Gay News: The Latest

Military Heads Want Transgender Enlistment Hold

Military Heads Want Transgender Enlistment Hold

NEWS | By Lolita C. Baldor | Jun 23
Military chiefs will seek a six-month delay before letting transgender people enlist in their services, officials said Friday.

Strands for Trans Launches Pride Campaign

Strands for Trans Launches Pride Campaign

STYLE | By EDGE | Jun 23
"Strands for Trans," a public awareness campaign encouraging barbershops and salons across the country to provide a welcoming and safe environment for transgender individuals, launches this week.

Report: Former Gay Porn Star, Convicted Cannibal Killer, to Marry Inmate

Report: Former Gay Porn Star, Convicted Cannibal Killer, to Marry Inmate

NEWS | Jun 23
They found love in a hopeless place.

Watch: NYC Mayor Proclaims June 22 'Laverne Cox Day'

Watch: NYC Mayor Proclaims June 22 'Laverne Cox Day'

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 23
As of Thursday, in New York City June 22 will be known as Laverne Cox Day.

Threats to Wife of Trump-Like 'Caesar' Play Director Probed

Threats to Wife of Trump-Like 'Caesar' Play Director Probed

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 23
Police are investigating threats made to the wife of the director of a New York production of Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar" that depicted a Donald Trump lookalike character being assassinated.

Sessions Orders Review of Transgender Murders, Calls Pride Event 'Perfectly Appropriate'

Sessions Orders Review of Transgender Murders, Calls Pride Event 'Perfectly Appropriate'

NEWS | Jun 23
Was Thursday 'Opposite Day?' In a surprising move, United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions, a man not known for his support of the LGBT community, spoke on Thursday in support of a Pride Month event held by the Justice Department

Pornhub Celebrates Pride by Releasing Gay Porn-Viewing Stats

Pornhub Celebrates Pride by Releasing Gay Porn-Viewing Stats

NEWS | Jun 23
The results are in, and the study shows what we all already knew. Gay guys watch a lot of porn.

After Backlash, Pop Star Halsey Apologizes for Defending Rapper's Homophobic Remarks

After Backlash, Pop Star Halsey Apologizes for Defending Rapper's Homophobic Remarks

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 23
Pop star Halsey gave an interview with The Guardian this week, where she seemed to defend homophobic remarks made by rapper Quavo, of the popular Atlanta rap trio Migos. But after a Twitter backlash, the singer is offering an apology of her own.

Slow the Signs of Aging With Sun Protection

Slow the Signs of Aging With Sun Protection

As Pride season begins, some may be hoping to show off a tan. While these individuals may believe tanning makes them more beautiful, this habit can actually damage their skin in the long run.

Bristol Palin Mocks Protestors Almost Run Down by Motorcyclist

Bristol Palin Mocks Protestors Almost Run Down by Motorcyclist

NEWS | Jun 23
Bristol Palin took to social media to mock peaceful protestors who were almost run down in the street by a motorcyclist while staging a "die-in."


Entertainment

 Review :: How To Survive A Summer

Review :: How To Survive A Summer

BOOKS | By Christopher Verleger | Jun 23
A gay conversion camp survivor returns home to confront his past in Nick White's captivating debut novel.


Business

BofA to Repay Released Arizona Inmates for Debit-Card Fees

BofA to Repay Released Arizona Inmates for Debit-Card Fees

FINANCE | By Bob Christie | Jun 23
Bank of America Corp. will repay tens of thousands of released Arizona prison inmates for what advocacy groups say were excessive charges to access money on debit cards they received when they got out of prison.


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.


Health/Fitness

McConnell Faces Hunt for GOP Votes for Senate 'Favor the Rich' Health Bill

McConnell Faces Hunt for GOP Votes for Senate 'Favor the Rich' Health Bill

NATIONAL | By Alan Fram and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jun 23
The bill would cut and redesign the Medicaid program for low-income and disabled people, and erase taxes on higher earners and the medical industry that helped pay for the roughly 20 million Americans covered by Obama's law.


Nightlife

Rhode Island Pride Festival Club Parties :: July 17, 2017

Rhode Island Pride Festival Club Parties :: July 17, 2017

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jun 22
After the parade ended the parties at the clubs got started. Here are some fun photos from the Providence Eagle, The Dark Lady/Alley Cat, The Stable, EGO and Mirabar.