Gay Los Angeles: The Latest

New Spotlight, New Baby For Oscars-Bound Mahershala Ali

New Spotlight, New Baby For Oscars-Bound Mahershala Ali

ENTERTAINMENT | By Sandy Cohen | Feb 19
Mahershala Ali's universe is expanding, personally and professionally.

McCorvey, Who Was At Center Of Roe V. Wade, Dead At 69

McCorvey, Who Was At Center Of Roe V. Wade, Dead At 69

NEWS | By Jamie Stengle and Diana Heidgerd | Feb 19
Norma McCorvey, whose legal challenge under the pseudonym "Jane Roe" led to the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark decision that legalized abortion but who later became an outspoken opponent of the procedure, died Saturday. She was 69.

NBA Warns Texas Over Proposed 'Bathroom Bill'

NBA Warns Texas Over Proposed 'Bathroom Bill'

NEWS | Feb 19
The NBA has warned that Texas could be overlooked for future events because of a proposed "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people.

Sydney's Pop Up Bear Bar Returns

Sydney's Pop Up Bear Bar Returns

NIGHTLIFE | By Robin Gray | Feb 19
Bear Bar, the Australian pop-up for bears and their friends, is back in time for the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras.

Milo Yiannopoulos, Larry Wilmore Go Head-To-Head On 'Maher'

Milo Yiannopoulos, Larry Wilmore Go Head-To-Head On 'Maher'

NEWS | By David Bauder | Feb 19
While conservative provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos insulted comics Lena Dunham, Leslie Jones, Amy Schumer and Sarah Silverman, his appearance on HBO's "Real Time with Bill Maher" was relatively tame - at least until the television cameras were turned off.

Hungarian Film 'On Body And Soul' Wins Golden Bear In Berlin

Hungarian Film 'On Body And Soul' Wins Golden Bear In Berlin

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 18
A Hungarian love story about two slaughterhouse workers who connect in shared dreams won the top award Saturday at this year's Berlin Film Festival.

Sources: State Department Keeping LGBT Envoy

Sources: State Department Keeping LGBT Envoy

NEWS | By John McDonald | Feb 18
Multiple sources are confirming the U.S. State Department intends to keep Randy Berry as the nation's special envoy for LGBTI people.

Pride After Trump: Pride Fort Lauderdale Organizers Hope to Send 'Strong Signal'

Pride After Trump: Pride Fort Lauderdale Organizers Hope to Send 'Strong Signal'

NEWS | By Michael d'Oliveira | Feb 18
As the first "Pride" since the inauguration of President Donald Trump in January, Miik Martorell sees Pride Fort Lauderdale as the first opportunity for the local LGBT community to speak out.

Adamandeve.com Asks: How Often Do You Clean Your Sex Toy?

Adamandeve.com Asks: How Often Do You Clean Your Sex Toy?

NIGHTLIFE | Feb 18
A purveyor of sex toys has conducted a survey, and you'll be dismayed to discover that most people don't clean their gear nearly often enough!

What Will Trump Do? There's A Conflict Between Federal and State Marijuana Laws

What Will Trump Do? There's A Conflict Between Federal and State Marijuana Laws

NEWS | By Norm Kent | Feb 18
Twenty-eight states have now enacted laws that allow or protect the medicinal and even recreational use of marijuana. Florida joined the fold in November. Still, pot is illegal under federal law; what will the Trump administration do?


News

2017 Already Looks to be a Disaster for LGBTQ Rights

2017 Already Looks to be a Disaster for LGBTQ Rights

NATIONAL | By Jeff Taylor | Feb 18
The battle for LGBTQ rights in 2016 was a long, hard slog, with North Carolina at the center of the fight, after the passage of House Bill 2. However, 2017 looks to be even worse.


Entertainment

 Review :: Debussy: His Letters and His Music
Los Angeles, CA

Review :: Debussy: His Letters and His Music

THEATRE | By Dale Reynolds | Feb 16
Julia Migenis educates us on the French composer, Claude Debussy with her extraordinary voice and intelligence.

Casting Oscar: Foundry Creates Each Statuette As Work of Art

Casting Oscar: Foundry Creates Each Statuette As Work of Art

PERSONAL TECH | By Michael Hill | Feb 18
Every Oscar fist-pumped or tearfully cradled by Academy Award winners is first cast, buffed and fussed over at a foundry far from Hollywood.


Technology

Could Gene Editing Help Avoid Disease? Maybe

Could Gene Editing Help Avoid Disease? Maybe

SCIENCE | By Lauran Neergaard | Feb 18
A major new ethics report leaves open the possibility of one day altering human heredity to fight genetic diseases, with stringent oversight, using new tools that precisely edit genes inside living cells.


Finance

Famed Hamptons Home Grey Gardens for Sale for $19.95 Million

Famed Hamptons Home Grey Gardens for Sale for $19.95 Million

NATIONAL | Feb 9
Grey Gardens, the Hamptons home once owned by eccentric relatives of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, is for sale. It was featured in a documentary, HBO movie and Broadway musical.


Cars

Mazda Recalls Nearly 174K Cars to Fix Faulty Seats

Mazda Recalls Nearly 174K Cars to Fix Faulty Seats

AUTO NEWS | Feb 16
Mazda is recalling about 174,000 small cars in the U.S. because the seats can change angles suddenly, making the vehicles hard to drive.


Style

What is Wearable? Exhibit Pushes Boundaries on Clothing & Art

What is Wearable? Exhibit Pushes Boundaries on Clothing & Art

FASHION | By Tracee. M. Herbaugh | Feb 18
Wild and whimsical ensembles are part of the "WOW - World of Wearable Art" exhibition opening Saturday at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem.


Travel

Remember Airplane Food? It's Back on Long Delta Flights

Remember Airplane Food? It's Back on Long Delta Flights

By David Koenig | Feb 18
Delta is bringing free meals back to economy class on some long U.S. flights after dropping them years ago to save money.


Nightlife

#StillBisexual Campaign Founder Fights For Visibility

#StillBisexual Campaign Founder Fights For Visibility

SEX | By EDGE | Feb 16
Concerned that attitudes toward bisexuals have not changed much in the past 20 years, #StillBisexual advocate Nicole Kristal is pushing forward with the video campaign she began in 2015, to try and let people know that her identity is valid.