Gay News: The Latest

Pepe Lives: Cartoonist Resurrecting Frog Hijacked by Trolls

Pepe Lives: Cartoonist Resurrecting Frog Hijacked by Trolls

NEWS | By Michael Kunzelman | Jun 27
Pepe the Frog is coming back from the dead.

Ex-CEO's Reputation Precedes Him, Affects Jury Selection

Ex-CEO's Reputation Precedes Him, Affects Jury Selection

NEWS | By Tom Hays | Jun 27
Several potential jurors at the federal securities fraud trial of Martin Shkreli were excused after telling the judge they couldn't be impartial toward the flamboyant ex CEO because of his notoriety for raising he cost of a life-saving drug 5,000 percent.

Merkel: Gay Marriage Could Get 'Question of Conscience' Vote

Merkel: Gay Marriage Could Get 'Question of Conscience' Vote

NEWS | Jun 27
German Chancellor Angela Merkel for the first time seems to have softened her previous opposition toward legalizing same-sex marriages.

Yale Sues Connecticut Over Gender-Neutral Restrooms

Yale Sues Connecticut Over Gender-Neutral Restrooms

NEWS | Jun 27
Yale University is suing Connecticut over its plan to turn single-user restrooms into gender-neutral bathrooms at its law school.

20-Pound Lobster Found in Luggage at Boston Airport

20-Pound Lobster Found in Luggage at Boston Airport

NEWS | Jun 27
The Transportation Security Administration says a 20-pound (9-kilogram) live lobster has been spotted in a passenger's luggage at Boston's Logan International Airport.

Germany: Merkel's Challenger Sees Quick Vote on Gay Marriage

Germany: Merkel's Challenger Sees Quick Vote on Gay Marriage

NEWS | By Geir Moulson | Jun 27
Chancellor Angela Merkel's center-left rivals said Tuesday they would seek a parliamentary vote this week on legalizing gay marriage after the German leader backed off her conservatives' long-standing refusal to budge on the issue.

Serbia's Openly Gay Premier to Head Pro-Russian Government

Serbia's Openly Gay Premier to Head Pro-Russian Government

NEWS | Jun 27
Serbia's future prime minister has proposed a staunchly pro-Russian official as the defense minister, damping hopes in the West that her nomination signals a shift away from Moscow's influence.

Male, Female, X: DC Gives Drivers a New Option on Licenses

Male, Female, X: DC Gives Drivers a New Option on Licenses

NEWS | Jun 27
The District of Columbia is giving residents a new gender option on their driver's licenses or identification cards issued by the city's department of motor vehicles.

Wisconsin Wants 'Making a Murderer' Inmate to Stay in Jail

Wisconsin Wants 'Making a Murderer' Inmate to Stay in Jail

NEWS | By Todd Richmond | Jun 27
Wisconsin attorneys asked a federal appeals court Monday to keep an inmate featured in the Netxflix series "Making a Murderer" behind bars while they fight a second ruling overturning his conviction.

Cosby Venue Could Move to California in Sex Abuse Lawsuit

Cosby Venue Could Move to California in Sex Abuse Lawsuit

NEWS | Jun 27
The stage for Bill Cosby's next legal challenge shifts to California with a hearing scheduled Tuesday to set a trial date in a lawsuit accusing him of sexually assaulting a teen at the Playboy Mansion more than 40 years ago.


News

EU Fines Google a Record 2,4 Billion Euros in Antitrust Case

EU Fines Google a Record 2,4 Billion Euros in Antitrust Case

INTERNATIONAL | By Lorne Cook | Jun 27
The European Union has slapped a record 2.42 billion euro ($2.72 billion) fine on internet giant Google on Tuesday for taking advantage of its dominance in online searches to direct customers to its own online shopping business.


Entertainment

PopUps: Lady Gaga Will Not Return to 'AHS,' New Monster Revealed

PopUps: Lady Gaga Will Not Return to 'AHS,' New Monster Revealed

TELEVISION | Jun 26
Despite rumors claiming Lady Gaga would return to scare your socks off on the upcoming season of "American Horror Story," Entertainment Weekly reports that unfortunately won't be the case.


Business

529s Make It Easier to Ask Family, Friends for College Cash

529s Make It Easier to Ask Family, Friends for College Cash

FINANCE | By Joseph Pisani | Jun 26
People have used crowdfunding sites to raise money for business ideas, help afford medical emergencies and even to pay for vacations. Now the concept is coming to college savings.


Technology

Cyprus Uses High-Tech Tools to Speed Search for Its Missing

Cyprus Uses High-Tech Tools to Speed Search for Its Missing

SCIENCE | By Menelas Hadjicostis | Jun 26
With glue gun in hand, Turkish Cypriot anthropologist Sinem Hossoz meticulously pieces together tiny fragments - the pulverized skull of a child, one of the youngest victims of conflict on ethnically divided Cyprus.


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

After Greek and Icelandic, is French the New Trendy Yogurt?

After Greek and Icelandic, is French the New Trendy Yogurt?

FOOD/DRINK | By Candice Choi | Jun 27
There's Greek yogurt, Icelandic yogurt and Australian yogurt. Now, the U.S. maker of Yoplait is hoping to revive its declining sales by marketing yet another culture in the yogurt section.


Travel

Lima Essentials: Pisco, Ceviche & Tips From a Local

Lima Essentials: Pisco, Ceviche & Tips From a Local

By Kelsy Chauvin | Jun 27
Writer Kelsy Chauvin heads to Lima, Peru, to discover pisco sours, ceviche, and a burgeoning LGBT scene.


Nightlife

19th Annual Pride Brunch For Positive Resource Center :: June 24, 2017

19th Annual Pride Brunch For Positive Resource Center :: June 24, 2017

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jun 26
The 19th Annual Pride Brunch for Positive Resource Center was held the morning of Pink Saturday during SF Pride weekend. Gary Virginia and Donna Sachet hosted what is considered one of everybody's favorite events, which raised over $40,000 this year.