Gay News: The Latest

Caitlyn Jenner Reopens Feud with Ellen DeGeneres

Caitlyn Jenner Reopens Feud with Ellen DeGeneres

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 27
Ellen DeGeneres's optics took another hit when Caitlyn Jenner swiped at the beleaguered talk show host on this past Tuesday's finale episode of the Aussie reality show "Big Brother VIP."

Dutch Government Apologies for Discredited Transgender Law

Dutch Government Apologies for Discredited Transgender Law

NEWS | Nov 27
The Dutch government apologized for a scrapped law that required transgender people to undergo surgery and sterilization if they wanted to change their birth certificate gender.

Brazilian Olympian Opens Up about Relationship in Sweet Video Post

Brazilian Olympian Opens Up about Relationship in Sweet Video Post

NEWS | Nov 27
A Brazilian Olympian opened up about his same sex relationship with his boyfriend in the sweetest video.

FDA: Merck COVID Pill Effective, Experts Will Review Safety

FDA: Merck COVID Pill Effective, Experts Will Review Safety

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Matthew Perrone | Nov 27
Federal health regulators say an experimental COVID-19 pill from Merck is effective against the virus.

Watch: Sondheim's Rare and Delightful Appearance with Stephen Colbert

Watch: Sondheim's Rare and Delightful Appearance with Stephen Colbert

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 27
In September the late Stephen Sondheim visited Stephen Colbert for a rare late show appearance. The two shared news of the late composer/lyricist's coming projects, as well as shared a tear about Sondheim's influence on Colbert.

Barbra Streisand, Lea Salonga, More Mourn Stephen Sondheim

Barbra Streisand, Lea Salonga, More Mourn Stephen Sondheim

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 27
Barbra Streisand, Bernadette Peters, Hugh Jackman and other celebrities honored Stephen Sondheim via social media.

High Alert: World Scurries to Contain New COVID Variant

High Alert: World Scurries to Contain New COVID Variant

NEWS | By Mike Corder, Pan Pylas | Nov 27
New restrictions were being slapped on travel from countries in southern Africa by the hour as the world scurried Saturday to contain a new COVID variant.

Towering Musical Theater Master Stephen Sondheim Dies at 91

Towering Musical Theater Master Stephen Sondheim Dies at 91

NEWS | By Mark Kennedy | Nov 26
Stephen Sondheim, the songwriter who reshaped the American musical theater in the second half of the 20th century with his intelligent, intricately rhymed lyrics, his use of evocative melodies and his willingness to tackle unusual subjects, has died. He w

New Omicron Variant Stokes World Fears, Triggers Travel Bans

New Omicron Variant Stokes World Fears, Triggers Travel Bans

NEWS | By Raf Casert | Nov 26
The discovery of a new coronavirus variant sent a chill through much of the world Friday as nations raced to halt air travel, markets fell sharply and scientists held emergency meetings to weigh the exact risks, which were largely unknown.

Egypt Unveils Renovated 'Avenue of the Sphinxes' in Luxor

Egypt Unveils Renovated 'Avenue of the Sphinxes' in Luxor

NEWS | By Haggag Salama | Nov 26
Egyptian authorities were unveiling Thursday a renovated ancient promenade in the city of Luxor dating back 3,000 years, the latest government project undertaken to highlight the country's archaeological treasures.


News

Explainer: What is this New COVID Variant in South Africa?

Explainer: What is this New COVID Variant in South Africa?

INTERNATIONAL | By Maria Cheng | Nov 26
South African scientists have identified a new version of the coronavirus this week that they say is behind a recent spike in COVID-19 infections in Gauteng, the country's most populous province.


Entertainment

Chris Diamantopoulos Builds A Hot Career, On Screen and Off

Chris Diamantopoulos Builds A Hot Career, On Screen and Off

CELEBRITIES | By Alicia Rancilio | Nov 26
When you see Chris Diamantopoulos on screen, you may get a sense of déjà vu. The actor regularly pops up in movies and TV shows as a variety of characters, and he's fine if you find yourself trying to place where you've seen him before.


Cars

Congress Mandates New Car Technology to Stop Drunken Driving

Congress Mandates New Car Technology to Stop Drunken Driving

AUTO NEWS | By Hope Yen and Tom Krisher | Nov 9
Congress has created a new requirement for automakers: Find a high-tech way to keep drunken people from driving cars.


Health/Fitness

South African Scientists Detect New Virus Variant Amid Spike

South African Scientists Detect New Virus Variant Amid Spike

INTERNATIONAL | By Andrew Meldrum and Mogomotsi Magom | Nov 26
A new coronavirus variant has been detected in South Africa that scientists say is a concern because of its high number of mutations and rapid spread among young people in Gauteng, the country's most populous province,


Travel

On the Road Again: Travelers Emerge in Time for Thanksgiving

On the Road Again: Travelers Emerge in Time for Thanksgiving

By David Koenig | Nov 24
Millions of Americans will be loading up their cars or piling onto planes to gather again with friends and family this Thanksgiving.