Gay News: The Latest

Jude Law, Carrie Coon on the Moody Marital Drama 'The Nest'

Jude Law, Carrie Coon on the Moody Marital Drama 'The Nest'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Sep 19
Carrie Coon so badly wanted the slow-burn familial drama "The Nest" to be made, she told its director that she'd step aside so that he could cast "someone more famous" in her role.

Ginsburg, a Feminist Icon Memorialized as the Notorious RBG

Ginsburg, a Feminist Icon Memorialized as the Notorious RBG

NEWS | By Mark Sherman | Sep 19
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg moved slowly.

After Ginsburg: McConnell Pledges Quick Vote on Successor

After Ginsburg: McConnell Pledges Quick Vote on Successor

NEWS | By Jonathan Lemire and Lisa Mascaro | Sep 19
The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg just over six weeks before the election cast an immediate spotlight on the high court vacancy, with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell quickly vowing to bring to a vote whoever is nominated.

CDC Drops Controversial Testing Advice that Caused Backlash

CDC Drops Controversial Testing Advice that Caused Backlash

NEWS | By Mike Stobbe | Sep 19
U.S. health officials on Friday dropped a controversial piece of coronavirus guidance and said anyone who has been in close contact with an infected person should get tested.

Donor Cash Surges to Harrison, the Democrat Taking on Graham

Donor Cash Surges to Harrison, the Democrat Taking on Graham

NEWS | By Meg Kinnard | Sep 19
It won't be known until Election Day if a poll showing a tightening contest between Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham and Democrat Jaime Harrison portends an upset — but the gains are real enough in the Democrat's campaign account.

Actor Masterson's Lawyer Denies and Denounces Rape Charges

Actor Masterson's Lawyer Denies and Denounces Rape Charges

NEWS | By Andrew Dalton | Sep 19
"That '70s Show" actor Danny Masterson, charged with raping three women, made his first appearance Friday in a Los Angeles courtroom, where his attorney declared his innocence and denounced the charges against him as "politicized."

AP Exclusive: Census Layoffs Ordered Despite Judge's Ruling

AP Exclusive: Census Layoffs Ordered Despite Judge's Ruling

NEWS | By Mike Schneider | Sep 19
Two weeks after a federal judge prohibited the U.S. Census Bureau from winding down the 2020 census, a manager in Illinois instructed employees to get started with layoffs.

Running Out Of Storm Names, Atlantic Season Goes Greek

Running Out Of Storm Names, Atlantic Season Goes Greek

NEWS | By Seth Borenstein | Sep 19
The Atlantic's record-breaking "crazy" hurricane season got a bizarre European remake Friday as forecasters ran out of traditional names and trotted out the Greek alphabet for subtropical storm Alpha.

 US Bans Wechat, Tiktok from App Stores, Threatens Shutdowns

US Bans Wechat, Tiktok from App Stores, Threatens Shutdowns

NEWS | By Tali Arbel, Matt O'brien and Matt Ott | Sep 18
The U.S. Commerce Department said Friday it will ban Chinese-owned TikTok and WeChat from U.S. app stores on Sunday and will bar the apps from accessing essential internet services in the U.S.

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies at 87

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies at 87

NEWS | By Mark Sherman | Sep 18
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday at her home in Washington, the court says. She was 87.


News

The Pope Affirms LGBTQ Kids to Parents in Rome

The Pope Affirms LGBTQ Kids to Parents in Rome

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Sep 18
Pope Francis met with approximately 40 parents of LGBTQ children on Wednesday and said "the Church loves your children as they are, because they are children of God."



Business

US Banning Use of WeChat, TikTok for National Security

US Banning Use of WeChat, TikTok for National Security

NEWS | By Matt Ott | Sep 18
The U.S. will ban the downloads of the Chinese apps TikTok and WeChat on Sunday, with a total ban on the use of the latter, citing national security and data privacy concerns.



Technology

Solace: The App That Supports Transitioning, One Step at a Time

Solace: The App That Supports Transitioning, One Step at a Time

HEALTH_FITNESS | By Merryn Johns | Sep 17
A support system, advocacy portal and resource guide, Solace empowers transgender individuals through their transition through a tech-savvy and easy-to-use app.



Cars

Consumer Prices Up 0.4% in August as Used Car Prices Surge

Consumer Prices Up 0.4% in August as Used Car Prices Surge

CARS | By Martin Crutsinger | Sep 14
U.S. consumer prices rose 0.4% in August as used car prices surged by the largest amount in 51 years, the Labor Department reported Friday.



Style

Pumpkin Spice, Oh So Nice! 9 Must-Try Seasonal Treats

Pumpkin Spice, Oh So Nice! 9 Must-Try Seasonal Treats

STYLE | By Matthew Wexler | Sep 18
It's that time of year where pumpkin spice flavors appear in everything from coffee and doughnuts to candy confections. Here are nine ways to get your pumpkin spice fix this fall.



Nightlife

Homing's In: Nightlife, Arts & Community Events Sept. 17-26

Homing's In: Nightlife, Arts & Community Events Sept. 17-26

NEWS | By Jim Provenzano | Sep 17
Danceable, musical, literary and filmic fun fills your interwebs with continued hope, healing and hum-dingin' fun. Zoom in, log on, click away.