Gay News: The Latest

Kansas Teacher Moves After Receiving Threats for Being Gay

Kansas Teacher Moves After Receiving Threats for Being Gay

NEWS | Apr 20
A Kansas teacher said he abandoned his job and home state following months of harassment for being gay.

California Lawmakers Move to Limit Gay Conversion Therapy

California Lawmakers Move to Limit Gay Conversion Therapy

NEWS | By Sophia Bollag | Apr 20
Selling or advertising gay conversion therapy may soon be classified as a fraudulent business practice in California under a bill passed Thursday by the state Assembly.

Navy, Marine Leaders: No Problem with Transgender Troops

Navy, Marine Leaders: No Problem with Transgender Troops

NEWS | By Lolita C. Baldor | Apr 20
The top military leaders of the Navy and Marine Corps said Thursday they have seen no discipline, morale or unit readiness problems with transgender troops now serving openly in the military.

Listen: Ariana Grande Releases New Song, First Since 2017 Bombing

Listen: Ariana Grande Releases New Song, First Since 2017 Bombing

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 20
Ariana Grande has released her first song since a 2017 terrorist attack during her concert in the United Kingdom.

Indonesia's Aceh Canes Couples for Public Shows of Affection

Indonesia's Aceh Canes Couples for Public Shows of Affection

NEWS | By Heri Juanda | Apr 20
Indonesia's deeply conservative Aceh province on Friday caned several unmarried couples for showing affection in public and two women for prostitution before an enthusiastic audience of hundreds.

Employers Urged Not to Hold Discharge Status Against Vets

Employers Urged Not to Hold Discharge Status Against Vets

NEWS | Apr 20
A Connecticut agency issued new guidance Thursday warning employers they could be breaking the law if they discriminate against veterans with less-than-honorable discharges from the military.

Bette Midler to Return to 'Hello, Dolly' for a Summer Run

Bette Midler to Return to 'Hello, Dolly' for a Summer Run

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mark Kennedy | Apr 20
Bette Midler is not quite ready to say goodbye to her Dolly.

In Comey Memos, Trump Talks of Jailed Journalists, 'Hookers'

In Comey Memos, Trump Talks of Jailed Journalists, 'Hookers'

NEWS | By Mary Clare Jalonick, Erick Tucker and Chad Day | Apr 20
In a series of startlingly candid conversations, President Donald Trump asked former FBI Director James Comey about the possibility of jailing journalists and described a boast from Vladimir Putin about Russian prostitutes, according to Comey's notes.

'Pharma Bro' Moves to New Jersey - for Federal Prison Stay

'Pharma Bro' Moves to New Jersey - for Federal Prison Stay

NEWS | Apr 20
The pharmaceutical-industry entrepreneur vilified for jacking up the price of a life-saving drug was moved Tuesday to a low-security federal prison in New Jersey.

Hundreds Celebrate Former First Lady Barbara Bush in Houston

Hundreds Celebrate Former First Lady Barbara Bush in Houston

NEWS | Apr 20
The memorials to former first lady Barbara Bush have begun with a celebration of her life in front of Houston's City Hall.


News

Trump Legal Team in Russia Probe Gets Rudy Giuliani

Trump Legal Team in Russia Probe Gets Rudy Giuliani

NATIONAL | By Chad Day | Apr 20
Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, an outspoken supporter of Donald Trump since the early days of his campaign, is joining the team of lawyers representing the president in the special counsel's Russia investigation.


Entertainment

As Prince's Health Waned, Alarm Grew in Inner Circle

As Prince's Health Waned, Alarm Grew in Inner Circle

CELEBRITIES | By Amy Forliti | Apr 20
Some of Prince's closest confidants had grown increasingly alarmed about his health in the days before he died and tried to get him help as they realized he had an opioid addiction.


Business

U.S. Manufacturers Seek Relief from Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

U.S. Manufacturers Seek Relief from Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

LEGAL | By Paul Wiseman and Christopher Rugaber | Apr 19
President Donald Trump's tariffs on imported aluminum and steel are disrupting business for American companies that buy those metals, and many are pressing for relief.


Technology

Amazon Brings Fitting Room Home with Prime Wardrobe

Amazon Brings Fitting Room Home with Prime Wardrobe

FASHION | By Joseph Pisani | Apr 19
Prime Wardrobe, which sends a box of fashions to try before you pay, basically bringing the fitting room home. It ships up to eight items and users are charged for whatever they don't send back.


Finance

Love That Home's View? See How Much More You'll Pay

Love That Home's View? See How Much More You'll Pay

HOME | By Marilyn Lewis | Mar 26
A house with a fabulous view can be hard for a homebuyer to resist. But seeing the mountains, water or city lights from the comfort of home comes at a price.


Cars

GOP's Regulatory Fight Goes to Another Level Over Car Loans

GOP's Regulatory Fight Goes to Another Level Over Car Loans

AUTO NEWS | By Kevin Freking | Apr 19
The GOP-led Senate voted Wednesday to block Obama-era guidance a consumer protection agency issued five years ago to help ensure lenders don't charge blacks and Hispanics higher interest rates on car loans.


Health/Fitness

Organs From Drug Overdoses Could Help Transplant Shortage

Organs From Drug Overdoses Could Help Transplant Shortage

HEALTH | By Lauran Neergaard | Apr 18
Fatal drug overdoses are increasing organ donations, and researchers reported Monday that people who receive those transplants generally fare as well as patients given organs from more traditional donors.


Travel

Abu Dhabi Set to Open $1B Warner Bros. Amusement Park

Abu Dhabi Set to Open $1B Warner Bros. Amusement Park

By Jon Gambrell | Apr 19
Abu Dhabi will open a $1 billion indoor Warner Bros. amusement park this July. It encompasses 1.65 million square feet on Yas Island, a leisure destination for the Emirati capital.


Nightlife

Jeffrey Fashion Cares :: April 11, 2018

Jeffrey Fashion Cares :: April 11, 2018

FASHION | Apr 12
Jeffrey Fashion Cares held it's 15th annual fashion show on the Intrepid featuring cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, silent auction, live auction and men's fashion show with proceeds going to Elton John Aids Foundation, Hetrick Martin Institute and Lambda Legal.