Gay News: The Latest

NY Attorney General Seeks to Dissolve NRA

NY Attorney General Seeks to Dissolve NRA

NEWS | By Michael R. Sisak, Larry Neumeister and Lisa Marie Pane | Aug 6
New York's attorney general sued the National Rifle Association on Thursday, seeking to put the powerful gun advocacy organization out of business.

How Home Entertainment Has Become an Emotional Lifeline

How Home Entertainment Has Become an Emotional Lifeline

ENTERTAINMENT | By Matthew Wexler | Aug 6
Now, more than ever, we're turning to famous TV actors and actresses and popular reality stars to whisk us away (if only for an episode) to a world other than our own.

Watch: Jerry Falwell, Jr.'s Caught With His Fly Down; Explanation Roils Twitter

Watch: Jerry Falwell, Jr.'s Caught With His Fly Down; Explanation Roils Twitter

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 6
Jerry Falwell, Jr. phoned into a morning radio show in the wake of an Instagram photo that showed him standing next to a woman who was not his wife, with both their trousers unzipped and a beverage in his hand.

Boston's Lyric Stage Dismisses Marketing/Public Relations Director Over Incendiary Facebook Comments

Boston's Lyric Stage Dismisses Marketing/Public Relations Director Over Incendiary Facebook Comments

Boston's Lyric Stage found themselves in a public relations nightmare over posts (some since deleted) on Facebook that led to the Marketing and Public Relations director being dismissed.

Lady Gaga Launches New Radio Show on Apple Music

Lady Gaga Launches New Radio Show on Apple Music

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Aug 6
Beginning on Friday August 7 at 2pm, and every week throughout the month, Lady Gaga will host a new radio show — "Gaga Radio" — on Apple Music.

Bette Midler, Dan Levy Star in New HBO Comedy 'Coastal Elites'

Bette Midler, Dan Levy Star in New HBO Comedy 'Coastal Elites'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Aug 6
Fresh off their star turns on "The Politician" and "Schitt's Creek," respectively, Bette Midler and Dan Levy will feature in the new HBO comedy "Coastal Elites" on September 12.

 Watch: Anderson Cooper Calls  Spouse's Goodbye to Dying Husband ' Extraordinarily Moving'

Watch: Anderson Cooper Calls Spouse's Goodbye to Dying Husband ' Extraordinarily Moving'

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 6
Anderson Cooper spoke with David Hart, the husband of an ICU doctor who died last month of COVID-19 and heard about how Hart discarded his PPE to say his goodbyes.

After One Season, Hulu Cancels 'High Fidelity' with Zoë Kravitz

After One Season, Hulu Cancels 'High Fidelity' with Zoë Kravitz

Hulu's "High Fidelity" reboot will not be returning for a second season.

Watch: Former Producer Speaks Out Against Ellen DeGeneres: She's a 'Toxic, Phony, Hypocrite, Liar'

Watch: Former Producer Speaks Out Against Ellen DeGeneres: She's a 'Toxic, Phony, Hypocrite, Liar'

NEWS | Aug 6
A former producer of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" spoke out against the titular talkshow host in an interview with "Inside Edition" and didn't hold back about her ex-boss.

Trans Woman Stabbed to Death at Vigil in Portland, Oregon

Trans Woman Stabbed to Death at Vigil in Portland, Oregon

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 6
A 34-year-old transgender woman of color was stabbed and killed on July 28 at a vigil in Portland, Oregon, that was being held for another victim of homicide.


News

Polish LGBTQ People Leaving as Post-Vote Mood Grows Hostile

Polish LGBTQ People Leaving as Post-Vote Mood Grows Hostile

NEWS | By Vanessa Gera | Aug 6
When a right-wing populist party won the right to govern Poland five years ago, Piotr Grabarczyk feared "bad things" might happen to gay men like him and other LGBT people. He sometimes considered leaving the country, but waited.



Entertainment

Review: 'The Ogre Life' A Noir Steeped in Sex and Fetish, Angst and Sweat

Review: 'The Ogre Life' A Noir Steeped in Sex and Fetish, Angst and Sweat

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 6
Sexual obsession, fetishism, and existential dread combine with a murder mystery of a different sort in "The Ogre Life," a neon-tinged noir set in the murky world of amateur body building.



Business

Harmony CBD: Necessity is the Mother of Invention

Harmony CBD: Necessity is the Mother of Invention

HEALTH_FITNESS | By Matthew Wexler | Aug 5
A desperately sick child. A mother who refused to take "no" for an answer. It was this call to action that motivated the launch of Harmony CBD, an organic American hemp company.



Technology

Chasm Grows Between Trump and Government Coronavirus Experts

Chasm Grows Between Trump and Government Coronavirus Experts

NEWS | By Aamer Madhani, Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar and Jonathan Lemire | Aug 5
In the early days of the coronavirus crisis, President Donald Trump was flanked in the White House briefing room by a team of public health experts in a seeming portrait of unity to confront the disease that was ravaging the globe.



Cars

Fiat Chrysler to Recall Vehicles That May Pollute Too Much

Fiat Chrysler to Recall Vehicles That May Pollute Too Much

CARS | By Tom Krisher | Aug 6
About 1 million Fiat Chrysler vehicles with four-cylinder engines in the U.S. may spew too much pollution, and the company is working with government officials on a recall.



Style

Watch: Antoni Porowski Cooks for Kiernan Shipka

Watch: Antoni Porowski Cooks for Kiernan Shipka

STYLE | Aug 6
"Queer Eye"'s resident food expert cooks for Kiernan Shipka ("Chilling Adventures of Sabrina," "Mad Men." Stick around for a special appearance by her dog, Frankie!



Health/Fitness

Virus Testing in the US is Dropping, Even as Deaths Mount

Virus Testing in the US is Dropping, Even as Deaths Mount

HEALTH_FITNESS | By Matthew Perrone, Nicky Forster, Michelle Liu | Aug 6
"There's a sense of desperation that we need to do something else," said Dr. Ashish Jha, director of Harvard's Global Health Institute.



Travel

Germany Orders Tests for All Travelers From 'Risk Areas'

Germany Orders Tests for All Travelers From 'Risk Areas'

NEWS | By Frank Jordans, Geir Moulson | Aug 6
Germany will require people arriving from countries deemed high risk, such as the United States, to take coronavirus tests starting this weekend.