Gay News: The Latest

Gay Texas Teen Prevails over School's Nail Polish Policy

Gay Texas Teen Prevails over School's Nail Polish Policy

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 21
Out Texas teen Trevor Wilkinson was suspended late last year for wearing nail polish to school in violating of the dress code. With community support...he's helped to overturn that policy.

Watch: Who'd Play Him in a Movie? Boy George Wants to be 'Impressed'

Watch: Who'd Play Him in a Movie? Boy George Wants to be 'Impressed'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 21
Boy George doesn't yet know the answer to the question "Who would play you in a movie?" but, reports say, he's looking to be "impressed" by whoever lands the role.

Nigerian Pastor's YouTube Channel Yanked after Footage of Assaults, 'Gay Cure' Claims

Nigerian Pastor's YouTube Channel Yanked after Footage of Assaults, 'Gay Cure' Claims

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 21
YouTube shut down a Nigerian pastor's channel following complaints about videos that showed congregants being assaulted in the name of driving out "demons" that supposedly made them gay.

Q-Music: Women Still Work It

Q-Music: Women Still Work It

ARTS & CULTURE | By Gregg Shapiro | Apr 21
Juliana Hatfield, Lana Del Ray, Merry Clayton and Mary Karlzen's new music will stir your soul and please your ears.

Was Your Loan Denied? Here's What To Do

Was Your Loan Denied? Here's What To Do

NEWS | By Jerry Brown | Apr 21
It can be a painful experience when a lender rejects your loan application. Although you might not know what to do, you can take steps to increase your approval odds for future applications.

Pining for Curtain Time: 'Feel the Spirit,' 'A Letter to Harvey Milk'

Pining for Curtain Time: 'Feel the Spirit,' 'A Letter to Harvey Milk'

ARTS & CULTURE | By Jim Gladstone | Apr 21
The ever-adventurous Shotgun Players offers up an agonizingly of-the-moment, tailored-for-teleconferencing commission by playwright Noelle Viñas, while the online adaptation of the musical 'A Letter to Harvey Milk' also works online.

Arizona Governor Vetoes Strict Sex Education Legislation

Arizona Governor Vetoes Strict Sex Education Legislation

NEWS | By Bob Christie | Apr 21
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Tuesday vetoed legislation that would have made the state's sex education laws some of the strictest in the nation when it comes to teaching about LGBTQ issues.

Montana Blocks Bill to Ban Gender Affirming Surgery in Youth

Montana Blocks Bill to Ban Gender Affirming Surgery in Youth

NEWS | By Amy Beth Hanson and Iris Samuels | Apr 21
The Montana Senate voted Tuesday to indefinitely postpone a bill that would have banned gender affirming surgery for transgender minors, effectively killing the proposal.

North Carolina Won't Pass Bill to Ban Youth Trans Procedures

North Carolina Won't Pass Bill to Ban Youth Trans Procedures

NEWS | By Bryan Anderson | Apr 21
The office of North Carolina's Republican Senate leader said on Tuesday the chamber won't advance a controversial bill put forward this month by three GOP members that sought to limit medical treatments for transgender people under 21.

Prince Fans Headed to Paisley Park 5 Years after Death

Prince Fans Headed to Paisley Park 5 Years after Death

ENTERTAINMENT | Apr 21
Paisley Park, where Prince lived and worked, will welcome back a select 1,400 fans Wednesday to mark the fifth anniversary of his death from inside his creative sanctuary.


News

Biden to America after Floyd Verdict: 'We Can't Stop Here'

Biden to America after Floyd Verdict: 'We Can't Stop Here'

NATIONAL | By Jonathan Lemire, Zeke Miller and Michael Balsamo | Apr 21
President Joe Biden said the conviction of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin in the killing of George Floyd "can be a giant step forward" for the nation in the fight against systemic racism. But he declared that "it's not enough."


Business

United Airlines Stock Plunges After Another Big Loss

United Airlines Stock Plunges After Another Big Loss

By David Koening | Apr 21
Shares of United Airlines tumbled by 8.5% Tuesday after the airline reported a larger first-quarter loss than expected and suggested that key business and international travel won't recover significantly until next year.


Technology

Half of US Adults Have Received At Least One COVID-19 Shot

Half of US Adults Have Received At Least One COVID-19 Shot

NATIONAL | By Hope Yen and Jonathan Mattise | Apr 19
Half of all adults in the U.S. have received at least one COVID-19 shot, the government announced Sunday, marking another milestone in the nation's largest-ever vaccination campaign.


Finance

How To Get A Small-Dollar Mortgage

How To Get A Small-Dollar Mortgage

NATIONAL | By Bob Musinski | Apr 20
While these loans are a small share of the overall number of mortgages issued each year, they are vital to low- and middle-income families who are trying to buy a home.


Cars

Scrutiny of Tesla Crash a Sign that Regulation May be Coming

Scrutiny of Tesla Crash a Sign that Regulation May be Coming

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Apr 21
The fiery crash of a Tesla near Houston with no one behind the wheel is drawing scrutiny from two federal agencies that could bring new regulation of electronic systems that take on some driving tasks.


Style

Fashion Industry Evolves, as Virus Forces a Rethink

Fashion Industry Evolves, as Virus Forces a Rethink

FASHION | By Thomas Adamson and Francois Mori | Apr 18
The pandemic has torn a multibillion-dollar bite out of the fabric of Europe's fashion industry, stopped runway shows and forced brands to show their designs digitally instead.


Health/Fitness

The Shock and Reality of Catching Covid After Being Vaccinated

The Shock and Reality of Catching Covid After Being Vaccinated

HEALTH | By Steven Findlay | Apr 20
As more Americans every day are inoculated, a tiny but growing number are contending with the disturbing experience of getting covid despite having had one shot, or even two.


Travel

Pandemic Puts Tulips, Bluebells, Cherry Blossoms in Hiding

Pandemic Puts Tulips, Bluebells, Cherry Blossoms in Hiding

By Raf Casert | Apr 21
There is no stopping flowers when they bloom, blossoms when they burst. Unfortunately, people have been stopped from enjoying them these days.