Gay News: The Latest

Chechnya's Leader Invites Macron, Merkel to Visit His Region

Chechnya's Leader Invites Macron, Merkel to Visit His Region

NEWS | May 30
The leader of Russia's Chechnya has invited the French president and the German chancellor to visit his region and check for themselves the reports about gay people being killed and tortured there.

Utah Youth Center Hosts 1st LGBTQ Prom Held in Logan

Utah Youth Center Hosts 1st LGBTQ Prom Held in Logan

NEWS | May 30
A first-ever prom for gay, lesbian and transgender students has been held in Logan to provide an event for students who might not have felt comfortable attending traditional proms at their high schools.

Lebanese Ministry Calls for Ban of Wonder Woman Movie

Lebanese Ministry Calls for Ban of Wonder Woman Movie

NEWS | By Sarah El Deeb | May 30
Lebanon's ministry of economy says it has asked the country's security agency to ban the 2017 Wonder Woman movie because its lead actress, Gal Gadot, is an Israeli.

Protest Sparks Texas Lawmaker Threats of Gun Violence

Protest Sparks Texas Lawmaker Threats of Gun Violence

NEWS | By Meredith Hoffman and Will Weissert | May 30
Hundreds of protesters opposing Texas' tough new anti-"sanctuary cities" law launched a raucous demonstration from the public gallery in the Texas House on Monday.

Trump Repeats Criticism of Germany, Merkel Stands by Stance

Trump Repeats Criticism of Germany, Merkel Stands by Stance

NEWS | May 30
President Donald Trump has renewed his criticism of Germany following Chancellor Angela Merkel's suggestion that her country needs to adopt a more independent stance in world affairs.

Tiger Woods Says Medication Not Alcohol, Led to DUI Arrest

Tiger Woods Says Medication Not Alcohol, Led to DUI Arrest

NEWS | By Doug Ferguson | May 30
Players arriving for a tournament this week at Muirfield Village might notice a framed picture of Tiger Woods with a resplendent smile and bright red shirt. He's posed there with the trophy, an image that embodies the excitement he once brought to golf.

Portland Mayor Aims to Nix Free-Speech Rally, Fears 'Hatred'

Portland Mayor Aims to Nix Free-Speech Rally, Fears 'Hatred'

NEWS | By Martha Bellisle | May 30
The mayor of Portland, Oregon, urged U.S. officials to cancel a "Trump Free Speech Rally" and other similar events, saying they are inappropriate and could be dangerous citing a recent stabbing incident.

Former Panamanian Dictator Manuel Noriega Dies at 83

Former Panamanian Dictator Manuel Noriega Dies at 83

NEWS | By Juan Zamorano and Kathia Martinez | May 30
Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega, a onetime U.S. ally who was ousted by an American invasion in 1989, died late Monday at age 83.

French President Flexes Diplomatic Muscles in Putin Meeting

French President Flexes Diplomatic Muscles in Putin Meeting

NEWS | By Sylvie Corbet and John Leicester | May 29
Flexing his diplomatic muscles, French President Emmanuel Macron said he had "extremely frank" and "direct" talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday.

Trump Hails the Fallen and Their Families at Arlington

Trump Hails the Fallen and Their Families at Arlington

NEWS | By Darlene Superville | May 29
President Donald Trump expressed his nation's "boundless and undying" gratitude Monday to Americans who have fallen in battle and to the families they left behind, hailing as heroes the hundreds of thousands buried at Arlington National Cemetery.


News

National Spelling Bee Becoming Easier to Predict

National Spelling Bee Becoming Easier to Predict

SPORTS | By Ben Nuckols | May 29
To the fans watching on ESPN, Nihar Janga's win last year in the Scripps National Spelling Bee was a shock: He was only 11 years old, a fifth-grader appearing in the bee for the first time, competing against 8th-graders with deep voices and facial hair.


Entertainment

Star-Studded Lineup for Provincetown Art House Summer Season
Miami, FL

Star-Studded Lineup for Provincetown Art House Summer Season

Provincetown's Art House announces an exciting summer season with all the big names including Megan Hilty, Bianca Del Rio, Sutton Foster, Laura Benanti and more.

Tiger Woods Arrested in Florida on DUI Charge, Released

Tiger Woods Arrested in Florida on DUI Charge, Released

CELEBRITIES | By Doug Ferguson | May 29
Tiger Woods was arrested early Monday on a DUI charge in Jupiter, Florida, and spent nearly four hours in a county jail before he was released.


Business

Census: Texas Has 4 of Top 5 Fastest Growing Large U.S. Cities

Census: Texas Has 4 of Top 5 Fastest Growing Large U.S. Cities

FINANCE | By Juan A. Lozano | May 29
Figures released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau show that four of the five fastest-growing large cities in the U.S. during the 12 months leading up to last July 1 were in Texas, including some in its sprawling suburban areas.


Finance

How to Best Use That Tax Rebate

How to Best Use That Tax Rebate

RETIREMENT | May 29
GameChanger Stocks founder Hilary Kramer has the best financial tips for taxpayers who received a refund.


Cars

Small Cars Have Highest Traffic Deaths Rates, Report Says

Small Cars Have Highest Traffic Deaths Rates, Report Says

AUTO NEWS | May 28
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says mini and small cars topped their list of vehicles with the highest number of driver deaths.


Style

How to Eat: Israeli Style

How to Eat: Israeli Style

FOOD/DRINK | By Jill Gleeson | May 30
Everything from mangoes to lemons, figs to chickpeas is grown in the country, and thanks to that Mediterranean coastline, seafood is plentiful and fresh.


Travel

GayTrippersNYC Hits the Yellow Brick Road

GayTrippersNYC Hits the Yellow Brick Road

By EDGE | May 30
A new social networking and travel group has launched to explore the greater New York area and build lasting friendships and more amongst the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community.


Nightlife

What's HOT South Florida :: May 25 - 29
Miami, FL

What's HOT South Florida :: May 25 - 29

LOCAL EVENTS | By Scott Holland | May 25
What's been going on? What's coming up next? Just how HOT is all of it?! The answers are here...

International Mr. Leather Market @ The Congress Plaza Hotel :: May 27, 2017

International Mr. Leather Market @ The Congress Plaza Hotel :: May 27, 2017

PHOTO ALBUMS | May 28
This year's International Mr. Leather Market was held at The Congress Plaza Hotel in Chicago.