Gay News: The Latest

Roll Out the Barrel: Christo Artwork Floats on London Lake

Roll Out the Barrel: Christo Artwork Floats on London Lake

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jill Lawless | Jun 19
The ducks, geese and hardy cold-water swimmers in London's Hyde Park have a new neighbor: a monumental floating structure made from 7,506 stacked barrels colored bright red, mauve and blue.

Maryland County Settles Lawsuit with Transgender Teen

Maryland County Settles Lawsuit with Transgender Teen

NEWS | Jun 19
A Maryland county board of education has settled a lawsuit with a transgender teen that it tried to block from using certain locker rooms.

Firefighters Suspended for Making Porn at Firehouse

Firefighters Suspended for Making Porn at Firehouse

NEWS | Jun 19
Two firefighters in Ohio have been suspended for allegedly making pornographic videos at a firehouse.

On a Big Night for 'Panther,' Boseman Honors Real-Life Hero

On a Big Night for 'Panther,' Boseman Honors Real-Life Hero

ENTERTAINMENT | By Pablo Arauz Pena | Jun 19
The MTV Movie & TV Awards gave "Black Panther" its first taste of awards glory, with Marvel's blockbuster taking home four honors including two awards for its star, Chadwick Boseman.

'Papa! Papa!' Audio of Children Stokes Rage Over Separation

'Papa! Papa!' Audio of Children Stokes Rage Over Separation

NEWS | By Nomaan Merchant and Anita Snow | Jun 19
A recording that appears to capture voices of Spanish-speaking children crying out for their parents at a U.S. immigration facility took center stage in the uproar over the Trump admin's policy of separating immigrant children from their parents.

No Motive, Arrests in Fatal Shooting of Rapper XXXTentacion

No Motive, Arrests in Fatal Shooting of Rapper XXXTentacion

NEWS | By Kelli Kennedy | Jun 19
Troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion was shot and killed Monday in Florida in what police called an apparent robbery attempt. Investigators don't have a motive, and no arrests have been made.

Twin Brothers Reunited 74 Years After WWII Death at Normandy

Twin Brothers Reunited 74 Years After WWII Death at Normandy

NEWS | Jun 19
For decades, he was known only as Unknown X-9352 at a World War II American cemetery in Belgium where he was interred.

Report Says Over 1 Billion Small Arms in World, Up from 2007

Report Says Over 1 Billion Small Arms in World, Up from 2007

NEWS | By Edith M. Lederer | Jun 19
There are over 1 billion firearms in the world today, including 857 million in civilian hands - with American men and women the dominant owners, according to a study released Monday.

Adam Levine, Behati Prinsloo Share Baby Photo

Adam Levine, Behati Prinsloo Share Baby Photo

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 19
Maroon 5 singer Adam Levine spent his first Father's Day as a dad of two.

H. Clinton: Separating Families at Border a 'Moral Crisis'

H. Clinton: Separating Families at Border a 'Moral Crisis'

NEWS | By Deepti Hajela | Jun 19
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Monday called the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy that has separated children from their parents at the southern U.S. border "a moral and humanitarian crisis."


News

Another NYC Driver Shows Homophobic Stripes

Another NYC Driver Shows Homophobic Stripes

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 18
Just a few days after an NYC Uber driver ordered a lesbian couple out of his car, a New York City taxi driver told a man and his female friend that he doesn't serve gays.


Business

No Coke, No Pepsi: Bottlers Leave Mexican City Hit by Crime

No Coke, No Pepsi: Bottlers Leave Mexican City Hit by Crime

CORPORATE | By Mark Stevenson | Jun 18
Mexicans are among the biggest soda drinkers in the world, so residents of the southern city of Ciudad Altamirano were hit hard when first Coca-Cola then Pepsi closed their distribution centers amid drug gang extortion demands.


Technology

Radio Reporter Regains a Voice with New Technology

Radio Reporter Regains a Voice with New Technology

PERSONAL TECH | By Briley Hineman | Jun 18
A Scottish company that creates text-to-speech technology has crafted a new voice for a radio reporter who lost his voice: Software that turns his typed sentences into spoken words.


Cars

Audi CEO Detained in Diesel Emissions Case

Audi CEO Detained in Diesel Emissions Case

AUTO NEWS | By Frank Jordans | Jun 18
German authorities on Monday detained the chief executive of Volkswagen's Audi division, Rupert Stadler, as part of a probe into the manipulation of emissions controls.


Health/Fitness

Pope: Abortion is 'White Glove' Equivalent to Nazi Crimes

Pope: Abortion is 'White Glove' Equivalent to Nazi Crimes

HEALTH | By Nicole Winfield | Jun 18
Pope Francis denounced abortion on Saturday as the "white glove" equivalent of the Nazi-era eugenics program and urged families to accept the children that God gives them.


Travel

Universal Orlando Debuts New Nighttime Lagoon Show

Universal Orlando Debuts New Nighttime Lagoon Show

CULTURE | Jun 18
The all-new lagoon show will give guests a brand-new, awe-inspiring way to cap off their day in Universal Studios as they enjoy an epic cinema under the stars on select nights.


Nightlife

Rhode Island Pride Festival :: June 16, 2018

Rhode Island Pride Festival :: June 16, 2018

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jun 18
Beautiful weather contributed to a wonderful day for this year's Pride Festival along the river in Providence. Record crowds came out to enjoy the food, fun, entertainment and friends.