Gay News: The Latest

Putin Visits France, Hopes to Mend Strained Ties with West

Putin Visits France, Hopes to Mend Strained Ties with West

NEWS | By Vladimir Isachenkov and Sylvie Corbet | May 29
On a trip likely to shape Russia-France ties for years to come, Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in France on Monday for talks with newly-elected French President Emmanuel Macron - the candidate he did not back in presidential vote.

An Inconceivable Truth :: Facing Facts About Racism in the LGBT Community

An Inconceivable Truth :: Facing Facts About Racism in the LGBT Community

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jill Gleeson | May 29
When the discriminated against discriminate in turn, it's time for a good long look in the mirror.

How Hollywood is Giving its Biggest Stars Digital Facelifts

How Hollywood is Giving its Biggest Stars Digital Facelifts

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | May 29
Johnny Depp is just the latest mega-star to get the drastic de-aging treatment on screen, joining several actors getting digital facelifts to play younger versions of themselves.

Soderbergh Says Filming 'Logan Lucky' Made Him a NASCAR Fan

Soderbergh Says Filming 'Logan Lucky' Made Him a NASCAR Fan

NEWS | By Steve Reed | May 29
Steven Soderbergh was never a big NASCAR fan despite growing up in the South.

Kelly Defends Plan for Russia Back Channel as a 'Good Thing'

Kelly Defends Plan for Russia Back Channel as a 'Good Thing'

NEWS | By Hope Yen and Vivian Salama | May 29
Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly is defending an alleged effort by top White House adviser Jared Kushner to create back-channel communications with Russia, describing it as a "good thing."

NKorean Missile Launch May be Testing Rivals, Not Technology

NKorean Missile Launch May be Testing Rivals, Not Technology

NEWS | By Foster Klung and Hyung-Jin Kim | May 29
North Korea's latest missile test Monday may have less to do with perfecting its weapons technology than with showing U.S. and South Korean forces in the region that it can strike them at will.

Trump Lashes Out at Leaks, Considers Staff Upheaval

Trump Lashes Out at Leaks, Considers Staff Upheaval

NEWS | By Jill Colvin and Ken Thomas | May 29
President Donald Trump is assailing internal leaks as he considers an overhaul of his White House staff and grapples with a burgeoning crisis involving alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 campaign.

Human Rights Activists in Paris Protest Putin Visit

Human Rights Activists in Paris Protest Putin Visit

NEWS | May 29
Human rights activists are gathered in Paris to draw attention to the situation of gays in Chechnya before Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to France.

Texas 'Bathroom Bill' Fading as Legislative Session Wraps Up

Texas 'Bathroom Bill' Fading as Legislative Session Wraps Up

NEWS | By Will Weissert and Meredith Hoffman | May 29
Texas' legislative session was winding down Sunday, with an all but dead "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people caught in a clash between mainstream Republicans and the most conservative wing of the party that dominates politics in the state.

Trans Woman Who Fled Chechnya Targeted by Hitmen

Trans Woman Who Fled Chechnya Targeted by Hitmen

NEWS | By Brittany Ferrendi | May 28
Forced to flee the Russian republic of Chechnya, the first openly Chechen transgender woman stepped forward to share her experience.


Entertainment

 Review :: The Boston Pops: Celebrating John Williams
Boston, MA

Review :: The Boston Pops: Celebrating John Williams

MUSIC | By Robert Nesti | May 26
The theme to this year's Boston Pops season is "Celebrating John Williams," which it did with great style this past week with two concerts, including a screening of the film "Jaws."

 Review :: Boston Calling 2017: Day Two

Review :: Boston Calling 2017: Day Two

MUSIC | By Brian Schutter | May 29
Day two of Boston Calling brought more sunshine and no rain, adding to everyone's overall excitement.


Business

Financial Spring Cleaning

Financial Spring Cleaning

FINANCE | May 28
No matter what your age, you should always be preparing for retirement. Hilary Kramer from GameChangerStocks.com discusses why it is a good time to start investing.


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

Small Cars Have Highest Traffic Deaths Rates, Report Says

Small Cars Have Highest Traffic Deaths Rates, Report Says

AUTO NEWS | May 28
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says mini and small cars topped their list of vehicles with the highest number of driver deaths.


Style

Jewels of Vietnam & Cambodia and 5 Must-Pack Essentials

Jewels of Vietnam & Cambodia and 5 Must-Pack Essentials

FASHION | By Matthew Wexler | May 29
Brand g Vacations returns with another spectacular 12-night itinerary through Southeast Asia that includes the Temples of Angkor Wat and the mighty Mekong River.


Health/Fitness

Hot Bodies: The Benefit of Massage Therapy

Hot Bodies: The Benefit of Massage Therapy

FITNESS | By Tom Bonanti | May 28
Therapeutic massage is increasingly being recommended by doctors and other health care professionals as research continues to document that it is a powerful and cost effective way to bring healing and relief to myriads of populations of people.


Travel

Sun, Surf, and Rainbows in San Diego

Sun, Surf, and Rainbows in San Diego

NEWS | By Heather Cassell | May 28
It goes without saying - you can get that lovin' feeling in San Diego. It's fun, sun, and playing in the sand in America's Finest City.


Nightlife

Star-Studded Lineup for Provincetown Art House Summer Season
Boston, MA

Star-Studded Lineup for Provincetown Art House Summer Season

Provincetown's Art House announces an exciting summer season with all the big names including Megan Hilty, Bianca Del Rio, Sutton Foster, Laura Benanti and more.

International Mr. Leather Market @ The Congress Plaza Hotel :: May 27, 2017

International Mr. Leather Market @ The Congress Plaza Hotel :: May 27, 2017

PHOTO ALBUMS | May 28
This year's International Mr. Leather Market was held at The Congress Plaza Hotel in Chicago.