Gay News: The Latest

Indiana Officials Investigate Report of Assault on Black Man

Indiana Officials Investigate Report of Assault on Black Man

NEWS | By Casey Smith | Jul 7
A Black man says a group of white men assaulted him and threatened to "get a noose" after claiming that he and his friends had trespassed on private property as they gathered at an Indiana lake.

Watch: Norma LaRue? — Chi Chi Vows a Comeback

Watch: Norma LaRue? — Chi Chi Vows a Comeback

Porn director and drag personality Chi Chi LaRue was recently suspended from directing adult features from two studios after accusations of sexually abusing an adult actor. But, like Norma Desmond, she vows a comeback.

Netflix Renews 'Dead to Me' for Third and Last Season

Netflix Renews 'Dead to Me' for Third and Last Season

"Dead to Me" will return to Netflix for a third and final season.

Report: 'Big Brother' to Return for All-Star Season Amid Pandemic

Report: 'Big Brother' to Return for All-Star Season Amid Pandemic

"Big Brother" will return for its 22nd season, which will be an all-stars edition, amid the pandemic, according to TMZ.

White Woman Charged After Racist Central Park Confrontation

White Woman Charged After Racist Central Park Confrontation

NEWS | Jul 6
A white woman who called the police during a videotaped dispute with a Black man over walking her dog without a leash in Central Park was charged Monday with filing a false police report.

What is the Queerest House in Cambridge? Find out in ZOOM Discussion

What is the Queerest House in Cambridge? Find out in ZOOM Discussion

Join The History Project and Hilary Iris Lowe of Temple University and Nicole Mello of the Longfellow House - Washington's Headquarters National Historic site for a presentation on house museums and a case study of the interpretation of LGBTQ+ history.

Watch: Twitter Reacts to July 4th Partying on Fire Island as Attendee Recovering from COVID Lashes Out

Watch: Twitter Reacts to July 4th Partying on Fire Island as Attendee Recovering from COVID Lashes Out

NEWS | Jul 6
Photos and videos of people partying, which were purportedly taken at the gaycation hotspot Fire Island in New York, went viral over the July 4th weekend.

This Week with The Gronk: Butt Balloon Bursting

This Week with The Gronk: Butt Balloon Bursting

After his graceful turn dancing with a rainbow ribbon, Rob Gronkowksi (aka The Gronk) returned to the CBS show "Game On" where he attempted to make Guinness Book of World Records history this week.

After RuPaul, 'Drag Race' Judge Michelle Visage Wipes Twitter Account

After RuPaul, 'Drag Race' Judge Michelle Visage Wipes Twitter Account

Not long after RuPaul deleted his Twitter account (and wiped his Instagram account), "RuPaul's Drag Race" judge Michelle Visage has done the same, again without any explanation.

Watch: ABC News Reporter James Longman Proposes to Boyfriend in Adorable Vid

Watch: ABC News Reporter James Longman Proposes to Boyfriend in Adorable Vid

NEWS | Jul 6
ABC News reporter James Longman announced last week that he is engaged.


News

No More Delays: What to Know About the July 15 Tax Deadline

No More Delays: What to Know About the July 15 Tax Deadline

NATIONAL | By Sarah Skidmore Sell | Jul 6
As the coronavirus pandemic took hold this spring, the federal government postponed the traditional April 15 filing deadline until July 15.


Entertainment

Celebs React to the Death of Broadway Actor Nick Cordero

Celebs React to the Death of Broadway Actor Nick Cordero

CELEBRITIES | Jul 6
Celebrities are taking to social media this week to share their condolences after it was announced Sunday that Broadway actor Nick Cordero died after suffering severe medical compilations from contracting COVD-19.


Business

Virus Loans Helped Entities Tied to Trump Evangelical Allies

Virus Loans Helped Entities Tied to Trump Evangelical Allies

FINANCE | By Elana Schor | Jul 7
Churches connected to President Trump and his evangelical advisers received at least $17.3 million in loans from a federal rescue package designed to aid small businesses during the coronavirus pandemic.


Technology

Medicare Nursing Home COVID Site Leaves Users 'In the Dark'

Medicare Nursing Home COVID Site Leaves Users 'In the Dark'

PERSONAL TECH | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jul 7
When the Trump administration required nursing homes to report their COVID-19 cases, it also promised to make the data available to residents, families and the public in a user-friendly way.


Finance

If You've Lost Your Health Plan In The COVID Crisis, You've Got Options

If You've Lost Your Health Plan In The COVID Crisis, You've Got Options

HEALTH | By Julie Appleby | Jun 19
Some newly unemployed people are taking advantage of special enrollment periods to sign up for plans offered on the Affordable Care Act's insurance marketplaces, while others find they qualify for Medicaid.


Style

As Paris Fashion Week is Streamed, Critics Look to Future

As Paris Fashion Week is Streamed, Critics Look to Future

FASHION | By Thomas Adamson | Jul 6
After first canceling the July shows for menswear and Haute Couture, the French fashion federation has now organized an unprecedented schedule of digital-only events instead.


Health/Fitness

AIDS Report: Kids are Lagging and COVID-19 is Harming Care

AIDS Report: Kids are Lagging and COVID-19 is Harming Care

AIDS | By Marilynn Marchione | Jul 6
New numbers on the global AIDS epidemic show some big successes, such as fewer deaths and new infections. But there are also some tragic failures: Only half the children with HIV, the virus that causes the disease, are getting treatment.


Travel

Mona Lisa Back at Work, Visitors Limited, as Louvre Reopens

Mona Lisa Back at Work, Visitors Limited, as Louvre Reopens

Paris' Louvre Museum, which houses the world's most famous portrait, reopened Monday after a four-month coronavirus lockdown and without its usual huge throngs.


Nightlife

LGBTQ Nightlife in NYC Faces a Long Road Ahead

LGBTQ Nightlife in NYC Faces a Long Road Ahead

BARS | By Matthew Wexler | Jul 5
"The outpouring of love and donations on the various platforms has been incredible. But we need continued support until we reopen," says Henrietta Hudson owner Lisa Cannistraci. "I'm not going to lose the bar. I'm not going to let it happen."