Gay News: The Latest

One More Day: Obama in His Final Hours in the White House

NEWS | By Josh Lederman | Jan 19
Eight tumultuous years at the helm of American power have come and gone, and for President Barack Obama, this is finally the end.

Ellen DeGeneres Takes Home 3 People's Choice Awards

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 19
Ellen DeGeneres set a record at the People's Choice Awards , becoming the winningest entertainer in the show's history.

Fifth Harmony Makes Quartet Debut at People's Choice

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 19
Fifth Harmony has made its debut as a quartet at the People's Choice Awards in the group's first performance since Camila Cabello's departure last month.

Even Before Taking Office, Trump Has Changed the Presidency

NEWS | By Lisa Lerer | Jan 19
Donald Trump enters the White House on Friday just as he entered the race for president: defiant, unfiltered, unbound by tradition and utterly confident in his chosen course.

Trump Escalates Tom Ford Fashion Dis

STYLE | Jan 19
The Wynn Las Vegas hotel has stopped selling Tom Ford cosmetics and sunglasses and President-elect Donald Trump declared on television it is because of the designer's dis over dressing his wife, Melania.

Pentagon Chief Says He Opposed Cutting Manning's Prison Term

NEWS | By Robert Burns | Jan 19
Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday he had opposed commuting the prison sentence of convicted leaker Chelsea Manning, who was convicted in 2013 of espionage and other crimes for leaking classified information while deployed in Iraq.

So Long from White House: Obama Aims Final Messages at Trump

NEWS | By Julie Pace | Jan 19
Barack Obama stepped behind the White House podium for the last time Wednesday, fielding questions from the crush of journalists crammed in for the occasion and offering assurances to Americans watching on TV.

To Avoid More 'Daily Show' Ridicule, Arizona Kills Bills

NEWS | By Bob Christie | Jan 19
An Arizona lawmaker's proposal to penalize colleges and universities that teach ethnic studies classes has essentially died after getting widely panned by Democrats and liberal commentators across the nation.

4 Dead in New Shooting in Mexico's Caribbean Resort Region

NEWS | By Christopher Sherman, Gabriel Alcocer | Jan 19
Gunmen attacked the state prosecutors' office in this Caribbean resort city Tuesday, and authorities said four people were killed, ratcheting up tensions just a day after a shooting at a music festival in a nearby town left three foreigners and two Mexica

LGBT Activists Hold Dance Party Near Mike Pence's Home

NEWS | Jan 19
With glow sticks, hula hoops and rainbow flags, protesters took a dance party to the streets near the vice president-elect's temporary home to oppose his positions on LGBT issues.


News

GOP Governors Who Turned Down Medicaid Money Have Hands Out

POLITICS | By Thomas Beaumont and Steve Peoples | Jan 19
Republican governors who turned down billions in federal dollars from an expansion of Medicaid under President Barack Obama's health care law now have their hands out in hopes the GOP Congress comes up with a new formula


Finance

Woodstock, VT, Fights to Save Its Charm, One Shutter At a Time

HOME | By Wilson Ring | Dec 31
Some property owners are questioning the community's requirement, arguing that the regulations are enforced irregularly, and that some buildings look better without shutters.


Cars

Auto Show Concepts: Would You Build Them or Forget Them?

AUTO NEWS | By Dee-Ann Durbin | Jan 17
Car companies don't just show current models at auto shows. They also unveil prototypes that could be built in the future.


Style

Paris Fashion Week Kicks Off As Classical Fuses With Punk

FASHION | By Thomas Adamson | Jan 19
Subzero temperatures were an apt backdrop for fashionistas who arrived in Paris for the first day of warmly-wrapped fall/winter 2017 menswear fashion shows.


Health/Fitness

Intarcia Therapeutics Teams Up With Gates Foundation on Chronic Health Issues Like HIV

AIDS | By EDGE | Jan 18
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is committing up to $140M in grants and equity with the intent to develop the first once- or twice-yearly anti-HIV prophylactic therapy.


Travel

American Airlines to Sell Restricted 'Basic Economy' Fare

By David Koenig | Jan 19
The evolution of a caste system in the economy cabin of jetliners is deepening, with passengers divided and treated differently based on how much they are willing to pay the airline.


Nightlife

Latinx United to Celebrate Reproductive Justice

SPECIAL EVENTS | By EDGE | Jan 18
On January 18 at El Cortez in Brooklyn, performers and drag queens will gather for the Happy Anniversary Roe V. Wade party. The event will bring together Latinxs to celebrate reproductive justice.