Gay News: The Latest

Rita Ora on London Fire, Paying for Her Tour and 'Boy Band'

Rita Ora on London Fire, Paying for Her Tour and 'Boy Band'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mesfin Fekadu | Jun 22
For British singer Rita Ora, this week is both emotional and exciting.

PEN America's 'Reading For Remembrance' To Highlight Literary Legacy Of AIDS

PEN America's 'Reading For Remembrance' To Highlight Literary Legacy Of AIDS

NEWS | Jun 22
On June 22, PEN America will host a 'Reading for Remembrance' to spotlight the literary legacy of AIDS and its profound impact on future advocacy movements.

Watch: Anti-Gay Preacher Not In On The Joke As He Gets Punked By Enthusiastic 'Follower'

Watch: Anti-Gay Preacher Not In On The Joke As He Gets Punked By Enthusiastic 'Follower'

NEWS | Jun 22
"There's a lot of gayness going on here," said an anti-LGBT preacher on the grounds of the University of California in San Diego. Unbeknownst to him, there was a lot of comedy going on too.

PopUps: Is Madonna Dating Hunky International Male Model Kevin Sampaio?

PopUps: Is Madonna Dating Hunky International Male Model Kevin Sampaio?

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 22
Reports from U.K. tabloids claim Madonna has ended things with her model boyfriend and is currently dating...another male model.

'Glee' Star Who Came Out as Trans Reveals New Identity

'Glee' Star Who Came Out as Trans Reveals New Identity

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 22
After coming out as transgender in a 2014 interview with Oprah, a star of the hit Fox musical-comedy "Glee" is revealing his new identity.

Watch: 'Winter is Here' HBO Releases New 'Game of Thrones' Trailer

Watch: 'Winter is Here' HBO Releases New 'Game of Thrones' Trailer

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 22
Ships and Dragons and White Walkers, oh my!

'Bachelor in Paradise' Dispute Par for Reality TV Course

'Bachelor in Paradise' Dispute Par for Reality TV Course

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lynn Elber | Jun 22
Modern reality television has been misbehaving since it was born.

Montana Initiative Would Limit Transgender Use of Bathrooms

Montana Initiative Would Limit Transgender Use of Bathrooms

NEWS | By Bobby Caina Calvan | Jun 22
A conservative group wants to let Montana voters decide whether transgender people must use public restrooms and locker rooms designated for their gender at birth - a move that could thrust the state into the national debate over transgender rights.

Watch: Paddle Boarder Encounters Giant Squid in Eye-Popping Video

Watch: Paddle Boarder Encounters Giant Squid in Eye-Popping Video

NEWS | Jun 22
A paddle boarder in South Africa got more than he bargained for last week when his board was briefly commandeered by a giant squid.

Joe Biden to LGBT Gala: 'Hold President Trump Accountable'

Joe Biden to LGBT Gala: 'Hold President Trump Accountable'

NEWS | Jun 22
Former Vice President Joe Biden, warning of transgender Americans "under attack" in Republican-led states, on Wednesday challenged the nation's LGBT community to push back against President Donald Trump's administration.


News

Juror: 2 Holdouts in Bill Cosby Trial Refused to Convict

Juror: 2 Holdouts in Bill Cosby Trial Refused to Convict

NATIONAL | Jun 22
After 52 hours of tense deliberations, two holdouts in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial refused to convict the 79-year-old comedian, a juror told ABC News.


Business

Study: Seattle Minimum Wage Hasn't Cut Jobs

FINANCE | By Gene Johnson | Jun 22
Seattle's $15-an-hour minimum wage law has boosted pay for restaurant workers without costing jobs, according to a study released Tuesday.


Technology

'Human Project' Study Will Ask 10,000 to Share Life's Data

'Human Project' Study Will Ask 10,000 to Share Life's Data

SCIENCE | By Jennifer Peltz | Jun 22
Wanted: 10,000 New Yorkers interested in advancing science by sharing a trove of personal information, from cellphone locations and credit-card swipes to blood samples and life-changing events. For 20 years.


Finance

Summer Vacation? Lots of Americans Say They Can't Afford It

Summer Vacation? Lots of Americans Say They Can't Afford It

SAVING | By Beth J. Harpaz, Emily Swanson | Jun 20
Forget frequent flier miles, last-minute getaways and even road trips. Nearly half of Americans say they won't be taking a vacation this summer, mostly because they can't afford it.


Cars

Ford to Move Focus Production to China, Sees No U.S. Job Loss

Ford to Move Focus Production to China, Sees No U.S. Job Loss

AUTO NEWS | By Dee-Ann Durbin | Jun 22
Ford said Tuesday it plans to move production of its Ford Focus small car from the U.S. to China, where it already makes the Focus for Chinese buyers.


Style

Summer Vacation: Never Mind the Hike, Where's the Hammock?

Summer Vacation: Never Mind the Hike, Where's the Hammock?

FOOD/DRINK | By Emily Swanson and Beth J. Harpaz | Jun 22
Never mind the hike. Where's the hammock? A new poll about summer travel finds that the No. 1 thing Americans want to do on vacation is ... nothing.


Travel

Visiting Peru's Machu Picchu? New Restrictions Await

Visiting Peru's Machu Picchu? New Restrictions Await

Jun 22
Travelers wanting a glimpse of Peru's famed Machu Picchu will be restricted to visiting during morning or afternoon tours in a move aimed at conserving the site's archaeological splendor.


Nightlife

Rhode Island Pride's Illuminated Nighttime Parade :: June 17, 2017

Rhode Island Pride's Illuminated Nighttime Parade :: June 17, 2017

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jun 21
Rhode Island Pride's Nighttime Parade offered a fun time for all after the Festival and before the Club Parties started. If you haven't been to an Illuminated Parade you need to see this!