Gay Los Angeles: The Latest

Lady Bunny: Hot on Her Trail
Los Angeles, CA

Lady Bunny: Hot on Her Trail

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lisa Lipsey | Mar 25
Lady Bunny is back in town and she's got a little "somethin'-somethin'" to fill your basket... and there's nothing PC about her bunny tales!

Deplorable: Bangladesh's Grim Leather Trade

Deplorable: Bangladesh's Grim Leather Trade

STYLE | By Martha Mendoza, Julhas Alam | Mar 27
Hazardous, heavily polluting tanneries, with workers as young as 14, supplied leather to companies that make shoes and handbags for a host of Western brands, a nonprofit group that investigates supply chains says.

Trends in HIV Diagnoses Rates and Outcomes Among U.S. Blacks

Trends in HIV Diagnoses Rates and Outcomes Among U.S. Blacks

NEWS | By Eric Brus | Mar 27
Two reports from the CDC show HIV diagnosis rates among people of color, with higher rates among Black women and not enough care among those recently diagnosed.

Spring Into Spring: Seven Ways to Be More Optimistic

Spring Into Spring: Seven Ways to Be More Optimistic

How do we spring into spring, a season that's all about new beginnings and rebirth? Dr. Sanam Hafeez, a NYC based licensed clinical psychologist, shares some tips.

'The GOP Will Pass Healthcare Friday' and Other Fortune Telling Failures by Pat Robertson

'The GOP Will Pass Healthcare Friday' and Other Fortune Telling Failures by Pat Robertson

NEWS | Mar 27
While Republicans continue to lick their collective wounds after Friday's failure of their long-promised repeal and replace of Obamacare, televangelist Pat Robertson may want to have a few minutes of his "700 Club" video archives conveniently "disappear."

Russian Protest Leader Alexei Navalny Gets 15 Days in Jail

Russian Protest Leader Alexei Navalny Gets 15 Days in Jail

NEWS | By Nataliya Vasilyeva | Mar 27
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who organized a wave of nationwide protests against government corruption that rattled authorities, was jailed for 15 days on Monday by a Moscow court for resisting police orders.

NYC Mayor: 'Fearless Girl' Statue Can Stay Through February 2018

NYC Mayor: 'Fearless Girl' Statue Can Stay Through February 2018

NEWS | Mar 27
Mayor Bill de Blasio says the wildly popular statue of a young girl staring down Wall Street's famous "Charging Bull" will be allowed to remain through February 2018.

Agency Follows a Uniquely American Way of Funding Arts

Agency Follows a Uniquely American Way of Funding Arts

NEWS | By Hillel Italie | Mar 27
When the National Endowment for the Arts was established in 1965, organizers had different models to choose from.

Actress, Producer-Writer of 'Orange Is The New Black' Marry

Actress, Producer-Writer of 'Orange Is The New Black' Marry

ENTERTAINMENT | Mar 27
An actress and producer-writer from "Orange Is The New Black" have married.

Cheryl and Partner Liam Payne Announce Birth of First Son

Cheryl and Partner Liam Payne Announce Birth of First Son

ENTERTAINMENT | Mar 27
Former Girls Aloud star Cheryl and her partner Liam Payne of One Direction fame have announced the birth of their first child.

Schumer Seizes On Trump Team's Offer to Work with Dems

Schumer Seizes On Trump Team's Offer to Work with Dems

NEWS | By Hope Yen | Mar 27
President Trump's aides opened the door to working with moderate Democrats on health care and other issues while Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer quickly offered to find common ground with Trump for repairing President Obama's health care law.


News

Lawmakers: Fired Radio Reporter Didn't ID Herself at Meeting

Lawmakers: Fired Radio Reporter Didn't ID Herself at Meeting

WORKPLACE | Mar 27
A reporter for a radio station at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga has been fired after state lawmakers complained she failed to disclose her presence during a meeting on a state transgender bathroom bill.


Entertainment

 Review :: An American in Paris
Los Angeles, CA

Review :: An American in Paris

THEATRE | By Kevin Taft | Mar 24
The Award-winning Broadway musical based on the classic film is a dreamy wonder with exquisite dancing and set-design that dazzles.

'Beauty and the Beast' Dances Off with Top Box-Office Spot

'Beauty and the Beast' Dances Off with Top Box-Office Spot

MOVIES | By Lindsey Bahr | Mar 26
This weekend at the box office, nostalgia-driven fare was everywhere, from "Beauty and the Beast" to "Power Rangers" and "CHIPS," producing both successful and underwhelming results.


Technology

FCC Approves Measures Intended to Combat Prison Cellphones

FCC Approves Measures Intended to Combat Prison Cellphones

PERSONAL TECH | By Meg Kinnard | Mar 26
The Federal Communications Commission in Washington voted 3-0 to approve rules to streamline the process for using technology to detect and block contraband phones in prisons and jails across the U.S.


Style

Woes for Stores as Shoppers Look Elsewhere for Inspiration

Woes for Stores as Shoppers Look Elsewhere for Inspiration

HOME | By Anne D'Innocenzio | Mar 27
Shoppers aren't just showrooming at stores and then buying the same items online if they can find better prices - it's a more significant separation from the mall.


Health/Fitness

Memorial Planned for Ruth Coker Burks, Who Cared for Early Victims of the AIDS Epidemic

Memorial Planned for Ruth Coker Burks, Who Cared for Early Victims of the AIDS Epidemic

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 26
Back in the '80s, when the population of gay men was rapidly decimated by AIDS one woman, Ruth Coker Burks, cared for them, stood beside them on their deathbed and made sure they were buried with basic human dignity.


Travel

New Orleans Breaks Tourism Records

New Orleans Breaks Tourism Records

Mar 27
A new study says New Orleans has broken a tourism record set before Hurricane Katrina, with nearly 10.5 million visitors in 2016. The record had stood at 10.1 million since 2004, the year before the hurricane struck.


Nightlife

JD Disalvatore Honored at 22nd Annual Women in Leadership Awards
Los Angeles, CA

JD Disalvatore Honored at 22nd Annual Women in Leadership Awards

On Wednesday, March 22 at woven on Melrose Avenue, the West Hollywood Women's Advisory Board and the West Hollywood Chamber of Commerce will honor five exceptional women at the 22nd Annual Women in Leadership Awards.

Meet Last Year's Mr. Fire Island Bear

Meet Last Year's Mr. Fire Island Bear

SPECIAL EVENTS | By David Goodman | Mar 26
The third annual Fire Island Bear Weekend is coming on June 15th - 18th 2017. Part of the weekend is the Mr Fire Island Bear competition. We caught up with last year's winner, Patrick Donohue, to talk about the competition.