Gay News: The Latest

Istanbul Pride March to Go on Despite Governor's Ban

Istanbul Pride March to Go on Despite Governor's Ban

NEWS | Jun 25
Activists for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights say they will march for Pride in Istanbul, despite a ban by the governor's office.

Gaga on Gay Pride: It's a Time to Shine Light on Equality

Gaga on Gay Pride: It's a Time to Shine Light on Equality

NEWS | By Mesfin Fekadu | Jun 25
Lady Gaga, a longtime supporter of gay rights, says pride weekend is a time to shine a light on equality.

Liberty to Have a Float in New York Pride Parade

Liberty to Have a Float in New York Pride Parade

NEWS | By Doug Feinberg | Jun 25
havonte Zellous is thrilled that the New York Liberty will have a float in Sunday's pride parade, the first for a sports franchise in the city.

Gay Marriage to be on New Malta Government's Agenda

Gay Marriage to be on New Malta Government's Agenda

NEWS | By Stephen Calleja | Jun 25
Malta's new government is pledging to push quickly for the legalization of gay marriage, the tiny EU nation's head of state said on Saturday.

Vermont Gay Bar Changes Name Under Pressure From LGBT Activists

Vermont Gay Bar Changes Name Under Pressure From LGBT Activists

NEWS | Jun 25
The owner of a gay bar in Vermont is changing the name after months of controversy.

Dozens of Serbia Gays Say Election of Gay PM to be Historic

Dozens of Serbia Gays Say Election of Gay PM to be Historic

NEWS | Jun 25
Several dozen Serbian gays, lesbians and transgender people marched on Saturday in Belgrade, hailing the expected election of a first openly gay prime minister as historic for the Balkan country.

AP Sources: Military to Seek Delay on Transgender Enlistees

AP Sources: Military to Seek Delay on Transgender Enlistees

NEWS | By Lolita C. Baldor | Jun 25
Military chiefs will seek a six-month delay before letting transgender people enlist in their services, officials said Friday.

Pride All Summer Long with Airbnb Experiences

Pride All Summer Long with Airbnb Experiences

TRAVEL | By EDGE | Jun 25
LGBT Pride Month comes to a climax this weekend with festivities across the country, but who says Pride is only a parade or festival? Airbnb offers a range of LGBT-inspired itineraries all summer long.

Flashback: Did Andy Warhol Cockblock John McEnroe?

Flashback: Did Andy Warhol Cockblock John McEnroe?

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 24
Over at Page Six, John McEnroe claims Andy Warhol screwed up his sex life.

DC's DMV Adds Third Gender

DC's DMV Adds Third Gender

NEWS | By Brittany Ferrendi | Jun 24
Gender non-binary residents of the District of Columbia are gaining more recognition.


Entertainment

Actor Sam Claflin Talks Intolerance, 'Hunger Games' Gay Fan Fiction

Actor Sam Claflin Talks Intolerance, 'Hunger Games' Gay Fan Fiction

CELEBRITIES | By Chris Azzopardi | Jun 24
After a breakout part in the "Hunger Games" saga, as dreamy tribute Finnick Odair, and now a starring role opposite Rachel Weisz in "My Cousin Rachel," the odds certainly have been in Sam Claflin's favor.


Business

Logo Study Names Most Out & Proud Brands

Logo Study Names Most Out & Proud Brands

CORPORATE | Jun 24
Despite our changing times, America's leading companies and brands are proudly remaining out and proud, with more companies including LGBTQ people and families in mainstream advertising and marketing than ever before.


Technology

As Heat Wave Hits, Air-Conditioner Fixers Are in Hot Demand

PERSONAL TECH | By Clarice Silber and Angie Wang | Jun 24
The Associated Press spent part of Monday alongside an air conditioner repairman to provide a snapshot into the hectic work necessary in a region heavily reliant on air conditioning to beat the heat.


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.


Style

Surprised? Millennials Lack Confidence in Basic Domestic Skills

Surprised? Millennials Lack Confidence in Basic Domestic Skills

HOME | Jun 25
From installing new fixtures and fittings to wallpapering, changing a fuse or fixing a leak, research into the capabilities of 2,000 millennials saw six in ten confess they struggle to get to grips with even the most basic of DIY tasks.


Health/Fitness

The 10-Pound Sprint: Look and Feel Your Best This Pride Season

The 10-Pound Sprint: Look and Feel Your Best This Pride Season

FITNESS | By Stephen Mosher | Jun 24
Like Christmas once a year, it's time for Pride. No presents, only presence, which everyone wants. But with all the training and dieting, how will you push it over the finish line?


Travel

Rainbow Proud: A Closer Look at the LGBT Tourism Industry

Rainbow Proud: A Closer Look at the LGBT Tourism Industry

By Matthew Wexler | Jun 25
The recently released "Handbook of LGBT Tourism and Hospitality" is a road map not only for professionals but also for the LGBT traveler who wants to gain a better understanding of how the industry is evolving.


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.