Gay Los Angeles: The Latest

Ouch! Why Is Lily James Biting Sebastian Stan's Nipple?

Ouch! Why Is Lily James Biting Sebastian Stan's Nipple?

Sebastian Stan likes to transgress in playful ways, and continued to do so this week posting a pic of actress Lily James biting his nipple.

Decades of Pride: FX Docuseries Showcases LGBTQ History

Decades of Pride: FX Docuseries Showcases LGBTQ History

ARTS & CULTURE | By Jim Provenzano | May 9
In six episodes made by six directors, FX's Pride Docuseries showcases six decades of stunning and deeply touching interviews and archival footage to visualize the more than half century of LGBTQ struggles and achievements.

Vax Live Concert Raises $302 Million, Exceeds Vaccine Goal

Vax Live Concert Raises $302 Million, Exceeds Vaccine Goal

NEWS | May 9
The Global Citizen fundraising concert advocating the importance of vaccine equity has pulled in $302 million, exceeding the goal for the organization's campaign.

Elon Musk Shows Humility And Hubris as 'SNL' Host

Elon Musk Shows Humility And Hubris as 'SNL' Host

ENTERTAINMENT | By Andrew Dalton | May 9
Elon Musk showed a combination of humility and hubris as he opened his highly anticipated hosting gig on "Saturday Night Live."

After Court Nixes Eviction Ban, Race Is on for Federal Help

After Court Nixes Eviction Ban, Race Is on for Federal Help

NEWS | By Michael Casey | May 9
The recent court ruling striking down a national eviction moratorium has heightened concerns that tenants won't receive tens of billions of dollars in promised federal aid in time to avoid getting kicked out of their homes.

Germany Commemorates Icon of Resistance to Nazism

Germany Commemorates Icon of Resistance to Nazism

NEWS | May 9
Germany on Sunday commemorated the 100th birthday of Sophie Scholl, a young woman who became an icon for her role in the anti-fascist 'White Rose' resistance group.

Death Toll Soars to 50 in School Bombing in Afghan Capital

Death Toll Soars to 50 in School Bombing in Afghan Capital

NEWS | By Rahim Faiez | May 9
Grieving families buried their dead Sunday following a horrific bombing at a girls' school in the Afghan capital that killed 50 people, many of them pupils between 11 and 15 years old.

2 Catholic Bishops at Odds over Biden Receiving Communion

2 Catholic Bishops at Odds over Biden Receiving Communion

NEWS | By David Crary | May 9
They share Roman Catholicism as a faith and California as their home base. Yet there's a deep gulf between Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco and Bishop Robert McElroy of San Diego.

Rhode Island Investigating Death of Man Handcuffed by Police

Rhode Island Investigating Death of Man Handcuffed by Police

NEWS | May 9
Rhode Island authorities are investigating the case of a man who died after being handcuffed by police in Providence.

With Civil Rights Charges, Justice Dept. Signals Priorities

With Civil Rights Charges, Justice Dept. Signals Priorities

NEWS | By Michael Balsamo and Amy Forliti | May 9
The Justice Department is sending a strong message about its priorities these days.


News

Lloyd Price, Singer and Early Rock Influence, Dies at 88

Lloyd Price, Singer and Early Rock Influence, Dies at 88

OBITUARIES | By Hillel Italie and Andrew Dalton | May 9
Singer-songwriter Lloyd Price, an early rock 'n roll star and enduring maverick whose hits included such up-tempo favorites as "Lawdy Miss Clawdy," "Personality" and the semi-forbidden "Stagger Lee," has died. He was 88.


Entertainment

Unrequited: New Book Maintains Elizabeth Taylor's Greatest Love was Montgomery Clift

Unrequited: New Book Maintains Elizabeth Taylor's Greatest Love was Montgomery Clift

CELEBRITIES | May 8
In "Elizabeth And Monty: The Untold Story Of Their Intimate Friendship," a new book about the relationship between two of the 1950s hottest stars, Charles Casillo claims that Elizabeth Taylor's greatest love was Montgomery Clift.


Business

Weak Jobs Report Spurs New Arguments Over Big Fed Spending

Weak Jobs Report Spurs New Arguments Over Big Fed Spending

NATIONAL | By Josh Boak | May 8
President Joe Biden insists an unexpected slowdown in companies' hiring is clear new proof the U.S. needs the multitrillion-dollar federal boost he's pushing.


Technology

Online Speech Shield Under Fire As Trump Facebook Ban Stays

Online Speech Shield Under Fire As Trump Facebook Ban Stays

NATIONAL | May 8
Lurking beneath Facebook's decision on whether to continue Donald Trump's suspension from its platform has raised a more complex and consequential question.


Cars

Edmunds: The Top Off-Road Vehicles for 2021

Edmunds: The Top Off-Road Vehicles for 2021

AUTO NEWS | By Travis Langness of Edmunds | May 8
Edmunds experts report on five ultra-capable off-roaders that are either already on dealer lots or worth waiting for in the coming months.


Style

Strong Sales from Tapestry, Lee Maker Show Clothing Rebound

Strong Sales from Tapestry, Lee Maker Show Clothing Rebound

FASHION | By Anne D'Innocenzio | May 7
Strong sales results from Coach's parent as well as from the maker of Wrangler and Lee jeans offer the latest evidence that shoppers' spending on fashion and accessories is rebounding to pre-pandemic levels.rn


Health/Fitness

UK to Ease Holiday Travel Ban Yet Keeps Most Quarantines

UK to Ease Holiday Travel Ban Yet Keeps Most Quarantines

HEALTH | By Jill Lawless | May 7
Britain announced a "first tentative step" Friday toward resuming international travel, saying U.K. citizens will be able to travel to countries including Portugal, Iceland and Israel later this month without having to quarantine upon their return.rn


Travel

Norwegian Cruise Line Threatens to Skip Florida's Ports

Norwegian Cruise Line Threatens to Skip Florida's Ports

By David Koeing | May 7
Miami-based Norwegian Cruise Line is threatening to steer clear of Florida after the governor signed legislation banning businesses from requiring that customers show proof of vaccination against COVID-19.rn


Nightlife

Deja Lynn Alvarez Declares For Office

Deja Lynn Alvarez Declares For Office

POLITICS | May 7
Deja Lynn Alvarez announced her candidacy for the 182nd District in Philadelphia. If elected she will be the first out Transgender Latina state official.