Gay Los Angeles: The Latest

Judge with Key Role in Kansas' First LGBT Marriage to Retire

Judge with Key Role in Kansas' First LGBT Marriage to Retire

NEWS | Mar 26
A judge who played a key role in Kansas's first same-sex marriage has announced his retirement.

Jussie Smollett's Attorneys Say All Criminal Charges Dropped

Jussie Smollett's Attorneys Say All Criminal Charges Dropped

NEWS | By Amanda Seitz and Michael Tarm | Mar 26
Prosecutors on Tuesday abruptly dropped all charges against Jussie Smollett, the "Empire" actor who was accused of lying to police about being the target of a racist, anti-gay attack in downtown Chicago, his attorneys said.

Chick-Fil-A Left Out of San Antonio Airport Deal

Chick-Fil-A Left Out of San Antonio Airport Deal

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Mar 26
Last week saw another opportunity slip through Chick-Fil-A's fingers when San Antonio agreed to allow a number of chains to open new locations at the city's airport — but only if the company, which has a long anti-LGBTQ history, were excluded.

Dems Cry Foul as Trump Calls for Striking Down 'Obamacare'

Dems Cry Foul as Trump Calls for Striking Down 'Obamacare'

NEWS | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Mar 26
The Trump administration has told a federal appeals court it wants the entire Affordable Care Act struck down, an outcome that could leave millions uninsured and revive a winning political issue for Democrats.

Watch: Elisabeth Hasselbeck Reacts to Rosie O'Donnell Revealing She had a Crush on Her

Watch: Elisabeth Hasselbeck Reacts to Rosie O'Donnell Revealing She had a Crush on Her

ENTERTAINMENT | Mar 26
Former cohost of "The View" Elisabeth Hasselbeck appeared on "Fox & Friends" Tuesday and reacted to news that her cohost Rosie O'Donnell once had a crush on her.

Colorado Set to Ban So-Called 'Conversion Therapy' on Minors?

Colorado Set to Ban So-Called 'Conversion Therapy' on Minors?

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Mar 26
Colorado may be about to join the growing list of states that have outlawed the practice of so-called "conversion therapy" on minors.

Watch: Gay 'American Idol' Contestant Continues to Wow Judges

Watch: Gay 'American Idol' Contestant Continues to Wow Judges

ENTERTAINMENT | Mar 26
Jeremiah Lloyd Harmon, the openly gay "American Idol" contestant who has been making headlines for his rousing performances, is continuing to blow away judges Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan.

Facebook Says It's Limiting False Stories for India Election

Facebook Says It's Limiting False Stories for India Election

TECHNOLOGY | By Rishabh R. Jain | Mar 26
Facebook is taking steps to reduce the spread of false information on its platforms ahead of India's general election, company officials said Monday.

With 'Black Panther' and 'Us,' Winston Duke is on a Roll

With 'Black Panther' and 'Us,' Winston Duke is on a Roll

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Mar 26
Winston Duke went from relative obscurity to being a household name with his first film and he wasn't even the lead, or second or third performer listed for that matter.

China's Censors Cut Gay Scenes from 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Release

China's Censors Cut Gay Scenes from 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Release

NEWS | Mar 26
Western critics took issue with the Queen/Freddie Mercury biopic "Bohemian Rhapsody" over its apparent straight-washing of the rock front man but China took things further, completely erasing any mention of queerness in the musical drama.


News

States Push for Caregiver Tax Credits

States Push for Caregiver Tax Credits

HEALTH | By Samantha Young | Mar 26
Long-term caregiving has emerged as one of the major issues in California's Capitol this year — an issue facing states across the nation.


Entertainment

 Review :: Brighton Beach Memoirs

Review :: Brighton Beach Memoirs

MOVIES | By Michael Cox | Mar 26
This coming-of-age comedy, written by Neil Simon and adapted from his is award-winning play, features Jonathan Silverman in his first leading role and follows the life of a boy much like the playwright.


Business

New Trade Deal Getting A Boost from Trump, Business Groups

New Trade Deal Getting A Boost from Trump, Business Groups

FINANCE | By Kevin Freking | Mar 26
The White House and business groups are stepping up efforts to win congressional approval for the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade accord. But prospects are uncertain given that Republicans are at odds with some aspects of the plan.


Technology

Grassroots Tech Group Takes Startup Approach to Fight Brexit

Grassroots Tech Group Takes Startup Approach to Fight Brexit

PERSONAL TECH | By Kelvin Chan | Mar 26
It's not a startup but a grassroots band of volunteers from London's tech industry developing websites to prevent Brexit, Britain's departure from the European Union that has fallen into complete disarray.


Finance

5 Things to Know About the Electronic Health Records Mess

5 Things to Know About the Electronic Health Records Mess

HEALTH | By Fred Schulte | Mar 22
The U.S. government claimed that ditching paper medical charts for electronic records would make health care better, safer and cheaper. Ten years and $36 billion later, the digital revolution has gone awry.


Cars

Uber Acquires Mideast Competitor Careem for $3.1 Billion

Uber Acquires Mideast Competitor Careem for $3.1 Billion

AUTO NEWS | By Aya Batrawy and Fay Abuelgasim | Mar 26
Ride-hailing service Uber announced on Tuesday it has acquired Mideast competitor Careem for $3.1 billion, giving the San Francisco-based firm the commanding edge in a region with a large, young, tech-savvy population.


Style

8 Products to Up Your Hair Game

8 Products to Up Your Hair Game

GROOMING | By Christopher Ehlers | Mar 26
When is the last time that you put any considerable amount of thought into your product choices? Hair can make or break a first impression. If you've been feeling like you should up your hair game, consider these eight picks.


Travel

7 Tips for Staying Safe While Studying Abroad

7 Tips for Staying Safe While Studying Abroad

By Chad M. Gasta, Iowa State University | Mar 26
Studying abroad can bring great rewards, but being a visitor in a foreign land also comes with significant risks.