Gay News: The Latest

Scaramucci Named White House Communications Director, Sarah Huckabee Sanders Promoted

Scaramucci Named White House Communications Director, Sarah Huckabee Sanders Promoted

NEWS | Jul 21
Newly named White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci went right to work answering journalists' questions after getting the job.

In Season 2, HBO's 'Insecure' Remains the Funniest & Most Modern Comedy on TV

In Season 2, HBO's 'Insecure' Remains the Funniest & Most Modern Comedy on TV

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 21
"Insecure" returns for its second season July 23 on HBO and it remains one of the most original, funniest and easily one of the most modern comedies on TV.

New amfAR Research Grants Advance Gene Therapy and Other Innovative Approaches to HIV Cure

New amfAR Research Grants Advance Gene Therapy and Other Innovative Approaches to HIV Cure

NEWS | Jul 21
amfAR has awarded more than $3.5 million for 13 new research grants to support innovative approaches to depleting or eliminating the persistent reservoirs of HIV not cleared by antiretroviral therapy.

Creators of New HBO Series Address Fears it Glorifies Racism

Creators of New HBO Series Address Fears it Glorifies Racism

ENTERTAINMENT | By Frazier Moore | Jul 21
No scripts have been written, not even an outline.

Chester Bennington Died by Hanging, Coroner Confirms

Chester Bennington Died by Hanging, Coroner Confirms

NEWS | Jul 21
The Los Angeles County coroner confirmed Friday that Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington died by hanging.

Opponents Line Up to Slam Fast-Tracked Texas 'Bathroom Bill'

Opponents Line Up to Slam Fast-Tracked Texas 'Bathroom Bill'

NEWS | Jul 21
Hundreds of people are lining up to oppose a revised Texas "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people being rushed through the state Senate.

Lawsuit: Effects of 'Bathroom Bill' Linger in North Carolina

Lawsuit: Effects of 'Bathroom Bill' Linger in North Carolina

NEWS | By Johnathan Drew | Jul 21
The law that replaced North Carolina's notorious "bathroom bill" sports a new look but maintains LGBT discrimination and prevents transgender people from using restrooms matching their gender identity, according to a lawsuit Friday.

Kentucky Told to Pay Attorney Fees in Same-Sex Marriage Case

Kentucky Told to Pay Attorney Fees in Same-Sex Marriage Case

NEWS | By Adam Bean | Jul 21
A federal judge has ordered Kentucky taxpayers to pay more than $220,000 in attorneys' fees for an elected county clerk who caused a national uproar by refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples in 2016.

Spicer Resigns as White House Press Secretary

Spicer Resigns as White House Press Secretary

NEWS | By Ken Thomas and Julie Pace | Jul 21
White House press secretary Sean Spicer, President Donald Trump's embattled spokesman during the first six months of his presidency, is resigning his position, according to two people with knowledge of the decision.

Dark and Clichéd, 'Ozark' on Netflix is Nothing New

Dark and Clichéd, 'Ozark' on Netflix is Nothing New

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 21
If you have room in your TV lineup for a dark, brooding, complicated sad man and violent anti-hero drama, then "Ozark," hitting Netflix in full on July 21, may be just for you.


News

Beijing Says No to Justin Bieber Over Past 'Bad Behavior'

Beijing Says No to Justin Bieber Over Past 'Bad Behavior'

INTERNATIONAL | Jul 21
China's capital says it won't be inviting Justin Bieber to perform in the country because of his past "bad behavior," although it did concede that the Canadian singer has talent.


Technology

Brain Scans May Change Care for Some People with Memory Loss

Brain Scans May Change Care for Some People with Memory Loss

PERSONAL TECH | By Lauran Neergaard | Jul 21
Not everybody needs one but new research suggests that for a surprising number of patients whose memory problems are hard to pin down, PET scans may lead to changes in treatment.


Cars

Edmunds: Last Year's Models Are This Summer's Bargains

Edmunds: Last Year's Models Are This Summer's Bargains

AUTO SHOWS | By Ed Hellwig | Jul 21
Buying a new car, truck or SUV that is about to be replaced by a new, redesigned model might seem like a bad idea. Actually, it's one of the best times to negotiate a good deal.


Style

Syrian Barber Creates Portraits on Clients' Heads

Syrian Barber Creates Portraits on Clients' Heads

GROOMING | By Philip Issa | Jul 21
In a city full of hair stylists, Muhannad Khaled Omar stands out. Omar is a Palestinian-Syrian stylist known for shaving celebrity portraits into clients' hair.


Travel

Richmond's Confederacy Statues Spur Soul-Searching

Richmond's Confederacy Statues Spur Soul-Searching

By Sarah Rankin | Jul 21
Mayor Levar Stoney recently announced he thinks the monuments should stay put but appointed a commission to study adding historical context, likely with new signs or new statues.