Gay News: The Latest

First Lady to Sit Down with Oprah for Interview

NEWS | Dec 6
First lady Michelle Obama will talk about her time in the White House during an interview with Oprah Winfrey that will air Dec. 19 on CBS.

News Guide: Prosecutors can Use Cosby's Deposition at Trial

NEWS | By Maryclaire Dale | Dec 6
Here's where the criminal case against Bill Cosby stands, and what's ahead.

Trump Heads Back Out on Road for 'Thank You' Tour

NEWS | By Jonathan Lemire | Dec 6
President-elect Donald Trump is taking his show back on the road.

Lady Gaga Calls PTSD Struggle One of Her 'Deepest Secrets'

Lady Gaga has revealed that she suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder stemming from her rape at the age of 19.

Lonely Planet Names Asheville Best in US Despite LGBT Flap

NEWS | By Beth J. Harpaz | Dec 6
The travel guidebook publisher Lonely Planet has picked Asheville, North Carolina, as its top U.S. destination for 2017, despite a state law limiting LGBT rights that has led companies, entertainers and others to boycott the state.

Music Therapist, Teacher, Teens Among Warehouse Fire Victims

NEWS | Dec 6
A therapist who used music to help kids cope with trauma. A woman who taught at a Montessori school. An energetic artist who could make friends with anyone.

New North Carolina Governor to Face Resolute GOP Legislature

NEWS | By Gary D. Robertson | Dec 6
North Carolina's next governor campaigned on a promise to work if elected on bending back state government's recent right-ward turn, with the repeal of a law limiting LGBT rights near the top of his to-do list.

UNICEF Survey: 80 Percent of Filipino Youth Suffer Violence

NEWS | Dec 6
A U.N. agency that promotes children's rights says a high prevalence of violence against Filipino children, with eight out of 10 suffering some form of physical or psychological abuse, with the highest number of incidents found among LGBT youth.

Jessica Williams, Cate Blanchett Star in Sundance Premieres

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsay Bahr | Dec 6
Former "Daily Show" host Jessica Williams flexes her dramatic chops, Cate Blanchett pays homage to great 20th century artists and "Silicon Valley" star Kumail Nanjiani tells a personal story in some films premiering at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival.

Republican Success Opens Door to Amending US Constitution

NEWS | By David A. Lieb | Dec 6
The November election put Republicans in full control of a record number of state legislatures around the country, a level of power that gives the party an unprecedented opportunity: change the U.S. Constitution.


News

ACLU want Obama to Commute Sentence for Chelsea Manning

Dec 5
The American Civil Liberties Union and gay-rights groups are lobbying President Barack Obama to commute the prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, a transgender soldier who leaked classified government and military documents.


Entertainment

Review :: Howards End

By Kilian Melloy | Dec 6
Cohen Media go all-out to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Merchant Ivory film "Howards End" with a 4K-scan Blu-ray release prepared from the original camera negatives.


Business

Carrier Deal Will Impact How Businesses Work With the Government

Dec 5
President-elect Donald Trump's deal to keep hundreds of jobs at a Carrier factory from leaving the U.S. is being criticized for giving the company $7 million in tax incentives.


Technology

German Parliament Chief to OK Probe of WikiLeaks Documents

Dec 5
The speaker of the German Parliament is planning to approve a criminal investigation into the leak of confidential documents relating to U.S. intelligence activities in the country.


Finance

Giving the Gift of Financial Well-Being at the Holidays

By Sarah Skidmore Sell | Dec 3
Instead of the latest toy or gadget, some people are trying to give their loved ones more financial security this holiday season.


Cars

Toyota to Revamp America's Top-Selling Car Amid Boom in SUVs

By Tom Krisher | Dec 4
Toyota plans to reveal a new version of America's top-selling sedan next month at a time when U.S. buyers are moving away from cars toward SUVs and trucks.


Nightlife

Art Basel Miami Beach 2016

Dec 5
This year's ArtBasel, held all around Miami and Miami Beach, was amazing. With artwork from North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa.