenue Drop Since IPO

Trump Tweets Don't Help: 1st Twitter Revenue Drop Since IPO

CORPORATE | By Barbara Ortutay | Apr 28
You'd think Twitter would be able to milk its status as President Donald Trump's megaphone. But the company still faces stagnant user growth, has never made a profit and even reported a quarterly revenue decline.


Technology

As Dubai Focuses on Future, Cybersecurity a Growing Concern

As Dubai Focuses on Future, Cybersecurity a Growing Concern

PERSONAL TECH | By Jon Gambrell | Apr 28
As Dubai races toward a future of self-driving cars and drones filling up its high-rise-studded skyline, cybersecurity is becoming a growing concern in a region replete with examples of cyberattacks.


Cars

Daimler Profits Double on Sales of Mercedes E-Class, SUVs

Daimler Profits Double on Sales of Mercedes E-Class, SUVs

AUTO NEWS | By David McHugh | Apr 27
German automaker Daimler AG says net profit doubled in the first three months of the year as the new version of the company's Mercedes-Benz E-Class sedan and its SUV lineup boosted sales.


Health/Fitness

UK Jury Convicts Doctor of Performing Unneccesary Surgeries

UK Jury Convicts Doctor of Performing Unneccesary Surgeries

INTERNATIONAL | By Danica Kirka | Apr 28
A prominent breast surgeon whose victims accused him of playing God with their lives faces a life sentence after a jury convicted him Friday of carrying out unnecessary operations that maimed some of his victims for life.


Travel

United CEO Continues Damage Control

United CEO Continues Damage Control

By EDGE | Apr 28
In an effort to squash the public relations nightmare spewing from the recent, violent removal of a United Airlines passenger, CEO Oscar Munoz issued a statement.


Nightlife

Latino Commission on AIDS' Cielo Gala Honors 'Hamilton' Star Javier Muñoz

Latino Commission on AIDS' Cielo Gala Honors 'Hamilton' Star Javier Muñoz

AIDS | Apr 27
On Friday, April 28, the Latino Commission on AIDS will held their Cielo Gala 2017, honoring HIV/AIDS activist Javier Muñoz, star of Broadway's hit show "Hamilton" with the Ilka Award.