Gay News: The Latest

Reports: Sony Drops R. Kelly After Furor Over Allegations

Reports: Sony Drops R. Kelly After Furor Over Allegations

NEWS | By Mesfin Fekadu | Jan 19
Multiple outlets have reported that Sony Music has dropped embattled R&B star R. Kelly from its roster.

Trump Fires Back After Mueller Disputes Accuracy of Report

Trump Fires Back After Mueller Disputes Accuracy of Report

NEWS | By Mary Clare Jalonick and Eric Tucker | Jan 19
Special counsel Robert Mueller's office has issued a rare public statement disputing the accuracy of BuzzFeed News' report that said President Donald Trump's former attorney told Mueller that the president directed him to lie to Congress.

George W. Bush Treats Secret Service Detail to Pizza

George W. Bush Treats Secret Service Detail to Pizza

NEWS | Jan 19
Former President George W. Bush treated his Secret Service detail to pizza to show his appreciation for their service without paychecks during the partial government shutdown.

Trump Plans 'Major Announcement' on Border, Longest Shutdown

Trump Plans 'Major Announcement' on Border, Longest Shutdown

NEWS | By Jill Colvin, Lisa Mascaro, Zeke Miller and Catherine Lucey | Jan 19
President Donald Trump said he'll be making a "major announcement" on the government shutdown and the southern border on Saturday afternoon as the standstill over his border wall continues into its fifth week.

Anthony Rapp Hopes He Did His Part to 'Change the Culture'

Anthony Rapp Hopes He Did His Part to 'Change the Culture'

ENTERTAINMENT | By John CaruccI | Jan 19
Actor Anthony Rapp said he came forward with sexual misconduct allegations against Kevin Spacey because he feared assaults could "keep happening" if he said nothing.

Wendy Williams to Take Health-Related Break from TV Show

Wendy Williams to Take Health-Related Break from TV Show

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lynn Elber | Jan 19
Wendy Williams is taking an extended break from her TV talk show to deal with health issues related to her immune system disorder, her family said Friday.

Pop Culturing: 'High Maintenance' Returns for a Cozy & Emotional Season 3

Pop Culturing: 'High Maintenance' Returns for a Cozy & Emotional Season 3

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Jan 19
"High Maintenance" returns for its third season on HBO Sunday and it's a reminder that not all TV shows have to be dark and cynical in this overpopulated television landscape.

Congress to Probe Report Trump Told Lawyer Cohen to Lie

Congress to Probe Report Trump Told Lawyer Cohen to Lie

NEWS | By Mary Clare Jalonick | Jan 18
The Democratic chairmen of two House committees pledged to investigate a report that President Donald Trump directed his personal attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about negotiations over a Moscow real estate project during the 2016 election.

Pop Culturing: Not Even RuPaul can Save 'Grace and Frankie' Season 5

Pop Culturing: Not Even RuPaul can Save 'Grace and Frankie' Season 5

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Jan 18
Entering its fifth season Friday, Netflix's (probably) popular comedy "Grace and Frankie" is showing no signs of stopping.

James Blake, Music's Most Requested Collaborator, Opens Up

James Blake, Music's Most Requested Collaborator, Opens Up

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mesfin Fekadu | Jan 18
Some people get lots of invitations. James Blake gets the right ones.


News

Trevor Project Makes a Book Donation to a School in Need of LGBTQ Literacy

Trevor Project Makes a Book Donation to a School in Need of LGBTQ Literacy

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 18
The anti-LGBTQ school where Karen Pence is now working has a care package coming from The Trevor Project: 100 copies of a book about a gay bunny with the same name as the Pence family pet.


Entertainment

 Review :: Nassim

Review :: Nassim

THEATRE | By Brooke Pierce | Jan 18
This review for "Nassim," the lovely new theater piece playing at New York City Center's Stage II, isn't going to be very long, for the simple reason that it is a play best enjoyed without too much information.


Business

Tribute to 9/11 Workers Takes Shape in Granite Country

Tribute to 9/11 Workers Takes Shape in Granite Country

CORPORATE | By Lisa Rathke | Jan 18
A tribute to thousands of rescue and recovery workers who labored in the ruins of the World Trade Center is taking shape in Vermont, where workers are chipping at and chiseling slabs of granite.


Technology

Memories of Eating Influence Your Next Meal

Memories of Eating Influence Your Next Meal

FOOD/DRINK | By Marise Parent, Georgia State University | Jan 19
Of course you know that eating is vital to your survival, but have you ever thought about how your brain controls how much you eat, when you eat and what you eat?


Finance

Liberal Lawmakers Challenge Trump with Drug Cost Legislation

Liberal Lawmakers Challenge Trump with Drug Cost Legislation

HEALTH | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jan 10
Challenging the Trump administration on a top consumer issue, leading congressional liberals are proposing legislation that would radically reduce U.S. prescription drug bills by linking prices to lower costs in other countries.


Cars

On the Road to Make An Affordable Car, Tesla Cuts Jobs

On the Road to Make An Affordable Car, Tesla Cuts Jobs

AUTO NEWS | Jan 18
Tesla will cut 7 percent of its workforce as it tries to lower prices and break out of the niche-car market to produce an electric vehicle that more people can afford.


Style

Louis Vuitton Celebrates Michael Jackson in Paris Menswear

Louis Vuitton Celebrates Michael Jackson in Paris Menswear

FASHION | By Thomas Adamson | Jan 18
Louis Vuitton's designer Virgil Abloh transported celebrity guests at Paris Fashion Week to the graffitied streets of New York in a dramatic menswear ode to Michael Jackson.


Health/Fitness

Meth's Resurgence Spotlights Lack of Meds to Combat Addiction

Meth's Resurgence Spotlights Lack of Meds to Combat Addiction

HEALTH | By Carmen Heredia Rodrigue | Jan 18
Even as the opioid epidemic continues, the toll of methamphetamine use, also known as meth or crystal meth, is on the rise, too.


Nightlife

GLAM Awards @ Sony Hall NYC :: January 14, 2019

GLAM Awards @ Sony Hall NYC :: January 14, 2019

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jan 16
The 20th edition of the GLAM Awards celebrated the best of NYC nightlife. Hosted by Ru Paul's Drag Race's Bob The Drag Queen and Peppermint, this was a night full of amazing performances, camaraderie and so much creativity!