Gay News: The Latest

University of Michigan Investigates Doctor Sex Abuse Claims

University of Michigan Investigates Doctor Sex Abuse Claims

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Jeff Karoub and Mike Householder | Feb 19
Several former patients have alleged that a late University of Michigan physician sexually abused them during exams, with one accuser saying Dr. Robert E. Anderson's actions over several decades made him a "sexual predator."

US Medical Schools Boost LGBTQ Students, Doctor Training

US Medical Schools Boost LGBTQ Students, Doctor Training

NEWS | By Lindsey Tanner | Feb 19
Medical schools are beefing up education on LBGTQ health issues. And some schools are making a major push to recruit LGBTQ medical students, backed by research showing that patients often get better care when treated by doctors more like them.

Why the Cruise Ship Quarantine Failed in Japan

Why the Cruise Ship Quarantine Failed in Japan

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Maria Cheng, Mari Yamaguchi | Feb 19
As an extraordinary two-week quarantine of a cruise ship ends Wednesday in Japan, many scientists say it was a failed experiment.

Watch: Randy Rainbow's Newest News Flash: 'There Are No Rules for Donald!'

Watch: Randy Rainbow's Newest News Flash: 'There Are No Rules for Donald!'

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Feb 19
Randy Rainbow found plenty of fodder for his latest video - a musical parody in which the comedian enunciates the latest examples of the president's Trump's increasingly authoritarian behavior to Dua Lipa's "New Rules."

Watch: NBA Star Dwyane Wade Explains What He Learned from "Pose" Ensemble

Watch: NBA Star Dwyane Wade Explains What He Learned from "Pose" Ensemble

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Feb 19
Dwyane Wade continued his rounds of talk shows, taking a caller's question about how he approached the cast of TV's FX drama "Pose" to hear what they might have to tell him about trans issues.

Watch: 'Drag Race' Star Miz Cracker Transforms Queer Model Nyle DiMarco into Fab Queen

Watch: 'Drag Race' Star Miz Cracker Transforms Queer Model Nyle DiMarco into Fab Queen

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 19
"RuPaul's Drag Race" star Miz Cracker took the challenge of transforming "America's Next Top Model" and "Dancing with the Stars" winner Nyle DiMarco into a stunning drag queen for the queer publication Them.

Limbaugh Takes Notes from Trump; Buttigieg Responds

Limbaugh Takes Notes from Trump; Buttigieg Responds

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Feb 19
When it comes to playing the American public, it would seem that even Rush Limbaugh has something to learn from Donald Trump.

PopUps: 'Rocketman' Actor Richard Madden Shares Shirtless Selfie, Celebs Poke Fun

PopUps: 'Rocketman' Actor Richard Madden Shares Shirtless Selfie, Celebs Poke Fun

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 19
"Rocketman" star Richard Madden is causing quite a stir on social media this week after sharing a sexy shirtless selife.

Watch: Bloomberg Refers to Trans People as 'He, She, or It' in Recently Surfaced Video

Watch: Bloomberg Refers to Trans People as 'He, She, or It' in Recently Surfaced Video

NEWS | Feb 19
Two decidedly different videos made news today concerning Mike Bloomberg and his attitude towards the transgender community.

Transgender Athletes Seek to Become Defendants in Lawsuit

Transgender Athletes Seek to Become Defendants in Lawsuit

NEWS | By Pat Eaton-Robb | Feb 19
Two transgender high school runners want to become defendants in a federal lawsuit that seeks to block them from participating in girls sports in Connecticut.


News

Utah Lawmakers Get Tough on Porn, Ease Up on Polygamy

Utah Lawmakers Get Tough on Porn, Ease Up on Polygamy

NATIONAL | By Lindsay Whitehurst | Feb 19
Utah lawmakers voted Tuesday to put new regulations on pornography and remove some on polygamy in separate proposals moving quickly through the Legislature in the deeply conservative state.


Business

Spain Looks to Adopt Digital Tax that Has Angered the U.S.

Spain Looks to Adopt Digital Tax that Has Angered the U.S.

FINANCE | By Barry Hatton | Feb 19
Spain's government approved Tuesday the introduction of new taxes on digital business and stock market transactions, following similar steps by other European countries.


Technology

MIT to Caption Online Videos after Discrimination Lawsuit

MIT to Caption Online Videos after Discrimination Lawsuit

PERSONAL TECH | By Alanna Durkin Richer | Feb 19
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has agreed to provide captions for more of its publicly available online videos as part of a settlement announced Tuesday.


Cars

Nissan Shareholders Furious at Ghosn Scandal, Dismal Results

Nissan Shareholders Furious at Ghosn Scandal, Dismal Results

AUTO NEWS | By Yuri Kageyama | Feb 18
Nissan shareholders vented their outrage at the Japanese automaker's top management Tuesday for crashing stock prices, zero dividends and quarterly losses after the scandal-ridden departure of former Chairman Carlos Ghosn.


Health/Fitness

When It Comes to Coronavirus, Just Who is a 'Close Contact'?

When It Comes to Coronavirus, Just Who is a 'Close Contact'?

HEALTH | By Anna Maria Berry-Jester | Feb 19
So what exactly is a "close contact"? It's an intuitive-sounding term, but has a clinical definition that varies by infectious disease.


Nightlife

The Glam Awards @ Sony Hall

The Glam Awards @ Sony Hall

PHOTO ALBUMS | Feb 8
The 21st Annual Glam Awards celebrates the best of New York City Nightlife, it is also an incredible display of creativity, talent and camaraderie.