Gay News: The Latest

English 2nd-Tier Soccer Game Stopped for Homophobic Chants

English 2nd-Tier Soccer Game Stopped for Homophobic Chants

NEWS | Jan 19
A game in English soccer's second tier between Millwall and Reading was briefly stopped due to apparent homophobic chants on Saturday.

Appeals Court Rules Against Convict Over Gender Pronouns

Appeals Court Rules Against Convict Over Gender Pronouns

NEWS | By Kevin McGill | Jan 19
A transgender convict has lost a federal appeal to have her name changed in court records — and to have the appeals court refer to her with feminine pronouns.

Buttigieg Says Oval Office Needs Wartime Veteran

Buttigieg Says Oval Office Needs Wartime Veteran

NEWS | By Thomas Beaumont | Jan 19
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said Saturday the Oval Office benefits from the perspective of a wartime veteran, a niche he occupies exclusively among top-tier candidates in his party's race for the 2020 nomination.

'1917' Takes Top Honor at the Producers Guild Awards

'1917' Takes Top Honor at the Producers Guild Awards

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jonathan Landrum Jr. | Jan 19
If the Producers Guild Awards are a true predictor of the Oscars' best film category, then the World War I film "1917" is poised to come away with the top honor in a few weeks.

Report: Hank Azaria to Quit Voicing Apu on 'The Simpsons'

Report: Hank Azaria to Quit Voicing Apu on 'The Simpsons'

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 19
Hank Azaria says he has no plans to continue voicing the character of Apu on "The Simpsons," according to an industry blog. But that isn't to say the Indian immigrant convenience store owner Azaria brought alive for 30 years won't live on.

Buttigieg Shifts Plans, Will Attend King Holiday Event in SC

Buttigieg Shifts Plans, Will Attend King Holiday Event in SC

NEWS | By Meg Kinnard | Jan 19
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, who has been criticized for his slow outreach to black and other minority voters, has rearranged his schedule to make room for events in early-voting South Carolina that honor Martin Luther King Jr.

Paris Hilton Reveals Private Side in Upcoming Documentary

Paris Hilton Reveals Private Side in Upcoming Documentary

ENTERTAINMENT | By Beth Harris | Jan 19
Having thrown her life open for years, it's hard to believe there isn't much the public doesn't know about Paris Hilton.

Trump team, House Managers Trade Sharp Views on Impeachment

Trump team, House Managers Trade Sharp Views on Impeachment

NEWS | By Eric Tucker, Zeke Miller and Lisa Mascaro | Jan 19
President Donald Trump's legal team issued a fiery response Saturday ahead of opening arguments in his impeachment trial, while House Democrats laid out their case in forceful fashion.

Screen Actors Guild Awards Could Offer Oscars Preview

Screen Actors Guild Awards Could Offer Oscars Preview

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Jan 19
Scarlett Johansson and Nicole Kidman will have two chances to win Sunday night at the 26th Screen Actors Guild Awards, while the night's top movie winner may offer a forecast of the Academy Awards.

Kardashian West Pursues Criminal Justice Reform in TV Show

Kardashian West Pursues Criminal Justice Reform in TV Show

ENTERTAINMENT | By Beth Harris | Jan 19
Kim Kardashian West is a step closer to becoming a lawyer, having finished her first year of study as an apprentice.


News

National Archives 'Wrong' to Blur Images of Anti-Trump Signs

National Archives 'Wrong' to Blur Images of Anti-Trump Signs

NATIONAL | By Darlene Superville | Jan 19
The National Archives said Saturday it made a mistake when it blurred images of anti-Trump signs used in an exhibit on women's suffrage.


Business

Gun-Rights Activists Gear Up for Show of Force in Virginia

Gun-Rights Activists Gear Up for Show of Force in Virginia

LEGAL | By Alan Suderman and Denise Lavoie | Jan 19
Police are scouring the internet for clues about plans for mayhem, workers are putting up chain link holding pens around Virginia's picturesque Capitol Square, and one lawmaker even plans to hide in a safe house.


Cars

SUV on Grounds of Beijing's Forbidden City Sparks Outrage

SUV on Grounds of Beijing's Forbidden City Sparks Outrage

AUTO NEWS | Jan 19
A Chinese woman sparked social media outrage in her country by posting photos of herself and a friend with a Mercedes-Benz on the grounds of Beijing's Forbidden City.


Health/Fitness

US to Screen Airline Passengers from China for New Illness

US to Screen Airline Passengers from China for New Illness

INTERNATIONAL | By Mike Stobbe | Jan 18
Three U.S. airports will screen passengers arriving from central China for a new virus that has sickened dozens, killed two and prompted worries about an international outbreak, health officials said Friday.


Nightlife

Franklin Graham Protest @ The Key West Amphitheater :: January 16, 2020

Franklin Graham Protest @ The Key West Amphitheater :: January 16, 2020

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jan 17
Evangelist Franklin Graham, who has condemned gays and lesbians as sinners, tried to bring his anti-LGBT beliefs to Key West. He was met with around 150 protesters who support the LGBT community and welcome them with open arms.