Gay News: The Latest

LA Pride Announces Hip Hop & Latin Lineups, Pre-Weekend Programming & More
Los Angeles, CA

LA Pride Announces Hip Hop & Latin Lineups, Pre-Weekend Programming & More

NIGHTLIFE | May 26
This year, LA Pride stretches beyond a weekend of events starting June 5th up through the 11th featuring LA Pride-branded community and partnered celebrations leading into the weekend Festival.

Report: After Pulse massacre, police training needs changes

Report: After Pulse massacre, police training needs changes

NEWS | By Mike Schneider | May 28
As a law enforcement foundation reviews how the Orlando Police Department responded to a 2016 mass shooting at a gay nightclub, the organization's staffers say in a paper that police training and protocols may need to change.

Documentary Makers Want Stories of Father Bill Collins

Documentary Makers Want Stories of Father Bill Collins

ENTERTAINMENT | By Michael d'Oliveira | May 27
Paul Schlegel has lost count of the number of times he witnessed Poverello founder Father Bill Collins administer to men dying of HIV/AIDS in hospitals. But Schlegel has no problem remembering how Collins, who died on May 10, treated those men.

Gays Against Guns - How the Pulse Tragedy Launched A New Movement

Gays Against Guns - How the Pulse Tragedy Launched A New Movement

NEWS | By Dori Zinn | May 27
Last Summer, as Kevin Hertzog and his friends were mourning the Pulse shooting in Orlando, it was a simple conversation that kicked off what would eventually become, Gays Against Guns, or GAG.

World Spotlight Shines on Miami For Historic World OutGames

World Spotlight Shines on Miami For Historic World OutGames

NEWS | May 27
The stage is set for World OutGames Miami 2017, the world's largest 10-day Sports, Culture and Human Rights event featuring LGBT athletes, participants, spectators and thought leaders from around the globe.

Creep of The Week: Charmaine Yoest

Creep of The Week: Charmaine Yoest

NEWS | By D'Anne Witkowski | May 27
Her backwards thinking is especially dangerous when it comes to HIV/AIDS prevention. She once said that advising people to wear condoms for protection was "shockingly irresponsible" and "absolutely insane" because condoms don't have a 100% success rate.

SF Celebrates Manning's Freedom

SF Celebrates Manning's Freedom

NEWS | By Heather Cassell | May 27
Chelsea Manning's release from a military prison last week was celebrated in San Francisco at the annual International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia rally in the Castro.

In Season 5, Things Get (Overly) Complicated on 'House of Cards'

In Season 5, Things Get (Overly) Complicated on 'House of Cards'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | May 27
In Season 5 of "House of Cards," the long-running Netflix series returns to its roots but still suffers from the problems that plagued the show since its beginning.

Ariana Grande Planning Benefit Concert in Manchester

Ariana Grande Planning Benefit Concert in Manchester

ENTERTAINMENT | May 27
Ariana Grande has vowed to return to Manchester, England, to give a concert to raise money for the victims of Monday's deadly bombing at her show there.

NYC LGBT Center Celebrates 34 Years of Garden Party

NYC LGBT Center Celebrates 34 Years of Garden Party

NEWS | By Winnie McCroy | May 27
The NYC LGBT Center has held their annual Garden Party since way back in 1984, and although it has changed over the years, their goal is the same: to raise funds for the city's gay community.

World OutGames 2017 Athletes: Diego Suarez

World OutGames 2017 Athletes: Diego Suarez

NEWS | By John McDonald | May 27
Diego Suarez is a global citizen returning to Florida to present his hometown to the world.


News

Libraries to Celebrate June as GLBT Book Month

Libraries to Celebrate June as GLBT Book Month

NATIONAL | May 27
The American Library Association (ALA) and hundreds of libraries will celebrate June 2017 as GLBT Book Month™, a nationwide celebration of authors and writings that reflect the lives and experiences of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community.


Entertainment

 Review :: The Gary Plays
Los Angeles, CA

Review :: The Gary Plays

THEATRE | By Dale Reynolds | May 25
Gary Bean, a character in six plays over three nights, is so worth noting.

Celebrating Vespa Style

Celebrating Vespa Style

CULTURE | May 27
The Vespa, the sporty Italian motorbike, is as much a fashion accessory as it is a set of wheels.


Business

Holland's Treasured Tulips

Holland's Treasured Tulips

FINANCE | May 27
Hidden in the shadow of a church in the Dutch town of Limmen is Hortus Bulborum, established in the 1920s by tulip enthusiast Peter Boschman.


Technology

Life on A Manmade Island

Life on A Manmade Island

PERSONAL TECH | May 27
Artists Wayne Adams and Catherine King have constructed a floating island they call Freedom Cove, a multicolored floating refuge tucked away in rugged Clayoquot Sound off the west coast of British Columbia's Vancouver Island.


Finance

Cohousing Puts the Emphasis on Neighborhood

Cohousing Puts the Emphasis on Neighborhood

HOME | By Tracee M. Herbaugh | May 24
What exactly is cohousing? It's a community-focused living arrangement, where residents share space, chores and fellowship. The idea started in Denmark in the 1960s and has spread across Europe and the U.S.


Cars

Hyundai Ioniq: 2017's Top Fuel-Efficient Gas-Electric Hybrid

Hyundai Ioniq: 2017's Top Fuel-Efficient Gas-Electric Hybrid

AUTO NEWS | By Ann M. Job | May 27
The 2017 Ioniq Hybrid is Hyundai's fuel-efficient challenger to the Toyota Prius, America's best-selling gasoline-electric hybrid.


Travel

Acapulco Proclaims Official LGBT Neighborhood

Acapulco Proclaims Official LGBT Neighborhood

By EDGE | May 28
After pursuing a permit for two years, Acapulco announced that La Condesa, one of Acapulco's Golden Zone's most important beaches, has become the destination's official LGBT neighborhood.